Tag Archives: English Stories on Festivals

Saved by the bell: Grandmother and Holi Sweets

Saved by the bell: Grandmother and Holi Sweets

With Holi coming up, Dadi (Grandmother) wants to start preparing the sweets but how can she without the right ingredients? Dadi had started dictating her list of items to be bought for Holi since last evening. “Who can match the flavor of mouth-watering dahi vadas and crispy golden gujhiyas prepared by Dadi?” said Garima excitedly. mom smiled in agreement. Dadi …

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Legend of Christmas Tree: Story for Students

The Legend of the Christmas Tree

Legend of Christmas Tree: Most children have seen a Christmas tree, and many know that the pretty and pleasant custom of hanging gifts on its boughs comes from Germany; but perhaps few have heard or read the story that is told to little German children, respecting the origin of this custom. The story is called “The Little Stranger,” and runs …

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Christmas: Kids Short Story with Moral

English Wisdom Story for Kids: Christmas

Christmas: Kids Short Story By Manjari Shukla On this Christmas Eve, Michael was wandering in the garb of Santa Claus with a bag full of gifts. Being a crooked thief, he was adept at disguising himself and robbing people even during broad day light. Suddenly he noticed a lady waving good bye to a small boy.Michel thought – “I am …

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First Thanksgiving: Children’s Thanksgiving story

First Thanksgiving: After landing in Plymouth*, the Pilgrims had to struggle to survive through their first wretched and miserable winter in Massachusetts. When spring and summer came it was a welcome relief. They learned so many things that first year. They had planted and cared for their first fields of corn. They had found wild strawberries in the meadows, raspberries …

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Remotely Thanksgiving: Humorous Short Story

Remotely Thanksgiving

Remotely Thanksgiving: Humorous Short Story – “Jessie are you sure you don’t know where the TV remote is, Bob asked her for the hundredth time, it was sitting here on the coffee table this afternoon.” Bob’s eldest daughter Jessie was quietly watching her favorite TV program. She looked up, scrunched up her face, shrugged her shoulders and turned back to …

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4th of July Funny Story: Extended family cook-out

4th of July Funny Short Story - Extended family cook-out

4th of July Funny Story – One year, Jim’s family was having the “extended family” 4th of July cookout at their home. One of the special treats that year was the lighting of the fireworks (Roman candles, bottle rockets, missile batteries, etc.) they had bought out of state (they’re illegal in their state, of course!) 4th of July Funny Story: …

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Santa and the Christmas gift: Children’s Story

Santa and the Christmas gift: Children's Story

Santa was in a fix. He was forced to unwrap and use one of the gifts, which was a little girl’s rather unusual request. How would he make it up to her, he wondered. As winter was spreading its freezing arms to cover all mountains and meadows alike, Santa excitedly rubbed his gloved palms. He was supervising the Christmas preparations. …

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