18 Literacy Links

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Short Stories for Kids

Free Short Stories

Short Stories for Kids contains many classic and modern original stories for kids and very sortable by age or reading time, all free of charge. Stories have been contributed by authors all over the world and can be read on computer, tablet or smartphone and all of them can be printed or sent to a Kindle device.

Channel A

Channel A

Challenge pupils to construct CVC words with the middle vowel "a". Drag the word parts onto the remote control and press the button to transmit the word to the T.V.

Story Creator

Myths and Legends

Create your own stories using the characters, props and backgrounds provided.
Or upload your own images to create your own legend.
Using the E2BN Story Creator.


Lug And The Giant Storks

Can you use capital letters?
From the BBC’s Magic Key series.


The Wooden Horse

An animated and narrated retelling of the classic Greek myth.



A set of resources exploring the correct use of apostrophes.
Explaining both contraction and possession.


Sentence Maker

Place the jigsaw words to make sentences about the toys.


Word Play

Click on the word and see it in action.

long e

Make A Word

Make words with the long e sound.
Use the pictures to help make the correct word.



Watch letters being formed and listen to the sounds they make.


Who Am I?

Build a description and picture of yourself with narration.



The spelling activities are integrated into 3 games, making learning fun and providing motivation for the children to complete all the activities. Once in the site, the children should be able to work independently through the activities as there are support functions built into the games.


Compound Words

This set of resources provides a range of activities to explain and reinforce the meaning of compound words.


My Shadow

An animated and narrated version of the Robert Louis Stevenson poem.



Can you solve the anagrams before you run out of time?


Vowel Sounds

A multiple choice quiz based on identifying the correct vowel sound for a given word.


Collaborative writing

Children can read stories they have written, stories written by other children, and stories written by us.
Children can write their own stories, linking up with other children in producing fantastic three-part stories.