Spanish Stories for Kids
Created to share some of my favorite bedtime stories read in Spanish by my mom. At the end of each episode we leave you with new words to add to your Spanish vocabulary.
In this episode we share the story of Zoololoco, the Spanish adapted version of Zooboloo. Written by award-winning writer and publisher, Christine Villa, this lovely story teaches us about self-love and acceptance. Zoololoco will be released in July 2021! For the latest updates about her book and to learn more about Christine and her other wonderful children's books, please visit www.christinevilla.com. For inquiries, you can email Christine at firstname.lastname@example.org
June 18, 2021
This episode is the Spanish-adapted version of Simelí Mountain, the story of a brother who watches 12 robbers go into a magic mountain. One of the brothers led by greed and jealousy ends up in a bad situation. Listen to the story to find out what happens to him! Special Note: To our listeners learning Spanish who have asked us to share the transcript of the stories to follow along, due to copyright issues we aren’t able to do this, but you can buy on Amazon the book we’ll be reading for the next few seasons - it’s called “185 Cuentos infantiles Ilustrados con enseñanzas.”
April 30, 2021
El Doctor Sabelotodo
Today’s episode is the famous Doctor Know-All tale by the Brothers Grimm. One of the lessons of the story is that misunderstandings can sometimes have consequences and they can be favorable or unfavorable, but one should never take advantage of other people. For updates on new episodes follow us on Twitter @storiesnspanish
March 19, 2021
Los Músicos de Bremen
This story called in English the Bremen Town Musicians leaves us with a nice lesson: never despise those who reach their natural old age for no longer being as strong as they were during their youth.
February 14, 2021
El Aprendiz de Mago
This episode tells the Spanish-adapted version of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. It shares a valuable lesson about how laziness can get you in trouble, same as getting involved in things you may not know enough about.
January 20, 2021
Era la Víspera de Navidad
A Christmas eve special episode sharing the Spanish-adapted version of a Christmas classic: The Night Before Christmas. We wish you all una Feliz Navidad!
December 25, 2020
La Caperucita Roja
My abuela narrates today’s story all the way from Honduras! This is Spanish- adapted version of the famous fairytale known in English as Little Red Riding Hood. The lesson in this story is to listen to your parents when they warn you not to talk to strangers. I hope you enjoy it!
December 14, 2020
El Traje Nuevo del Emperador
This episode tells the Spanish-adapted version of The Emperor’s New Clothes, a classic story that teaches us to be brave and honest, to tell the truth even if we are afraid people will laugh at us.
November 29, 2020
For this episode we have a special guest joining us from Costa Rica! My aunt Claudia will read us the Spanish-adapted version of The Little Mermaid. As my aunt mentions at the beginning of the episode, love is the hero in this story and invites us to always fight for what we truly want. Hope you enjoy it!
November 6, 2020
Las Habichuelas Mágicas
This episode tells the Spanish-adapted version of the famous fairytale, Jack and the Beanstalk. We hope you enjoy it! If you have some time please write us a review and don’t forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to you favorite podcasts.
October 15, 2020
Today’s episode is a famous fairytale turned into a movie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This story can help parents explain to kids the importance of not taking anything from strangers, especially food or beverages. We hope you enjoy the story and please follow us on Spotify, subscribe on Apple or Google Podcast or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. If you want to reach us, send us a message at bit.ly/spanishstoriesforkids
October 1, 2020
Pedro y El Lobo
This episode tells the Spanish-adapted version of the famous children’s story called The Boy Who Cried Wolf. If you’ve heard this story before, you’ll know that it teaches kids that if they continue to lie no one will believe them even when they tell the truth. Hope you enjoy it and please write us a review letting us know what story you like the most. You can also send us a message at bit.ly/spanishstoriesforkids
September 22, 2020
El Pollito Benito
This episode tells the story famously known as Chicken Little, who got all his friends to panic for believing that the sky was falling. It teaches us not to believe everything people tell us without critical thinking. If you have some time, please write us a review or leave us a message at http://www.bit.ly/SpanishStoriesForKids
September 15, 2020
La Princesa y El Guisante
This episode tells the Spanish-adapted version of the Princess and the Pea.
