He did not care if he got wet and he was looking forward to getting muddy too. I’ve found all your information very helpful. The little bears took a few more steps out of the cave and happily mother bear followed them. She grunted and rolled over to carry on sleeping. Grady was getting worried. Elephant turned the corner and lifted his trunk in the air.

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If you’d like to find out more about my play-based school readiness program, the Teach Your Preschooler Bundle, it is linked at the bottom of this article. She took Grady right back to his mother. A little cloud of dust followed our thin legs and bare feet as we tramped over the barren land. The snow has melted and it is time to play,” said Ben. He did not know what had roared past.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. They talked politely to the bees and the bees gave them some honey. Short Story – A short story is a form of fiction that can generally be read in one sitting. It was time to get up and play after their long sleep. These stories are written by Christina Wither and illustrated by Dannaria. Or, begin by clicking the “Dialogue” tab to read through the entire short story before watching and listening. The chance to escape had gone. 1.

He was looking forward to the cool water and a mud bath. Recently added stories will be fund at the top of the page. She is also the creator of the Teach Your Preschooler Bundle, a play-based school readiness guide. When I say ‘heave’ then it is time for the lion and the elephant to pull the monkey vine!”. This short story is available on FluentU, so you can take advantages of all of FluentU’s great language-learning features while revisiting this childhood classic. Watch stories, print activities and post comments! The animals looked up into the sky. He let go of the monkey vine and ran off into the bushes. I’ve been trying to teach rather than having fun at same time My kids were gradually getting bored. A storm was on its way. Below, we have provided an ever-expanding selection of old and new short stories that are free to download.

In 2020 we’ll be adding a wide range of new stories to read online. The big animal grunted and jumped into a mud puddle. It’s much more fun for parents and children!

thank you for delighting the kids. He did not want to get muddy. He picked himself up and decided it was time to go home. The two little bears tiptoed over to their mum and shook her gently. The two bears went to find some tickly spiders.

The rats peeped over the edge. The rats looked at the cat and then they noticed the top hat lying on the floor and it gave them an idea. Grady was the naughty one. He greeted the other animals. The rats heard Samson snoring. Your email address will not be published.

Have a great day. Suddenly the door opened! Stories average 1,000 words, including morality tales, feel-good/love stories, other-worldly stories, witty stories, dramatic stories, and farce/political stories. Bessie was feeling a bit scared of the spiders but Ben collected them on a big leaf. Behind them was the cat and in front of them was the road and it led to a duck pond. Please do consider supporting us in whatever way you can, so we can maintain the work we do. They saw huge dark rain clouds. Grady just nodded. Samson looked as if he was asleep, but he really had one eye open all the time. He scratched at the front door. 2. Who is Ginger? It tipped the hat over and the rats fell inside. Read the tales from this page or print a copy for yourself by downloading the Free Activity Pack below. Then he reached the lion and the elephant. “What can we do?” asked Bessie. One day he went out into the farmyard to see what was in the big wide world. The rats knew they would have to start to run. The rats were quivering with excitement. It was a hot, sunny day in Africa. They were happy too. “Purr, purr,” said the other kittens. The United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. But we don’t just focus on the old. There is nothing better than a good story! We’re also a paying market, publishing brilliant new work of fiction and non-fiction. Mother bear giggled in her sleep, but she did not wake up. Mother bear did not even move. Lion was on his way to the grassy plains.

“Friends, we are going to have a tug of war. The hat, with the rats, went out of the door. Hi Iqa, the activity pack is also available on this page: https://empoweredparents.co/ I’m so excited and can’t wait to try this fun activities and ideas with my Twin Toddlers. There she was in the far corner. The lion would not move.

The rats reached the door. Tanja Mcilroy is the creator of Empowered Parents, and has a background in early childhood education. Download Free Novels, Stories and books in PDF in english on Matrubharti. Answer the following questions . “I know,” said Ben. The baby bears took a few more steps back. Mum’s big brown bear nose began to twitch. “You do not belong in my home. Mother bear was awake at last.

“I win,” cried elephant, as he stood in the rain. Thank you. She was lying in a basket in the kitchen. “No, rain stopped play, there is no contest.”. It was open just enough for them to slip out and go on down the road. ‘A story a day will bring happiness your way,’ says Christina, who especially enjoys writing quirky stories for the very young. I combed it as smooth as silk this morning!” he cried.

