Animal Stories

Short animal stories for kids. Funny Animal Stories For Kids, Best Animal Stories For Kids.

Little Honey Bee

Little Honey Bee

The farmer’s beehives sit in a field of tall, yellow sunflowers. The beehives do not look very fancy. They are made from stacks of wooden boxes. Each wooden box has a special bottom, like a screen, just perfect for a bee to build a home. An opening at the bottom of the hive is where…

Little Jack Rabbit

Little Jack Rabbit

On a warm morning in the spring, Mother Jackrabbit is working quietly under the thick sagebrush. She is using her paw to scrape out a smooth spot in the dry, sandy soil. Mother Jackrabbit covers the spot with some of her own fur to make a soft bed. Tucked under the sagebrush, the little bed…

Harmony Farm

Harmony Farm

The day started the way every day did at Harmony Farm — Rooster crowed at sunrise. Then the animals began to do their jobs. Cow looked at Hen curiously. “Hen,” she said, “what is it like to lay an egg?” “It’s nice,” replied Hen. “The farmer is always happy when he sees a new egg…

Moon Mice

Moon Mice

Molly gazed out at the big, bright ball. “I’m not sure,” she said, “but that really sounds yummy. Let’s go find out!” “Aw, we can’t go to the moon,” Morty said. “It’s too far away! It’s all the way up in space.” “Then we’ll build a spaceship,” said Molly. “That sounds like a cheesy idea…

Little Calf

Little Calf

The snow falls gently outside the barn. Inside, the animals are safe and dry. It is nighttime on the farm. In the dim light, hens cluck and settle down on their nests high up in the rafters. The horses close their eyes and give a final whinny. In a far corner, a lantern glows like…

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

The long winter’s snow is just beginning to melt away as Mother Snowy Owl scrapes a shallow nest on top of a very small hill. In spring it is cold on the Arctic tundra. The ground is still wet, so Mother Owl lines the nest with moss and feathers. She settles into the nest, then…

Baby Dolphin

Baby Dolphin

In the warm waters near the shore, a small herd of bottlenose dolphins plays among the waves. Two leap together high into the air, then they arc and dive in. Two other dolphins ride the surf on an incoming wave. The dolphins move their tail fins up and down to gain speed. They use their…

Tiny Gosling

Tiny Gosling

Two geese guard a nest of eggs. One of the geese is bigger than the other. He is the gander, or male goose. The gander guards the smaller goose. She is his mate for life. Mother Goose sits down on her nest while the gander stands guard. The gander is the father of the baby…