A story is believed to be an important medium for educating children, especially during the early stages of a child's life up to the age of ten. Academic studies stress that great influence of stories in conveying a piece of information to a child. It assists in correcting the behaviour of a child, in addition to developing the linguistic abilities which include reading, listening, understanding and comprehension. Moreover, a story is a means of entertainment and fun for children due to the exciting details a means of entertainment and fun for children due to the exciting details which usually occur in a story. It also develops some other side skills, such are expected to correct behaviour and develop intuitive attitudes such as morals and virtues. Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation, while aiming to disseminate the concept of charitable waqf and its role in promoting social solidarity, assumed this responsibility for helping children take the same charitable tract taken by their ancestors. During this age characterised by information technology and smart phones, KAPF found it imperative to utilise advanced means animation, drawing, sound and reaction to make a story more effective and functional for children so that it may assist in promoting language skills with its numerous branches covering reading, listening, understanding and comprehension. And out of this concept emerged the idea of the project 'Bunches of Goodness' which is regarded as a step towards approaching Arab children through advanced electronic purposeful stories.
Components of the Application: A set of short stories in both Arabic and English, each of which is developed in three different ways: The first method "Read for me" which depends on the skill of listening and reading which is carried out through an animated story, combining the various techniques of animation (cartoon), dialogue, sound effects based on a written script through the narration process. The second method "I read" aims to help a child develop the skill of reading based on drawings which include the written script, in addition to some sound effects and keys for shifting from one page to another during the narration process. The third method "Read for me and Ask me" aims to boost the skills of comprehension, understanding and stimulating the senses of a child. This method is adopted in the absence of the written script when a child is requested to answer some questions through reacting to the story. This method combines the various means, such as cartoon, dialogue and sound effects.