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African Stories

African Bedtime Stories, Folktales, and Fairytales

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent. Stories to Grow By provides the Internet's best collection of Kid-Tested and Kid-Approved African Stories, African Bedtime Stories, African Folktales, and African Fairy Tales. Stories from several African countries including Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Our African stories are multicultural, non-denominational and feature themes of human ethics.


Explore our collection of African Stories by country:

Stories from Egypt, Mali, Nigeria:

Egypt is a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque. Mali, officially the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa. Nigeria is located on the Gulf of Guinea and has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves!


Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda Stories:

Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria.


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Teaching Resources from Stories to Grow By

In addition to our World Tales, Stories to Grow By also offers a multitude of other stories and even teaching resources! We provide over 100 free bedtime stories, fairy tales, folk tales, readers theater play scripts, and performance notes!

You are bound to find the stories and materials you need with Stories to Grow By.

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