Fairy Tales Theme
Preschool Activities and Crafts
(also Folk Tales, Tall Tales & Legends)

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Come and have fun with fairy tales theme.  This section will include classic fairy tales, folk tales, tall tales and legends from around the world.  These timeless stories will help children learn valuable life lessons, reinforce various skills, and also to "visit" other places and people.  Visit a story title or theme to find the story text and/or online story, lesson plans & activities that include easy instructions and a list of materials needed. You will find crafts, printable activities, coloring pages, and related resources.
Fairy Tales, Folklore and Legends Related Alphabet Lesson Plans Crafts Printable Activities

The Cherry Tree
Historical legend
Legend:  The Cherry Tree and George Washington

Ch is for Cherries

Cherry tree coloring activity

The Elves and the Shoemaker
the elves and the shoemaker fary tale activities

E is for Elf (elves)
Sh is for Shoes

Elf crafts
Shoes printable activity

The Fisherman and his Wife
the fisherman and his wife fairy tale activities

B is for Boat
F is for Fish

F is for Fishermen

Boat & fish crafts & coloring

The Frog Prince
the frog prince fairy tale activities

F is for Frog

Frog crafts & coloring pages

The Gingerbread Man
the gingerbread man fairy tale activities

F is for Fox
G is for Gingerbread

Gingerbread patterns
Crafts for character animals
Story sequencing

Goldilocks and the Three Bears
goldilocks and the three bears fairy tale activites

B is for Bear

Printable cottage & puppets
Bear crafts
Pattern and sizing activity
Coloring pages

Jack and the Beanstalk
jack and the beanstalk activities

C is for Cow
E is for Egg
H is for Hen

Learn About Plants Craft
Activities for cow, egg, and hen
Coloring pages

King theme Fairy Tales and Myths:
Midas Touch:  An ancient Greek Myth
king them fairy tales and myths king midas

K is for King

King crafts & coloring page

Little Red Hen (The)
(folk tale)
the little red hen fairy tale activities and crafts

H is for Hen

Hen crafts
Paper puppets or flannel board characters

Little Red Riding Hood
little red riding hood activities and crafts

W is for Wolf

Little Red Riding Hood
Wolf crafts
Vegetable basket
Fruit Basket
Coloring pages

Paul Bunyan: The Giant Lumberjack
paul bunyan and his blue ox babe printable activities and crafts

O is for Ox

Ox crafts
Ox printable puzzles
Coloring pages

Legend of the Poinsettia
A Mexican Christmas Legend
the legend of the poinsettia activities and crafts

P is for Poinsettia

Poinsettia Fan Craft
Coloring pages

pinocchio fairy tale activites activities


Story video
Story coloring book

Puss in Boots
puss in boots fairy tale activities

C is for Cat

Cat crafts
Coloring pages

rapunzel fairy tale activities

T is for Tower

Rapunzel and the Tower craft
Coloring pages

Three Billy Goats Gruff
the billy goats gruff activities and crafts

G is for Goat

Goats crafts
Paper puppets for characters

The Three Little Pigs
the three little pigs fairy tale activites

P is for Pig
W is for Wolf

Pig & wolf crafts
Coloring pages

The Ugly Duckling
the ugly duckling fairy tale activities

D is for Duck

Duck crafts and coloring pages

Related Themes

D is for Dragon
U is for Unicorn
W is for Wizard

Legendary Creatures:  Dragon Theme | Unicorn

Wizard craft

Fairy Tales Coloring Pages
Fairy Tales Coloring Pages

(also included within the activity lesson plans)
Fantasy | Medieval and Mythology Coloring Pages
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