Gwynn's Fable "First Things First" Puppet Show Script (Procrastination) PDF DOWNLOAD

Creativity Institute


Due to the popularity of our original adaptations of Aesop's Fables stories for the puppet stage, The Creativity Institute writers have developed new original "Gwynn's Fables" puppet show ideas in the same style. Each easy-to-read, easy-to-perform puppet show script communicates an important "moral" lesson to children. These are all child-friendly puppet shows. There is no violence and no one gets eaten.

The story of Gwynn's Fable "First Things First" demonstrates the disadvantages of procrastination. Although the other animals keep encouraging their friend the monkey to join them in building sleds, the monkey chooses to put it off, and then isn't ready when the snow falls.

This script has speaking parts for three puppets, but it can be performed using just two actors. This puppet show length is approximately 3 to 4 minutes.

While these scripts designate certain animal puppets in the parts, you can substitute other puppets you might have handy that are appropriate for the part.

Also included with this puppet show script are puppet show stage directions that The Creativity Institute put together to help parents and children stage more professional and enjoyable puppet shows, such as tips on moving mouths (almost everybody does it backwards), simulating walking, etc.


About the author..
Gwynn Torres, founder of The Creativity Institute, is a career advertising writer and creative director, Grammy nominated songwriter/musician and parent of two creative children. In creating these scripts, she has focused her talents on delighting children while including educational value.