Here are 28 original scene starters that are fun for kids, and can help teach them about scene-work, character development, play-writing, and building ensemble. Included are several different suggestions for using them with your group! Here is one example of a scene starter:
Situation: Entryway to a palace. Four people have arrived at once and the owner is nowhere to be found. One of them has a secret.
Characters: A rich person who hates to be kept waiting; a person who has been transported here from the future; a governess looking for a job; a traveling salesman.