Virtual Fairy Tales for Second Graders
Fairy tales; the heart of literature and literacy
Online Fairy Tale Workshops
Classic fairy tales from Cinderella to The Snow Queen,
Anansi the Spider-Man to Puss in Boots
inspire not only movies
but can move children to listen and learn virtually.
~Guided by their storyteller, children online will step into three tales. ~They'll help act out each adventure.
~Your second graders will discover the ingredients fairy tales making them an ideal source for films.
Second graders learn story-making with;
“Five Steps to a Fine Fairy Tale.”
1) Once Upon a Time, there was a big problem.
2) How to get your characters talking
3) Take three steps to solve the problem
4) How to make a Hero's journey
5) A magic helper brings a happy ending.
Inspired by the performance, they brainstorm ideas for writing their own tale. The online workshop shows children how to turn their idea into a fairy tale.
I know to tell children one hundred online fairy tales.
Cinderella from China - the British Rumplestiltskin- Anansi out of Africa - The Russian Firebird -Rapunzel -Sleepy Beauty -Jack & the Beanstalk -The Elves and the Shoemaker - East of the Sun, West of the Moon - Hans Christian Andersen, The Brothers Grimm. Ask for your favorites!
Fairy Tale Film Sample.
- “The Froggy Prince" - https://youtu.be/lcUu5hsecSA
Free Fairy Tale Films for your class - click here.
Ask for your storyteller to make a fairy tale film for your class.