Why Are Fairy Tales Important for Young Children? By Kayla Kenney and Melanie Wagner


Albert Einstein was a firm believer in imagination. I have embarked on writing and illustrating a fairy tale of my own to publish. This article supports the concept that a great fairy tale encourages children to become good thinkers.
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be very intelligent, read them more fairy tales. Albert Einstein

Originally posted on NY Teachers:

Have you ever wondered why your parents read you fairy tales to you as a child? Fairy tales are very important for a child’s imagination and creativity. This article states eight reasons why fairy tales are important. We found this article to be very interesting because we always wondered what the true importance of being read to as a child was. A child learns a lot by just listening and learning when a parent reads a book. They also learn how to be a good person and also see how people can be bad “evil”. This shows the child to always do the right thing because in the end the “good” person has a happy ending. Even though fairy tales can be unrealistic it still has a meaning and teaches the child an overall lesson. We think that fairy tales also help with memory because we remember these fairy tales…

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