Short stories for children

These brief stories are the best resource for parents and teachers willing to educate children in a fun and effective way. They are original and diverse, and all of them convey an important lesson to learn.

Tap the title to select the one you prefer from our list of short stories.

Título Educational Value
The Origin of Happiness Goodness and Charity A short story about the reasons to be happy
The Unworthy King Humility and dignity A short story about dignity of all people
The Evil Millisphore Love in the family A story teaching children that love is the secret strength of the family
The White Rose Self-Esteem A story teaching children to appreciate beauty inside one's heart
A Lion without a Roar Selfcontrol and moderation A story for kids to teach selfcontrol
The Boy who almost became a Prince Patience A tale about patience
Tubby, the Pot-bellied Cat follow the rules and act in an exemplary manner Funny story to encourages children to go to bed early
Win or Lose Fair play, being a good loser Learn how to lose
Modern Nomads Respect for Nature and Sustainability A short story for children about nature care
Peggy’s Talking Pets Communicating and listening A short story about the importante of listening
The Brave Boy and the Multicoloured Ghost Courage and overcoming A short story to overcome fears
Hunting for Smiles Patience and Perseverance A tale about patience and perseverance
The Monster Maker Love of reading and imagination A short story to encourage love of reading and using the imagination
Thieves in the Garden Avoid prejudices Un cuento de insectos
The Little Christmas Star Humility and generosity A short Christmas story about humility
Balloon Acrobatics Teamwork and wit A short story about teamwork and wit
The Toothy Toad Hygiene and healthy life A funny story about brushing teeth
Trapped in Tidyland Freedom A story about freedom
Waking Nightmare Self confidence A short story to build self confidence
The Unfriendly River Friendliness, kindness and sense of humor. A story to promote kindness and friendliness
The Bewitched Tongues Not critizice nor being a telltale A Story about avoiding criticism
The Day of Silence Integrate people with disabilities A story about integrating people with disabilities
A Frog and a Frying Pan Learn to forgive A short story to learn to forgive
Humility among the Animals Humility and fair play A story for kids about humility
The Drawing That Talked Effort and joy A story about effort and practice with joy to improve
The Trick Strength of will and fortitude A short story to improve strength of will
Billy Peck, Tightrope Waddler Friendship and sincerity A short story about friendship and sincerity
Invitation to the Ball Tidiness A tale about tidiness
The Evil Goblins Respect and kindness A story to teach respect for others
George the Giant Tenderness and kindness A short story about tenderness and kindness
That’s Enough! Patience and spirit of sacrifice A tale to teach patience and spirit of sacrifice
The Little Forest by the Sea Teamwork and solidarity A short story about helping each other in solidarity
Scuttleball. Soccer for Ants Fair play, respect and tolerance A short story about Fair Play and tolerance
Colourless Tiger Freedom A short story about the value of freedom
The Fairy and the Shadow Loyalty and commitment A tale about loyalty and commitment
Slowcoach Sunflower Patience and obedience A short story teaching children the value of patience and obedience
The Queen’s Journey Generosity and setting an example A short story about generosity and good example
Duck Race Obedience A short story to obey parents
The Math Dunce Will to learn and creativity A story about learning maths
Drums in Space Respect and perseverance A short story about respect and perseverance
The Beauty Contest Humility Short story of the vanid butterfly
The Brave Little Tortoise and the Monster Bravery, fear control A short story about bravery and fear control