Short script based on a Venezuelan myth. Parts for 15, flexible cast. Ages 6-10. Includes activities and more!

In this short script based on a Venezuelan myth, a cormorant discovers a rainbow snake in a lake. He drags it to shore and discovers that the colors rub off on feathers. He shares the colors of the snake with the other birds, never taking any for himself. It is a story of generosity and sharing.

The play runs about five minutes, and is two pages long. Most of the characters are exotic birds that one would find in South America.

Also included are:

  • Fun facts about South America
  • Discussion questions
  • Seven additional drama/learning activities

Drama Notebook has a collection of six short plays from six different continents that you can use to teach a unit on stories from around the world, or plays from various cultures!

North America – Nanuk and the Hunter
South America – Cormorant and Rainbow Snake
Asia – The Monkey and the Mango
Europe – The Little Red Hen
Oceania – Kiwi’s Gift
Africa – How Anansi got his Stories

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