Helpful Guides

How to Put on a Short Play Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

Three-page guide to putting on short plays with young children.

How to Turn Stories into Plays Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

Complete guide to creating plays based on children’s books!

Books for Children to Act Out in Drama Class

List of 75 children’s books to use in drama class. Includes extra information on each title!

Plays with Flexible Casting

(These plays contain characters which can be played by either male or female actors.)

The Explorers and the Aliens Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

Two-page science-fiction themed script for young children. Parts for fifteen, with flexible casting.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Dilemma of the Broken Feeder

12+ characters, flexible cast. 8 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A short play featuring animal characters.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Slumber Party in the Woods

11 characters. As written, it is for an all-girl cast, but can be adapted to accommodate male cast members. 7 pages. Approximately 8 minutes running time.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Ever Changing Story

10+ characters. 5M, 5F, Flexible Cast; 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedic journey along America’s West-Coast for children written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Dog, Cat, and the Red Bird

6 characters. Flexible cast; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A short play for children about acceptance by Shaneisha Dodson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Banyan Tree and the Little Grass

5+ characters. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A folktale for young children written by Sashi Mendis.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Little Grey Cloud

4 characters. Flexible casting. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A story about making friends for young children written by Sashi Mendis.

Plays by Cast Size

(Organized by size of cast with larger casts listed first.)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-18 Siblings in the Old Woman's Shoe

18 characters. 6 pages in length. Approximately 6 minutes running time. A short nursery rhyme adaptation by playwright, Mariah Beachboard.

The Explorers and the Aliens Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

Two-page science-fiction themed script for young children. Parts for fifteen, with flexible casting.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Dilemma of the Broken Feeder

12+ characters, flexible cast. 8 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A short play featuring animal characters.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Slumber Party in the Woods

11 characters. As written, it is for an all-girl cast, but can be adapted to accommodate male cast members. 7 pages. Approximately 8 minutes running time.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Ever Changing Story

10+ characters. 5M, 5F, Flexible Cast; 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedic journey along America’s West-Coast for children written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Dog, Cat, and the Red Bird

6 characters. Flexible cast; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A short play for children about acceptance by Shaneisha Dodson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Banyan Tree and the Little Grass

5+ characters. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A folktale for young children written by Sashi Mendis.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Little Grey Cloud

4 characters. Flexible casting. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A story about making friends for young children written by Sashi Mendis.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Hula Hoop Girls: American Capitals

2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for young girls about studying written by David-Matthew Barnes.