Good Thing About Christmas
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Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 1: “...Getting Christmas cards.”
(Scout opens envelope pulls out the card and smiles.)
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “...Writing out and sending the Christmas cards.”
(Scout pretends to write, gets cramp in his hand and shakes it. He licks a stamp - YUCK!)

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “...Christmas vacation.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
ADULT LEADER: “...Christmas vacation.”
(Scouts run around him once yelling.)

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “...Dreaming that you're Santa and you're about to climb down the chimney.”
(Scout pretends to look down the chimney.)
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: (Scout rubbing his head,) “…Waking up with a headache after you've fallen out of the top bunk.”

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…Having a white Christmas.”
(Scout flutters his fingers like snow.)
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…Having a white Christmas.”
(Scout pretends to shovel snow. Then scout 1 makes a snowball and throws it him, knocking him down.)

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “...Eating Christmas cookies.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…Making the Christmas cookies.”
(Pretends to mix the dough in a big bowl.)

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…Santa comes.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…Santa's reindeer come too.”
(Scout takes a step and picks up his foot and shakes it so everyone knows what he just stepped in.)

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…Unwrapping presents.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…Cleaning up after unwrapping presents.
(He pretends to pick up the wrappings from the floor.)

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…Getting a new bike for Christmas.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…Checking it out and noticing that there are 3 wheels.”

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…Peace on Earth.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…It's not always so peaceful.”
(Scout pretends to play with loud electronic game, bangs drums or other noisy toy.)

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…Christmas dinner.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…Aunt Mabel is invited.”
(Adult leader runs on stage with a wig on, pinches scout's cheek and shakes it yelling), “Oh, you're sooo ceuute!”

Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…Getting a do it yourself - build your own motorcycle kit and your Dad is going to help you put it together.”
Narrator 2: “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: “…Opening the box and finding the instructions are in Chinese.”


Narrator 1: ”A good thing about Christmas is…”
Scout 1: “…The Messiah has come.”
Narrator 2 “A bad thing about Christmas is...”
Scout 2: (Scout lifts his shoulders and says), "No one can say anything bad about that."

Equipment

An old wig is recommended. Please read skit below for additional optional props.

Preparation

- A skit for Scouts and perhaps a leader.
- One or two scouts as narrators, two or more scouts to read off good and bad things.
- Skit may be better suited for Webelos or younger Boy Scouts. It went over well performed by our 2nd year Web’s because the boys really hammed it up.

Skit ContributorFerdinand Tretter

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