All Posts Tagged 'fairy tale'

Fairytale and Storybook Costumes for a Happily Ever After [Costume Guide]

by |May 8, 2020

Fairytale and Storybook Costumes for a Happily Ever After

What do you think of when you hear the words "once upon a time"? Do they bring to mind tales of wizards, knights and princesses? Are you drawn to classic stories like Goldilocks or The Three Little Pigs? Storybook character costumes like these and others are great Halloween costumes for families, and they also work well for kids playing dress-up, too! Find your favorite fairytale costumes along with folk tale and nursery rhyme costume ideas. (You could always hang onto your Halloween costumes to have fun reading sessions with the kids!)

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11 Original Fairy Tales vs. Disney Movies: How Many Do You Know?

by |August 23, 2019
Categories: Fantasy, Movies, Resource

11 Original Fairy Tales vs Disney Movies: How Many do You Know?

Disney is well known for the movies and shorts they've been making for more than a century. Many of them are based on previous works from the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, among others. Disney also draws from well-known myths and tales from oral traditions. However, these are not always the most accurate or faithful adaptations. If we've managed to pique your curiosity, keep reading to see a handful of Disney movies versus the original tales. How many of these stories are you familiar with?

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Little Red Riding Hood Costume: A Brief History

by |April 10, 2012
Categories: Resource

Little Red Riding Hood is one of the most popular fairy tales still told to this day. French storyteller Charles Perrault first published this classic tale in 1697, known then as Little Red Cap. Even though the story has been adapted several times over the past few centuries, Little Red remains one of the most recognizable fairy tale characters of all time. Described by the Brothers Grimm as “...a dear little girl who was loved by everyone who looked at her” and that had “a...

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