Fairy Tales All Kids Should Know

Take a look at these fairy tales that all kids should know!

Fairy Tales All Kids Should Know

Everyone loves a good fairy tale!  But, did you know that they are so much more than just stories? Fairy tales can also teach children (and some adults, too) about important life lessons and morals.  Learning how to be kind, honest, and patient are just some of the values that can be drawn from classic fairy tales.  This makes fairy tales even more enchanting!  Don’t you think?

Here are ten of our favorite fairy tales for kids!

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Fairy Tales for Kids

Sleeping Beauty 

A baby princess has been cursed by an evil fairy in this classic story.  With the help of three good fairies, the princess falls into a deep sleep only to be awakened by the kiss of her true love.

The Tale of Tom Thumb

A farmer and his wife share their food with someone less fortunate.  In return for their kindness, they are given a child who is no bigger than a thumb.  This fairy tale takes you on pint-sized adventures with tiny Tom Thumb.  

Fairy Tales All Kids Should Know


In this story, a witch takes a beautiful baby named Rapunzel in exchange for a life-saving plant.  Keeping the child locked away high up in a castle, Rapunzel’s hair grows very long.  She is soon found by a prince who was wandering the forest.  With the help of her long hair, the prince climbs up to see her in her castle.  When the witch finds out, she cuts Rapunzel’s hair off and sends her away to live in solitude.     


Cinderella is forced to live with a step-family that doesn’t appreciate her.  In this fairy tale, Cinderella’s dreams come true with the help of a few mice and a fairy godmother.  

Little Red Riding Hood

This story takes you on a walk through the woods with Little Red Riding Hood.  On her way to grandmother’s house, she encounters a Big Bad Wolf and what happens next may just surprise you.    

Fairy Tales All Kids Should Know

Beauty and the Beast

A young prince is turned into a hideous beast in this classic story.  The wicked witch says the spell can be broken, but only when he learns to love and be loved. 

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

This tale is about a wicked queen who becomes jealous of her stepdaughter, Snow White.  Narrowly escaping her fate, Snow White befriends seven dwarfs who help to protect her.   The queen ultimately finds Snow White and poisons her with an apple.  

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack trades the family cow for some magic beans.  Soon, the seeds grow into a beanstalk that reaches way up above the clouds.  Jack decides to climb the stalk, but he is met with an unfriendly giant in this magical tale.  

Fairy Tales All Kids Should Know

The Princess and the Pea

A prince wants to marry a princess in this legendary story.  But first, he must make sure she is a true princess.  He does this by seeing how she sleeps with a pea tucked under her mattress.  

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

A lost little girl finds the home of three bears.  Seeing where she fits best, she tries out each of their porridge, their chairs, and their beds.  The three bears eventually come home to find Goldilocks sleeping in Baby Bear’s bed.     

Reading Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are not only fun to read, but they also have a bit of wisdom attached to every story. With these classic tales, children can fuel their imaginations, explore their thoughts, and uncover some of life’s lessons.  Take children on an enchanting journey with one of these fairy tale stories for kids.  

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