What better way to learn English than through our collection of free award-winning short stories? The Simple, Small English Short Stories for Kids recommended below have short read times and are perfect for anyone learning English.
Our collection consists of classic folktales from all over the world. Folktales (or folk tales) are stories that have been shared from generation to generation by word of mouth. They consist of Fairy Tales (or fairytales), Animal tales and Legends, which you will find here! Our Simple. Small English Short Stories are Kid-tested, Multicultural and feature positive Moral messages. Perfect for leaving a lasting impression on the children in your lives, and stories you will enjoy, too! The easy, small short stories for kids below are perfect for English Language Learners anywhere and everywhere – for the classroom and at home. Happy Storytelling!
Short Small English Stories for Kids
An old woman’s search for an apple dumpling leads her to generous trades. A story of Gratitude and Kindness.
Three brothers embark on a quest to serve their King.
Who is in the hare’s cave? A big voice! For early readers. (from Africa)
How to take their donkey to market? Everyone weighs in.
The boy who grows the finest plant will be emperor, but Jun’s seed does not sprout.
When Mama Lion kidnaps 2 ostrich chicks , who will dare to object?
The animals want their own house in the woods- but what of a wolf?
An old man grows a giant turnip. But how to get it out of the ground? A Russian Folktale
A Chinese king is amazed by the gift of an elephant- but how to weigh it?
A boy saves 400 villagers from a sudden tsunami. True story.
Looking for more easy Short Stories for Kids? CLICK HERE FOR OUR ENTIRE COLLECTION OF AWARD-WINNING SHORT STORIES FOR KIDS! Our award-winning short stories are perfect for the classroom and for home, displaying such positive morals and Themes such as as Kindness, Friendship, Determination and Honesty. We have stories for every age/grade level, interest, reading time and region. Let us know you love our stories by leaving a five-star review. Happy Storytelling!