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Nativity Plays and Christmas Musical Resources for Schools and Children

Dotdismus is the UK's No.1 place for the very best selection of School Nativity Plays, Christmas Musical Plays and Christmas Cantatas for primary schools and young children.  You'll also find all the brand new nativity plays and Christmas musicals for from the most respected publishers and authors of children's school musical plays, all here in one place.

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Our primary school Nativity Plays (with nativity scene & characters) and Christmas Musical Plays (non-nativity) are simple to stage and have tuneful catchy songs which the children and adults will love.  Many also have flexible casts and adaptable parts plus a CD of vocal and backing tracks available for use in your rehearsals and performances too, enabling production and direction to take place without specialist musical expertise.

Recommended School Nativity Plays and Christmas Musical Plays


The Amazing Advent Calendar - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyThe Amazing Advent Calendar
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
6 Minute Nativity (A Mini-Musical) - By Sarah Watts and Rowena Gibbons6 Minute Nativity (A Mini-Musical)
by Sarah Watts and Rowena Gibbons
Ages 5 to 14

Jesus' Christmas Party - By Roger ParsleyJesus' Christmas Party
by Roger Parsley
Ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
Hosanna Rock! - By Sheila WilsonHosanna Rock!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11


Christmas Recipe - By Peter FardellChristmas Recipe
by Peter Fardell
Ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
Bethlehem's Buzzin' - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayBethlehem's Buzzin'
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 7

4 reviews
Christmas Stars! - A Nativity Musical by Sheila WilsonChristmas Stars!
A Nativity Musical by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
A Little Nativity - By John and Ruth KenwardA Little Nativity
by John and Ruth Kenward
Ages 3 to 7

5 reviews

The Donkey Seller - By Carrie Richardson and Clare JonesThe Donkey Seller
by Carrie Richardson and Clare Jones
Ages 5 to 11

3 reviews
The Shiniest Star - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleThe Shiniest Star
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 5 to 7

5 reviews
The Night Before Christmas - By Susannah Pearse and Matthew WhiteThe Night Before Christmas
by Susannah Pearse and Matthew White
Ages 5 to 11

2 reviews
Scrooge ... A Ghost Of A Chance - By Sheila WilsonScrooge ... A Ghost Of A Chance
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 7 to 14

More Ideas and Suggestions: Our Best Selling Nativity and Christmas Plays


Santa's On Strike - By Andrew OxspringSanta's On Strike
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 11

9 reviews
Christmas Stars! - A Nativity Musical by Sheila WilsonChristmas Stars!
A Nativity Musical by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Bethlehem Baby! - Sheila WilsonBethlehem Baby!
Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

The Night Before Christmas - By Susannah Pearse and Matthew WhiteThe Night Before Christmas
by Susannah Pearse and Matthew White
Ages 5 to 11

2 reviews

All About A Baby - Val HawthorneAll About A Baby
Val Hawthorne
Ages 3 to 5

Five Gold Rings - By Ruth KenwardFive Gold Rings
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

4 reviews
Jesus' Christmas Party - By Roger ParsleyJesus' Christmas Party
by Roger Parsley
Ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
The Match Girl's Christmas - By Nick PerrinThe Match Girl's Christmas
by Nick Perrin
Ages 7 to 11

3 reviews

Christmas Music Resources and Cantatas for Schools and Children


Red Hot Song Library: Christmas Songs - Sarah WattsRed Hot Song Library: Christmas Songs
Sarah Watts
Ages 5 to 14

One Bright Star - A Christmas CantataOne Bright Star
A Christmas Cantata
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
Let's Sing About Christmas! - By Andrew Oxspring and Ian FaradayLet's Sing About Christmas!
by Andrew Oxspring and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

The Biggest Turkey In The Land - Barry Hart (9 Festive Songs with Linking Narrative)The Biggest Turkey In The Land
Barry Hart (9 Festive Songs with Linking Narrative)
Ages 5 to 11


