Feminist Fairytales(In Development)
Inspirational program to examine old fashioned fairytales and the lack of female agency within recognizable classic princesses such as Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. A feminist fairytale will be read out loud for cross comparison and girls will have the chance to create their very own fairytale with a group.
Recommended for 4th-12th grade girls.
In development. Future scheduling available.
Examine and analyze classic Disney fairytales and young women’s roles within them through lead princess characters.
Understand how young women are shown to be weak, unintelligent, or powerless in vintage Disney depictions of fairytales.
Learn that female characters can be strong and do anything just like real girls.
Encourage girls to develop their critical thinking, writing, and creative skills in the group fairytale activity.