We are learning about fairy tales and folk tales in this unit. Fairy tales and folk tales often teach messages. Read your favorite fairy tales and folk tales with your children and talk about what the story is trying to teach.
Many children find fractured fairy tales to be very engaging. A fractured fairy tale is a story that we are very familiar with, but whose author has changed key characters, settings, or ideas. Here is a link to some online fractured tales your child may enjoy.
Some of our favorite fractured fairy tales include The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs. Did you know that you can even find fractured fairy tales that are intended for young adults? These include such books as Cinder and Ella Enchanted.