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 came to America.
(SETTING: THE MAYFLOWER)
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.
(SETTING: LAND – NEAR MASSACHUSETTS)
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.
(SETTING: THANKSGIVING FEAST WITH A LONG TABLE)
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 scripts:
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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