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6 Minute Nativity (A Mini-Musical) - By Sarah Watts and Rowena Gibbons
For ages 5 to 14
Here is the Christmas story, condensed into a six-minute musical performance which is sung all the way through (cantata-style) to Sarah Watts’ entertaining and jazzy tunes.
KS1 KS2 KS3
A Little Nativity - By John and Ruth Kenward
For ages 3 to 7

5 reviews
This has to be one of the easiest nativity musicals to produce - and one of the most adorable! Even the costuming is easy, as nearly everyone can simply wear their pyjamas! The perfect answer for those wanting to re-tell the Nativity story in a direct and simple way that even the youngest may understand.
Pre-School KS1
A Really Noisy Nativity! - Alison Carver
For ages 3 to 7
A Really Noisy Nativity! for Early Years, Foundation Stages and Lower Key Stage 1 is a fun, lively and interactive Christmas musical, written to get children to sing, join in with sound effects and generally be loud!
Pre-School KS1
A Way In A Manger - By Ruth Kenward and Caroline Kimber
For ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
Set within a story from old English folklore, this musical is a simple explanation of the Christmas message, that Jesus was born in human form to show mankind the character of God. A refreshing new look at what lies at the heart of the Christmas story - something completely different.
KS1 KS2
A Wriggly Nativity - By Peter Fardell
For ages 3 to 7

7 reviews
One of the UK's favourite nativities, A Wriggly Nativity is designed for children who just can't sit still and tells the Christmas story almost entirely through catchy songs, actions, movement and dance!
Pre-School KS1
All About A Baby - Val Hawthorne
For ages 3 to 5
Here it is - the easiest nativity play of all!
Pre-School
Amazing Advent Calendar, The - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
For ages 5 to 11

1 review
This thrilling nativity musical follows Nicholas Mistletoe as he tumbles back in time to the days surrounding the birth of Jesus. Dressed in his pyjamas and slippers, can Nicholas make it to the stable to observe the new-born baby or will the distrustful Roman soldiers evict him from Bethlehem?
KS1 KS2
Aspects Of Christmas - By Ian Faraday
For ages 7 to 11

2 reviews
With a simple script linking ten superb new songs, this is a perfect resource for either a full production or simply as a selection of musical numbers with which to celebrate everyone’s favourite time of year.
KS2
Baa Baa Bethlehem - By Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
For ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
In this imaginative new nativity musical, we discover that wonderful things do indeed come in small packages! For four young shepherds, being ‘bottom of the heap’ is no fun. They never get to leave the hillside and take the sheep to market and are never allowed to sit near the fire on cold evenings - such treats are reserved for the older shepherds.
KS1 KS2
Babushka (The Musical) - By Ruth Kenward
For ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
A charming version of the 'Babushka' tale, with lots of different roles to involve plenty of children. The show is very picturesque and the songs are delightful, with actions provided. Simple to produce and a real audience-pleaser!
KS1 KS2
Behind The Stable Door - By Sarah Baker and Andrew Oxspring
For ages 5 to 11

7 reviews
Why are a cat, a dog, an ox, a donkey, a sheep and three camels all sitting outside a stable on a chilly, starry night? Well, the innkeeper’s wife has a bee in her bonnet and has declared her stable ‘out-of-bounds’ to all animals!
KS1 KS2
Bethlehem Baby! - Sheila Wilson
For ages 5 to 11
This nativity musical from Sheila Wilson (Hosanna Rock!, Rock Around The Flock!) is another gem, guaranteed to entertain your children and audience!
KS1 KS2
Bethlehem's Buzzin' - By Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
For ages 5 to 7

4 reviews
This witty yet sensitive adaptation of the traditional nativity story is a delightful reminder of the true message of Christmas.
KS1
Bossy Christmas Fairy, The - By Patricia Lee
For ages 5 to 11
A Christmas musical with seven new songs. This humorous musical teaches children about Christmas customs and the moral that being bossy and judging only by appearances is not acceptable.
KS1 KS2
Chilly Milly - Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
For ages 3 to 7

