Short Stories is the best form of learning to improve a child’s IQ. They’re the most entertaining yet effective means of expanding children’s vocabulary and giving them good morals. Basically, it is a great start to educate them on life lessons in a way they can understand.
Not just that, it instills a child’s interest in exploring further, concentrate better, and develop their own behavioral interests which indeed is the expected outcome of story telling.
So now the question comes what to start with the zillion of options out of there!? Just stick around till the end of the page and the problem will be sorted until the next one we will get for you:)
1. A Glass of Milk
Once upon a time, a poor boy went door to door asking for food because he was hungry but nobody gave him anything except one girl. When the girl noticed the boy is in a bad condition, she offered him a glass of milk for free. Years later, when that same girl fell , she went to one of the finest doctors in town. She was finally cured, but didn’t have the money to pay the doctor’s fee. However, when the hospital handed her the bill, it said ‘Paid in full, with a glass of milk’.
Moral Of The Story: Kindness never goes unrewarded.
2. Elephant and Friends
There was an elephant who was alone. She encountered a rabbit, a frog, and a monkey, but they all said one thing “you are too big, you cannot be my friend.” “The elephant was let down. One day, a tiger was about to attack those animals. To safeguard the animals in the forest, the elephant approached the tiger and kicked him. When the other animals found out, they expressed their regret and made friends with the elephant.
Moral Of The Story: Friends always come in different sizes and shapes.
3. The Bundle of Sticks
An old man had three sons who were all hard workers but always arguing on petty things. He was tired of seeing them fighting and decided to teach them a lesson. He handed each of them a bundle of sticks and told them to break them one by one. It took them only a few minutes to accomplish this. The old man then asked them to bundle the sticks together. This turned out to be an impossible task because the sticks were too strong together. It dint take much time for them to realize their mistake. Thus, they stopped fighting and started living happily ever after.
Moral Of The Story: Strength Lies in Unity
4 The Woodcutter and The Golden Axe
It was a bright, sunny day, when his axe slipped out of his hand and fell into the river while he was cutting a tree. He could not imagine getting it on his own because the river was so deep. He only had one axe, which he used to cut through the river. He got really worried about how he would be able to support himself now! The Goddess was so delighted by the woodcutter’s honesty that he gave him his iron axe as well as two more axes as a reward. The moral of this story is to always be truthful. Honesty is valued at all times. As a reward for his honesty, he was given two more axes.
Moral Of The Story – Always be honest. Honesty is always rewarded.
5 )The golden touch
There was once a king named Midas who did a good deed for a Satyr and was granted a wish by the God of Wine, Dionysus. Midas requested that everything he touched turn to gold. Despite Dionysus’ best efforts, Midas argued that the request was wonderful, and it was granted!
Midas got thrilled as he went about touching everything and converting it into gold.
Midas looked to eat something as her was hungry. He picked up a piece of food, but could not eat as it changed into gold with his touch, and he couldn’t eat it! “Perhaps this wasn’t such a nice desire after all!” grumbled Midas.
When Midas’ beloved daughter saw him in distress, she wrapped her arms around him to console him, and she, too, turned to gold! Midas exclaimed, “The golden touch is no blessing. “He went to the river and wept. The sand of that river turned as yellow as “fool’s gold” for it is there, they say, that King Midas washed away the curse of the golden touch with his own tears.
Moral Of The Story– Don’t be greedy in life, be happy with what you have.
Stories play a crucial role in the upbringing of a child. Stories help in improving child IQ and brain function. Reading books to your child can increase your child’s vocabulary. These books can help you to make your child smart and intelligent. As books help in following ways:-
- Increases empathy.
- Build vocabulary.
- Prevents cognitive decline.
- Reduces stress.
- Make child smart
- stimulate curiosity
- Increases concentration
So start this good habit with your offspring from today.