13 Must-Read Stories for Kids That Teach Valuable Life Lesson

Every parent, teacher, or babysitter will, at some point, find themselves playing storyteller and sharing children’s stories, whether it’s bedtime stories, stories by the campfire, or to pass the time.

13 Short Stories for Kids That Will Help Teach Important Life Lesson

The Lion and the Mouse

This children’s story is about a Lion who decides to spare a mouse’s life when the mouse says he will repay him in the future. The lion laughs, thinking, how could a mouse ever help me. Until one day, the lion becomes caught in a net, and the mouse frees him

The Boy Who Cried, Wolf

Most people have heard this story before, but if you haven’t, it’s about a boy who repeatedly lies about a wolf chasing the sheep. His lying causes him to lose credibility.

The Golden Goose

The Golden Goose (sometimes called The Goose Who Laid the Golden Eggs) is a story about greed. A farmer and his wife have a goose who lays golden eggs.

The Thirsty Crow

In this story for children, kids can learn about persistence and problem-solving. A crow finds a pail of water half full but can’t quite reach the water. He adds pebbles to the can until the water rises high enough for him to drink

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