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Cool folk tales for kids from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland.

Popular and Traditional Scandinavian Folktales for Kids

A picture book list of Scandinavian folktales for kids including Norwegian myths, Swedish folklore and legends from the Norse countries and traditions.

14 Latin American Folktales for Kids

14 Latin American Folktale Picture Books for Kids

A curated list of picture books featuring Latin American folktales for kids from a variety of cultures and countries including Aztec, Incan, Chile, Cuba and Puerto Rico.

Happily Ever After: 17 Multicultural Fairy Tales to Delight Every Child

Today's fairy tales present young readers will all kinds of characters, cultures, and stories. Here are 18 magical retellings for kids and adults to enjoy.

Fairy tale chapter books for kids ages 8 and up.  These are non-princess stories.

Fairy Tale Chapter Books for Kids

A list of fairy tale chapter books for kids. These modern retellings of classic fairy tales are magical reads for boys and girls ages 8 and up.

Fractured fairy tales are a great way to help students see how story elements—like character, plot, setting—shape the stories we read and write. What do we call it when an author takes a classic fairy tale and changes it into […]

10 Fairy-Tale Lesson Plans That Are Learning Magic - WeAreTeachers

Students love the magic of fairy tales. And teachers love to teach with them! These fairy tale lesson plans hit on reading, science, math, and more.

Fractured fairy tales are a great way to help students see how story elements—like character, plot, setting—shape the stories we read and write. What do we call it when an author takes a classic fairy tale and changes it into […]

10 Fairy-Tale Lesson Plans That Are Learning Magic - WeAreTeachers

Students love the magic of fairy tales. And teachers love to teach with them! These fairy tale lesson plans hit on reading, science, math, and more.

A Mighty Girl's top picks of girl-empowering reimaginings of twelve traditional fairy tales from Cinderella to Sleeping Beauty!

Damsels in Charge: 40 Fairy Tales Starring Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of girl-empowering reimaginings of twelve traditional fairy tales from Rapunzel to Cinderella!

Ninja Gingerbread Cookie Cutters *Too cool

25 Gingerbread Activities for Kids

Skip baking, try one of these playful ideas instead.

21 Cinderella Fractured Fairy Tales We Love - WeAreTeachers

21 Cinderella Fractured Fairy Tales We Love - WeAreTeachers

We love using fractured fairy tales to teach literary devices. These Cinderella fractured fairy tales are diverse takes on the classic.

Myths, Folktales, and Fairy Tales | Scholastic.com

Myths, Folktales, and Fairy Tales | Scholastic

Students learn about the genres of myths, folktales, and fairy tales through participation in a variety of online activities.

Tell A Fairy Tale Day - The origins of most fairy tales were unseemly and would not be approved or rated as appropriate for children today, most were told as a way to make children behave...  via @nationaldaycal

NATIONAL TELL A FAIRY TALE DAY - February 26 - National Day Calendar

NATIONAL TELL A FAIRY TALE DAY On February 26, have a happily ever after kind of day. It’s National Tell A Fairy Tale Day! Click the play button below to hear why we celebrate National Tell A Fairy Tale Day. What were once oral histories, myths, and legends retold around the fire or by traveling […]

Stone Soup: A Lesson in Sharing | Scholastic

Stone Soup and the following activities are a wonderful way to start a discussion about sharing. (And with this cold weather, who wouldn't want a warm, yummy cup of soup!

Students love fairy tales. And teachers love using fractured versions to teach literary devices! Check out our favorite Goldilocks fractured fairy tales.

7 Goldilocks Fractured Fairy Tales We Love - WeAreTeachers

Students love fairy tales. And teachers love using fractured versions to teach literary devices! Check out our favorite Goldilocks fractured fairy tales.

Fairy Tales / Folktales - Fiction - Books | A Mighty Girl

Fairy Tales / Folktales - Fiction - Books

A Mighty Girl's collection of empowering fairy tales and folktales starring clever and courageous girls -- without a damsel in distress in sight! For a selection of all princess-related stories on A Mighty Girl, visit our Ultimate Guide to the Independent Princess.

Tell It to the Judge: Persuasive Essay | Scholastic

Students learn about fractured fairy tales through a multi-step literary response to The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! by Jon Scieszka.

13 Books That Put a Spin on Classic Fairy Tales | Scholastic.com

13 Books That Put a Spin on Classic Fairy Tales

Scholastic presents a collection of books that put a spin on classic fairy tales and can inspire students to interpret, twist, and retell their own tales.