1 review
Your snowman's standing tall in the garden. But wait a minute, he's shivering! What's that about? You can't believe it. Then you find he's not a Chilly Billy. He's a Chilly Milly! A snow-girl. And she needs a hat, a scarf, a coat and gloves. Who's going to help her dress up for the weather? We are!
Pre-School KS1
Christingle Rock! - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 5 to 11
This is an original and wonderful new version of the traditional Christingle service for young people or people of all ages. It has been set for 26 narrators but any number, large or small, could be used. The songs unwrap the traditions and meanings of the Christingle and Christingle oranges can either be made up as it develops or brought on at the end.
KS1 KS2
Christmas Is Forever - By Dave Corbett
For ages 7 to 11

5 reviews
Jane Blonde, double ‘O’ PS (OOPS!), licensed to do whatever, goes to rescue Father Christmas from the clutches of the evil Scarymonger whose cunning plan is to flood the Christmas scene with counterfeit Santas who are SO nasty that nobody will ever want Christmas again. All this because Scarymonger did not get presents when he was a little boy ... but then he was a very naughty little boy!
KS2
Christmas Recipe - By Peter Fardell
For ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
Christmas Recipe imagines all the ingredients that go to make a wonderful Christmas being mixed together in a bowl! With this unique concept and a host of colourful 'ingredients' (robins, presents, snow, Father Christmas, and much more) this little musical offers the opportunity to create a very special Christmas performance.
KS1 KS2
Christmas Stars! - A Nativity Musical by Sheila Wilson
For ages 5 to 11

1 review
This fun new Christmas musical has God auditioning all the traditional characters for the Nativity. But there are no losers (apart from Herod!) and the musical ends with a beautiful tableau scene. It is suitable for KS1+ and 2, or all KS1 ages if your staff and children are confident. It is set for a cast of approximately 30, but can be freely adapted for more or less. Permission is given for the play to be adapted as well (and KS1 suggestions are included).
KS1 KS2
Donkey For Sale - By Niki Davies
For ages 5 to 7
Donkey For Sale is a delightful retelling of the Biblical Nativity as experienced by a donkey called Alfie.
KS1
Donkey Seller, The - By Carrie Richardson and Clare Jones
For ages 5 to 11

3 reviews
This delightfully entertaining nativity introduces a group of bored donkeys, whose lives are transformed by the journey they make to Bethlehem. The play is full of humour, yet there is also a real sense of the Christmas message, making this a wonderful choice for 5-9 year-olds. (Two scripts included - one for age 5 to 7, and one for age 7 to 9.)
KS1 KS2
Elves And The Shoemaker, The - Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
For ages 5 to 11
An enchanting Christmas Musical for young children to star in, learn from and enjoy. It is easy to stage for a class of 30 children ideally aged 6 to 9 (Upper Key Stage 1 / Lower Key Stage 2) and the story is based on a well-loved traditional tale, told through original lyrics and lively music to present a complete theatrical experience to a school.
KS1 KS2
Ffinlo - By Mary Gentry
For ages 5 to 11
It's a special night for the circus because Santa is bringing his helpers along as a treat, before their busy night. But the performance is set to begin, and Ffinlo the clown has a problem; he has lost his red nose.
KS1 KS2
Five Gold Rings - By Ruth Kenward
For ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
This irresistibly quirky show is full of panto-style fun, ideal for KS2. Two children learn to put aside their differences and recognise each other’s strengths. In so doing, they discover the true ‘gold’ that can be given at Christmas!
KS2 KS3
Follow The Star - By Niki Davies
For ages 3 to 7

1 review
Follow the Star as it leads a caravan of kings, attendants, camels and sheep towards the little town of Bethlehem and the new-born baby Jesus. With an engaging script and seven beautiful, original songs perfectly conceived for young singers, Follow The Star twinkles with charm and is a perfect nativity musical for 4 to 7 year olds.
Pre-School KS1
Gabriel's Big Break - By Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
For ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
A brand new Christmas and Nativity musical for KS1 and KS2.
KS1 KS2
Gentle Beasts - By Debbie Campbell
For ages 5 to 11

