Lessons Learned From Stories Told
Children stories have been a major part of childhoods since one can remember. Most children stories are told or written with the intent of teaching a moral or lesson to the listeners or readers of that story. These stories can be pertaining to a wide variety of topics and can inculcate a lesson of almost anything. Whether it has been by way of children’s books or television shows, Disney and others have become a major source for children’s stories throughout the years, by producing a large variety of children’s stories which teach morals and lessons of many kinds. Children stories are a very efficient mean of instilling morals and lessons into the lives of young people.
There are hundreds of children stories that have been read or told to children for decades. Many of these stories relay a certain message to the reader or listener. The messages that are relayed are called the moral of the story. Most parents pass down the same stories and morals they were told as a child growing up to their own children. When telling a story to children it is important to make sure the children is getting the full effect of the story and understanding the meaning behind the story. Reading or telling the story correctly may be the difference between children understanding the story and the moral or not. One of the most well-known children stories is the story of The Boy who cried wolf. This is the story of a boy who falsely cried wolf over and over bringing the neighbors and the town running to his aid each time even though there was no wolf. Well, when there was really a wolf and he cried for help no one came to his help. This story teaches the moral of how lying isn’t good, and if you constantly lie when you finally tell the truth no one will believe you. By telling the story to children it is a constant reminder of why it is important to always tell the truth.
Another great children story that teaches a great moral is the fairy tale...