Folklore, Fables, Myths and Tales

Last Updated on February 9, 2024 by TrayKay

Incorporate fairy tales and folklore into your homeschooling with these free resources:

Long Long Time Ago Stories for ChildrenFables, folktales, fairy tales, myths and epics. Learn about these different types of tales, and read some well-know ones from around the world.

Aesop’s Fables Reading Comprehension: Download four fables and answer sheets here. Read more Aesop’s Fables online at Lit2Go.

Aesop’s Fables for Young Readers

Teaching with Aesop’s Fables: Scholastic resource with 12 fables, and activity pages for building vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and discussion skills

Grimm Fairy Tales: Video stories, games and activities.

King Midas and the Golden Touch

Use myths, fairy tales and folklore to teach other subjects. For example, this writing skills online tutorial instructs on the difference between active and passive voice. Throughout the tutorial, you learn about some interesting mythical creatures, such as the leprechaun, kraken, and unicorn.

Learn about epic poetry, similes and mood in this online tutorial.

Read some pirate tales and learn how to discern a story’s theme in this online tutorial.

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