Here you can find our selection of
10 minute - 20 minute - 30 minute
plays for children to perform
Short play for children:
Spring Time Down on the Farm
It's springtime and the farmyard is filled with baby animals who are all terribly confused as to what type of animals they are.
The children love dressing up as the different animals and performing this play. The language and roles of this play have been specially written for emergent readers. This 10-minute play script is also suitable for ESL learners. Read more about the play and order the script for £4.00 (US$7) SPRINGTIME FARM script.
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, Primary KS1 Y 1/2
Little Red Riding Hood's Granny
THIS IS A COMEDY -
this is no ordinary granny
A big bad wolf meets Little Red Riding Hood in the forest on her way to visit her sick granny. Wolfie plans to devour Granny for lunch, but he really should listen to the woodland creatures who are trying to warn him.
Never underestimate your grandparents!
Find out more about this 10-15 minute comedy play or select the version for children 7-8 years old: Little Red Riding Hood adaptation play scripts.
Amusing educational plays for children.
"Spring Fairies" 10-15 minute play for children 4-6 years old - £ 5.90: find the play script here.
"Autumn Fairies" 15 minute play for children
5-7 years old - £ 5.90: find script here.
The Back to the Past
Guide to Great Scientific Breakthroughs
Informative and funny 20 minutes play for kids
In this parody of the successful 1980s movie, the audience is taken back to the past to visit Sir Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, Wilhelm Röntgen, the Wright brothers and John Logie Baird. Order "The Back to the Past Guide to Great Scientific Breakthroughs" (£10):
Assemblies KS2 > Famous scientists.
Miguel the Monkey
and the Cunning Lion
Duration: 20 minutes
Age group: 7-8 (2nd - 3rd Grade / Year 3 - Year 4)
Genre: fable / comedy
Short easy play with a moral.
Original fable play about Miguel, a lazy little foolish monkey, who lives deep in the jungle.
Details about "Miguel the Monkey and the Cunning Lion" (£4.50) at Fables from the jungle.
Bollywood High School:
'Please Keep Off the Grass!'
How not to get a girfriend. Romantic parody with the theme of new beginnings and listening to the advice of elders.
20 minute Bollywood style comedy play for children 10-13 years old. Also suitable for personal and social education. £ 9.00 - Bollywood High School.
Saint George, Alfred the Talking Camel and the Dragon
Duration: 20 minutes
Age group: 8-10
(US 3rd-4th Grade, UK Year 4 - Year 5)
Very funny and moral play suitable for anyone!
A humorous and fast moving play; incorporates traditional elements of the legend of Saint George and the dragon with VERY funny creative ideas including an unusual beauty contest. £ 5.90
More at ST GEORGE'S PLAY.
Duration: 25 minutes
Primary KS2 Year 5-6
Theseus and the Minitaur - this is not a spelling mistake...
An amusing adventure version of the classic Greek myth Theseus and the Minotaur.
Read more about "Theseus and the Minitaur" and order script (£ 6.90): Greek myths and legends >
Theseus and Minotaur play script.
Featuring many amusing scenes, Irish expressions and dancing sheep!
St. Patrick & the Emerald Isle (£ 5.90) -
20 minute play for children 9-11 years old Saint Patrick & the Emerald Isle.
St Patrick and the Shamrock - easier version for children 6-8 years Saint Patrick and the Shamrock.
Duration: 12 minutes
Age group: 6-7 (First Graders / Year 2)
Short play script with a moral theme.
Short play script for kids for Chinese New Year.
Read more about the Lucky Panda play script and order this play for £ 5.00: Chinese stories plays. Other play scripts with Chinese theme available.
MRS FRANKENSTEIN, M.D.
Short funny playscript
for family audience
Several award winning performances worldwide !
"Mrs Frankenstein M.D." 20 minute play script for £7.00 - Mrs Frankenstein M.D. for kids.
Mahatma Gandhi short play (£2.00!)
script for India Independence Day
10-30 minute short drama plays:
for pre-teens & teens 11-14 years
for teenagers 13-19 years
for young people 15-25 years
US Independence Day script
Reading and performing an amusing and informative play makes learning History a lot more interesting. (Playscripts £6.00 each!)
Lost Eagles - amusing 20 minutes play that will entertain the pupils as well as teach them facts and important vocabulary relating to Romans and the Roman Empire. Read more.
Short 20 minutes play suitable for performance by kids aged 8-10 (Years 4-5). £9.00 ANZAC Hero.
Humorous 20 minutes play for performance by children aged 8-10 (Year 4-5) set in 18th Century Australia. £9.00 Read more Great Explorers > Captain James Cook.
AN AUSTRALIAN STORY
Run time: 25 minutes
Age group: 11-13 yrs
Educational Level: 5th - 6th Graders, Year 6 - Year 7
Short epic story / comedy set in 19th Century Australia. AUSTRALIAN STORY. £9.00 Buy "Johanna's Walkabout: An Australian Story":
25 minute short play
Jr High 6th - 7th Grade;
Secondary Year 7/8
Some original shakespearian language is used, but in a manner that is accessible to all. Read more about the play an order the script (£9.00): HAMLET AND TED'S WOE.
Short funny scripts for teens
Short parody script
for kids teens
9-11 years (& up)
THE REAL PIERRE PAN
25 minute play.
Amusing parody, fast moving,
features a high level of audience participation.
More about this parody script (£ 20): Pierre Pan parody script.
SHERLOCK BONES AND THE WEREWOLF OF WITHERIDGE MOOR
25 minute parody script for children aged 8-10. Sherlock Bones and Dr. Motson's investigation leads them to deepest, darkest Witheridge Moor where they meet vampires, a mysterious fortune-teller, a werewolf and their archenemy - the infamous Professor Moriaty. £ 7.00.
HALLOWEEN mystery plays for kids > Sherlock Bones.
*Included: Performance rights for 3 performances in 4 years! rights to copy for cast! rights for one video/audio of the performance, suggestions for staging, props & costumes, music ideas. More information.
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