Fairy Tale Scenes for Early Readers

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Ten short fairy tale scenes for early readers or English language learners.

Are you working with very young children, early readers, English language learners, or students with learning challenges? These short scenes for pairs offer an excellent way to help students become familiar with play scripts, practice reading, and become more confident with reading aloud.

We have several collections of these scenes on Drama Notebook. Here are more:

Fable and Folk Tale Scenes

Friendship and Fun Scenes

Occupations Scenes

Emotions Scenes

About the Playwright:

Jennifer Reif has been teaching, directing, and performing around the Pacific Northwest for decades. Her shelves are lined with children’s books and her happy place is in the woods. She loves devising theatre projects with kids and sharing creative ideas with teachers. Jennifer holds her BA in Theatre from Morningside College and also studied at Oxford University in England.

Sample Scene:

Rapunzel and the Prince
Rapunzel is too busy to let her hair down.

PRINCE Hello up there!


PRINCE I am a prince.

RAPUNZEL Nice to meet you Prince.

PRINCE Please let down your hair.


PRINCE So I can climb up to see you.

RAPUNZEL Thanks, but I am busy.

PRINCE How can you be busy, you live in a tower?

RAPUNZEL I am reading a book.

PRINCE What book are you reading?

RAPUNZEL It is a book called Trees and Bees.

PRINCE Trees and Bees?

RAPUNZEL Yes. It is a very good book. Now please go away.

PRINCE Can I come back later?

RAPUNZEL Yes. How about at one o’clock?

PRINCE One o’clock it is.

RAPUNZEL See you then.

PRINCE Will you let down your hair at one o’clock?

RAPUNZEL Bring a ladder.

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