25+ Best Stories for Kids in English

25+ Amazing Stories for kids

Every phase of our life teaches us some important lessons. These lessons sometimes refuel us with new spirit and motivation or may just drain out all our energy. But at the end of the day, the prior thing is "keep learning".

On an honest note, we learn a lot from mistakes. But isn't it good if we better learn from the mistakes of others rather than doing it ourselves? 

So, for helping you out here, we brought for you some amazing stories for kids. Short stories with lots of moral values and important life lessons that you may like to read and share.

With over 25+ amazing stories for kids. You are getting a short description of all the stories below. To read the full story, just click on  [read more]


The Will

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Stories for kids

Stories for kids

A man with a factory of his own, a big house and cars. 

But who minds these things when the end of life is near.

Muhammad Ali, who established so much in his life is nearing is death and want his son to fulfill his last wish.

You want to know, what it might be? Then read the full story [read more]


Life is of two moments

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The poultry squirrel worked very hard and honestly.

He did all these in order to please king Sher Singh. In return Sher Singh gave his words to reward squirrel with lots of walnuts.

Poultry squirrel saw other squirrel enjoying their life but never left his job of working for the king.

What is the lesson he learned and the problem he faced while working for the king? To know it [read more]


Key to success

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The Boss observes, few of his employee are not pushing hard and limiting their performance. This could be due to less self-esteem, and high competition from the peers.

Now, in order to get the best out his employee the boss decided to do something.

What his did to provide a moral boost to his employee. To know it read the full  story [read more]


The Carpenter


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Stories for kids

There lived a carpenter, who was very proficient in his work.

Known for making magnificent houses, so, his owner was always very happy with his work.

But now as the carpenter had grown old, now just wanted to have a comfortable life with whatever he was.

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The owner requested to construct one final house. He went for it, but very much half-heartedly.

So, what happened at the end! what lesson he learns from the final bungalow he made? To know it read the full story [read more]


True morals of life

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Once there lived a pandtji in a village.

Although he had a lot of knowledge, he used to ask for alms for a living.

Once, he reached a house asking for alms but, the person in that house pushed the priest out looking at his clothes.

Next time, when the priest met the same person, he taught him a very good lesson. What the priest actually did? To know it, read the full story [read more]


Quit the ego and start learning

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Stories for kids

The process of learning starts as soon as we are born. Sit, speak, walk, all comes under learning.

But a point comes where you don't want to learn something just because you don't keep the same ideology.

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This point was simple but somewhat difficult for Ouspensky. After listening to Gurdijeff, he got into things.

What is the ladder of knowledge! To know it read the full story [read more]


Golden Palace

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The king dreamt of magical palace. A palace with magical rooms and colourful lights. Now he wants his fantasy to come real.

So, he called out a meeting with his ministers to build what he dreamt off. 

This task was hard to achieve and far from all possibilities. But who can explain to the king that his thoughts are not legitimate, no matter how much and money he spends.

To know it, read the full story [read more]

Final decision

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Dissatisfied by the rule of Eagle(Garuda), flock of different types of birds decided to have a meeting to elect a new king.

Everyone has different opinion, some said one while other elected another. When such a such situation occurred, it was all chaos and confusion.

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To resolve this, the birds tried to take opinions from the senior-most noble birds. But whether the single bird's decision be appreciated or a flock will just deny the outcome. To know it, read the full story [read more]


Sherlock Holmes stories

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Simple story for kids

Doctor Watson understood that he has to speak with logic and that what he is like is the cue and he is not like is not the cue etc.

He was eager to know, how Holmes resolves the toughest cases.

Holmes explains it with the very good situation created around them, mixing the ideology and practicality of the situation.

How he did it? To know it read the full story [read more]


A good ruler

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All the animals finally came up with a decision that they need a new king .

Few of the animals among themselves were elected for making the new king.

Now they have to choose one among them, whom they view, that suits the best as a king.

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Competitions were held among these animals to give the final verdict.

What happened and how it went out at the end? To know it, read the full story [read more]


The Drum

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Stories for kids

An army drum was left behind. Meanwhile, thunderstorms occurred and the drum got collided with the twigs in the jungle and started making Dham Dham sound.

The sound caught the attention of a jackel. He thought that the drum is possibly a shell and the life is inside the shell.

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The jackel looked at the drum as his prey. He took help from one of his friend to get hold of his prey.

What happeneḍ next? To know it, read the full story [read more]


Swan an owl story

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Stories for kids

The story starts with an owl, flying around in search of food. He sat on the tree and stared at the lake below.

There he witnessed a swan(Hansraj). Impressed by his magnificent colors and overall profile. The owl decided to make Hansraj his friend.

Both became good friends and Hansraj invited the owl for a feast. After being honored with such good service, the owl decided to do the same for the swan.

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But instead of showing his true being, the owl tried to show his false pride.

What happened next. To know it read the full story [read more]


Farmer and his daughter

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Stories for kids

A long time ago there lived a farmer with his beautiful daughter.

They were unable to repay the loan to their landlord by time. The landlord always had an eye on his daughter.

He kept a condition of clearing all his loan if he convinces his daughter to marry him(landlord).

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The thing got heated up and went up to the panchayat. The daughter never wanted to marry the old and ugly landlord.

What happened then? To know it, read the full story [read more]


Instant Instinct

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The story revolves around the three fishes that lived in a big reservoir along with many other fishes.

All three fishes had different idealogy and ethics towards life.

One believed in taking precautions.
The second one believed in planning and taking action if the crisis occurs.

