Using this Super WHY! episode, students learn about a cheer-up strategy using the story of "The Nutcracker". Students will sing the alphabet, identify the letters F, L, and Y, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. Princess Pea doesn't know what to do about her friend Sleeping Beauty who is very, very grumpy! Super Why and his friends dance their way into the story of "The Nutcracker", accompanied by Tchaikovsky's memorable music, to find out why the Mouse King is so cranky and give an innovative twist to the holiday classic.