Lion turned into the same corner. One rat tiptoed out to cross the room. Grady lived with his mum and two sisters on a farm. Thanks for your comment Padmini. He was hungry too. There are so many benefits of reading to children that parents should make time for it daily. They thought they would start to walk towards the door under the shelter of the hat. The rats nodded to each other as they made a plan. The elephant would not move. They would hide under the hat and see if they could sneak past the big, black cat. Grady ran up to the furry, spotted animal. Sitting in the tree was a cuckoo. Character Traits – qualities that help a reader understand a character’s personality.

rats in a hat and sleeping mom were great stories!!

Now was their chance to escape. Kids love listening to funny bedtime stories and this is one of the first ways to start building your child’s pre-reading skills from a young age. Samson looked at the rats floating on the pond.

My boys love hearing them and learning about animals and many lessons about animals from hibernation to who is king of the jungle. The path was blocked. He was lost. He took them to where his mum was lying. I’m glad you enjoyed them! The man threw the top hat onto a chair but it missed the chair and fell on the floor. He looked at the fierce lion. Miss Lottie’s house was the Two little bears peeped out of their cave. It was a bit bigger than Grady, but it had spots on its back. Very nice enjoyable stories… Really loved all of them. No download option or activity pack at the bottom of page.

Hi Maria, you will find the stories in the Free Activity Pack (available at the bottom of the page). Ben and Bessie were so happy. All the animals behind the elephant and the lion wanted to get a look at what was going on. He was not worried about getting wet. No contest meant there was no winner. Start by watching the video and following along with the subtitles.

The spiders walked off the leaf and across mother bear’s back. Suddenly there was a clap of thunder! Quiller-Couch, Arthur ‘Elisha’ (c. 1500 words), Quiller-Couch, Arthur ‘The Burglary Club’ (c. 3000 words), Quiller-Couch, Arthur ‘The Dark Mirror’ (c. 1000 words), Roby, John ‘The Goblin Builders’ (c. 3500 words), Ruskin, John ‘The King of the Golden River’ (c. 9000 words), Skinner, Charles ‘The Barge of Defeat’ (c. 500 words), Somyonov, S. T. ‘The Servant’ (c. 2000 words), Trollope, Anthony ‘George Walker at Suez’ (c. 8000 words), Trollope, Anthony ‘Returning Home’ (c. 9000 words), Van Dyke, Henry ‘Ashes of Vengeance’ (c. 500 words), Van Dyke, Henry ‘The Art of Leaving Off’ (c. 2500 words), Verne, Jules ‘A Drama in the Air’ (c. 7000 words), Wells, H. G. ‘The Crystal Egg’ (c. 7000 words), Wilde, Oscar ‘The Birth of the Infanta’ (c. 7500 words), Williams, William Carlos ‘The Use of Force’ (c. 1500 words), Woolf, Virginia ‘A Haunted House’ (c. 1000 words), Yeats, William Butler ‘Out of the Rose’ (c. 2500 words), Yeats, William Butler ‘The Old Men of the Twilight’ (c. 2000 words), Yeats, William Butler ‘The Twisting of the Rope’ (c. 3000 words), Younger, Charlotte M. ‘The Last Fight in the Coliseum’ (c. 3000 words), Zola, Emile ‘Captain Burle’ (c. 11, 500 words), TSS Publishing At the same time Samson woke up. At last they had found the best way to wake up mum! The two little bears sat outside the cave and tried to think of a way to wake up their mum. Lion did not want the animals to think he had lost. Simple Present Story 1 – Answers A. Reading stories is a great way to improve your vocabulary and we have lots of great stories for you to watch. He rushed back to the lion and the elephant. Reading stories is a great way to improve your vocabulary and we have lots of great stories for you to watch. Samson, the big black cat, lay across the mat fast asleep. That’s because we’re a very small, but passionate team who spend hundreds of hours curating resources such as these classic short stories.

Suddenly the two animals met in the middle of the path. “No,” said the furry animal. “Make way for the king of the jungle,” growled the lion. Slowly Samson went back to sleep. They hung on tightly. This page receives about 10,000 views a month and we are keen to continue expanding this resource, for our users.