Short Story for Kids written by: Valeria Sofia Carrero Vargas.

Once upon a time there was a child who really loved studying, but one day, his teacher scolded him because he had been late to school.

The next day, Charlie was late again, and the teacher advised him that could not happen again, and that she was going to talk with his parents. Charlie stayed quiet.


The next morning, the kid arrived on time to school, but the teacher told him that his homework were bad, that he had to pay attention in class when she was explaining and encouraged him to ask her any doubt.


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Inside a crystal ball lived two colleagues that didn´t get along very well. They were called Addition and Subtraction.

Addition had a positive mind and was always counting numbers from zero: “zero, number one, number two, number three, number four…”- And Subtraction always asked her: “What are you doing?” – and Addition would answer: “I’m counting the numbers from zero”.

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Subtraction didn´t understand anything. She thought that Addition was crazy because for Subtraction everything was sad, because she had to count back: “10, 9, 8, 7, 6…” – and Addition asked her: “What are you doing?” – “I am subtracting the numbers from 10“. Addition thought that subtraction was crazy. Continue reading…


Once upon a time, there was a little soldier named Lead. He was a member of the Royal Guard in a faraway kingdom.

Lead was 60 years old, and was the head of the three soldiers that made up the Royal Guard. Their work was to protect the King.

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One day the little soldier went to talk to the others, “I have a mission for you and that is to slove this enigma. I am about to retire, so, whoever solves it will be the new chief“. Continue reading…


Once upon a time, there was a 7 year old boy named Mike.  One day, as Mike was walking through the playground at school, he found something half buried in the dirt.  He took a good look at it but was not able to recognise what the object was.

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Mike found a small stick to help him dig up the object, and after a few minutes Mike was able to pull out the object. He finally saw that it was only an old pencil. “Oh, it’s only an old pencil,” he said, disappointed.

He decided to take the pencil with him, even though it hadn’t been a great discovery.  The next day, he took the pencil to school without realising that it was no ordinary pencil, the pencil was actually very special. Continue reading…