The Classic fairytale of Cinderella: a young girl, mistreated by her step-mother and step-sisters, who finds out that dreams really can come true.
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5 Min Stories for Kids
The Classic Fairytale Story of Snow White with a Modern Twist: Who is the “fair”est of them all? Snow White of course!
A Bedtime Story of Honesty, Courage and Truth.
If Pinocchio is to become a Real boy he needs to learn how to be honest, brave and true.
A Bedtime Story of Friendship and Love.
The Classic fairy tale of the youngest daughter Beauty and a monstrous Beast.
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?
A Story of Friendship, Love and Courage.
Rapunzel’s Story ~ A Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Bedtime Story. An evil witch has trapped Rapunzel in a tower. Can her long hair or love save her?
A Story of Courage, Justice and Self-Awareness.
Merlin the Magician places a magic sword in a stone…whomever can pull it out is the rightful king.
A Bedtime Story of Acceptance and Self-Awareness.
A Mama Duck is proud when her six ducklings hatch from their eggs. But one duckling does not look like the others? Is he truly an Ugly Duckling?
The Classic Tale based off the Grimm’s Brother Fairytale “The Frog Prince”. When the Princess is forced to marry, she wishes to be little again. Can the frog in the well help her?
A Story of Courage, Learning and Love.
The Classic fairy tale of The Little Mermaid- The Little Mermaid falls in love with a prince on shore and she makes a deal with the Sea Witch to become human. But without her voice, how can the prince fall in love with her?
Bedtime Stories for Kids: This Classic Folktale is adapted from the original story of “Aladdin” from The Arabian Nights, also known as One Thousand and One Nights Folktales. Aladdin, the Genie and the Magic Lamp work to impress the princess who wishes to be a commoner.
NEW!!! A Story of Courage, Kindness to Animals and Learning.
The Classic Tale of a male deer, Bambi, his mother and his adventures learning in the woods.
A Story of Charity, Compassion and Justice, from England.
Robin Hood takes part in an archery contest thrown by the Sheriff of Nottingham. Will he realize its a trap before it is too late? One of the many Tales of Robin Hood.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. This is the Legend Tale of Maui the Demi-God from Moana. It is part of our Classic Bedtime Stories for Kids Collection. It has been adapted from the Tales of Maui as well as Disney’s version of Moana.
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. Gerda and Kai struggle to fight the Snow Queen and find the balance between Good and Evil.
The Classic Fairy Tale of Sleeping Beauty. Princess Aurora has been cursed by Maleficent. When she pricks herself on a spinning wheel on her 16th birthday, she is put into a deep sleep for 100 years. Who can save her?
Bedtime Story for Kids: The Gift of the Magi, A Christmas Story. Della and Jim wish to give each other the perfect Christmas present, but how will they come up with the money?
A young man learns what is most important about love from two very different girls and a mermaid.
A Bedtime Story of Friendship, Courage and Acceptance.
The is the tale of Pocahontas, John Smith and the leader Powhatan. The story tells of the time Pocahontas saved the life of settler John Smith from her father, Powhatan.
A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. The Emperor is fooled into believing he is wearing magic clothes which can’t be “seen”.
5+ Min Short Stories for Kids
FOLKTALES | MORAL STORIES FOR KIDS ~ FOLK TALES: FAIRY TALES, LEGENDS, RIDDLES, MYTHS AND MORE! Read Folktales for kids from all over the world. Children’s Moral Stories include folktales (folk tales) such as fairy tales (fairytales), legends, riddles, myths and more! All our stories contain a positive message. Stories to Grow by presents our […]
Why read bedtime stories to my child each night?
Bedtime Stories are a story told to a child after they have gotten into bed for the evening. Reading a bedtime story every night is beneficial for children and parents, too! Reading bedtime stories each night to your child has been proven to improve reading and vocabulary skills. Read a special bedtime story for children tonight!
Reading bedtime stories each evening to a child promotes positive sleep habits. It builds on reading skills, vocabulary size as well as the imagination. It calms a busy child and engages their mind into a world of magic and sweet dreams. The bedtime story is the best way to end the child's day and lead them into a night of wonderful rest.
The telling of bedtime stories to kids has been around for hundreds of years. The bedtime story is a nightly ritual of storytelling that has been passed down from generation to generation. Classic bedtime stories such as Cinderella, Rapunzel and the Velveteen Rabbit have been told from parent to child to grandchild, passing on family memories of shared moments in a magical story. Reading bedtime stories to kids is a wonderful way to spend the end of each day and create memories which will last forever.
What are good bedtime stories to read each night to a child?
Above you will find some of our favorite stories to share at bedtime. These short stories for kids are perfect to share with a child at bedtime to promote positive values. With themes of cooperation, friendship, kindness, gratitude and a little magic, these short bedtime stories for kids are sure to please your little one as they drift off into pleasant dreams. A bedtime story can also ease any nighttime fears.
What better way to teach morals then through magical short stories for kids. Our bedtime stories have been kid-tested and kid-approved. Kids loves our stories and parents love the special time they spend reading with them each night. Our bedtime stories and all our stories for kids are read by children of different ages to ensure reading level as well as understanding are accurate.
Why do bedtime stories work? Reading Stories Together Creates Memories!
Reading bedtime stories can be the most magical moment of the day. Taking that child to a world of discovery through a story will surely leave a lasting impression. Read our collection of stories for kids to your children today and see the positive impact they have. Stories to Grow by believes that these are the best stories that should be shared at bedtime. Each story has been hand selected from among hundreds of stories for kids from all over the world. We ensure that each bedtime story helps children ease into sleep and leaves them with a positive outlook on themselves and the world around them.
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All About our Stories for Kids:
Enjoy our entire collection of short stories for kids. Our children's stories come from folktales (or folk tales), stories that have been shared from generation to generation by word of mouth, from all over the world. Folktales have been shared for thousands of years and are the starting point for most of your favorite tales and Disney movies. This collection of stories for kids has stories which are 10+ min and are for a longer reading experience or for older children. All of our stories for kids have positive morals and teach important values such as friendship, kindness and gratitude.
Our children's folktale stories consist of fairy tales, animal tales, riddles stories, myths and legends,from all over the world! Our stories for kids are kid-tested to ensure read time, reading level, and kid-approval. They are multicultural and feature positive moral messages. Share our short stories for kids with those children in your life and share the joy and love we have for stories and storytelling.