for elementary schools, children's theatre,
kids drama clubs
Age group: 6-8 (1st Grade -2nd Grade / Year 2 - Year 3)
Run time: 15 minutes
Topics: Thanksgiving, pilgrims, harvest
This play celebrates one of the first Thanksgivings by European settlers in the New World. It is both humorous and educational.
The play begins with the journey of the Pilgrims to the New World in their cramped vessel: The Mayflower. When the Pilgrims arrive in America they establish the Plymouth Colony. By the spring, the survivors are shown by friendly local Wamponoag Indians how best to plant crops. When the harvest is gathered, the grateful Pilgrims decide to give thanks for their bounty and invite King Massasoit, who arrives with vension as a gift and 90 of his tribe. The feast lasts for 3 days and the celebrations include: displays of musketry and archery, dancing and games. However, who has to do all the cooking? Moreover, who's going to do the washing-up?
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