Great Neck School, Waterford, Connecticut
Online at http://www.lite.iwarp.com/camp2002.html
Join us in exploring some of the magical and
mythical legends and folklore from long ago and modern times. The
links below have been selected to assist your children as they explore
the topics related to the topic their classroom has been assigned for the
You'll find links to lots of examples of each category
of myth and legend and we've tried to provide links to pictures and appropriate
graphics whenever possible, especially for children in kindergarten through
There's much more here to visit than would be reasonable
during your classroom time and you are encouraged to share the address
of this web site with parents so that they can get involved and learn more
with their children from home.
We've made every attempt to make sure that all links
are safe and appropriate for elementary school children, but please realize
that most of the pages link elsewhere and websites change often.
We highly recommend that adults join in the fun and explore alongside your
children, reading difficult sections to them and helping them understand
the incredible world of myths and legends.
You may need to download particular software to run some of interactive
links below. Try the link first and if it tells you it won't run
without a certain program, click on the appropriate one from the four choices
with Cinderella from Story in a Box and play dress up, read her
diary, make furniture for the story or color in doll clothes.
Lots of pictures of favorite Disney fantasy characters
to look at from American
Royal Arts; have an adult help you click on your favorite characters
at the bottom
Follow along with the story of the Real
Princess from Hans Christian Anderson.com.
Follow along with pictures as favorite stories are
read online at Hiyah.com
(Beauty and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Little Mermaid,
Robin Hood, etc.). Play a memory
game, recreate puzzles
or color your
Read or listen to two Japanese folktales from the Kid's
Window Library and check out the Kid's Picture Dictionary.
Folklore from Around the
Follow along with pictures as favorite stories are read online
at Hiyah.com (Beauty and
the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Little Mermaid, Robin Hood, etc.).
Play a memory game,
recreate puzzles or
your favorite character.