10 minutes long. Parts for 15-30 students. Winter animal story best for younger students.
‘The Mitten’ is an old Ukrainian folktale. As with many folktales, the original author is unknown. The story was passed down from generation to generation by storytellers. In the story, a young boy asks his grandmother to make him a new pair of mittens. When she is finished, she warns the boy not to lose them. He ventures out into the snow, and soon drops one of the mittens. One by one, the creatures of the forest climb into the mitten to get warm, until the mitten bursts, sending it flying skyward. The boy finds the mitten on his way back home, where the grandmother wonders why one mitten is so much larger than the other.
This is a wonderful story to use with kids when putting on a play for the first time. There are enough parts for more than twenty students, and each player has at least one line, if they so choose.
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