We Don’t Know What to Buy!

Suitable for – EYFS / Scenes – 5 / Songs – 8 / Speaking Parts – 21 / Non Speaking Parts – Unlimited / Duration – 30 Minutes (approx)

“Just wonderful! So Funny!” – M Smith – Parent


Christmas Nativity Play for EYFS and KS1 - "We Don't Know What to Buy!"

We Don't Know What to Buy is a fun nativity play for EYFS and KS1. This Christmas play is all about the Three Wise Men, who don't know what gifts to buy for the baby Jesus.

If you like fun, but simple to learn songs and a funny take on the traditional Christmas story, this nativity play is the perfect choice.

It is full of fun characters for the children to perform and funny songs to accompany each scene. Guaranteed to bring a smile and maybe a tear to the audience's eyes, this musical has just the right amount of Christmas fun.

"Just wonderful! So funny!" - Mrs M Smith - Parent




Shining Star of Bethlehem

We Don't Know What to Buy!

We've Got No Room for You!

Marvellous Wise Men

It's a Miracle!

It's a Long Way to Bethlehem

You're Going to Have a Baby!

What do you get when you purchase “We Don't Know What to Buy”?


*Colour Coded Script with a different colour for each character to make line learning easier

*Karaoke style animations (with vocals) that display the song lyrics on any screen or touchscreen

*Karaoke style animations (instrumentals) that display the song lyrics on any screen or touchscreen

*Lyrics with director's notes

*Lyrics without director's notes

*MP3s of all the songs (with vocals)

*MP3s of all the songs (instrumentals)

*Production notes that include scene-by-scene information, prop lists, staging ideas and anything else relevant to staging a great performance

*Character information including costume ideas, number of lines per character and general character information

*Piano Score

*CD Cover

*Poster for advertising

*Printer friendly versions of script and lyrics included (black and white)

*Performance and Recording License

Karaoke Track Example

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How do I know this is the right nativity play for me?

Our Christmas nativity plays for primary schools are full of jokes and hilarious one-liners. We spend an enormous amount of time ensuring that each nativity is  carefully constructed, which ensures that they are fun for the children to perform and easy for the teachers to produce. Most importantly our school nativity plays are very entertaining for the audience. We're sure you will love our Christmas nativity plays as much as we enjoy writing them!

Christmas Scripts & Songs for EYFS & KS1

This Christmas nativity play for EYFS & KS1 is full of fun, perfect for early years and key stage one children and has everything you need for a fantastic Christmas production. This nativity play about Three Kings who are completely out of present ideas, will make your school’s Christmas nativity play a performance to remember.

Christmas Nativity Plays for Schools

Christmas nativity plays have featured in christian worship since medieval times and have become a festive tradition at Christian schools through the world. Our productions for early years children, have simple, funny scripts and adapt easily to smaller or larger casts. Perfect for your Sunday school pageant, let Silly School Education help you capture the magic of the festive season. Merry Christmas!

Find out more about the history of the nativity play via this article on our website!