Tales is a school-readiness project created especially for
preschoolers. Designed to nurture young childrens curiosity
and enthusiasm for learning, the animated TV series is a core
part of a multiple media educational project that includes
online activities, books, magazines, and CD-ROMs.
children delight in joining six-year-old Emmy and her four-year-old
brother Max on their visits to Dragon Landa colorful
and magical place with Stickleback Mountains, Singing Springs,
Whispering Woods, and best of all, dragons! Ord, Cassie, Zak
and Wheezie are fun, lovable dragons who enjoy exploring the
world around them with their human friends.
course of their adventures, Emmy, Max, and the dragons help
each other face fears and learn new ways to deal with problems
they encounter. And although the setting is the stuff of fantasies,
the challenges they facemaking friends, coping with
fears, learning new skillswill certainly be familiar
to young children.
Tales helps young children learn about themselves and the
world around them.
Tales Educational Goals
are encouraged to:
the challenging experiences that support their growth and
that there are many ways to approach and learn from the
challenging experiences in their lives.
that to try and not succeed fully is a natural and valuable
part of learning.
can I use the show with children?
watch Dragon Tales with young children:
them to "problem-solve" along with the characters
when they arent sure what to do.
the stories to begin discussions about similar challenges
the children face.
with them in singing and dancing along with the dragons.
opportunities and props for them to engage in dramatic play.
stories that touch on the themes developed in the show.
the suggested View
and Do activities to extend the lessons of each episode.