Storytelling is being used since the oldest of times
We like stories because they entertain us and also bring benefits like developing creativity, language skills, and thinking process.
Another great asset of listening to stories is the fact that it nurtures empathy. Seeing how people react differently to challenges helps us to have another perspective of other people`s lives.
Remember those stories that you listen to when you were a child? If you want to re-listen or maybe use them for your kids, here they are: https://archive.org/details/5SaptaminiInBalon_201306