1 review
The traditional English carol The Friendly Beasts has been adapted by Debbie Campbell to create a heart-warming and amusing Christmas musical, describing the Nativity from the point of view of a bunch of rather comical animals!
KS1 KS2
Gold, Frankincense And Mirth! - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 5 to 11
Laughter is a precious gift. In this heartwarming new nativity musical, the wise men bring joy a-plenty, along with their traditional gifts. Children will love the entertaining play and the seven catchy songs, including a hand-jiving finale and the cool backing tracks. Gold, Frankincense And Mirth! features all the favourite Christmas characters, from Gabriel to Herod, and creates a warm and uplifting end of term celebration for children, teachers and parents. It’s another gem from Sheila Wilson, composer of ‘Hosanna Rock!’, ‘Rock around the Flock!’, ‘Scrooge’ and ‘Christmas Stars (The Xmas Factor)’.
KS1 KS2
Grumpy Sheep, The - By Caroline Hoile
For ages 3 to 7
The traditional Christmas Nativity story centred around a grumpy sheep who is not only cross but lazy as well and has totally the wrong idea of what to expect about Baby Jesus.
Pre-School KS1
Hans Christian Andersen's Snow Queen - By Kaye Umansky, Ana Sanderson and Stephen Chadwick
For ages 7 to 11

3 reviews
Following on from the success of A & C Black’s Roald Dahl series of musicals comes a sparkling adaptation of Han’s Christian Andersen’s Snow Queen. Kay is swept into the Snow Queen's icy sleigh and stolen away to her frozen palace. Gerda, his best friend, sets out on a brave journey to rescue him.
KS2
Higgledy Piggledy Nativity - A Joyful Nativity Musical by Niki Davies
For ages 3 to 7
Squeeze into the stable in Bethlehem as oxen, sheep, mice, chickens, turkeys and goats try to settle down for a quiet night’s sleep. But when news of imminent arrivals comes to their attention, a quick tidy up is needed if the stable is to be presentable for their visitors!
Pre-School KS1
Home For Christmas - By Jo Sands and Ruth Kenward
For ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
Taking the theme of 'No room at the inn', this children's musical contrasts the bustling commercialism of a modern Christmas with the plight of the homeless. Plenty of small character parts and opportunities for dance improvisation. Full of warmth, humour and powerful songs, this engaging show captures the true spirit of Christmas.
KS2 KS3
Honky Tonky Donkey - By Niki Davies
For ages 3 to 7
From the brilliant Niki Davies comes Honky Tonky Donkey, a charming nativity perfectly pitched for 4-8 year olds. With seven toe-tapping songs and a simple and adaptable script, this delightful new nativity will captivate young performers and offers plenty of scope both for smaller and larger casts.
Pre-School KS1
Hooray In A Manger - By Jane Carr and Geoff Lawson
For ages 5 to 11
Seven beautiful new songs and a lovely script make Hooray In A Manger the perfect nativity musical for 5-9 year olds.
KS1 KS2
Hosanna Rock! - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 5 to 11
A popular nativity which conveys the true meaning of Christmas, for children of mixed ages and abilities.
KS1 KS2
I-SPY Christmas - By John and Ruth Kenward
For ages 3 to 7

1 review
A game of I-SPY reveals all the major characters in the Nativity story - and a few surprising ones as well! Easy to teach and for the children to learn and, most importantly, it's fun! Age guide 3-6 years. 7 songs.
Pre-School KS1
It's A Census, Get Me Out Of Here! - By Matthew Crossey and Tom Kirkham
For ages 5 to 11
The cameras roll as Abi and Seth, renowned television presenters of It’s A Census, Get Me Out Of Here!, broadcast live from a bustling Bethlehem during the Roman census. As the inns fill with visitors and the local residents contemplate running for the hills, two late-comers - a young couple and their donkey - will take any shelter they can find. Even a stable.
KS1 KS2
It's A Nativity - By Andrew Oxspring
For ages 5 to 7

2 reviews
The nativity story told through narrations, a simple script and seven delightfully-catchy and easy-to-learn songs ... that’s it, in a nutshell!
KS1
It's Chr-i-i-i-stmas! - By Andrew Oxspring and Ian Faraday
For ages 5 to 11

