Top 10 Christmas Stories & Poems for Kids

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The Little Match Girl

"The Little Match Seller"

Introduce your students to Hans Christian Andersen's dark fairy tale "The Little Match Seller [Girl]." Quick Synopsis: On a cold New Year's Day many years ago, a poor young girl sits outside and sadly remembers her deceased Grandmother. Grades: 2-6

Next Steps: Print the full text of the story and an activity for having Fun with Fairy Tales; or, Buy an Illustrated Book.

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