Short Stories on Discipline for Kids

Instructor: Clio Stearns

Clio has taught education courses at the college level and has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction.

Whether you're trying to help kids understand why good behavior matters or talk about their own struggles with behavior, it can be really helpful to have some stories on hand. This lesson provides a list of short stories about discipline for kids.

The Need for Stories on Discipline

Have you ever struggled with a discipline issue with your children? Almost all kids stretch the limits of discipline at some point over the course of their development, and often, these experiences provide for important learning opportunities. As parents and teachers, though, it's not always so easy to figure out the best way to talk to kids about behavioral expectations.

One great way to talk about discipline with kids is by using literature. When you read about discipline with kids, not only do you stretch their reading comprehension but you also provide them with a safe way to talk about some of their struggles and questions. After all, most kids would rather talk about a literary character getting in trouble than the time they got in trouble themselves! The stories in this lesson provide opportunities for you to talk and think about discipline alongside children.

Discipline Stories

Here, you'll find a list of titles and authors, as well as summaries and ideas about the ideal audience.

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