September 11, 2020
El Ganso Dorado
This story tells the Spanish-adapted version of The Golden Goose. We learn how a good deed such as sharing even what little we may have with those in need, can sometimes lead to big rewards.
September 9, 2020
El Zapatero y Los Duendecillos
This episode tells the Spanish-adapted story of The Shoemaker and the Elves. It teaches us that good things can come from working hard - that’s the secret to making dreams come true.
September 9, 2020
El Enano Saltarín
In this episode my mom reads the Spanish-adapted story of Rumpelstiltskin. It teaches us that telling falsehoods can get someone in trouble so it’s always better to tell the truth.
September 9, 2020
El Ratón de Campo y El Ratón de Ciudad
This episode is the Spanish-adapted version of the Town Mouse and Country Mouse story. It teaches us that sometimes going out of our comfort zone can help us realize what we already have is all we need to be happy.
September 9, 2020
La Tortuga y La Liebre
The story of The Rabbit and The Turtle (also known as The Tortoise and The Hare) is an all-time classic. This Spanish-adapted version teaches us that we should never underestimate an opponent and persistence is they key to success.
September 9, 2020
El Muñeco de Jengibre
In this episode my mom reads the Spanish-adapted version of a famous story called The Gingerbread Man, which teaches us to be careful who we trust, especially if the person is a stranger.
July 22, 2020
Las Manchas del Leopardo
Today’s episode is the Spanish-adapted version of Rudyard Kipling’s story How Leopard Got His Spots. One of the lessons we see in this story is that sometimes when our circumstances change, we should try and be open to change ourselves, this could mean that we try something new or move to a new place, just like the leopard did once he got hungry. Enjoy the story!
July 18, 2020
El Patito Feo
This Spanish-adapted version of The Ugly Duckling is one of my favorite stories. Its beautiful message teaches us that we should never judge someone by how they look.
July 14, 2020
Pulgarcita is the Spanish adapted version of Thumbelina. In this episode, the story’s main character, Thumbelina, goes through many hardships but, just as with our own life experiences, nothing is permanent. We have to believe that things will get better.
July 9, 2020
Los Tres Machos Cabríos
This is the last episode of our first season. The fun Spanish adapted version of the Three Billy Goats Gruff shows us how being courageous and clever can help you achieve your goals, like the three billy goats, but in the case of the troll, it teaches us that being greedy can certainly get you in trouble.
July 6, 2020
El Príncipe Sapo
In this episode my mom tells the story of the Frog Prince or Príncipe Sapo in Spanish. It teaches us that once you make a promise to someone, you should always honor it.
July 2, 2020
This episode is the Spanish adapted version of the famous story called Cenicienta or Cinderella in English. This beautiful fairytale teaches us to never stop dreaming because one day our dreams may come true. Enjoy!
June 27, 2020
El León y el Ratón
This great story, El León y el Ratón or The Lion and the Mouse in English, teaches us the valuable lesson to always be kind to one another and never underestimate anyone no matter their size.
June 24, 2020
This episode is a Spanish adapted version of a famous classic, Pinocchio. This story tells us what happens when you lie and the consequences of making the wrong choices.
June 19, 2020
Los Tres Cerditos
This is a story that my abuela (grandma) used to read to me, and I wanted to share it with everyone. Los Tres Cerditos or Three Little Pigs in English, teaches us that hard work pays off.
June 16, 2020
El Gato con Botas
In this episode we tell the Spanish adapted version of Cat in Boots, a story that teaches us that sometimes the most valuable things come in small or humble packages.
June 12, 2020
Ricitos de Oro y Los Tres Osos
A Spanish adapted version of a very famous story, Ricitos de Oro y los Tres Osos, known in English as Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
June 9, 2020
La Gallinita Roja
This episode is a Spanish adapted version of The Little Red Hen, which teaches us the value of hard word and the consequences of being lazy.
June 7, 2020
This episode is a Spanish adapted version of a story that you’ve probably seen in movies, Aladino or Aladdin in English.
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