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© THANKSGIVING DAY
WOMAN PILGRIM 1
WOMAN PILGRIM 2
WOMAN PILGRIM 3
WOMAN PILGRIM 4
MAN PILGRIM 1
MAN PILGRIM 2
MAN PILGRIM 3
MAN PILGRIM 4
GIRL PILGRIM 1
GIRL PILGRIM 2
BOY PILGRIM 1
BOY PILGRIM 2
NARRATOR: The Pilgrims that were living in England were unhappy because there was religious persecution.
WOMAN PILGRIM 1: We can`t go on like this anymore.
MAN PILGRIM 1: I know, we don`t have religious freedom, but we have to do what our King James said.
WOMAN PILGRIM 1: I don`t understand why he doesn`t allow us to attend the church of our choice.
MAN PILGRIM 1: I think we should leave England and find a place where we can worship God in our own way.
WOMAN PILGRIM 1: I agree with you. We have to talk to other people and see who wants to join us.
NARRATOR: So the pilgrims left England in September, 1620 in a a Ship called the Mayflower with 102 people aboard and headed to America.
GIRL PILGRIM 1: Mom, I am hungry, we only eat salted meat and dry bisquits.
WOMAN PILGRIM 1: I know, we have been in this boat for almost two months. But I am sure that we will soon get off this ship.
MAN PILGRIM 1: Everybody, Look over there, I can see land!
WOMAN PILGRIM 1: I told you, we are almost there.
NARRATOR: When they landed, the Pilgrims needed food to eat.
MEN PILGRIM: Come everybody! We have to look for fresh food.
MAN PILGRIM 2: Let´s get separated to find the food.
WOMAN PILGRIM 2: Yes, I will go this way, and you go that way.
GIRL PILGRIM 2: Hey, look! I have some berries.
BOY PILGRIM 1: And I found some seeds.
NARRATOR: The first winter in America was long and hard.
MAN PILGRIM 3: It´s cold. Everybody put on your heavy clothes.
WOMAN PILGRIM 3: And let´s protect our children.
NARRATOR: Many of the pilgrims became ill.
BOY PILGRIM 2: I feel sick, mother.
WOMAN PILGRIM 4: Somebody help me! My son is sick.
WOMAN PILGRIM 3: Give him this plant, he will feel much better.
WOMAN PILGRIM 4: Thank you.
NARRATOR: Then Spring came and everybody was joyful.
CHILDREN: What a beautiful day!. Let´s dance and play.
NARRATOR: One day a kind Indian came to the village.
CHIEF INDIAN: Hello People. I want to offer you my help.
MAN PILGRIM 4: Welcome to our village. We appreciate your help.
NARRATOR: Soon more Indians came.
INDIANS: We can show you how to grow your own food.
MAN PILGRIM 4: Please, tell us how.
INDIAN 1: These are corn seeds. This is how you should plant them.
NARRATOR: And the Indians showed the pilgrims how to plant corn, and wheat, and other vegetables. One of the Indians was called Squanto.
SQUANTO: I want to be your friend. We also want to teach you how to hunt and fish.
INDIAN 2: We will hunt quail and turkey. Come let´s go to the forest.
NARRATOR: Then they went to the forest to hunt wild animals. And when summer ended they wanted to have a feast.
MAN PILGRIM 1: Now that we have plenty of food, and many new friends, let´s celebrate.
WOMAN PILGRIM 1: Yes, let´s give thanks for all the wonderful things we have, for our food, and for our friends.
ALL PILGRIMS: Squanto, tell your people to come with us to join us in a big feast of Thanksgiving.
SQUANTO: Yes, it will be a very special holiday. My people will bring wild turkeys and fish.
NARRATOR: The Indians came to the feast.
WOMAN PILGRIM 2: Let´s set the table and put this table cloth.
WOMAN PILGRIM 3: I will put the fruit.
WOMAN PILGRIM 4: And these are the vegetables.
MAN PILGRIM 3 AND 4: Everybody, come and sit down.
NARRATOR: And everyone gave thanks.
WOMEN PILGRIM : We give thanks for our food and for our friends.
MEN PILGRIM: And for our many blessings.
EVERYBODY: Thank you, Lord.
Author: K I D S I N C O
Kidsinco’s Thanksgiving playscripts:
The First Thanksgiving Feast- (More than 6 characters)
Thanksgiving Story – (With as many characters as you want to include)
Turkey Dance Moves – Watch kids dance a thanksgiving song to the music “I Will Survive”
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