very short stories for kids
Don’t chase happiness. Enjoy your life.
Here’s a quick recap on the 10 best short moral stories:
Trouble is a lot of trouble… but he’s a true friend!
A new baby has come to play. Who could it be?
Sudama was reluctant to seek favors, but he also didn’t want his kids to suffer. So his wife borrows some rice from the neighbors to make some rice snacks that Krishna liked, and gave it to Sudama to take it to his friend. Sudama took it and set out to Dwaraka. He was amazed at the gold that was used to build the city. He reached the palace gates and was obstructed by the guards, who judged him by his torn dhoti and poor appearance.
On hearing this, the neighbor threw a stone into the pit and said, “If that is the case, save the stone. It is as worthless as the gold you have lost”.
There is no better way to get your child to be more curious and intellectually stimulated because adventure stories are generally filled with a thrilling plot, maybe some strong characters and a diverse setting. Moreover, the intricate plot, with twists and turns, act as a stimulus.
What if your child could be taught good manners or habits through these stories, that can be applied in their everyday lives? In fact, the way a child behaves, talks and responds to a situation can be directly influenced by simple, moral stories.
- Fleshed out characters
- Developed stories with a solid beginning, middle, and conclusion
- Realized themes despite the short length
A short story is a story that is not quite as long as a novel, or even a novella. The length is usually less than 20,000 words. On the low end of the spectrum a short story floats around 1,000 words.
For children, a short story is an excellent way to get them excited about reading. Younger children who are new to the wonderful world of reading might not be ready to take on a full novel. Short stories can give children something to dive into without making them feel overwhelmed, especially if they do not finish it. Finishing a short story will give your kid a feeling of accomplishment that will only further his or her love for the written word. Consider a short story as a gateway into reading for your child.
A child who reads tends to do better in school than one who does not. This is vital if you wish for your child to succeed in school. Reading and language comprehension make up the foundation of scholarly pursuits. Keep that in mind!
A mother dog and her pups lived on a farm. On the farm, there was a well. The mother dog always told her pups never to go near or play around it.
One day, a sheep passed by his hiding place, and so the wolf decided to call out to him. “Please fetch me some water,” said the wolf. “That might give me some strength to get some solid food.”
Explore Whootie Owl’s collection of free, award-winning short stories for kids in English. Our collection consists of moral stories for kids such as fairy tales and folktales from all over the world.
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Kids love the monkey who saves his skin from a deceitful friend through quick thinking. The story teaches kids the importance of choosing the right friends and also possessing presence of mind. Both of these are valuable lessons for your toddlers as they set out to meet their first friends at school.
Moral of the story: Choose your friends wisely.
Funny Short Stories
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