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Skit Books that include Overhead Transparency Background Scenes

Group Publishing put out a couple of books called "Big Action Bible Skits" for both Old and New Testaments. They have neat transparancies and scripts with directions for action and when to change the pictures. There are also discussion questions at the end of the script. I have used these often in our drama workshop. In fact, I kept one wall "beige" so the transparancies work better. It's a "must-have" resource! (OUT OF PRINT SEPT. 2006 - IF YOU SEE A COPY SOMEWHERE GRAB IT WHILE YOU CAN)

Julie Burton


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Big Action Bible Skits: Old Testament, By: Christine Yount, Group Publishing, 1995, ISBN: 1559452587.- (Note title actually just says Big Action Bible Skits, Group.
"At last--drama for children that's both exciting and easy! Eight already-prepared overhead transparencies let you direct 10 favorite Old Testament Bible story skits. Just shine the overhead on the wall and presto: instant scenery!"

Scripts included for
Adam & Eve
Noah
Moses - Wandering 40 Years
Joshua (Fall of Jericho)
Samson
David & Goliath
Daniel
Jonah

Transparencies included
Wooded Setting
Animals
Water (Stormy)
People (Crowd)
City (Village)
Pillars and Walls
Road (Road up close/green grass)
Soldiers

Big Action Bible Skits: New Testament (by Christine Yount)- Group Publishing, 1998, ISBN: 0764420623.
"Here are 12 delightful scripts of the New Testament storied complete with 8 colorful transparency backdrops. You get the instant Bible drama that's easy, fun and puts everyone in the spotlight with the flip of an overhead projector!"

Scripts included for
The Birth of Jesus
John Baptises Jesus
Feeding 5000
Jairus' Daughter
Prodigal Son
Jesus Walks of Water
Zacchaeus
Peter's Denial
Crucifixion
Empty Tomb
Philip and the Ethiopian
Paul Shipwrecked

Transparencies included
Road (Moutains & Road in distance) - more rocky
Mountain
Water (Calm)
House
Garden
Palace
City (outside gates)
Desert / Beach

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