2 reviews
This 'pop-tastic' musical will make you feel like you're at the coolest Christmas party ever! Set against the background of a festive chart show, the traditional Nativity is told by a delightful variety of 'bands' and 'artists', all key characters in the familiar story. Through wonderful pastiches and parodies of our favourite seasonal rock and pop anthems, and a simple but witty script, the first ever Christmas is presented like never before and is guaranteed to get your whole school rocking as we count down the hits to see who is top of the festive pop charts!
KS1 KS2
Jack Frost - Peter Canwell
For ages 5 to 7
Complete Vocal Score to this delightful Christmas Musical by Peter Canwell, with piano arrangements from Barrie Turner.
KS1
Jerusalem News - Denis O'Gorman and Kevin Duncan
For ages 5 to 11

1 review
Breaking news! A child is born in Bethlehem! This entertaining new musical based on the Nativity story is told in the format of a live news broadcast. Interviews with a wide range of characters are interspersed with some really catchy songs.
KS1 KS2
jesus @ bethlehemstable.com - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 5 to 11
This popular Christmas musical takes a thoroughly modern look at a thoroughly traditional story, resulting in a wonderfully enjoyable nativity show! It is ideal for KS1 and KS2, and ideal for KS2-only performances.
KS1 KS2
Jesus' Christmas Party - By Roger Parsley
For ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
A very entertaining nativity musical, Jesus' Christmas Party is based on million-selling storybook by Nicholas Allan, and it has huge child-appeal. The show is lively, funny and very easy to direct, with songs that almost teach themselves! Two versions of the script are included - one for ages 5 to 7, the other for ages 7 to 10.
KS1 KS2
Little Angel Gets Her Wings - By Nick Perrin
For ages 5 to 7

5 reviews
A charming perspective on the nativity story that has huge appeal to infants and parents alike. There is a read-aloud story to help you introduce the characters and plot to the children easily and you have a choice between dramatised or narrated versions.
KS1
Little Star's Story - By Nairne Page
For ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
An adorable nativity musical for KS1 that is simple to prepare, yet it has plenty for the whole cast to do and enjoy. The songs are sweet and very easy to teach and two versions of the script are included - one for age 6 to 9, the other for age 5 to 7 (simplified). A read aloud story is included to help you introduce the content to the children.
KS1 KS2
Magical Christmas Journey - By Sarah Baker
For ages 5 to 11
Sarah Baker's Magical Christmas Journey is a wonderful nativity musical that’s full of character, great songs, warmth and humour. The story is clear and simple, the songs are exceptionally easy to learn and the script is easy to follow. With lots of actions provided for the songs and a good pace to the dialogue, there is plenty to keep the children engaged. An easy narrated version is also included.
KS1 KS2
Match Girl's Christmas, The - By Nick Perrin
For ages 7 to 11

3 reviews
This powerful short musical reminds us of the need to care for the poorest in our society, as well as pointing to the love and hope that Christmas brings. The play cleverly interweaves two stories (Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Little Match Girl’ and the story of the Nativity), yet the script is relatively undemanding as most of the action is integral to the songs, keeping preparation time to a minimum.
KS2
Miracle Child - By Ruth Kenward
For ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
There are two 'miracle children' in the story of this heart-warming Christmas musical for juniors: one is obviously the baby born at Bethlehem but the other is materialistic Ricky, who is transformed as he learns the importance of giving. A poignant and entertaining show that is easy to teach and learn, with catchy songs and an uncomplicated script.
KS2 KS3
Mr Humbug Sees The Light - By Andrew Oxspring
For ages 7 to 11

6 reviews
This super musical sees the Dickens tale, A Christmas Carol, brought bang up to date and set in school! Headteacher, Mr Humbug, hates Christmas because it gets in the way of ‘proper’ work and costs too much, so he bans it!
KS2
Mystic Nativity, The - By Debbie Campbell
For ages 5 to 11

