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Traditional Tales

Check out this delightful storyteller video collection of classic tales like Chicken Licken and The King and His Wish.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
2-5 year olds
Listen and Play The Little Red Hen

A BBC EYFS resource with songs, rhymes and listening games to join in with and the story of The Little Red Hen. It has teachers' notes and a download option.

Teachers, Parents
3-5 year olds
Jack and the Beanstalk

An animated story of the fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk in short video clips from the BBC.

Pupils
5-7 year olds
Little Red Riding Hood

A delightfully animated story of this traditional fairy tale. Best in full screen mode.

Pupils
3-7 year olds
CBeebies Stories

Animated stories and nursery rhymes from the BBC including traditional tales such as The Ugly Duckling.

Pupils, Parents
3-7 year olds
Jack and the Beanstalk

Listen to or read the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. Excellent animation.

Pupils
3-5 year olds
Online Stories

Online stories on Vimeo and in PowerPoint.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
4-6 year olds
The Gingerbread Man

Read the sad story of the Gingerbread Man. It has colourful illustrations and works well on an interactive whiteboard. The story can be used in the literacy lessons to demonstrate repetitive style of text.

Pupils
4-8 year olds
Online Audio Stories

Enjoy free online fairy tales, classic books and poems for children. There are also lots of stories to read too.

Pupils, Parents
5-11 year olds
Storynory

Free audio books, including classic fairy tales, myths, verse, Bible stories and original stories for children. Download mp3 files, burn to CD, subscribe to kids' podcast. The only downside is that there is advertising at the end of the stories.

Pupils
5-11 year olds
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