Story Telling is the act of narrating stories. India has had a rich tradition in storytelling but it has changed in the recent years. Nowadays we are raising our children in nuclear family where parents are busy in their careers and they seldom find time for their children.  Let’s raise a question, “How does storytelling help children’s development? ”. The benefits of storytelling are numerous and it can be listed in many ways. Storytelling in early childhood enhances memory, develop children’s linguistics skills, acts as a source for moral values and make them a socially responsible person. It also encourages them to be a good listener. Storytelling develops them as a multilingual children and also nurtures interpersonal intelligence in them. Before narrating a story, we should understand the essence of the stories and improvise while telling it to the child. A parent should develop storytelling skills in order to improve understandings with the child. Story telling includes many forms like simple stories, songs, tales and epics. Stories can help to change the way in which a child views the world. They can have lasting effects on a child’s evaluation of the world around him.

 

Storytelling for Kids

The Merchant and the Donkey

This Story will teach your kid an important life lesson " To Work hard with honesty, and not to be lazy"
Divya Singh
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Akbar Birbal Story: The Tricky Puzzle

Read this famous Akbar Birbal Story to your kids today. This story depicts how with presence of mind Birbal solved a tricky question
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Wisdom Stories (Hitopadesha) for Kids of age 4 to 5 years

Hitopadesha tales aims to educate young minds about life and moral values. Here we have curated a playlist of hitopadesha stories for children.
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1 min read

Bedtime Stories for Kids (Age Group : 3-4 years)

Bedtime stories are great way to help the tired kid fall asleep. Here we have curated a playlist of classic bedtime stories for kids.
Ira
1 min read

Jataka Stories in English for Kids of age 4-5 years

Curated collection of moral stories from Jataka tales in english for children.
Ira
1 min read

Moral Stories for Kids (Age Group : 4-5 years)

Check out our curated list of age appropriate moral stories for kids that focus on basic moral values such as obeying, kindness, honesty etc....
Ira
1 min read

Animal Sounds for Kids

A curated list of animal sounds for kids. You can use them to teach about animal sounds to your kids.
Ira
1 min read

Importance and Benefits of Storytelling for Children

The art of storytelling is gradually declining. We explore the importance and benefits of storytelling for children.
Ira
3 min read

Reading Books for Kids: How to Master the Skill

How to become a master at engaging your child while reading a storybook? We share 8 effective tips for this!
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3 min read

Activities for toddlers at home: Learning Through Activities

Children learn from everything they experience. Encourage learning with these interesting and fun Activities for toddlers at home.
Brinda Bagrecha
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