Some of the most famous fairy tale characters are found in the story "Cinderella." The title character has a wicked stepmother and stepsisters, but that does not stop Cinderella from marrying a prince. Other well-known f... More » Art & Literature Literature Children's Books

One important moral lesson to learn from "Sleeping Beauty" is that true love can conquer anything in its path. Aurora and Prince Phillip are meant to be together from the moment they lay eyes on each other. They never qu... More »

Some popular fairy tales include "Snow White," "Cinderella," "Rapunzel," "The Brave Little Tailor" and "The Snow Queen." Fairy tales are stories set in a world both listener and teller recognize as imaginary. They genera... More » Art & Literature Folklore

The story of the "Three Little Pigs" is a tale about three pigs that upon setting out from their mother's home each build a home, one made of hay, another made of twigs and the third one made of bricks. They are soon att... More »

Some study activities to review "Frindle" include inventing their own words, drawing, acting out scenes or pretending to be characters from the book, creating a movie or movie trailer script, drawing a map of the book's ... More » Art & Literature Literature Children's Books

A good short story for kids includes many of the same elements found in stories for adults, such as characters, setting and plot. However, you should strive to keep your children's story simple and concrete so that young... More »

"Rip Van Winkle" tells the tale of a lovable but rather lazy man who falls asleep after drinking some moonshine and awakens some 20 years later to a world that has changed completely for him. This short story by Washingt... More » Art & Literature Literature Children's Books