Sketches for a sketch evening
Sketches encourage creativity and are good for the laughing muscles. The sketches presented here usually quick to study and are therefore easy to introduce in the next group session or on the next parent’s evening.
Hardly anything is as effective and beneficial to the unity within a group as well as to trust each other, as to laugh together. How do you laugh the easiest? When individual team members show others funny sketches. Such presentations can take up an entire evening program. You will be surprised at how fun and entertaining such a sketch night can be.
Why is laughing so good?
It is medically and psychologically proven that laughter one hand trains countless muscles in the body, and on the other hand, releases an armada of various endorphins into the body. The perfect method to be permanently happy. This applies in particular for groups because laughter is contagious and thus ensures the whole team has a lot of fun.
What is a Sketch?
A Sketch is a mock joke, so to speak, a little drama, like a scene a movie. The sketch will be rehearsed by the protagonists and then presented in front of the whole group. The beauty of it is: Both the actor and the audience alike have fun. Ideally, the combination of players and audience always changes as part of a sketch night. In other words, every participant is once actor and once bystander.
Sketches are ideal for groups whose members may behave a little shy towards others or one another. By taking on an unknown role, you do not have to disclose your entire personality at once while at the same time showing what great achievements you are capable of. Since sketches always represent short plays, nobody feels overwhelmed. The few dialogues are usually internalized within a short time. It should be ensured at any stage, that the sketches are always kept neutral so that they are not at the expense of other group members. Therefore, the topics should always be selected in a way that each group member can laugh about it without restriction. Obviously, for this reason, you should avoid topics which could be embarrassing or are overwhelming to individuals. This way, everyone has maximum fun!
Sketches for camp or a parent’s evening
- One-man sketch
The actor now plays ''Little Red Riding Hood'' but he has to play all of the roles.
- The lie mummy
The game leader introduces an ancient Egyptian lie detector.
- The dog bite
Complaining loudly, the patient appears on the scene: Such a biiiggg dog has bitten him in the leg and it hurts soooo much.
- House search
About counterfeit and clever criminals.
- Counterfeit money
Two jail birds are talking about why they are in prison.
- Clothing by Johnny Doll
Hey you, where did you get that super t-Shirt?
- Needle and thread (pantomime)
If someone can master this pantomime, they will surely receive a lot of laughs
- Brain for sale
That is brain from the (camp or group) leaders. Have you any idea how many leaders we need to come across so much brain?
- The broken finger
Well, when I press my finger on my head it hurts. If I press my ear with my finger like this, it hurts and if a press my stomach it really hurts! What can be wrong?
- At the cinema
Ask her if she wants to marry me!
- Blind Horse
No, no. the horse doesn’t look good!
- Jumped over the cliff
A boy is standing on a high cliff and is staring downwards.
A man comes into a shop and wants to buy a chainsaw.
- Climbing artist
Obviously I can climb up there, but I am not crazy. Half way up you would switch the light off and I would fall!
- The little green ball
I have lost my little green ball. Do you want to help me look?
- The snake bite
The doctor said, we can’t do anything and you’re going to die!
- The clairvoyant
I am the great clairvoyant…….and can look into the future.
- On the hunt
There is nothing better than watching animals in the woods.
- The strange prescription
A short story from Johann Peter Hebel
- The inexpensive meal
Those who dig a hole for other, fall in it themselves.
- 2 Babies in a pram
Two boys who are dressed as babies are lying in their pram (cart/go-kart or similar).
- The telephone
A newly qualified solicitor has opened his notary office in the most distinguished part of town. The only thing missing is the clientele looking for advice.
- Brown trousers
The man in the crow’s nest calls out to the captain: Enemy ship on the starboard Sir!
A person tries to catch the fly which is not very easy.
- Mustard Indian
The medicine man takes a big spoonful. His eyes start watering.
- Weight lifting
The strongest man in town is now introduced who wants to break the world record in weight lifting.
- Brushing teeth
The members of the group all stand next each other and clean their teeth with a toothbrush.
- Chewing gum
A boy sits on a park bench and chews gum.
- An Indian in the city
Yellow Eagle is in the big city for the very first time. In a shop, he sees an computer which claims to know everything.
Reporter: What a story. 3 people jump together into death!
