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Tell a Fairy Tale Day

One of our favorite holidays is on the 26th of February and is Tell a Fairy Tale Day. We love all of the classic fairy tales, and it’s so much fun to act out scenes from them together. This year, we’re going to dress up like our favorite characters and have a blast recreating some of our favorite moments from the stories. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating this special day!

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Choose a fairy tale to read or tell 

Today, and get transported to another world of make-believe! Whether you love the classic tales of Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty or prefer more modern stories like The Little Mermaid or Frozen, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on this special day.

So gather round the fire, make yourselves comfortable, and get ready for some enchanting tales! Who knows, you may even be inspired to create your own fairy tale by the end of the day.

Dress up like your favorite characters 

One of the best parts about Tell a Fairy Tale Day is getting to dress up like our favorite characters! Whether you want to be a graceful princess or a daring prince, there are plenty of ways to show off your creativity. Get your friends involved too and see who can come up with the most creative costume.

Not sure where to start? Check out some of these ideas:

  • Snow White – A blue gown, white collar, and a red bow in your hair
  • Cinderella – A pretty yellow dress and glass slippers
  • Sleeping Beauty – A pink gown and a gold crown
  • Rapunzel – A purple dress and long blonde wig
  • Ariel – A green bikini top and seashell necklace
  • Elsa – A blue dress and snowflake tiara

Have a picnic lunch

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After you’ve finished telling your fairy tale, it’s time to enjoy a magical picnic lunch! Pack up some of your favorite foods and head to your nearest park or forest. Don’t forget to bring along a big blanket to sit on too.

Not sure what to make? Here are some ideas:

  • Fairy bread – White bread with sprinkles on top
  • Dragon eggs – Hard-boiled eggs dyed green or blue
  • Unicorn horn cookies – Sugar cookies in the shape of horns
  • Pixie dust punch – Pink lemonade with edible glitter sprinkled in

Have a movie marathon

If picnicking isn’t your thing, why not stay indoors and have a movie marathon instead? There are so many great fairy tale movies out there to choose from. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic Disney film or something more modern, there’s sure to be something that everyone will enjoy.

Not sure what to watch? Here are some ideas:

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  • Cinderella (1950)
  • Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  • The Little Mermaid (1989)
  • Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  • Tangled (2010)
  • Frozen (2013)

Whatever you decide to do on this special day, we hope you have a fairy tale time!

Act out scenes from the story 

After you’ve finished telling your fairy tale, why not act out some of the scenes? This is a great way to get everyone involved and can be lots of fun too.

Not sure what to do? Here are some ideas:

  • Rapunzel – Have someone dress up as Rapunzel and let down their hair from a high window or balcony. Then have someone else try to climb up and rescue them.
  • Sleeping Beauty – Have someone dress up as Sleeping Beauty and lay down on a bed. Then have everyone take turns trying to wake them up with a kiss.
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears – Have someone dress up as Goldilocks and act out going into the bears’ house and eating their porridge, sitting in their chairs, and sleeping in their beds. Then have someone else dress up as the Mama Bear, Papa Bear, and Baby Bear and catch Goldilocks in the act!

Whatever scenes you choose to act out, make sure to have plenty of props on hand to really bring the story to life. And don’t forget to take lots of pictures too!

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Have a photo booth set up for everyone to take pictures in their costumes 

This is a great way to capture all the memories from your Tell a Fairy Tale Day celebrations. And it’s sure to be lots of fun for everyone too!

Not sure what to do? Here are some ideas:

  • Set up a makeshift photo booth in your backyard or living room. Hang up some sparkly banners or fairy lights and use them as a backdrop. Then provide props like tiaras, wands, and capes for everyone to dress up in.
  • Have someone dress up as a character from one of the stories you told and take pictures with everyone. This is a great way to get everyone involved and is sure to be lots of fun too!
  • Print out copies of the pictures and put them in a scrapbook or photo album. This is a great way to preserve the memories of your special day.

Whatever you decide to do, make sure to take plenty of pictures and have lots of fun!

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End the day with a bonfire party

What better way to end Tell a Fairy Tale Day than with a party around a bonfire? roast some marshmallows, make s’mores, and enjoy some quality time with your friends and family.

Don’t forget to bring along some fairy tale-themed decorations to really get into the spirit of the day! Here are some ideas:

  • Glowing lanterns – Place candles inside mason jars and hang them from trees
  • Fairy lights – Hang up string lights in your backyard or inside your house
  • Sparkling banners – Write out positive messages like “Believe in Magic” or “Today is a Good Day” on sparkly paper and string them up for everyone to see.

Celebrate Tell a Fairy Tale Day with us this year and enjoy a day of fun, laughter, and make-believe!

Conclusion

Tell a Fairy Tale Day is the perfect opportunity to gather around and enjoy some classic stories. Whether you’re in the mood for a modern film or a classic tale, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Why not get involved by acting out scenes from the story or setting up a photo booth? And don’t forget to end the day with a bonfire party! So come along and celebrate with us this year – it’s sure to be a day of magic and make-believe!

Date

Feb 26 2023

Time

All Day

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/London
  • Date: Feb 26 2023
  • Time: All Day

Location

USA

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