Reader's Theater

Program Audience

Program Type
Discussion Groups/Together Online

Brief description:
Kids meet online to practice reading scripts adapted from funny picture books before performing (virtually) for families.

How-to for this program:

Before the first virtual meeting, I prepared scripts and divided parts. Participants picked up scripts at our drive thru window. We met virtually over Zoom for four weeks: three weeks of rehearsal and one "performance" week for family and friends. 

Materials Needed: Paper, Folders for Scripts, Zoom (or similar) Account

Technology Needed: Computer and webcam to present and participate.

Time Required for Planning: 8 hours+ (less if use scripts linked below)

Time Required for Presentation: Four 1-hour meetings.

Download scripts and get more tips here:

Contact person:
Annamarie Carlson
Westerville Public Library