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'At The Zoo'


Production Number with 10+  5-10 year olds and 3 Adults.
 

 

CURTAINS OPEN TO BARE STAGE EXCEPT FOR A BENCH SEAT. A GROUP OF 5-10 Yr

OLDS AND 3 ADULTS WALK ON DRESSED IN WET GEAR AND LOOKING VERY FED UP.

 

 

Adult 1.            ‘All right,  now we are in the dry let’s sit and have our sandwiches’.

 

ADULTS SIT DOWN TAKING UP MOST OF THE SEATS. SOME BOYS AND GIRLS JOSTLE FOR

THE REMAINING SEATS WHILE MOST SIT ON THE FLOOR. ONE OF THE ADULTS HAS A

BACKPACK WITH DRINKS WHICH ARE PASSED ROUND.

 

Adult 2.            ‘Come on don’t look so fed up. We’ll see some animals when the rain stops!’

Adult 3             ‘I know! Let’s sing an animal song to cheer us ALL up. I know just the thing’

 

WALLABY SONG SUNG BY ADULT 3 THEN REPEATED BY ALL WITH ACTIONS

 

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Wallaby Song

 

I wanna be a Wallaby

That’s all I have in mind.

Just wanna be a Wallaby

Of no particular kind.

 

But don’t you fret, though it hasn’t happened yet

I hope to reach my goal

But if I can’t be a Wallaby…

I’ll just have to stay a Mole!

 

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Adult 1             ‘That was fun. Now what animal would you like to be?’

1st B/G             ‘I’d like to be a Crocodile!’

Adult 2             ‘Oh great! Let’s make a Crocodile

 

THEY NOW CREATE A CROCODILE SPREADING ACROSS THE STAGE.

 1st  HAS ARMS STRETCHED FORWARD AS THE CROC’S MOUTH.

 

Adult 2   (TALKING INTO CROC’S OPEN MOUTH) ‘Hello Mr Crocodile. How are you?’

Croc                ‘I’m hungry.’

Adult 2             ‘Hungry?   What do you eat?’

Croc                ‘ER...Gravy!’

Adult 2   (WITH LAUGH IN VOICE) ‘Gravy?  Do you eat anything else?’

Croc                ‘Er.....Chips!’
Adult 2            'Chips?'           
Croc                'Chips and Gravy. Very tasty. mmm!'
Adult 2            'Has anyone got any Chips and Gravy?'

 

 

THE SONG IS REPEATED AS NECESSARY SUNG IN TIME WITH THE CROC WALKING FORWARDS THEN BACKWARDS. AT THE END EVERYONE TURNS TO THE AUDIENCE AND RUBS THEIR TUMMY SAYING   'MMM'.

 

 

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Crocodile Song

 

            (Harmony)        Chips and Gravy.  Nice and tasty

 

Crocodile. Crocodile.
He’s as long as half a mile

Give a smile to Crocodile

We will wave to you.

                                     Chips and Gravy.  Nice and tasty
 
Crocodile. Crocodile.
He’s as long as half a mile

Give a smile to Crocodile

We will wave, we will wave, we will wave to you.

 

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DURING CROC SONG ADULT 1 EXITS AND NOW RETURNS DRESSED AS A RHINOCEROS.

SOME OF THE BOYS SHRIEK.

 

2nd B/G            ‘What’s that?’

Rhino               ‘I’m a Rhinoceros.’

3rd Boy             ‘A whateros?’

Rhino               ‘A Rhinoceros! But listen if you are my friend you can call me Rhino.’

 

           

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RHINO SONG

 

I’m a Rhinoceros that’s what I am

I’ve got a horn and a long tail.

I’m very handy if you’re in a jamb

If you need a friend then I wont fail.

It’s easy to see, just by looking at me

I’m big and strong like a Whale.

 

        (SAID)  ‘Feel those muscles’

 

(ALL SING)    It’s easy to see, he is built like a tree     

He’s big and strong like a Whale

 

I’m a Rhinoceros, how do you do

Don’t be afraid just cause I’m large

I may not see well but I’ll always know you

If you are my friend then I wont charge

If you call on me it’s entirely free

I never charge for a charge!

 

        (SAID)  ‘See what I did there?  Charge for a Charge’. Get it?’

 

(ALL SING)    Just give him a call there is no cost at all     

He doesn’t charge for a charge.

 

(ALL SING)

He’s a Rhinoceros, he’s big and strong

We’re really glad that he’s our friend

He’s very handy if something goes wrong

If you call on him then you wont spend

Just give him a call there is no cost at all

He’ll stick with you to the end

 

Just give him a call, no cost at all

We’re really glad he’s our friend

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Rhino        'Goodness! Is that the time, I must get on I've got lots more friends to make.'

 

 

            RHINO NOW PARADES ROUND THE STAGE BEFORE EXITING WHILE EVERYONE SINGS

 

All make way for Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros coming through

It’s our friend the Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros coming through

Say goodbye to Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros coming through

Say goodbye to Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros toodle-oo.

            REPEAT AS NECESSARY

 

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Adult 2     ‘There you are we saw some animals even when it’s raining

Adult 3     ‘And look the rains stopped. I can see the Sun!’ 'Wait a minute, who's this coming?'

 

                ENTER BOY (VERY WET)

Adult 2    'David! Where have you been?'

David    'I sheltered under some bushes from the rain. But then fell in the duck pond!'

Adults    'Oh David!'

 

                        ALL NOW SING

 

At The Zoo

 

At the Zoo, at the Zoo.

There are lots of things to do at the Zoo

And it’s still a lot of fun when you don’t get any sun

Won't you join us at the Zoo.

Don’t be blue, don’t be blue

It’s worth waiting in a queue for the Zoo

Now we’re on our way, it’s a really lovely day

Come and join us at the Zoo.

 

                        EVERYONE WAVES AS CURTAINS CLOSE



MUSIC - Click here for  Wallaby Piano Score

Crocodile Piano Score

Rhino Piano Score

At The Zoo Piano Score


 

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