Award-winning multimedia program that combines folktales from the world’s great oral traditions.

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Story Cove is a highly acclaimed collection of online resources developed to help children discover a love of reading, all while mastering the Common Core Standards. Story Cove immerses children in highly engaging, animated folktales and read-along audio from the world’s great oral traditions. Each animated story is leveled and includes differentiated lesson plans to supplement any reading curriculum from K-2nd grade. The easy to use, award-winning platform was developed with classroom teachers to help emerging readers strengthen their core reading skills.

Annual Subscription Features

Fully Animated Stories

Carefully edited & curated so the stories are easier for children to enjoy, comprehend and remember.

Automated Read-to-Me

Young readers can build connections between the words they hear and the highlighted phrases they see.

Self-Paced Read Along

Emerging readers turn each page to move comfortably at their own pace with or without audio narration.

Differentiated Lesson Plans

Aligned with the Common Core Standards for K-2nd grade. Supplemental reading assignments incorporate critical building blocks for phonics, vocabulary and comprehension.

Learning Activities

Reinforce multi-cultural origins of stories and enhance a child’s relationship to stories.

Benefits of Story Cove

Strengthen core reading skills Learn about diverse cultural traditions

Develop core values & character traits

Reinforce Common Core Standards

Develop a love of timeless stories


I really thought the wealth of materials was excellent. There were so many things that would suit all children’s needs.

Loved the animations. They wanted to watch it over and over.

Some of my students found it easier to view the story than read it because they had heard the words.

Licensing and Access



Renewal Required: You must renew this subscription every year.
Lifetime Access: You only need to purchase this product one time.
Simultaneous Access: More than one person can use this product at the same time.
Multi-School Incremental Discounts: Discounts available if purchasing for more than one school/location. Contact Mackin for discount information at
Multi-Year Discounts: Discounts available if purchasing for more than one consecutive year. Contact Mackin for discount information at
Content Correlation: NF=Nonfiction F=Fiction

Minimum System Requirements

Recommended Technical Specs:

  • High-speed Broadband Connection.
  • Browsers: Chrome – 44.0, Firefox – 40.0 or higher, Safari – 8.0 or higher, Internet Explorer – 10.0 or higher
  • Mobile Devices: Apple iOS 8.0 or higher, Android 5.0 or higher