Read the world's best collection of free bedtime stories! 

Short stories for kids, fairy tales, online story books, audio stories, and more! 


Enjoy our collection of free bedtime stories for kids below: 

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 stories each night to your child has been proven to improve reading and vocabulary skills. Read a special 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. 

Reading bedtime stories to kids is a wonderful way to spend the end of each day and create memories which will last forever. 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. 

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. 

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.