5 Min Bedtime Stories ~ Short Bedtime Story Picture Books for Kids and Favorite Classic Fairy Tales for Bedtime or Anytime!
5 min Bedtime Stories
A donkey wonders if there is anyone in the world just like him.
Little Ant loves to read but should be gathering food instead. Can a book help him do both?
A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. The animals want to build their own house in the woods- but what about the wolf?
An English Story for Kids Learning to Read. Androcles, an escaped slave, meets a lion in the woods. An Aesop’s Fable tale.
Who is in the hare’s cave? A big voice!
An English Story for Kids Learning to Read. A defeated Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is inspired by a spider. (from Scotland)
A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. An old woman’s search for an apple dumpling leads her to generous trades. A story of Gratitude and Kindness.
A Chinese Riddle Tale in English for Kids Learning to Read. A Chinese king is amazed by the gift of an elephant- but how to weigh it?
When Mama Lion kidnaps 2 ostrich chicks , who will dare to object?
A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. How to best take their donkey to market? Everyone weighs in.
An English Story for Kids Learning to Read. Three brothers embark on a quest to serve their King.
An English Story for Kids Learning to Read. The boy who grows the finest plant will be emperor, but Jun’s seed does not sprout.
Favorite Bedtime Stories
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 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 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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
Explore our collection of 5 min 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.