- The control at the factory gate
The company boss says to his new security guard: I have employed you because the number of thefts has been increasing in recent times.
- The secret of the fisherman
The secretive fisherman opens his mouth and says loudly and clearly: I said – you have to keep the worms warm in your mouth!
- On the connection
An ill man lies in bed. The doctor comes to visit and looks at the report, which is hanging on the bed.
- Tracks in the snow
This sketch is well suited to a camp fire.
- The hair in the hamburger
The customer bites into the burger and notices: Iccckkk, there is a hair in my burger!
- Lively hairspray
Hair freshener - it revives lifeless hair and gives the hair a permanent lively freshness!
- Letter from home
On a camp (or boarding school) 2 kids are talking about the letters which they have received from home.
- Illegal Chicken Farm
A farmer has a chicken farm. A policeman and a vet from the health and safety come to check the business.
- The lost penny
Ann why are we all looking here? The little boy replies: Because there’s more light here!
- The royal paper
The king sits on his throne and orders a servant: Bring me my paper!
- Dog poo
Curry sauce pretends to be dog poo.
The raisin is a dead fly.
- The king’s raisins
The king's raisins are rabbit droppings….
- Small stone
In the Red Indian primary school, the teacher is waiting for his pupils. There first pupil appears, obviously too late.
- My favourite worm
Why a teacher has to eat a worm.
- The bear in the undergrowth
Do you believe you’ll be faster than a bear? No, but quicker than you!
- After the duel
The grave diggers now measures the bodies.
- The lion and the tamers
First: lion tamers required and after a while: looking for a new lion!
- At the dentist’s of Schreiersheim
Pulling teeth is obviously a joy at that price!
- Short scene from the train
The officer looks inside: "But, sir. That isn’t rabbit food. That is tobacco. Rabbits do not eat tobacco!"
- The duel
… with happy end.
- The cobbler boy’s dream
The trainee: The boy slaps his hands on his thighs, laughs and laughs with his head pulled back: "And then — and then we licked each other clean!
- The black hand game
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap, then you won’t have to fear the black hand again.
- A terrible discovery
A beetle in my bread bun or just a raisin?
- The blind passenger
I've lost my ticket - what now?
- Three boys who bought peppermints in the chemists
Three boys from Cologne enter a chemist’s shop. The first one says; "I would like some peppermint pastilles for 5 cent.
- The massive snake
The snake finds another spectator (player 2). After a while trousers, shoes and shirt fly out of his mouth.
- At the hairdressers
The master hairdresser tells his trainee to soap up his customers (with whipped cream). However each time, the customer licks the whipped cream off.
- Washing socks
A pot is standing on the table. The first person comes in and pours some of the fluid into a beaker. Hmm, this tea tastes awful!
- Camera - action
An action film scene without a film.
- The baby
The baby is no monkey.
- The caterpillar
Oh I forgot to tell you that my caterpillar is not quite toilet trained!
- The tightrope acrobat
A tight rope acrobat starts to sweat.
- Sketches at the doctors
At the end the patient is sewn together again. The doctor then dryly asks his assistants where the scissors have gone to.
- Sketch with the statue
At the end, a cleaning lady comes along with a brush and bucket and starts to scrub the statue. She then throws the bucket of water over the statue who runs off screaming.
- At the barbers
3 customers sit on three stools. The shortest of the three sits in the middle. All three are locked into the stocks (heads through the 3 holes in a wooden plank).
- The flea circus
A unique flea show is introduced.
- The tramp (pantomime sketch)
The tramp: I haven’t got any lice but now I’ve got a bench for myself to sleep on!
- Sitting posture
A Sketch played in a certain posture.
- In the waiting room
A sketch in the waiting room.
- James, the butler
The woman sitting in the washing machine.
- Angels and devils are rich
A sketch about angels and the devils sharing the spoils.
The story of Cinderella played as a silhouette behind a curtain.
- The fashion designer
The task of the actor on stage is to present long underpants for men as a very versatile and suitable garment for any occasion.
- The 1000 kilo backpack
A supposedly heavy backpack can only be lifted with a trick.
- Allah gives me a white snake
In this game, is more of an entertaining skit.
- The clairvoyant
In this skit one participant plays the clairvoyant, all others are customers.
- A long drought
This game offers quite an entertaining element to a game night or a party.
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