• Sneak Peek: Preschool Playhouse

    We are proud to announce that we are in the final stages of creating our newest app, Preschool Playhouse. It’s geared for children ages 2 to 6 and features musical learning games.   Check out the screen shots above and listen to our reinvented Rub A Dub Dub song below! how many personal loans can […]
  • Parental Gateways

    Parental Gateways

    Here’s an update for all our fairytale folks! As you may already be aware, Apple is in the process of making major changes to the children’s section of the App Store. One new requirement is for app developers to create a parental gateway whenever the app links outside the app or the user clicks on […]
  • Fairytale Project: Map Making

    Fairytale Project: Map Making

    Tucked alongside old report cards and macaroni Mother’s Day cards in plastic pins at my mother’s house are dozens of hand drawn maps I loved making as a kid. Some of these maps were very loose renderings of our street as secret spy headquarters, 19th century whaling ship ports, a dude ranch, and a sugary […]
  • Rumpelstiltskin, A Fairytale of Gold and Grain

    Rumpelstiltskin, A Fairytale of Gold and Grain

    Fairytales take kids into worlds of magic and adventure, where princesses live and anything is possible. But fairytales are much, much more than just entertainment for kids; they eloquently and often subtly reveal the deepest-rooted fears and anxieties people had about their world. Fear of death, starvation, and unmerciful weather – all these anxieties and […]
  • Why Once Upon A Time?

    Why Once Upon A Time?

    Who hasn’t heard a story that begins something like ‘Once upon a time in a faraway land,’ ‘A long time ago in a distant land,’ or ‘A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away’? One of the most powerful storytelling tools used not just for fairytales but also in most other genres that […]
  • Fairytale Studios Bean Project Part 2

    Fairytale Studios Bean Project Part 2

    By now, those little beans should be sprouted, so now its time to move on to the next stage – planting them! Here is what you will need: lease options options – Pots – Enough little pots or another type of container for the amount of plants you want; must have holes in the bottom to […]
  • Fairytale Studios Bean Project Part 1

    Fairytale Studios Bean Project Part 1

    Springtime is a magical season and nothing embodies the magic of spring like plants peeking up out of the ground after a long, cold winter. As a kid, I remember wondering just exactly how pussy willows were able to transform into leaves and how roses could be so big and beautiful after growing from such […]
  • Little Red Riding Hood: Identifying With Fairytale Characters

    Little Red Riding Hood: Identifying With Fairytale Characters

    Here at Fairytale Studios, we have been working hard on our Little Red Riding Hood app and we are so happy to share it with you! Before we began working on this app, I hadn’t thought about the story of Little Red Riding Hood in years. But reading through and thinking about the story again […]
  • Fairytale Animal Helpers

    Fairytale Animal Helpers

    In case anyone did not see the excellent movie Enchanted (we highly recommend this film!), one of the funniest scenes in it is when the main character, Giselle, needs to clean an apartment so she does what all fairytale princesses do best when faced with a task– she summons animal friends to help her out. […]
  • 3 Ways to Make Your Easter More Magical!

    3 Ways to Make Your Easter More Magical!

    My absolute favorite time of the year is right now, at the very beginning of spring. The birds begin to sing again, the days become longer, and the world wakes up once more from its long winter slumber. I always feel the gloom of the long, cold winter months begin to melt away with the […]
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