Teacher Training: Resource Packs to Buy

The Playing Space offers a range of fantastic Drama Teacher Resource Packs. Each pack follows a theme and provides all you need to teach a holiday workshop or a course of weekly drama classes.

Each pack costs £49 and includes:

  • Three copies of the whole script (not to be photocopied)
  • Photocopiable handouts of each child’s lines to take home and learn
  • A handy summary of the story to tell your children
  • A workbook of activities that link with the theme, including physical games, vocal exercises and activities to stimulate the imagination
  • A list of songs and tunes that work well with the games – these can easily be downloaded from iTunes
  • Advice and ideas about casting, staging and props
  • The right to use the materials and perform the script as many times as you wish
  • Please note that it is forbidden to pass any materials to other teachers.

    Teacher Packs for Key Stage One Groups (age 4–7)

    Note that you can vary cast size by doubling or splitting characters.

    Cast size Length of play (approx)
    Aladdin 15–25 20 mins
    Alice in Wonderland 10–20 20 mins
    Charlotte’s Web 10–15 15 mins
    Fantastic Mr Fox 10–20 15 mins
    Five Children and It 10–15 15 mins
    The Jungle Book 10–20 15 mins
    Peter Pan 10–20 15 mins
    Pinocchio 10–15 10 mins
    The Secret Garden 8–10 12 mins
    The Sheep Pig 10–15 15 mins
    The Three Sillies 8–15 6 mins
    The Velveteen Rabbit 7–14 10 mins
    The Wishing Chair 10–15 15 mins
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 10–20 18 mins
    The Wind in the Willows 8–15 12 mins
    Winnie-the-Pooh 8–10 12 mins