Monthly Archives: February 2011

There’s a Monster Under My Bed!

cSusanna Holstein 2003 This is a fun show to present. You can follow the program by handing out bottles of “Monster Spray” which is really just water in a bottle. Advise the children to use the spray under their beds, … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung in Clover Meadow

 by Nancy Whetstone Puppets:  Rachel Raccoon, Wordy Bird, Lacey Lamb WORDY BIRD:  Spring has sprung, the grass is riz.  I wonder where the flowers is?  (Leaves stage.) RACHEL:  (enters)  Wow!  What a glorious spring day!  I can’t believe that just … Continue reading

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The Luck of the Irish

By Nancy Whetstone (Puppets:  Lamb, Frog, and Lucky, the dog.  Props:  An iris, a picture of an ibis, and a shamrock.) LAMB:  Hi!  I’m here to talk to you about something that happens every spring.  It’s called St. Patrick’s day, … Continue reading

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The Christmas Spider

(a puppet show based on an old legend) c Susanna Holstein, 2001 This one is fun because the audience can sing along with the puppets. If you like, a craft activity could follow the show–making spiders or ornaments, etc would … Continue reading

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Why Frogs Have No Tails

(or Nyame’s Well) Ashanti folktale adaptation by Susanna Holstein Puppets needed: frog, lion, monkey, elephant. We made a tail from felt and used tape to attach it to the frog. When it was time to be pulled off the tail, it … Continue reading

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You’re Not My Friend!

( by Susanna Holstein, 1/03) Puppets: three children, two boys and one girl. Could be animals Props: Valentine boxes, valentines Backdrop: outside first, change to inside  Two friends are playing hide-and-seek. A third friend walks up as one is counting. … Continue reading

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The Valentine Pet

(Susanna Holstein 1.30.2004) Note: this was written with the specific curtains we used. We had one made of blue fabric with clouds that we used for outside scenes; another was black with a window made of felt, with little curtains, … Continue reading

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