Come On Christmas - Bright Seasonal Songs for ChildrenCome On Christmas
Bright Seasonal Songs for Children
Ages 5 to 14

4 reviews
9 Carols and Readings for Choirs - Carol Concert Package9 Carols and Readings for Choirs
Carol Concert Package
Ages 7 to 16

4 reviews
Here Comes Christmas - 25 Festive Songs for ChildrenHere Comes Christmas
25 Festive Songs for Children
Ages 5 to 14

3 reviews
Manger Tom (Score/CD) - Richard Allain/Thomas AllainManger Tom (Score/CD)
Richard Allain/Thomas Allain
Ages 7 to 14

Starshine Music: High-Quality Primary School Nativities and Christmas Plays


Home For Christmas - By Jo Sands and Ruth KenwardHome For Christmas
by Jo Sands and Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
I-SPY Christmas - By John and Ruth KenwardI-SPY Christmas
by John and Ruth Kenward
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
The Donkey Seller - By Carrie Richardson and Clare JonesThe Donkey Seller
by Carrie Richardson and Clare Jones
Ages 5 to 11

3 reviews
Babushka (The Musical) - By Ruth Kenward (Book and CD)Babushka (The Musical)
by Ruth Kenward (Book and CD)
Ages 5 to 11

6 reviews

A Wriggly Nativity - By Peter FardellA Wriggly Nativity
by Peter Fardell
Ages 3 to 7

6 reviews
A Way In A Manger - By Ruth Kenward and Caroline KimberA Way In A Manger
by Ruth Kenward and Caroline Kimber
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
Little Angel Gets Her Wings - By Nick PerrinLittle Angel Gets Her Wings
by Nick Perrin
Ages 5 to 7

5 reviews
Miracle Child - By Ruth KenwardMiracle Child
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews

This Way To Bethlehem - By Sarah Cant and Mark DickmanThis Way To Bethlehem
by Sarah Cant and Mark Dickman
Ages 3 to 7

Magical Christmas Journey - By Sarah BakerMagical Christmas Journey
by Sarah Baker
Ages 5 to 11

A Tale Of Two Birthdays - By Judy LownA Tale Of Two Birthdays
by Judy Lown
Ages 5 to 11

5 reviews
Five Gold Rings - By Ruth KenwardFive Gold Rings
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

4 reviews

Edgy Productions: Easy-to-use Nativity Play and Christmas Musical Production Packs


What Christmas Means To Me - By Andrew OxspringWhat Christmas Means To Me
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

2 reviews
The Apprentice - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayThe Apprentice
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

3 reviews
An Out-Of-This-World Christmas - By Andrew OxspringAn Out-Of-This-World Christmas
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 11

3 reviews
Baa Baa Bethlehem - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayBaa Baa Bethlehem
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme! - By Lou Gardiner and Andrew OxspringGimme, Gimme, Gimme!
by Lou Gardiner and Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

6 reviews
Stargazers - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayStargazers
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

5 reviews
Santa's On Strike - By Andrew OxspringSanta's On Strike
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 11

9 reviews
Bethlehem's Buzzin' - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayBethlehem's Buzzin'
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 7

4 reviews

Aspects Of Christmas - By Ian FaradayAspects Of Christmas
by Ian Faraday
Ages 7 to 11

2 reviews
Behind The Stable Door - By Sarah Baker and Andrew OxspringBehind The Stable Door
by Sarah Baker and Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 11

7 reviews
The Stars Come Out For Christmas - By Andrew OxspringThe Stars Come Out For Christmas
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

4 reviews
Stable Boy - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayStable Boy
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 7

4 reviews

Musicline School Musicals: Top-Quality Kids Nativity and Christmas Plays


The Magical Christmas Box - By Craig HawesThe Magical Christmas Box
by Craig Hawes
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
Starlight - By Dave CorbettStarlight
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

