Putting on a Play

Putting on a Play : Drama Activities for Kids

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The newest title in our children's activity series, Putting on a Play provides everything dramatic kids need to know to put on a play all by themselves. From acting, writing a script, and developing characters, to props, costumes, and makeup. Kids will have everything they need to get their acts together!The book includes six thematic plays - Pirate, Princess, Explorer, Circus, Cowboy, and Cowgirl - and ideas for holiday plays. Each play includes different endings and ideas for costumes, characters, sets, music, and more, plus tips like these: a word about theatrical supplies; quick tips on acting your part; how does your character talk; how does your character move; what does your character want; a word about makeup; a word about safety; and putting your costume together. There's no need for a lot of fancy equipment, it only takes imagination, a few friends, and a sense of adventure!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 149.86 x 198.12 x 7.62mm | 158.76g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, UT, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1586857673
  • 9781586857677
  • 1,100,666

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Getting Started The Pirate Play The Princess Play The Explorer Play The Circus Play The Cowboy and Cowgirl Play The Holiday Playsshow more

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$9.95 U.S. Children's Activity/Ages 6 and up Do you want to search for hidden treasure on a desert island? Rope and ride some cattle in the Wild West? Tame a lion or walk a tightrope in the circus? In this book, you'll find everything you need put on your own play with your friends, including how to write a script, design a set, make costumes, act a part, and have some rollicking acting fun! The book includes a Pirate Play, Princess Play, Explorer Play, Circus Play, Cowboy and Cowgirl Play, and ideas for holiday plays. It includes storylines with different endings, and ideas for costumes, characters, sets, music, and more. It's time to get your act together! All you need is this book and a little creativity, and you're on your way to putting on a play!show more

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