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Shakespeare for Children

The world of Shakespeare’s stories and poems seems made for children. Through illustrations, riddle card games, and even paper dolls, explore the creative ways in which Shakespeare has been presented to children over the centuries. All of the objects and drawings you see here can be found at the Folger Shakespeare Library.


Click on the "Learn More" links for games and activities

Park's Shakespeare Characters

Riddle Card Game
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A Daughter's Desperate Plea

The Tempest
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Illustrations Inspired by Text
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Modern Day Heroines

The Childhoods of Female Characters
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Twelfth Night Characters

Twelfth Night or King's Cake
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What's a Hornbook Anyway

Make Your Own Hornbook Activity
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