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Writing With Writers: Fairy Tales

Your child can explore fairy tales and fables — some of them fractured!

Learning Benefits

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What to do:

  1. Log on to Discovering Fairy Tales. This activity was developed with classrooms in mind, but you can use it at home. 
  2. Read the background on fairy tales. Share your favorite fairy tales with your child.
  3. Next, explore fractured fairy tales and fables with author Jon Scieszka. This is particularly entertaining after reading his fractured fairy tale The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and his fables in Squids Will Be Squids.
  4. Finally, your child can pull together everything she's learned and publish her own fractured fairy tale online. 

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