Nursery Rhyme Nativities

Three Easy-to-perform Plays for Pre-school and Early Years of Learning

Author: Brian Ogden

Publisher: Barnabas for Children

ISBN: 9780857460677

Category: Children's plays, English

Page: 64

View: 9625

One of the biggest problems faced by those working with very young children at Christmas is how to involve pre-readers in the nativity story with the minimum of fuss and manageable preparation.Here is an ideal solution that will delight teachers and parents alike. In this book, popular author Brian Ogden offers three very diverse plays - all of which can be performed with groups of any size. Each one tells the story of the first Christmas from a difference perspective, using well-known nursery rhyme turnes to bring the storyline to life. Simple directions, costumes and props ensure that the children are given the opportunity to participate fully in the performance.Includes photocopy permission.

Our Christmas Play

An Easy-to-Perform Nursery Rhyme Play for Christmas

Author: Brian Ogden

Publisher: Barnabas

ISBN: 9781841016061

Category: Children's plays, English

Page: 32

View: 5912

Our Christmas Play is designed to teach the nativity through song and simple drama with the story of Jesus' birth being told mainly through the eyes of Joseph. The play is based on narration with two adults acting as the main narrators. Where children are given speaking lines, the lines are designed to be easy to remember and perform. The material is ideal for an assembly presentation, as the basis to develop a classroom project linking RE and PSHE/Drama at Foundation and KS1.Simple directions, together with ideas for costumes and props, are given to ensure that the children are given the opportunity to participate fully in the performance. There are also suggestions as to how the play can be performed with the use of puppets, and instructions for making simple puppets as a class activity. Photocopy permission is given for all music notation and activity instructions.

It's Raining, It's Pouring

Author: Kin Eagle

Publisher: Charlesbridge

ISBN: 1607344793

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 3767

Kids will giggle, guffaw, and gasp with glee as they pore through the pages of this charming story. This favorite nursery rhyme has been transformed into a riotous picture book. Colorful and exuberant watercolors make six witty new verses dance with sunny humor. Sure to become a favorite of young and old alike.

We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy

Author: Maurice Sendak

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062050141

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 56

View: 3845

We are all in the dumps For diamonds are thumps The kittens are gone to St. Paul's! The baby is bit The moon's in a fit And the houses are built Without walls Jack and Guy Went out in the Rye And they found a little boy With one black eye Come says Jack let's knock Him on the head No says Guy Let's buy him some bread You buy one loaf And I'll buy two And we'll bring him up As other folk do Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose, ingeniously joined and interpreted by Maurice Sendak.

Creative Ideas for Sacramental Worship with Children

Author: Simon Rundell

Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd

ISBN: 1848250924

Category: Religion

Page: 119

View: 6899

Do you want to involve children in the sacramental life of the church? This ideas-filled resource shows how to engage children and young people in worship, the Eucharist and other sacraments in ways that are profoundly missional and attractive.

Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories

Storytelling and story acting in the early years

Author: Trisha Lee

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317631757

Category: Education

Page: 106

View: 7463

Stories and fantasy play engage all young children and help them to draw connections and make sense of the world. MakeBelieve Arts Helicopter Stories are tried, tested and proven to have a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills, their confidence and social and emotional development. Based on the storytelling and story acting curriculum of Vivian Gussin Paley, this book provides a practical, step-by-step guide to using this approach with young children. Covering all aspects of the approach, Artistic Director Trisha Lee shows you how you can introduce Helicopter Stories to children for the first time, scribing their tales and then bring their ideas to life by acting them out. Full of anecdotes and practical examples from a wide range of settings, the book includes: Clear guidelines and rules for scribing children’s stories, creating a stage and acting out stories How to deal with taboos and sensitive issues in children’s stories How to involve children who are unwilling to speak or act Supporting children with English as an Additional Language Links to show how the approach supports children’s holistic development Providing an accessible guide to an approach that is gaining international recognition, and featuring a foreword by Vivian Gussin Paley, this book will be essential reading for all those that want to support children’s learning in a way that is fun, engaging and proven to work.

Mere Motherhood

Morning Times, Nursery Rhymes, and My Journey Toward Sanctification

Author: Cindy Rollins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780986325748


Page: 163

View: 1262

A memoir of homeschooling.

Jesus' Christmas Party

Author: Nicholas Allan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446495957

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 6028

A special new enlarged edition of the bestselling Christmas story told from the point of view of the grumpy innkeeper. When a night of angels, shepherds and bright stars keeps him from his sleep, is there anything that will cheer him up?

Ten in the Bed

Author: N.A

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 9780763635145

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 8638

As a child says "roll over!" to ten stuffed animals, they fall out of bed one by one. On board pages.

You call this a Nativity?

Author: Barth Hulley,Stuart Allen


ISBN: 1470961822


Page: N.A

View: 1339

Carol, Gaily Carol

Christmas Songs for Children

Author: Beatrice Harrop

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780713657944

Category: Carols

Page: 80

View: 6711

A timeless collection of Christmas songs for children. Each stage of the Christmas story is told in a popular selection of songs - including much-loved favourites such as Little donkeyand Infant holyas well as traditional carols from around the world. Piano or guitar accompaniments and simple ideas for adding recorders and percussion instruments are also provided.

Little Children's Music Book

Author: Fiona Watt

Publisher: Usborne Books

ISBN: 9781409549697

Category: Music

Page: 24

View: 2114

There's a concert in the forest tonight. Listen to the magical music as Squirrel, Mole, Weasel, Badger and Fox play their part then all perform together.

Busy Nativity

Author: N.A

Publisher: Campbell Books

ISBN: 9781509828951

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 10

View: 965

In Busy Nativity, children can push, pull and turn the tabs to join Mary and Joseph on their long journey to Bethlehem, marvel as a host of angels appear and see beautiful baby Jesus in his crib. Children will love playing with this bright and colourful Christmas board book with gentle rhyming text which introduces young children to the wonderful story of the First Christmas. Children will love playing with the easy-to-handle mechanisms in this bright and colourful board book with magical illustrations by Emily Bolam, which is part of the hugely successful Busy Book series from Campbell Books.

The Nativity Play

Author: Nick Butterworth,Mick Inkpen

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9780340398944

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 32

View: 3859

Sam and his sister join their classmates in putting on a school nativity play, appearing as shepherds, animals, and Wise Men to tell the story of the birth of Christ.