Page M Edinburgh Fringe Children's Shows

The Man Who Planted Trees

 

August 13 - 26 (not 19), 4pm

Scottish Storyteling Centre, The Netherbow Theatre

Multi award-winning adaptation of Jean Giono's classic environmental tale by Puppet State Theatre Company. A unique blend of comedy, puppetry and inspiring storytelling. Suitable for 8+.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

Read the *5 stars* review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Award

 

Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

 

August 2-25, 4.30pm Gilded Balloon at the Museum, National Museum of Scotland EH1 1HB

You think science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen it before. Designed for children and adults alike, explore the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins and howling jelly babies! This is the show’s fourth time at the Edinburgh Festival with sell-out shows taking place in 2016 to 2018. For ages 3+. Tickets £6-£10.50.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

Read the review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Awards

 

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

 

August 3-12, 11.30am

PBH's Free Fringe @ The Outhouse Bar, 12a Broughton Street Lane, EH1 3LY

The award-winning science communicator and musical comedian brings a packed hour of songs, jokes, crowd participation and fascinating hands-on maths. Family entertainment for maths-philes and maths-phobes alike. Free, non-ticketed. For 8+.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

 

Microbodyssey

 

August 2-24, 10am

TheSpace @ Surgeon’s Hall, Nicolson Street, EH8 9DW

The hidden world of microbes comes to life in an interactive tour featuring puppetry, visual theatre and original music, for ages 5+. Please keep all arms and legs inside the viewing platform and whatever you do, don’t feed the microbes! Tatwood Puppets will take you on an unforgettable journey into the microscope to unearth the miniature monsters and curious creatures that shape our planet. Tickets £9.50/£7.40/£6.50.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

Read the review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Awards

 

Moonbird

 

31 July – 26 August (not 12 or 20), 10.30am

Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ

'He doesn't listen' said a father (who happened to be king.) Can the Moonbird show listening is not always about hearing? Based on the popular children's book, by Deaf and hearing creatives for Deaf and hearing families. Suitable for 3+.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

 

Moon Dragon for 5 and Under

 

5-13, 15-20, 22-26 August - 10.00am

Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ

Bertie the Moon Dragon is having a terrible day! However, all is not yet lost, as with the help of the audience and some wonderful characters along the way to help him, Bertie can ensure that the night will be saved, and all can return just as it should be. This original preschool production aimed at under 5s is a must for families this Fringe. The audience interacts throughout the show with lights, dressing up and lots of percussion to add to the magic of the story.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

Read the review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Awards

 

Morgan and West: Unbelievable Science

 

July 31 – August 25 (not 21), 4.30pm

Assembly George Square, George Square, EH8 9LH

Unbelievable Science is an interactive science show for everyone aged 5+, where experiments take place right before your eyes. Magicians, time-travellers and spiffing chaps Morgan & West have a secret past – they are legitimately qualified scientists and are bringing their knowledge to the stage for an afternoon of explosive thrills, chemical spills and bonkers biology. Tickets £8-£12.50.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

Read the *5 star* review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Awards

 

Mr Fibbers Presents: Back in Tune

 

August 3 – 18, 12.0pm

The Stand Comedy Club, 28 York Place, EH1 3EP

Mr Fibbers is back and funnier than ever with Back in Tune: a show packed with jokes, games and comedy songs that kids just love. Guaranteed to leave laughing and singing his tunes home. For 8-12 years.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

 

Mr. Men and Little Miss On Stage

 

August 1-26 (not 12), 11am

Underbelly, George Square, EH8 9LH

Join your favourite Mr. Men and Little Miss characters as they leap off the pages of the world-famous book series and onto the stage in this beautifully crafted and hilarious stage show. For ages 0-12. Tickets £7-£11.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

Read the review for the Primary Times' Children's Choice Awards

 

Mustard Doesn't Go With Girls

 

31 July – 23 August, 11.30am

Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ

When the children of Bow-on-Tie start mysteriously disappearing, Abigail investigates further. She embarks on a music-filled adventure to uncover the town's secrets and prove that girls are made of more than just sugar and spice. Suitable for 6­+.

Booking details at www.edfringe.com

Read the *5 stars* review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Award

 

 

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