Free Printable Alice in Wonderland Crafts to Explore Fantasy Genre with Special Needs Kids

In 2010, director Tim Burton gave us his vision of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland with Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter and Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham-Carter as the White and Red Queen. In 2016, we get the sequel Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass (all actors will reprise their roles). Here are free printable crafts and activities from Disney's movie Alice in Wonderland.



I'm a special education certified teacher. And I would recommend using Alice in Wonderland with special needs (especially EI kids) to help them explore fantasy literature. Fantasy, as a genre, poses a dilemma with special needs kids in that some of the stories are pretty scary. Literature helps children process frightening concepts in safe ways.  Alice's adventures are a good foray into fantasy. Despite being small and shy, Alice, is able conquer terrifying beasts like the Jabberwocky. She befriends an assortment of misfits and outsmarts the intimidating Red Queen. Kids will identify with this apparently weak protagonist. Seeing her triumph over seemingly impossible odds encourages and empowers fearful children.  Read on for Free Printable Alice in Wonderland Crafts from Tim Burton Movies

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