Who says moral stories for kids need to be all serious or morose? Here are a few that have a touch of humor.
Better a crowded hut than a lonely mansion.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
Here’s a quick recap on the 10 best short moral stories:
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Reading Level: Very Easy
A certain winner for children – how Goldilocks ate the Three Bears’ porridge.
A short and very SNAPPY telling of Little Red Riding Hood that ends very happily FOR THE WOLF ! (you have been warned). It’s fun though – and it’s the original version.
The following short stories are well known, classic stories in the public domain, all with WordChecker to help with vocabulary.
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
1500 words (British English)
This short story is set in Madagascar and France. It tells about wine and love – and hate. And about a winepress, the machine used to press the grapes from which wine is made. Comments
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When he came to the surface he was conscious of little but the noisy water. Afterward he saw his companions in the sea. The oiler was ahead in the …
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The Classic Tale based off the Grimm’s Brother Fairytale “The Frog Prince”. When the Princess is forced to marry, she wishes to be little again. Can the frog in the well help her?
A donkey wonders if there is anyone in the world just like him. –>
When children watch a funny movie clip or cartoon, they never tend to recall the underlying story behind the clip. They take the amusing anecdote for granted, laugh and move on. But in the case of a story, the valuable lessons hidden inside these funny books are hard to miss.
- Foolish Imitation– This tale involves the attempts of a foolish crow to imitate every aspect of a hawk. The major theme of this story is the importance of originality and explains to children that it’s better to be yourself than to mimic others.
- The Judge Monkey– The crux of this story features two cats fighting over a loaf of bread. This story proves the fact that it is better to share instead of possessive quarrelling.
- Funny Bedtime story examples– Check out this interesting collection of stories filled with humour to make sure that your child feels happy and light hearted before bedtime.
No matter whether you will read Russian stories with a teacher or by your own, you will always learn useful stuff in Russian.
Russian stories, which perfectly suit to a Russian learner, should be interesting, informative and contain widely used vocabulary and grammar structures. We stick to this concept when collecting the best Russian short stories for you, Russian learner.
Kai Ashante Wilson has quite a talent. This ties present day police brutality towards African Americans to post-emancipation America and a family of freed slaves that are living with the Devil that followed them from Africa.
Breece D’J Pancake died when he was 26. He was from West Virginia, and I would label his writing “grit-lit”. This story was almost too gritty for me. He’s the kind of writer that other writers love. His short story collection has a blurb from Joyce Carol Oates.