Welcome to Stories to Grow by ~ Stories for Kids : Children's Stories Online Free. Our collection consists of Free Short Stories for Kids in English, Short Bedtime Stories, Children's Fairy Tales (fairytales), Folktales (folk tales), Animal Tales, Moral Stories, Inspiring Stories for kids & more! Our Stories for Kids are for children of all ages. Search our Short Stories for Kids in English by Age, Read Time, Genre and Theme. Aesop's Fables, Grimm's Fairy Tales, Tales from Hans Christian Andersen, and more! All our Short Stories for Children share a Positive Message!
OUR NEWEST STORIES FOR KIDS: CHILDREN’S FAIRY TALES
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. The Classic fairy tale of Cinderella-a young girl, mistreated by her step-mother and step-sisters, who finds out that dreams really can come true.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. A toy rabbit learns that through a child’s love it can become real.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. Classic fairy tale of the youngest daughter Beauty and a monstrous Beast.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. A Grimm’s Brother Tale. An evil witch has trapped Rapunzel in a tower. How will she escape? Can love save her?
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. A Grimm’s Brother Tale. A miller tells a tale that his daughter can turn straw into gold. A strange little man is willing to help…for a price. Guess his name and he will be gone…but what is his name?
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. Gerda and Kai struggle to fight the Snow Queen and find the balance between Good and Evil.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids.Based on the Chinese “Ballad of Mulan”, a legend tale about a young girl who goes in disguise as a boy and joins the army in her brother’s place. A Girls of Courage Tale.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. The Emperor is fooled into believing he is wearing magic clothes which can’t be “seen”.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. A defeated Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is inspired by a spider. (from Scotland)
STORIES FOR KIDS COLLECTION: MORAL STORIES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD!
NEW!!! An Indian Folktale in Small, Simple English. Akbar gives a reward to Mahesh Das who saved him but someone else demands half. What will he do when he is bullied to split the reward?
How was a treasure stolen from a barrel of olives?
Androcles, an escaped slave, meets a lion in the woods. An Aesop’s tale.
An old woman’s search for an apple dumpling leads her to odd trades.
Audun risks the wrath of one king by favoring another.
Baba Yaga: A classic Russian Tale. Natasha is sent deep into the forest to face the witch Baba Yaga.
Classic fairy tale of a plucky youngest daughter Beauty and a monstrous beast.
A beekeeper must protect an enchanted hare from an evil witch.
Stories to Grow by presents our award-winning collection of Stories for Kids in English. Our Stories for Kids, which are perfect for Bedtime, consist of Folktales (or folk tales), Fairy tales (or fairytales) and Legends from all over the world!
Explore our collection of Stories for Kids. Our little kids stories include Folktales (or folk tales), stories that have been shared from generation to generation by word of mouth. Folktales consist of Fairy Tales (or fairytales), Animal tales, Legends and Myths which you will find here! Our short stories for children are Kid-tested, Multicultural and feature positive moral messages to leave a lasting impression on the children in your lives! You will find funny, heart-warming and interesting stories all with positive morals.
Our stories for kids make wonderful Bedtime stories or the perfect short stories for the classroom to build character and teach Language Arts skills! Our short stories are multi-cultural, kid-tested and all contain positive moral messages. They are meant to Motivate & Inspire Children while leaving a lasting impression! So share one of our short stories with a child today and create a lesson that will last a lifetime.
What does Kid-tested mean? Kid-tested and approved means they were edited until they were loved by our kid-testers. When kids love what they are reading, they internalize the stories. Since all of our Stories and Reader’s Theater Play Scripts have positive messages, that’s exactly the point! We guarantee that kids will love our Stories & Scripts and so will you!
Did you know? Over 20 of our Award-Winning Stories for Kids, such as Two Brothers, Haku's Power and The Three Princes, have been featured in educational textbooks all over the world, including such major publishers as Cambridge Press, Oxford University Press and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. They have also been featured in such State tests as the Florida State Assessment, Utah Sage Assessment and North Carolina State Assessment, as well as Nationwide tests such as the Common Core Exam and ETS Winsight Assessment. Happy Storytelling!