Fairy Tales for 3-5 year olds

Do you believe in fairies? There have been stories about fairies as long as there have been stories! They are magical little made-up creatures with special powers and often have wings! So, when people talk about fairy tales, they’re talking about made-up stories. What fairy tales do you like to read? Let’s find some in a book! Click here for Fairy Tales for 6-8-year-olds. 

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Videos: English & Spanish Introduction followed by Read Alouds

Books to Read Together: English

Here are some books to read together! You can download and save them, keep them forever, and read them repeatedly.

Wailers Three 

  • Why was everyone wailing and crying?
  • How did the misunderstanding happen?
  • Have you ever been in a situation where someone was misunderstood?

Dippy The Dragon

  • What does Dippy love?
  • Why was Dippy sad?
  • How did Dippy fix the situation? 

Rey gordo, perro delgado

  • What animal chases the dog?
  • What color is the king’s hat?

Aventura con el dragón

  • What color is the diamond in the story?
  • What’s your favorite game to play with your friends?

Magia en todos lados

  • Can you spot it? 1. A carrot. 2. Bangles. 3. A bicycle. 4. A giraffe. 5. A spoon. 6. A bus. 7. An ice cream cone. 8. An elephant
  • (Bonus, for the adult children – There’s ‘M-A-G-I-C’ hidden in there, find it?)

Dippy El Dragon

  • What does Dippy love?
  • Why was Dippy sad?
  • How did Dippy fix the situation? 

Things to Do Together


Reflect on what you read and did at the end of the week. 

  • What was your favorite fairy tale? Why?
  • What was your least favorite? Why?

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Fairy Tales for 3-5 year olds
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