Walt Disney introduced Tinker Bell in the 1953 movie Peter Pan. She has since become an iconic fairy and the first name that comes to mind when thinking of fairies. It is obviously Tinker Bell. The original story regards her as a common fairy with the meagre magic of being able to top mend pots and pans. hence the name Tinker. The most interesting thing about this fairy is that she did not speak. Instead, she would communicate with the sound of a tinkling bell. That is the reason for the second part of her name. She is not that nice a fairy, sometimes jealous, spoiled and gets bad tempered. She adored Peter Pan and Peter also helped her. Her mood swings have been explained with her small size only able to carry one emotion at a time. She was created by Sir James Matthew Barrie who wrote the story “Peter pan – A boy who would never grow up”.
Tinker Bell could fly but could not when it rained. She also sprinkled pixie dust on people. This magical dust would make people fly. The animated avatar of Tinker Bell was created by Marc Davis who is one of nine old men of Walt Disney’s studio. over the years Tinker has become so popular that she features in every Disney movie. You can see her flying counter-clockwise over the castle of sleeping beauty and trailing pixie dust. many sequels to her own movie Tinker bell has become very popular with children. She is indeed a child’s icon more so for the girl child. We will talk more about some other facts about this amazing character from Disney.