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Being told stories and being read to leads children to develop the rich storehouse of language, grammar and vocabulary they need to bring to texts when learning to read and write. 
Try our multilingual stories below or send us your own stories to share with others.

Your stories

Want to submit your own stories? Check out our selection of poems, stories and writings created by you - or send us your own here! 

Started from the bottom

Posted on July 15th, 2016
Anele Mqikela
There was once a little girl named Zithande, she lived in a two room shack with her family. Both her parents were unemployed but they sometimes get piece jobs just to be able to put food on the table. Zithande is the first born of 3 children, she's in Grade...

Imfundo sisitshixo sobomi

Posted on July 11th, 2016
Sezela Yolanda
Imfundo sisitshixo sobomi,ukungqina oko kwaye kukho umntwana owayebizwa ngokuba ngu Buhle,wayengumntwana onembeko,engumntwana owayesithanda isikolo.uBuhle wayehlala nomzali wakhe ongu mamawakhe kwakunye nabantwana bakowabo ababini,u Lihle oneminyaka elishumi kwakunye no Imvana owayeneminyaka esibhozo.uBuhle wayeneminyaka elishumi elinesihlanu esenza ibanga lesixhenxe.Wayefunda kwisikolo esibizwa ngokuba yi Khanya J.S.S.u Buhle yonke imihla wayesiya esikolweni nabantwana bakowabo,wayesenza...

Dandelion's little garden

Posted on June 21st, 2016
Nondumiso Lamula
Dandelion’s Little Garden Dandelion was just a little girl who admired the beauty and nature of flowers, but who could blame her, she got it from her mother Mrs Kunene who was a florist. Dandelion had a small little garden at home in backyard of their house which was colourful like...