As a teacher at a small school, you might be struggling to find a Christmas play that doesn’t require a host of angels, shepherds, stable animals and the rest. However, they do exist, and many scripts are flexible enough that they can be chopped and changed to suit smaller classes. Here are some suggestions to help you adapt the cast list to suit the size of your production along with some recommended nativity plays for small groups.
The traditional Nativity Play has evolved over the years and Primary School Children are learning about the origin of Christmas through innovative Nativity Play Scripts which retell the original Christmas story from different perspectives.
Putting on a Sunday school nativity play can be challenging at best. Limited budgeting, rehearsal time and space mean that meticulous organisation is required in order to make it a success. These top tips will help you organise a Sunday school nativity that’ll go down a treat with children and parents alike.
What to Do if You’ve Left Your Christmas Play Until the Last Minute No matter how much anticipation there might be for the annual Christmas play, the last minute panic is inevitable. But if you think you might have left it too late, think again. These quick and easy Christmas play ideas will help you put on a nativity at your school or church – even if you’ve only left yourself a few weeks.
For many children, the annual nativity play is the most exciting event on the school calendar. For most teachers, it’s one of the most daunting. Organising a large troupe of children is no mean feat, and if you want to minimise that last minute panic, all rehearsals must be planned and executed meticulously. These nativity play tips cover everything from scheduling rehearsals to making sure that everything goes to plan on the day, for as stress free a process as possible.
Are you sick and tired of the same old yawn-inducing nativity play scripts for children? If your school’s nativity plays have involved a restless cast and snoring parents in recent years, it may be time to change your tune. These super funny nativity play scripts are as fun to rehearse as they are to perform, and will get parents and children roaring with actual, genuine laughter. Plus, they successfully convey the reason why we celebrate this special time of year, in a manner that is suitable for both Christian and…read more
What Christmas Activities Can You Try This Year? As the festive period approaches, children are likely to be getting excited about Christmas and all the fun that goes with it. There are many Christmas activities for schools that can help give your class a better understanding of the meaning behind this special time of year.
Have You Left Your School Nativity Play Until the Last Minute? As December approaches, so too does the season of nativity plays – a tradition in schools throughout the country, and one that is great fun for pupils and members of the wider community who come to watch. However, if you’ve left the planning for your school nativity play until the last minute, don’t worry – it’s still not too late to put on a great show!
How to Teach Children about Christmas Christmas is a special time for everyone, especially children. However, it can be difficult deciding how to teach children about Christmas and the meaning behind it. The most traditional and popular medium is the Christmas play. This often forms a key date in the school calendar, and is highly beneficial as it gives pupils a chance to show off their skills, have fun and make their parents proud.
Using a Nativity Play to Liven Up the Christmas Story As Christmas approaches, one problem that teachers face is how to teach their pupils about the nativity story. This story has been repeated for many generations, so some teachers may choose to put on funny school nativity plays in order to breathe fresh life into the story. Adding an element of humour can make it more appealing, relevant and enjoyable for the younger generation.