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. How to tailor a Christmas play script to a small cast If you’re…read more
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.
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.
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.
Choosing Secular Christmas Plays for Children As the world changes and schools and communities become more multicultural and multi-faith, the traditional Christmas play becomes an issue of contention as it is increasingly exclusive and some parents may find that they don’t wish for their children to participate. However, this doesn’t stop a school from continuing with their traditional seasonal events. The issue can easily be overcome by choosing secular Christmas plays for children.
Top Tips for Staging the Perfect Christmas Play The Christmas play is a big event in a school’s calendar, as it brings everyone together for a chance to participate in an event and show off their talents – not only in front of the school, but also in front of parents and friends. In order for Christmas plays to go smoothly, it is important to be prepared as they are a great chance to give children the chance to do new things and show everyone what they can do, as…read more