Little Red Hen, The (Teacher's Book) - Virginia Kolk Pedulla
The Little Red Hen is a musical play with plenty of action suitable for young children, based on the famous fable about helping each other, as demonstrated by the Little Red Hen and her farmyard friends.
Contains ten very simple, short and easy to learn songs for narrator and cast of 11 characters upwards.
The Teacher's Book contains the full play with character list, props, score and narration.
Approximate Duration: 20 minutes
2) Who Will Come and Help Me? (Red Hen)
4) We Won’t Come and Help You (Animals)
5) Summer Sun (Red Hen and Wheat)
6) Around, Around (Miller)
7) Around, Around Reprise (All)
9) We’re Never, Ever Busy When It’s Time to Eat (Animals)
10) We’ll Always Be Read (Animals)
11) They’ll Always Be Ready (Red Hen)
12) Summer Time Reprise (All)
Little Red Hen
Cloud(s) - Pieces of cardboard, white on one side, black on the other. On the white side hang yellow, pink and blue streamers. On the black side, hang silver foil streamers or tinsel to represent rain.
Sun - May be a picture on a card
Grain of Wheat - May be a stalk of long grass
Wheat - May be long grass of pictures on cards
Improvised device for cutting wheat
Mill Wheels - may be portrayed in pantomime
Sack of Flour
Table on which to roll dough
Loaf of Bread in Pan
Hot Pads (2)
Table and Chairs (or picnic table and benches)
Note: With classes of younger children, it may be preferable to leave the characters on stage throughout the play. Entrances and exits are indicated in the script, to be followed at the director's discretion.