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The Littlest Christmas Tree

Added: 21 Nov 2016 Contributor: Emer Ní Chéidigh Resource type: Guide/notes

This is a lovely play about a small fir tree that wanted to be a Christmas tree. It currently has 22 parts but more could easily be added by added more animals or more children to the families that come to pick their Christmas trees.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: Drama to explore feelings, knowledge and ideas, leading to understanding

Strand unit: Exploring and making drama

Suggestions for use: This is a lovely drama for your infant class, there are great directions within the post on how best to set up your drama.


Strand: Performing

Strand unit: Song singing

Suggestions for use: There are lots of simple songs within this play sung to the tunes of very familiar songs.


Strand: Myself & Others

Strand unit: My friends and other people

Suggestions for use: It could be discussed how the class imagine the little tree might feel at different times during the play and would could have been done to make the little tree feel better.

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  • Language: English
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