Read Bedtime Stories for Kids: fairytales, folktales and short stories for children of all ages.  Free children's books online, picture books, poems and more! 

Reading bedtime stories with your children is 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. Reading bedtime stories each night to your children has been proven the most effective way to improve reading and vocabulary skills as well as teach moral values such as kindness, and empathy. Read a Bedtime Story with your child tonight!

5 min Bedtime Stories

 

Why share Bedtime Stories each night with your children?

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. Reading a bedtime story to your child each night shows improvement in reading and vocabulary as well as teaching moral values of kindness, empathy, and more! 

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. 

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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.