Featured Author: Little Ant’s Big Plan ~ 5 min Bedtime Stories, Picture Books for Kids. Little Ant loves to read but should be gathering food instead. Can a book help him do both?
Read free bedtime stories, fairy tales, folktales and short stories for kids. Free children's books online, picture books, poems and more!
Bedtime Stories for Kids: A Story of Kindness, Love and Justice.
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.
Bedtime Story of Fairness, Friendship, Love and Sharing.
The Classic Fairytale Story of Snow White with a Modern Twist: Who is the “fair”est of them all? Snow White of course! When Snow White escapes to the woods, the Seven Dwarfs help her to hide from the Evil Queen.
A Story of Friendship, Love and Courage.
A Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale. An evil witch has trapped Rapunzel in a tower. How will she escape? Can love save her?
A Bedtime Story of Friendship and Love.
The Classic fairy tale of the youngest daughter Beauty and a monstrous Beast.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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 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 Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. Based on the “Ballad of Mulan” and Disney’s Mulan, this is a legend tale about a girl who goes in disguise as a boy and joins the army in her brother’s place.
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. 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.
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.
Explore our collection of Bedtime Stories for Kids. Sharing a bedtime story with your children is storytelling in its most purest form. It's an opportunity to not just share a simple bedtime story to be forgotten, but passing on a lifetime of lessons from those who came before us.
Share our Bedtime Stories and Classic fairy tales in a nightly ritual of learning. While a bedtime story might be seen as something to rush through in order to get to the quickest inevitable conclusion, a much needed rest for a busy child, it 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.
Bedtime Stories from Stories to Grow by:
Above you will find some of our favorites! Short Stories for kids online that are perfect as bedtime stories or anytime stories. With Themes of Cooperation, Friendship, Kindness, and a little magic, these short bedtime stories for kids are sure to please your little one as they drift off into pleasant dreams. What better way to teach morals then through magical short stories which entwines the message within the confines of the tale.
Leave a lasting impression and share a special moment with your child through a storytelling experience they will treasure forever. We hope you enjoy our Classic Fairy Tales shared as a Bedtime Story.
Our entire collection of Stories for Kids also make wonderful Bedtime Stories! 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.
These children's stories consist of Animal tales, Riddles Stories, Myths and Legends,from all over the world! Our stories for kids are Kid-tested, Multicultural and feature positive Moral messages to leave a lasting impression on the children in your lives! They also make wonderful themed Moral Stories for Kids in the classroom and at home. Share our Short Stories for Kids with those in your life.