One snowy day the wicked witch, Pivy, having grown bored mixing her
potions, flies off looking to make trouble. Spying Goldilocks on her new
sled, Pivy sprinkles un-grow powder on the child. The next morning,
Goldilocks alarmed, realizes she is shrinking but to her dismay only her
friend Teddy believes her. The two finally turn to their last hope for
help, Matilda, a good witch.
This short story about witches addresses
the important issue of asking for help if you are worried or troubled.
It stresses the importance of continuing to search and speak out until
you find a caring adult who will listen and help. This short fairy tale
and lesson plan is perfect for those wanting a good preschool literacy
activity that can also be useful for elementary age children who are
online home schooling.