Write an Original Cinderella Tale

Create your own Cinderella story. Try not to copy one you already heard or read. Use your ideas!

Remember, Cinderella tales are transformational tales: the main character changes during the story.


  • The character is a kind-hearted and generous. How will your character show she/he is kind?
  • The character is treated unkindly by relatives. Who are your character’s relatives? What do they do to her/him?
  • The character receives help from a magical source who gives the main character some magical object. Who is the magical character in your story? What magical object does that character use?
  • Some special person understands the main character’s goodness. Who is surprised by or attracted to your main character?
  • The main character finds happiness and lives happily ever after. How does your character’s story end?


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