2 reviews
Ebenezer (Junior Version) - By Malcolm SircomEbenezer (Junior Version)
by Malcolm Sircom
Ages 7 to 11

3 reviews
Having Fun At Christmas - By Les TitfordHaving Fun At Christmas
by Les Titford
Ages 5 to 11

1 review

Santa's Hat - By Dave CorbettSanta's Hat
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
Christmas Rhyme - By Dave CorbettChristmas Rhyme
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
Rock Around Christmas - By Dave CorbettRock Around Christmas
by Dave Corbett
Ages 7 to 11

1 review

Sugar Plum - By Dave CorbettSugar Plum
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
Creepy Crawly Christmas - By Craig HawesCreepy Crawly Christmas
by Craig Hawes
Ages 7 to 11

3 reviews
The Good, The Bad and The Donkey - By Malcolm SircomThe Good, The Bad and The Donkey
by Malcolm Sircom
Ages 7 to 11

1 review
Michaelmas Mouse - By Dave CorbettMichaelmas Mouse
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 11

2 reviews

Redhead Music: Irresistible Nativity and Christmas Plays by Sheila Wilson


Do The Christmas Rock! - By Sheila WilsonDo The Christmas Rock!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

The Nativity Party! (Bring Your Own Lamb) - By Sheila WilsonThe Nativity Party! (Bring Your Own Lamb)
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7

Christingle Rock! - By Sheila WilsonChristingle Rock!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Christmas Praise! - By Sheila WilsonChristmas Praise!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11


Christmas Presence - A Children's Nativity - By Sheila WilsonChristmas Presence
A Children's Nativity - By Sheila Wilson
Ages 7 to 11

Stable Story - Christmas Glory! - By Sheila WilsonStable Story
Christmas Glory! - By Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Rock Around The Flock! - By Sheila WilsonRock Around The Flock!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Rock The Baby - By Sheila WilsonRock The Baby
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11


Jump If You Love Christmas - By Sheila WilsonJump If You Love Christmas
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7

Little Angels! - By Sheila WilsonLittle Angels!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Holy Joe! (The Un-Sung Hero) - By Sheila WilsonHoly Joe! (The Un-Sung Hero)
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Tiptoe Nativity! - Sheila WilsonTiptoe Nativity!
Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7

Kevin Mayhew: Charming Nativities and Christmas Plays


The Drummer Boy - By Ali DeeThe Drummer Boy
by Ali Dee
Ages 7 to 11

Knock, Knock! Who's There? - By Val HawthorneKnock, Knock! Who's There?
by Val Hawthorne
Ages 3 to 5

The Carol Singers - By Val HawthorneThe Carol Singers
by Val Hawthorne
Ages 5 to 11

The Gift Bringer - Val HawthorneThe Gift Bringer
Val Hawthorne
Ages 5 to 11


All About A Baby - Val HawthorneAll About A Baby
Val Hawthorne
Ages 3 to 5

6 Minute Nativity (A Mini-Musical) - By Sarah Watts and Rowena Gibbons6 Minute Nativity (A Mini-Musical)
by Sarah Watts and Rowena Gibbons
Ages 5 to 14

The Christmas Spies - Alison CarverThe Christmas Spies
Alison Carver
Ages 5 to 11

Jerusalem News - Denis O'Gorman and Kevin DuncanJerusalem News
Denis O'Gorman and Kevin Duncan
Ages 5 to 11

1 review

Sara and Gavin's Popular Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals for Young Children


Chilly Milly - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleChilly Milly
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
The Tale of the Christmas Tree - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleThe Tale of the Christmas Tree
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Shepherd Little - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleShepherd Little
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 3 to 5

5 reviews
The Shiniest Star - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleThe Shiniest Star
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 5 to 7

5 reviews

Pre-School (ages 3-5): Newest Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals


The Pop-Up Nativity - By Sheila WilsonThe Pop-Up Nativity
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7

