Elements of a Fairy Tale3 bears

1. Begins with "Once upon a time...”
2. Happens in the long ago.
3. Has fantasy and make believe
4. Good characters vs. Bad characters.
5. Usually royalty like a princess and prince.
6. Has magic, with giants, elves, talking animals, witches or fairies.
7. Has a problem that needs to be solved.
8. Often takes three tries to solve the problem.
9. Usually has “they all lived happily ever after.”
10. Teaches a lesson or has a theme.