20 Online Children’s Story Resources – Read-Aloud, Audio Stories and more!

20 Online Children’s Story Resources – Read-Aloud, Audio Stories and more!

People would stand in line for days and pay hundreds of dollars if there were a pill that could do everything for a child that reading aloud does. It expands their interest in books, vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and attention span. Simply put, it’s a free oral vaccine for literacy. Jim Trelease For children, stories are the window to the outside world. They make children dream of great adventures! Reading aloud stories is a regular part of many…

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Boo! Can reading scary stories benefit children?

Boo! Can reading scary stories benefit children?

Yes. Reading spine-chilling tales with your children may teach them some important life lessons. No, you shouldn’t be scaring the pants off your kids, but it’s okay for them to read some scary stories or get scared of the bogeyman every once in a while. Many parents keep children away from scary books (TV Shows and movies), in an effort to protect their kids.  Some parents worry that the stories’ evil characters may send the wrong…

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Creative Writing Prompts to jumpstart your children’s writing

Creative Writing Prompts to jumpstart your children’s writing

Creative writing lets children express themselves. It helps children use their imagination and takes the reader on a journey into their thoughts. This can also be a great way to find more about your children, about their likes, dislikes, and feelings. But many kids do not want to write and often complain! How do you get kids to want to write without forcing them to? Why not try giving them some fun topics – writing…

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Rabindranath Tagore’s Stories and Poems for Every Child

Rabindranath Tagore’s Stories and Poems for Every Child

Did You Know – Tagore is the only person to have written anthems for three countries! Jana Gana Mana – India, Amar Shonar Bangla – Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka Matha – Sri Lanka (Tagore wrote the Bengali version which was later translated into Sinhala). Click to read more interesting facts and books about this Nobel Laureate, fondly called ‘Gurudev’!

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