This topic-based download provides everything for a successful class Assembly Show:
Duration: 15 minutes, Ages: 7 to 12
Download includes: script, song words & actions, vocal & backing tracks, piano score, costume, staging & cross-curricular ideas
Related Topics: Living things; Habitats, Minibeasts; Environment; Natural world
Healthy living; Caring; Working together
Synopsis: It's the Minibeast Midsummer Fiesta. Fireflies, Butterflies and Creepy Crawlies flutter and wriggle to the rhythm of Señor Cicada’s band. Snails come out of their shells, singing the blues, and Daisy the Spider performs on her flying trapeze. Even Mr and Mrs Praying Mantis are getting on! Suddenly Inspector Secticide and his Bug Squad storm the scene with fly swatters, nets and sprays of insecticide. Can these resourceful little creatures defend themselves?In an entertaining but informative way, this mini-musical explores the world of minibeasts and encourages children to care for all creatures, no matter how small!
Cast: 15 to 35 short speaking parts
1 to 6 Presenters, 1 to 12 Flies (Narrators), 1 to 6 Bumblebee (Hostesses), Señor Cicada, Daisy the Spider, Dung Beetles, Millipedes (several ‘parts’), Snails, Mr & Mrs Praying Mantis, Madam Butterfly, Caterpillars, Crickets, Ants, Fireflies, Earwigs, Moths, Ladybirds, Wasps & Fleas
Bug Squad: Inspector Secticide, Sergeants Snitch & Swat
Song Sample: From A BEE IN MY BONNET
I've got a bee in my bonnet,
I've got bugs in my bed<
I've got weird kind of buzzin' going on in my head
And I've got ants in my pants and a flea in my ear
I've got to get out of here...
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