Rapunzel, Rapunzel Let’s Measure Your Hair
Lesson plan developed by Ms. Erika Geelhoed, BA Ed
* Lesson plan objective and assessment can be adapted to use this activity with school-age children.
- Observe and record the children’s measuring abilities. Were they able to line the cubes up and count to correctly measure?
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What Makes a Fairy Tale?
A fairy tale is a type of fictional story that typically features folkloric creatures (i.e. elves, goblins, witches, giants, etc.) and fantastical events. These stories have been around for centuries, and have been told and retold over and over again. Cinderella alone is over a thousand years old and has over 700 versions from countries around the world! Most of us grew up listening to these stories, and they have become deeply embedded into our language and culture. Although not originally intended for children, fairy tales have evolved so much that now the content and themes presented in them can be enjoyed by all ages.