1 review
This sparkling Christmas Musical brings Botticelli's magnificent painting to life once again. With the Set, Costumes and Staging inspired by Botticelli’s painting (on display at the National Gallery in London), Debbie Campbell's new script conveys the Christmas Story with Dialogue, Narration and Quotes from The New English Bible. It will be enjoyed by children of all ages for many Christmases to to come.
KS1 KS2
Nativity Nightmares!: Junior Spotlight Series - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 7 to 11
Sheila Wilson's Nativity Nightmares! explores another side of the school nativity, understood only by those trying to rally the cast into some semblance of Christmas cheer. This musical, perfect for Key stage 2 children, is a funny, quirky twist on the traditional Nativity play certain to entertain. As always, Sheila's catchy melodies and genius lyrics will inspire children to perform at their best and the originality and amusement of this alternative theme will guide teachers and parents through yet another Christmas play. Nativity Nightmares! features nine catchy songs with opportunities for part-singing, hand-jiving and even teacher involvement - this is a sure-fire hit for Key Stage 2!
KS2
Noisy Nativity - By Gerry Page and Ruth Kenward
For ages 3 to 7
Noisy Nativity - for children who can't keep quiet - is the Christmas story told with gusto! A very simple nativity musical for young children, with plenty for all to do. There are lots of actions to the songs and lots of noise to make with voices and percussion, all of which keeps children very engaged. Great fun, and bound to be a parent-pleaser!
Pre-School KS1
Nursery Rhyme Nativity - Alison Hedger
For ages 3 to 7

5 reviews
Nursery Rhyme Nativity is a special Christmas musical for young children, retelling the Biblical story of the first Christmas to the tunes of favourite nursery rhymes.
Pre-School KS1
Out-Of-This-World Christmas, An - By Andrew Oxspring
For ages 5 to 11

3 reviews
When a space craft crash-lands on a distant planet, the astronauts face the real possibility of not getting back home in time to enjoy Christmas with their loved ones! Can they convince their weird and wonderful alien hosts to give them a helping hand? Will they be able to share with them a little festive fun? And can the true message of Christmas still be understood millions of light years from Earth?
KS1 KS2
Primary School Christmas Musical - By Andrew Oxspring and Mick Riddell
For ages 7 to 11

15 reviews
A Christmas and Nativity Musical for 7-11 year olds. What goes into putting on a spectacular Christmas musical at school? Making costumes, painting scenery and learning lines aren’t even the half of it! Join us on a truly rollercoaster ride, as we take a look behind the scenes at everything and everyone involved in making a school production happen.
KS2
Rock Around The Flock! - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 5 to 11
One of the most popular musicals from Sheila Wilson! The title sums up the fun and the appeal of the show. The nativity is told with the usual favourite characters but featuring the shepherds in particular, and with passing reference to the Good Shepherd at the end.
KS1 KS2
Santa's On Strike - By Andrew Oxspring
For ages 5 to 11

9 reviews
It’s Christmas Eve and Santa’s in a mood. He’s seen too many episodes of Supernanny and thinks children don’t deserve presents anymore, so he goes on strike. As Mrs Santa and the elves show him snapshots of family life, will he realise that Christmas is still a time of giving, caring and sharing? You bet he will, and so will your audience in this celebration of all that is good about christmas … and about children!
KS1 KS2
Scrooge ... A Ghost Of A Chance - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 7 to 14
This musical has grown and grown in popularity. It’s a great chance to perform a Dickens classic (‘A Christmas Carol’), with the play and lyrics written by Colin Baker (of ‘Doctor Who’ fame) and the music written by Sheila in her trademark style! Colin has also written expert staging instructions.
KS2 KS3
Sheik, Rattle And Roll! - By Sheila Wilson
For ages 7 to 14
This popular musical features three wise men called Sheik, Rattle and Roll who tell the Nativity story from their own perspective. There is a cast of approximately 15, although this could easily be extended by a visit from Herod!
KS2 KS3
Shepherd Little - Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
For ages 3 to 5

5 reviews
A brand new nativity for 3 to 5 year olds. Shepherd Little, Bethlehem's smallest resident, has a little trouble with the truth. So, when he makes a claim he's seen a person with wings who has an amazing story to tell, who on earth's going to believe him?
Pre-School

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