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Fairytales, Folktales and Fables

Fairytales, Folktales and fables are some of the best stories to turn into puppet shows.  Most of them have the three main ingredients you need for a good puppet show script:

  1. Good clear plot or storyline
  2. Good guy/ Bad guy
  3. Fighting/ Kissing

The following are titles of fairytales, folktales or fables that have easily been made into puppet shows and have found them to work very well.  Many can be “twisted” to accommodate your puppets or players.

  1. Jack and the Beanstalk
  2. The shoemaker and the elves
  3. Ant and grasshopper
  4. Fisherman and his wife
  5. Gingerbread boy
  6. Goldilocks and the three bears
  7. Henny Penny
  8. Lion and mouse
  9. Little Red Hen
  10. Stone Soup
  11. Princess and the Pea
  12. Rumplestiltskin
  13. Three Billy Goats Gruff
  14. Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf
  15. Cinderella
  16. Sleeping Beauty
  17. Tortoise and the Hare
  18. Rapunzel
  19. Three Perfect Peaches
  20. Frog Prince