Follow The Star - By Niki DaviesFollow The Star
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Noisy Nativity - By Gerry Page and Ruth KenwardNoisy Nativity
by Gerry Page and Ruth Kenward
Ages 3 to 7

This Way To Bethlehem - By Sarah Cant and Mark DickmanThis Way To Bethlehem
by Sarah Cant and Mark Dickman
Ages 3 to 7

Primary and Infant Schools (ages 5-7, Key Stage 1): Newest Nativities and Christmas Plays


The Pop-Up Nativity - By Sheila WilsonThe Pop-Up Nativity
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7

Gnome Alone - By Dave CorbettGnome Alone
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
The Amazing Advent Calendar - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyThe Amazing Advent Calendar
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Follow The Star - By Niki DaviesFollow The Star
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

1 review

Juniors (ages 7-11, Key Stage 2): Newest Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals


The Amazing Advent Calendar - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyThe Amazing Advent Calendar
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Bethlehem Bandits - By Dave CorbettBethlehem Bandits
by Dave Corbett
Ages 7 to 11

1 review
It's Chr-i-i-i-stmas! - By Andrew Oxspring and Ian FaradayIt's Chr-i-i-i-stmas!
by Andrew Oxspring and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

Nuts For Christmas! - By Colin Davies, Julia E K Thomas and Derry PopeNuts For Christmas!
by Colin Davies, Julia E K Thomas and Derry Pope
Ages 7 to 11

School Pantomime Scripts and Plays


Fee, Fie, Fo, Fum! - By Andrew RichardsonFee, Fie, Fo, Fum!
by Andrew Richardson
Ages 7 to 14

9 reviews
Panto Pandemonium - By Ruth KenwardPanto Pandemonium
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

1 review
Dick Whittington - By Debbie CampbellDick Whittington
by Debbie Campbell
Ages 5 to 14

Sleeping Beauty's Dream - By Nick ToczekSleeping Beauty's Dream
by Nick Toczek
Ages 5 to 11

Popular Christmas Songbooks and Music Books


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How to find a suitable School Nativity Play

We have a superb choice of all the best and most popular entertaining children's school Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals to be found anywhere in the UK on our website, many with simple and often humorous scripts with flexible casts and adaptable parts to suit small or larger casts.

You can browse them all by selecting from the categories above or, if you know the name or order code of the nativity play you're looking for, you may also use the search box at the top of this page.

Our nativities are conveniently arranged in Age Range/Key Stage groups in order for you to view just the plays which are suitable for your children or group.


Sample Scripts, Cast Lists and Sound Clips

Many of our nativity plays now have sample scripts, cast lists and sound clips for you to view and listen to online, helping you to decide which play would be suitable before you purchase. Just look out for the PDF logos and sound clip icons on the detail pages of each item, where available.


Do you accept School Purchase Orders for payment upon receipt?

Yes we do. If you are ordering from a UK School and would like to pay on receipt of your order, select the "UK School Purchase Order" box in the cart checkout payment options screen and we'll send you an invoice with your order.

(Please Note: We are only able to process orders for the "UK School Purchase Order" payment option where the invoice is addressed to your school.)

Alternatively, you may post or fax an Order Form (PDF) to us.


Why buy from us?

We represent several different music publishers of nativities and Christmas plays throughout the UK and our website enables you to browse and purchase all your music in one place - plus you'll receive free standard Royal Mail UK delivery on all orders over £25.

You don't have to set up an account with us first, just add the items to your basket and proceed straight through the checkout.


Who is buying from us?

We regularly receive orders from the general public, schools, pre-schools, music teachers and music co-ordinators, education authorities and non-specialist music teachers finding themselves responsible for music in school.


How can I contact you?

If you have any further questions regarding ordering from us or would like to discuss your specific music requirements with us in more detail, then please contact us and we'll do our best to help (we have several years experience in music teaching, music theatre and musical productions).

For more information on placing an order with us, please see our How To Order page.


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