Hansel and Gretel story for kids


In this Hansel and Gretel fairy tales story. A poor woodcutter, his wife, and his two children lived near a large forest.

Hansel and Gretel fairy tales Story

Once upon a time, there lived a brother and sister whose names were Hansel and Gretel.
At the time when Hansel and Gretel were babies, their mother passed away.
Hansel and Gretel lived with their dad in a hut in the forest. Their dad was trying to earn their living by working as a woodcutter and looking at their kids at the same time.
A couple of years passed, and struggling with jungle work and two kids at the same time, their dad decided to get married again.
The woodcutter’s wife was from a rich family, and she hated the fact that they were poor and she had to live in a small hut deep in the forest. Additionally, she despised her stepchildren.
On a cold winter night, as they were getting ready for bed, Hensel and Gretel heard their stepmother taking their dad to
How are you going to get through this winter? We don’t have enough food. We shall all starve to death if you do not get rid of these youngsters.
Their dad opposed it furiously, “no need to argue, I made my mind yesterday. We will take them to the woods and leave them there.”
Hearing all that, Gretel started to cry. Her brother Hensel comforted her, saying, “Please don’t worry, somehow we will find our way back home.”
Later that night, Hensel snuck out of the house and collected as many pebbles as he could in his pockets.
In the morning, they all started to walk towards the forest. Hansel and Gretel,
Their father told them that they were going for a family hike, and as they were walking without anyone noticing, Hensel dropped the pebbles to mark the way back.
In the afternoon, their dad and stepmother lit a fire and told them that they would be back soon. They walked off and vanished into the forest. Of course, they did not come back.
When the night fell, the horrible sounds of all the wild animals in the forest started to echo around them, shivering with the horrifying sounds of the wolves. 
Hansel and Gretel did not leave the fireside until the moonrise then they started to follow the pebbles shining in the moonlight and walk towards home well done this was very clever of you.
When the kids came back home, their dad was very happy and surprised. At the same time, their stepmother also acted as if she was happy, but deep inside, her decision was still the same.
She was very upset that they were back after three days. The stepmother tried to get rid of them again, this time at night. She locked Hansel and Gretel’s door and did not allow Hansel to collect pebbles again.
But Hansel was a clever boy. While walking in the forest, he put breadcrumbs that he had put in his pocket the night before and again made a trail the way back home.
Around noon, their father and stepmother made up an excuse and went off, leaving them all alone in the woods again.
Realizing that they were not coming back, Hansel and Gretel wanted to start walking back home before it got dark.
But this time they could not find the trail they left because all the breadcrumbs were eaten by the birds. Gretel started crying for the first time. Hansel also felt hopeless. This time the kids were really lost, with no food and scared to death. They wandered around the forest for four days.
On the fourth day, they saw a bird in the snow. The bird chirped sounds with its beautiful voice for them.
They forget their hunger for a moment and start to follow the bird that brought them in front of a funny-looking house.
This house had walls of bread, a roof made out of a cake, and windows of candy, and was covered with colourful cream all around.
Hansel and Gretel could not believe their eyes. The house looked incredibly delicious. The kids forgot all about how tired they were and started to run towards the house.
Just as they were both going to have a bite from the house, they heard a voice from inside: “Hahaha Mao, who was nibbling on my house.”
They looked around, and they saw a cute and sweet old lady at the door.
When they told her all about what had happened to them, she felt very bad for them and so she let them in.
The inside of the house was very different from the outside. It was dark and scary, and it didn’t feel right because they were so tired and hungry.
The kids did not care much. The old lady brought all kinds of food and dessert for them, and the kids ate food that they hadn’t had before.
That night, they slept on the softest bed they had ever seen.
When they woke up in the morning, the old lady wasn’t there. They started to look around at the end of the corridor.
They saw a small door. When they opened the door, they found cases full of gold and treasure inside. They were very surprised, of course.
Hence, I wanted to get in and take a closer look right at that moment when they heard her voice again. What do you think you are doing?
They turned around and the kids faced the witch standing right there in front of them.
Apparently, the old lady was a witch, leading those kids to her dungeon with a house covered with cake and candy.
The kids tried to run away, but the door was locked.
The witch pulled Hansel by the head and locked him in a cage, then she dragged Gretel to the kitchen.
Your brother is dead skinny. You cook food for him and make him fat when he is in good shape.
It’ll be a delicious meal for me, but don’t you dare eat anything. All the food is only for him.
Gretel had no choice but to do what she asked because he had no choice.
Fortunately, Hansel was a clever and wise boy. He decided to trick the evil-hearted every night when the witch was asleep. He dug the hole in the ground of the cage.
The witch was watching Hansel every morning to see if he had gained weight or not.
But Hansel wasn’t eating anything his sister cooked; instead he was burying it in the hole that he dug in.
In the meantime, the witch was telling Gretel to cook more. This went on for days until finally, the witch had enough fat to skinny.
I don’t care anymore. Today I will make Hansel pie. She turned to Gretel and looked into the oven to see if the dough was baked or not.
Although she was frightened, Gretel was also a wise girl, just like her brother.
She understood that the witch was going to push her into the oven.
I can’t get my head in there and see.
Wind Gretel, the witch, pushed her aside and stuck her head inside. Gretel gathered all her strength and pushed the old witch into the oven and closed the oven door.
Gretel knew where the witch was hiding the keys, so she ran straight away and saved Hansel from the cage.
The flames from the oven, the whole house got trapped in the fire.
Hansel and Gretel ran away from the burning house into the woods, but they did not know where to go.
Later, they came across a river, and a giant swan took them one by one to the other side of the river. The kids looked around, and suddenly they realised where they were. They ran home as fast as they could.
Seeing his kid’s father was full of joy with tears of joy, he explained to them how their stepmother had gone back to her parent’s house soon after they had left them in the forest and how sorry he was for all that he had done and no matter how hard he had searched for them, they were nowhere to be found.
The kids loved their father very much, so they forgave him. 
But another surprise was waiting for their father. They both reached into their pockets and brought out the gold and diamonds they had found in the witch’s home. 
Their father could not believe his eyes. All the problems that their family had ever had went away, and they lived happily ever after.

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