Welcome to Stories to Grow By: FREE Short Stories for Kids. Explore over 100 kids stories searchable below by theme, age range, genre and region. Stories are multicultural and feature positive messages for kids!
Androcles, an escaped slave, meets a lion in the woods. An Aesop’s tale.
An old woman’s search for an apple dumpling leads her to odd trades.
Audun risks the wrath of one king by favoring another.
Baba Yaga: A classic Russian Tale. Natasha is sent deep into the forest to face the witch Baba Yaga.
Classic fairy tale of a plucky youngest daughter Beauty and a monstrous beast.
A beekeeper must protect an enchanted hare from an evil witch.
If a blacksmith can’t create a live human being from iron, he will die.
The world treats one lovely maiden very differently than her plain sister.
Three brothers embark on a quest to serve their King.
Three maiden try to rescue a nobleman’s son who had vanished.
A fortune that was buried under a tree disappears without a trace.
Trapped inside a castle, the women present a risky and desperate plan. A legend children’s story from Germany.