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Storynory - Audio Stories for Kids

FREE audio stories for children, including fairytales, original stories, myths, poems, music, history and audiobooks all read beautifully by professional actors.

Fairy Tales

Brothers Grimm - Aesop - 1001 Nights - Hans Christian Andersen

Classic Authors

Stories and poems by classic authors including Lewis Carroll ...

Original Stories

Bertie Stories - Wicked Uncle - Lapis - Fairy Tales - Astropup

Myths and World Stories

Myths of Greece, Rome, ancient Norse legends, and stories from ...

Junior Stories

A selection of stories that are short and sweet and should appeal to ...

Educational Stories

History, Bible stories, King Arthur, Saints, Robin Hood – and ...

 

 
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History

Victorians: The life of Mary Seacole

 

Victorians: The life of Mary Seacole

The life and adventures of Mary Seacole told in three short video episodes.

Alexander Graham Bell

 

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell tells the story of his life and describes how he invented the telephone.

Florence Nightingale

 

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale tells the story of her life and how she grew up to become a nurse.

Harriet Tubman

 

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman explains how she escaped slavery and then helped others to do so.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

 

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel shares how he became an engineer and tunnelled through Box Hill.

Mary Anning

 

Mary Anning

Mary Anning describes how her astonishing fossil finds changed scientific thinking.

Edward Jenner

 

Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner tells the story of his life and the vaccination against smallpox.

Elizabeth Fry

 

Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry describes how she reformed life for prisoners and their families in prison.

Grace Darling

 

Grace Darling

Grace Darling describes the night she and her father rowed out in a boat to save sailors.

Rosa Parks

 

Rosa Parks

How Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat changed the rules of American society.

Thomas Barnardo

 

Thomas Barnardo

Thomas Barnardo tells the story of setting up his first home for London's street children.

Introducing Shakespeare

 

Introducing Shakespeare

Leah and Vicky visit Shakespeare's birth place Stratford-upon-Avon and go to London to see scenes from his plays at Shakespeare's Globe.

Boudica

 

Boudica

An exploration of life in Britain at the time of Boudica’s rebellion through the eyes of a typical family.

Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

 

Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

Find out about the lives of two extraordinary Tudor monarchs: Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.

Samuel Pepys and The Great Fire of London

 

Samuel Pepys and The Great Fire of London

Explore London - and the River Thames in particular - in the period immediately before the Great Fire.

Stephenson, Anning, Brunel and Queen Victoria

 

Stephenson, Anning, Brunel and Queen Victoria

Celebrating famous Victorians: the Stephensons, Brunel, Mary Anning and Queen Victoria herself.

Columbus and Magellan

 

Columbus and Magellan

A song celebrating two great explorers - Christopher Columbus and Ferdinand Magellan.

 

Online audio stories for children: for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 primary school pupils, aged 4 - 11. Stories cover a broad range of primary topics. Stories are grouped by theme and Key Stage and are typically about 5 minutes long. Ideal for fostering speaking and listening skills and stimulating children's imaginations. New stories added week by week.

Travel and Transport

Travel and Transport

Early Years / Key Stage 1

Music

Music

EYFS / Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 - Stories for all ages exploring the wonder of music.

Animals

Animals

EYFS / Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 - Stories featuring all kinds of animals... both familiar and extraordinary.

Space

Space

EYFS / Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 Stories about journeys into space... and aliens visiting the Earth!

Weather and Seasons

Weather and Seasons

EYFS / Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 Stories exploring or inspired by the weather and seasons.

Fantasy

Fantasy

EYFS: Fantastic fantasy stories.

Fables

Fables

EYFS / Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2: Fables - many adapted from Aesop... some not.

Food

Food

Audio stories about pancakes and ice creams!

Special days

Special days

Audio stories about special days.

Relationships

Relationships

Audio stories with a focus on personal relationships.

Tradtional stories and stories from diverse cultures

 

Tradtional stories and stories from diverse cultures

Audio versions of traditional stories from diverse cultures.

Bible stories

 

Bible stories

KS1 / KS2. Stories from the Bible.

Festivals

 

Festivals

Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 - Stories linking to Diwali, Hanukkah, Holi and Harvest...

Christmas

 

Christmas

Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 - Three stories for Christmas...with more to follow.

Historical stories

 

Historical stories

Age 9 - 11. Bringing the past alive with stories about real life people and events. These stories have been selected from our collection of 'Audio stories'.

School

 

School

Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 A story about starting at a new school... with more to follow.

Time for a Story (BBC Scotland)

 

Time for a Story (BBC Scotland)

A collection of audio stories for young children.

Maths Games

Play these fun Maths Games for 5-7 year olds

Counting Games

Learning to count is fun with this range of free educational games for Key Stage 1 children. Start with the simple counting games and progress to numbers up to 100. There are also matching and sequencing numbers activities.

Teddy Numbers

 

The Teddy Numbers game can help you to learn numbers to 15. Learn the digits and words for the numbers and the game can help you learn to count too.

Tablet-friendly

Underwater Counting

 

Can you find the treasure in our counting game? You need to count the underwater creatures. This game has two levels: Counting to 5 and Counting to 10.

 

Gingerbread Man Game

 

Counting and sequencing games where you can learn to count numbers to 10.

 

Ladybird Spots

 

Three different counting, matching and ordering maths games based on the numbers 1 to 10 for early years children.

 

Blast Off

 

Blast Off is a mental maths game for 5 to 8 year olds which can help you to know your two digit numbers and help with addition and subtraction skills. It covers different vocabulary such as more than, less than, count on and count back.

 

Helicopter Rescue

 

Great number square games which will help you to find numbers up to 100 on the number square and count on and back. It can help you with adding tens and ones and learning to count to 100.

 

Chopper Squad

 

A game which focuses on one more and less and ten more and less addition with the aid of number grids. It can help children learn two digit numbers and this game is a simpler version of our Helicopter Rescue game.

 

Place Value Basketball

 

Place Value Basketball is a fun, base ten blocks game which helps children aged 5 to 8 to know what each digit in a either a two or three digit number represents.

 

Count the Yeti 1 to 10

 

Can you count the Yetis? Three different levels with numbers from 1 to 10.

 

Hide and Seek

 

A counting game where you need to find from zero to 10 animals, the corresponding numeral and matching number word. You will need to look carefully to find everything.

 

Bottle Take Away

 

This site is based on the 10 green bottles rhyme, however you can display up to 21 bottles. It is excellent for children who are working on counting backwards and in particular 'one less' than a particular number.

 

Ten Frame Modeller

 

The Ten Frame Modeller is a useful teaching tool to help children visualise numbers within 10 and also 20. It can be used for counting, addition, subtraction and missing number problems.

 

Blast Off Spelling

 

Test your knowledge of the spelling of the numbers 1 - 20. You need to spell the words correctly to make your space ship take off.

 

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