Listening to familiar familiar fairy tales in multiple languages gives students the opportunity to compare and contrast vocabulary, grammatical features, or sounds. Metalinguistic discussions like these do not need to be restricted to older children.
The Northumberland Grid for Learning out of the United Kingdom has online resources such as fairy tales in four languages - French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Native speakers narrate the stories which children can listen to online. Pdf files of the stories can be printed out, or teachers may copy images from an image gallery for each story to save in other documents. Smart Notebook files are also available.