Say "Cheese" for Christmas

An easy preschool Christian Christmas musical play for your 3 to 7 year-old children.

This music program includes a kid-friendly narrated script & 6 preschool Christmas songs.
Songs include free instructions for motions and sign language.
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Baby Jesus was born on Christmas day.
Clap your hands.  Pat your knees. 
Everyone get ready, please! 
Clap your hands.  Pat your knees. 
Everyone say, "Cheese!"

Shoot digital pictures of your preschoolers and do a
Say "Cheese" for Christmas slide show. . . . . .
(that means no costumes the day of the Christmas program . . . all your preschoolers
 have to do is sing!)

bring your preschoolers center stage during the Christmas program
for a live snapshot with a flash.

Preschool girls ready to sing the Say Cheese for Christmas program.

Say "Cheese" for Christmas
invites your preschoolers to be a part of the Christmas story as they pose for the pictures that Mary and Joseph take on their trip to Bethlehem.  Mary took pictures of your preschoolers traveling and taking a "cheese" snack break.  Joseph got a few shots of where they stayed AND the preschool children dressed as animals that stayed with them in the barn.   They both took snapshots of the shepherds that came to see the baby wrapped in cloth and lying in the manger.  And of course, Mary and Joseph got lots of pictures of Jesus, the newborn Savior.  Your preschoolers will end this Christmas program by celebrating Immanuel - God's promise to be with us every day of the week.  The trip to Bethlehem was a trip that Mary and Joseph will never forget and Say "Cheese" for Christmas, will be a story that your preschoolers will never forget either!

Say "Cheese" for Christmas
1) an original narrated script & 22 snapshots of your preschoolers (you can add more snapshots if you have a lot of preschool children in your group), prop list and staging,
2) 6 kid-friendly Christmas songs for preschoolers that are full of motions, sign language, jingle bells & claps,
3) piano score with guitar chords,
4) a vocal CD (a recording of Cathy singing the full version of each song).
Program performance time: 20 minutes.

Click here to read a script excerpt from the play.

Click here to listen to short samples of the preschool songs in the musical, Say "Cheese" for Christmas.

Preschool boy who is happy to be in the Christmas program.

Preschool shepherd poses for a picture.

Purchase of this preschool Christmas musical play ($40 plus shipping) grants you permission to make as many copies of the sheet music, lyric sheet, script and MP3s/CDs as you need for your performance.
Purchase this musical in digital format and everything will be e-mailed.  You print everything and create your own MP3 playlist.
Purchase a paper copy of this musical with a CD and Cathy will send the musical and listening CD via priority mail.

Cathy will e-mail your script (MSWord format) so you can add your actor's names and edit the script as needed.  All you have to do is ask!

A keyboard-only accompaniment CD
(no vocals) is also available for $20 plus shipping.
Prefer digital format for your accompaniment tracks? 
MP3s are available for $3 per song and can be e-mailed.  No shipping charge!
Accompaniment tracks (MP3s or CDs) come in handy when your piano player isn't available or when you need to free up your hands to teach motions or sign language to your preschool children.  These accompaniment tracks may also be used for your performance - it's like hiring a piano player who plays the music the same way every time!

To preview this preschool Christmas musical program,
the full script and the vocal CD (a recording of Cathy singing the full version of each song) are available for $10 plus shipping.   The preview package does not include permission to perform the script or any of the songs in the musical. 

If you would like to use the 10-12 minute script as your play and insert your own preschool Christmas songs, the purchase price of the performance rights for the script is $20.  This narrated script includes 22 snapshots of your preschoolers (you can add more snapshots if you have a lot of preschoolers), prop list and staging,  The script can be sent via e-mail to save shipping charges.

If you already have a script and you prefer to purchase individual songs from Cathy's preschool Christmas musicals, you have the following options:
      1.   Purchase sheet music.  Sheet music ($4 per song) includes piano score, guitar chords and motions.  Sheet music can be e-mailed (PDF format) OR printed and mailed.
      2.   Purchase an MP3 to go along with your sheet music.  MP3s ($3 per song) include two tracks for each song:  a vocal track of Cathy singing the song and a keyboard-only track with no vocals.  MP3's are e-mailed.
      3.   Purchase a Custom CD to go along with your sheet music.  There is a $10 labor charge for each custom CD plus the cost of each song that you purchase.  Custom CDs include both a vocal track of Cathy singing the song and a keyboard-only track with no vocals.  (Example:  Custom CD with 2 songs = $10 labor charge + $3 for Song #1 + $3 for Song #2.  CUSTOM CD with 2 SONGS TOTAL =  $16.)  Custom CDs are shipped via priority mail.

Have questions? 
Go to Christmas Preschool & Children's Program Frequently Asked Questions for answers to children's choir director's questions about Cathy's Christmas programs.

Click here for Can-Do Christmas Program tips for anyone helping with the Christmas program.

All orders must be prepaid.  There are 3 ways to order:
1)  Mail Cathy's printable order form with a check to: Cathy's Music LLC, 1923 Noble Road, Arden Hills, MN  55112.  $20 fee for returned checks.
2)  Use your PayPal account.  E-mail your order & mailing address to Cathy ( and she will send you a PayPal invoice.  As soon as your PayPal invoice is paid, she will put your order in the mail.
3)  Pay with a credit card over the phone.  E-mail Cathy your phone number ( and she will call to take your order and credit card information over the phone.

All orders are shipped via priority mail. Overnight shipping rates are available for U.S. orders upon request. 
All international orders must be placed via e-mail and paid through PayPal.  NOTE:  There will be a $5 currency conversion charge on all international orders.

Please note that all sales are final - no refunds or exchanges.

Click here to order or listen to short samples of the preschool songs in the program, Say "Cheese" for Christmas.

"I purchased 'Say Cheese for Christmas' for this year's performance at our school and it was a WONDERFUL success.  ALL of the students LOVED it . . . . from 3-year-olds to 5th grade!  I took individual pictures of all of our students with their face framed in a Christmas weath, mounted them on cardstock and attached them to a Christmas ornament cut-out and then hung the ornaments from the suspended ceiling in our auditorium.  After the show, we gave the parents the pictures as a remembrance.  Thanks so much and God bless you for your wonderful work!"
Betty Ann S., Hope Rural School
"I've used your programs in the past and always look forward to putting them together and working with the kids.  Your programs have all been nothing but big hits with our church!"
Michelle O., Rice Station Christian Church

"Our congregation LOVED the Christmas program.  The picture-slide show worked out great!  Thanks!"

Linda F., Deep Branch Baptist Church

"I can't tell you how many times I heard 'Best program ever!' after we did 'Say Cheese for Christmas' for our preschool program.  We used our screen in the sanctuary to show the pictures.  The songs were so cute and easy for the kids to learn.  It was a great way for everyone to celebrate Christmas.  Thank you for writing such a good program."
Linda A., Little Blessings Preschool

"I'm SO excited about the new preschool musical this year!!  It sounds like it will be a BLAST to do with the kids!"

Alecia J., Trinity Reformed Church

"I have ordered your Christmas programs for the past 3 years for our 3K through 2nd grade Advent service.  All of the teachers, kids and parents enjoy your programs.  This year we used 'Say Cheese for Christmas' and it was very well received.  Keep up the good work!"

Gloria S., Grace Lutheran School

"This is my 4th program that I have ordered from you.  I just love these Christmas programs.  My preschool friends know the story of the birth of Jesus inside and out by the time Christmas arrives.  Thank you for always delivering quality Christmas programs that are appropriate for preschool children."
Andrea C., St. Joseph Preschool


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