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Disney Classic Stories Simplified for Toddlers and Preschoolers in Two Collections

Cindy Hewitt is a retired teacher with a passion for children's literature. Read-aloud stories add quality to a child's life experiences.

Classic Disney Stories Simplified for Toddlers

Fun collection to introduce your toddler to these classics from Disney

Fun collection to introduce your toddler to these classics from Disney

Introduce Your Toddler to These Classic Disney Tales

Every family loves Disney and the familiar stories that have been passed down for several generations. Studio Fun International has published a collection of favorite classics that are simplified versions of the Disney tales for toddlers to enjoy. Favorite Disney characters are all included in the stories. Mickey Mouse, Pluto, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and his nephews, and Goofy are all here in this collection of fun stories to pass along to toddlers. The text is written in simplified sentences and large print. Each story is short in content for easy reading and comprehension by toddlers. The collection for 2-year-olds includes 14 engaging stories with familiar characters and adventures that toddlers will find to be fun to come along with favorite characters as the adventure unfolds. Familiar backgrounds for the stories include a pet shop, a firehouse, and a picnic.

Disney Stories for 2-Year-Olds was published by Studio Fun International, a division of Printers Row Publishing Group. It has an ISBN of 978-0-7944-4434.

Familiar and Classic Disney Characters

One of the 14 stories in this collection

One of the 14 stories in this collection

Fun story set in a pet store

Fun story set in a pet store

Fun story with familiar characters Minnie Mouse and daisy Duck

Fun story with familiar characters Minnie Mouse and daisy Duck

Collection of Disney Classics for 3-Year-Olds

The collection of stories for three-year-olds includes the classics that have also been made into Disney movies. Disney Stories for 3-Year-Olds will be one that parents will enjoy along with their older toddler. Favorite characters from 101 Dalmations, Aladdin, Peter Pan, and The Lion King are all included in this collection. Pinocchio, Bambi, and Alice in Wonderland are also part of this classic collection to introduce older toddlers to the magic of Disney stories. The text is simplified and written in short sentences for easy reading. The print is large and written in dark text.

Disney Stories for 3-year-Olds was also published by Fun Studio International and has an ISBN of 978-0-7944-4435-8.

Introduce your older toddler to these classics as part of their reading enjoyment.

Classics for Older Toddlers and Preschool Children

All of the classics that have also been made into moveis

All of the classics that have also been made into moveis

Ride along with Aladdin on the magic carpet

Ride along with Aladdin on the magic carpet

Disney's favorite cats

Disney's favorite cats

Go down the rabbit hole with Alice

Go down the rabbit hole with Alice

Bring Favorite Disney Stories and Characters Into Your Preschool Classroom

Teachers who teach in a toddler or 3-year-old classroom will want to bring these classics into a readin experience. Toddlers and 3-year-olds always like to read familiar stories and most young children have been introduced to the beloved Disney characters from an early age. You might be surprised at how many young children can name these beloved characters and have immediate recognition. These collections will be a favorite of early childhood classrooms.

*Read a favorite from each in a story time session. Give the children an opportunity to identify their favorite character.

*Create a group writing experience with toddlers and 3-year-olds. Write each child's name on a large piece of chart paper. Have stickers or pictures of each character from the stories. Place a sticker or picture of each child's favorite by their name. This creates an extra reading experience and writing experience for children to recognize their name beside their favorite character from the stories.

*Each collection contains large and colorful illustrations. Give young children the opportunity to engage with the illustrations from each story that is read. Point out details from each illustration. This activity provides an extra reading task for young children to learn that illustrations match the words in a text.

*Call attention to the stories that feature favorite Disney animals. How many different animals are featured in these classics?

A Fun Quiz for Adults to Remember Favorite Disney Characters

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. How many Dalmation puppies were born to Pongo and Perdita?
    • 101
    • 202
  2. How did Princess Jasmine meet Aladdin?
    • In a market
    • at the palace
  3. Where did the Aristocats live?
    • Paris
    • London
  4. How did Pinocchio get into trouble?
    • He lied continuously
    • He ran away

Answer Key

  1. 101
  2. In a market
  3. Paris
  4. He lied continuously

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