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The third believed in leaving things on its own, and let it be however it is.

One day, one of these 3 got to know that the fishermen are gonna throw their net in the reservoir. 

How they reacted to this news. And what happened next. To know this read the full story [read more]


Bad to Betrayal

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Two saints deciding to leave for another city, seeing it, as an auspicious day.

They taught people and gave knowledge to everyone and in return they got lots of goods and earned a lot of money.

On returning back to the village mind of one of the saints got shaken after looking at so much money he has made.  

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He planned to hide all this money and later blame the other for theft. 
 
What happened next? To know it, read the full story [read more]


Monk with money

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This story is about a monk, who had a lot of money. He kept all his money in a bag and kept the bag close to him all the time.

A thug always had an eye on the monk's bags for a long. In many ways, he attempted to get hold of the bags.

Will he be able to get it or will he get caught. To know it, read the full story [read more]


Saving the generation

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Mandavish is an old snake. He finds it difficult to catch his prey and wanted an easy source of food. 

He came up with a great plan. He said to Jalapad(the king of frogs) that he lost the desire to eat anything, and wants to give service to all the frogs in the pond.

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Will Mandavish be able to work with his plan and catch a huge number of frogs, or will Jalapad(the king of Frogs) gonna catch him red-handed?
 
To know it, read the full story [read more]


Smartness beats strength

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This a famous story, after taking reference from Panchatantra.

Lion, being the king of the jungle, use to hunt many animals for food every day. Other animals were terrified of him.

All the animals made a deal with the lion that they will provide regular food to him, if, he stops hunting animals viciously.

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The lion agreed and everything went well, till the day a rabbit wasn't asked to become the meal of the lion.

What happened next? To know it, read the full story [read more]


Greed is bad

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The story revolves around a greedy man who started serving the saints and sages.

And in return, he expected rewards in the form of wealth.

The saints though didn't give him wealth directly, instead, pave a way to find a huge amount of wealth.

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But was it really to make him rich or was it just to teach him a good lesson for life.

To know it, read the full story [read more]


Punishment in Palace

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This story is more of a battle between material love and human values.

The King tries to punish his servant for one of his sloppy mistakes. King's materialistic love made the servant's mistake even less ignorable.

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But the way the servant reacts to the king's decision and the punishment, made the King think for a while.

To know it, read the full story [read more]


Single bread

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It is always to have ethics, discipline, and good work culture.

But it more important to react as per the practicality of the situation.

This story is about three people who took some spiritual knowledge from a Guruji and tries to implement those in their day-to-day life.

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Two of them focus on the ideology they learned but one went more towards the practical aspect.

An incident in the story reflects the situation very well.

To know it, read the full story [read more]


Proper behavior is the best weapon 

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The King started to think about his self-defense to be taken against the snake.

But his defense wasn't something to attack the snake. Instead, he tries to win the trust of the snake by giving him comfort and good service.

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Will the hospitality of the king goin' to bring any change in the snake's mindset, or will the snake stick to thoughts he always had.

To know it, read the full story [read more]


Clever Jackal

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The lion after getting injured is unable to hunt and is searching for easy prey.

He took shelter in a cave, hoping that any creature might possibly enter the cave and he will hunt it.

The sun sets down and a jackal comes near the cave. He is finding things suspicious as he saw some footprints outside the cave.

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Will he enter and get hunted by the lion, or there is a more exciting story behind it.

To know it, read the full story [read more]


Story of teacher and student 

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Stories for kids

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The story gives us 3 crucial morals that can help us life long.

These 3 lessons are taught by Guruji to his disciples with the help of a little tale. 

Although it is important to grab the moral of this story,it is also very interesting, how Guruji tries to portray his ideology through a small story.

To know it to the fullest, read the full story [read more]


My strength

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Stories for kids

This is a story that will definitely give you a high dose of motivation.

Okayo, a small child, lost his left arm in a very small age. He always wanted to learn Judo.

The teacher saw the urge and determination in him and decided to teach him as well. Despite, the disadvantage of not having an arm.

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But Okayo was taught only kicks, specifically a kink of the same technique.

While the teacher was teaching different techniques to his other students.

What might be the possible reason behind it? To know it, read the full story [read more]


Why not today

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Guru loves cares for his disciple, but the disciple was lazy and long tempered towards his job.

It was necessary to teach him a lesson.

One day, giving a black stone in his hand, Guruji said," I am going to another village by giving you this magic stone pieces for two days. Any iron you touch will turn to gold.

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Was this a good move by Guruji? Will the disciple make full use of the stone or the laziness will get better of him.
 
To know it, read the full story [read more]


God and farmer

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Once a farmer became angry with God!

Sometimes there is a flood, sometimes there is drought, sometimes a hailstorm, sometimes the sunshine became really fast.

Every time for some reason the crop becomes slightly worse.

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So, God decided to help him by giving him all the desired conditions.

But at the advent of the situation, the farmer learned an important lesson.

What is it? To know it, read the full story [read more]


Heron and crab

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Stories for kids

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Heron grew old. He was of working so hard to catch his prey and now he wishes for an easy source of food.

He came up with a great plan of getting a regular meal. For some part, he was getting success as he was getting healthy and stronger, and also no one was suspecting him from any kind of hunt. 

But, will he be able to continue this for his entire life, or is there an end to this run. 

To know it, read the full story [read more]

Last Words:

Our thoughts and actions are the results of the things that drives us in our daily life. To keep clarity in our thoughts, follow stories for kids regularly.

All feel free to share your experience in the comment section.

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