Grimms Fairy Tale Radio Theater Play | The Brave Little Tailor | Grades 4 to 5

Rated 5 out of 5, based on 8 reviews
8 Ratings
Grade Levels
4th - 5th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
47 pages
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT

What educators are saying

My students loved reading through this script! We may or may not use it but it gave us a great framework when organizing our own radioplay!
My students are in love with this!! We all had a great time reading through the script. Thank you so much!
Also included in
  1. SAVE 20% This bundle includes two radio plays, appropriate for grades three to five. Teach your students lessons from a theater education expert, me! Strengthen your students' reading, speaking and listening skills by using radio theater plays. Gifted students find these the perfect challenge, too
    Price $9.00Original Price $11.00Save $2.00
  2. SAVE 20% This bundle includes SIX radio plays, appropriate for middle and high school grades. Plus, I have given you the unit I use when teaching radio theater! Strengthen your students' reading, speaking and listening skills by using radio theater plays. The teacher is the best person to decide w
    Price $42.80Original Price $53.50Save $10.70
  3. SAVE 20% This bundle includes three radio plays, appropriate for middle school grades and gifted upper elementary. Need something for differentiation? Plus, I have given you the unit I use when teaching radio theater! Strengthen students' reading, speaking and listening skills by using radio thea
    Price $12.60Original Price $18.00Save $5.40
  4. BUNDLE! This particular bundle was created for a middle school teacher who requested it. Save up to 20% on bundles. YOU can do the same thing! Any two lessons can be bundled if you merely write me through my Questions/Answers page. Any grave level, any category, any lesson. THE PRICE WILL DEPEND
    Price $89.78Original Price $93.24Save $3.46


Here's a fifteen minute comedy radio play adapted from the Grimms' Fairy Tale The Brave Little Tailor. This script has 20+ roles (plus crew) and was written especially for the classroom! Strengthen your students' listening, speaking, reading skills all at once. It's a one stop shop!

The story of The Brave Little Tailor: The brave little tailor kills seven flies with one blow, and manages to convince both giants and kings that he is indeed a force to be reckoned with. The hero in this story by the Brothers Grimm is armed with whit, cunning and a sense of humor. He conquers all before him, including a giant, a king and queen, and gets the princess.

The product includes:

  • Warm-up--My version of a popular exercise
  • A note to the director
  • Grimms' Brothers fact--some surprising!
  • Sound effects suggestions and how to use them
  • Music suggestions with links
  • How to stage a radio play with a floor plan for your use
  • Tips for voicing the roles
  • Radio theater terms (such as "up and under")
  • Fifteen page radio play script complete with sound and music cues written by an award winning author, me!
  • Original song--I'm the Greatest Giant
  • A commercial which can be used in the play or switched out with one of your students' own!

This is a crowd pleasing radio play created by an award-winning drama teacher and author with 38 years of experience.

HOW DO I USE THIS SCRIPT IN MY CLASSROOM? If I were you, I'd use it with a fairy tales unit, drama, gifted or reading class. Or perhaps in an ESL class. It's terrific for the end of a semester and will tickle parents and others attending.

Here are some reviews on other Dramamommaspeaks products!

Storytelling with Student Created Pictures

"What a great way for students to work together on something creative!"

Costume Design with Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

"This is such a wonderful and creatively made resource!"

It Could Always Be Worse Reader's Theater Script

"I love this for a reading class lesson. Thanks!"

Comprehensive? You bet!

Do you follow me? If not, I hope you will: FOLLOW ME

For more information about Dramamommaspeaks products, go to: Dramamommaspeaks

Earning TPT Credits

• Do you want credit for future TPT purchases? Just provide feedback for resources you purchase. Click on the “provide feedback” button next to your purchases, rate the resource, and leave a short comment. (You need to do both to earn credits.)

You receive 1 TPT credit for each dollar you spend, and you can spend it just like cash on future Teachers Pay Teachers purchases.

Total Pages
47 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
Report this resource to TPT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TPT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.


Questions & Answers


TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up