A collection of clown skits, free to use in your own performances
Steward-“ship” – a clown skit for 1 clown and narrator
an original clown skit by valerie.delaney at gmail.com
Props Needed: Cruise pamphlets, toy ship with STEWARD printed on it or plywood cutout of ship put on laundry baskets to form ship and hold stewardship forms.
Narrator: Once there was a clown.
Narrator : [Walks to middle of stage, clasps hands overhead, “shakes” hands as in cheering. Puts hands down and continues offstage.]
Narrator : One day s/he decided to take a cruise (more…)
Stewardship – Giving – a clown skit for 4 silent clowns, written by John Gravley
MAIN IDEA: show that God does not want part of our possessions but wants all of who we are.
HELPERS: four clowns and one non-clown to be the preacher.
SETTING: this takes place during a worship service. The “preacher” shares some words on giving/stewardship and then the clowns act out the “offering.”
PROPS: a large cutout of a bank note (dollar bill), a ruler, pencil, scissors, a large paper clock that says “My Time” (see picture above), a day planner, a large paper heart and a large offering bag. (more…)
The Spirit is Willing – a skit for two clowns, teaching about temptation and being prepared — also about self-righteousness — original by Raynbow D. Clown
Clown 1, Clown 2 walk on stage, possibly holding a sign with the verse (Mark 14:38 ~ “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.”)
Clown 1: Today, we’re here to teach about temptation
Clown 2: [sanctimoniously] Yes, for all you weak people out there! (more…)
Praying Clowns, a clown skit for 2 speaking clowns, courtesy of Clowns for Christ
Clown One is introduced by Pastor and comes and sits by him to talk to kids about prayer. Clown Two sneaks in. Kids see Clown Two, but Clown One pretends not to.
Clown One: I am going to talk to you guys about prayer. We have the Lord’s Prayer that we all know, but I pray differently when I’m by myself. I usually start out by saying, “Hello, Heavenly Father!”
Clown Two: Hello. (more…)
The parable of the workers in the vineyard, by Steve Conley(originally posted to the Clown Ministry group at http://groups.yahoo.com/)
Kim and I have been hired at a local church to come in twice a month a do a skit that reinforces the bible verse that is being taught. Here is the first one that we will be doing. I thought I would start sharing these with you.
Here is a skit on the parable of the workers in the vineyard. Hope you find it useful.
Steve Conley (more…)
More than Hear – a clown skit for 3 or more clowns, written by John Gravley
MAIN IDEA: to show that Jesus does not just tell us about God’s love but joins our lives to live God’s love through us. We don’t just listen to Jesus we have to invite Jesus to live with us.
HELPERS: at least three but more can join.
SETTING: two areas are needed. One area is a worship area and the other area is a living area.
PROPS: a sign for Jesus to wear, a Bible or big book that can be a Bible, some snacks, some books to study and some other activity for clowns to share (maybe a deck of cards to play)
SKIT: two (or more clowns) are studying together and eventually they get into a fight and somebody gets mad.
After a pause they get up one by one and move over to the worship area where Jesus is standing motioning as if teaching. Gradually the clowns that have been fighting are no longer angry with each other. (more…)
The Armor All of God – a talking clown skit dealing with the armor of God
(originally posted to the Clown Ministry group at http://groups.yahoo.com)
(Clown enters with a suitcase. Sets the case down and opens it.)
C: Hello everyone! I was asked if I would come in and tell everyone about the Armor …. All of God. I’m was a little confused at first until I was at Wally World in the motor car section and there it was, the Armor …. All of God! I jumped and shouted until everyone started looking at me funny. I just kept telling everyone, “I found it! I found it! The Armor …. All of God!”
Would everyone like to see it? First I’m going to need a volunteer. (more…)
PINOCCHIO ON THE MOUNT, a talking skit for 4 clowns, courtesy of Grannie & Lorenzo
Dramatis Personae: Lorenzo (L), Jake (J), Grannie (G), Ariel (A)
Props: A number of progressively larger clown noses, Two very loud whistles, One pair of detachable angel wings, One angel crown for a girl angel to wear, Something similar for a boy angel to wear, A hand mirror, Lorenzo’s camp table & tablecloth, Large cardboard box (more…)
There is an obstacle in the road ahead – clown skit for 1 speaking clown, courtesy of Mizzizippy at aol dot com
Zippy comes in carrying a sign that says
“Obstacle in the Road ahead”
“How am I going to get around this obstacle in the road.?
They said it blocking the whole road
And it is the only way to go to get where I am going. (more…)