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A Candy Tale


By Andi of Charleston, IL

CAST:
Kid with candy
Kid who plays soccer
Kid who is drawing in journal
Kid who is reading
Kid who is painting
Kid who is playing with a ball
Kid playing with yo-yo
PROPS/COSTUMES:
Ball;yo-yo;some paints and a paint brush;book;pad of paper and pen;piece of candy;Props can also be imaginary and pantomimed.;Costumes: As simple or complicated as you want. Be creative!

SETTING: Neighborhood park.

(Kid with candy is examining the chocolate. Kid who plays soccer enters in a hurry with a soccer ball at feet.)

Kid with candy:
Hey, I just got this new candy but I haven't tried it yet. Do you know if it tastes good?

Kid who plays soccer:
I'd love to try it but I'm late for soccer practice.

(Kid with candy goes up to Kid who is drawing in a journal.)

Kid with candy:
Hey?

Kid who is drawing in journal:
Yeah?

Kid with candy:
I just got this new candy but I haven't tried it yet. Do you know how it tastes?

Kid who is drawing in journal:
No, never had it, but I think I'll pass on trying it. The last new candy I tried was so hot my mouth was on fire for days. Got to go.

(Kid with candy goes up to Kid who is reading.)

Kid who is reading:
Hey.

Kid with candy:
Hi. I just bought this candy. Do you know how it tastes?

Kid who is reading:
No clue, I don't have much of a sweet tooth. Sorry.

(Kid with candy goes up to Kid who is painting.)

Kid who is painting:
What's up?

Kid with candy:
I just bought this candy. Do you know how it tastes?

Kid who is painting:
I'm not sure, but I really can't talk. I'm working on this painting and I really need to concentrate.

(Kid with candy goes up to Kid who is playing with a ball.)

Kid who is playing with a ball:
Hi.

Kid with candy:
Hi. Do you know how this candy tastes?

Kid who is playing with a ball:
No. I'd love to try it but I have a really bad toothache. As a matter of fact, I have to go to the dentist right now.

(Kid with candy goes up to Kid who is playing with a yo yo.)

Kid with candy:
Hi.

Kid playing with yo-yo:
Hi.

Kid with candy:
I just bought this new candy. Do you know how it tastes?

Kid playing with yo-yo:
Nope, sorry.

(Kid with candy starts to walk away sadly.)

Kid playing with yo-yo:
But, I know how we can find out.

(Kid with candy turns around with a smile on face.)

Kid with candy:
You do? How?

Kid playing with yo-yo:
Here, let me see and I'll show you.

(Kid with candy hands Kid playing with yo-yo the piece of candy, Kid playing with yo-yo eats it.)

Kid playing with yo-yo:
Thanks.

(Kid playing with yo-yo takes a bite of chocolate and Kid with candy reacts.)

It's delicious!

(She takes another bite, and Kid with candy reacts more.)

Best candy I've ever tasted!

(She finishes candy.)

Kid with candy:
Uh!

(Kid with candy stomps off.)

(Kid playing with yo-yo shrugs.)

Kid playing with yo-yo:
What'd I do?


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