Scary Stories for Kids Halloween ~ Short Stories for Kids in English

Not TOO Scary Stories for Kids at Halloween ~ Stories for Kids

These NOT TOO scary stories for kids are based on folktales. These "scary" stories for kids are perfect at Halloween time since they are not really scary but focus on folklore surrounding Halloween, including "monsters, witches, goblins and ogres". These scary stories can be used to teach literary elements or can be read at home around the campfire for some not so spooky storytelling. Happy Halloween!


Baba Yaga The Witch

Natasha is sent deep into the forest to face the witch, Baba Yaga – early reader version.

Goblin’s Market

The goblins have captured Sarah. Her sister wants to help but what must she do?

Janet and Thomalyn

Only Janet can save Thomalyn from being sacrificed by the Fairies…but how?

The Witch's Magic Ball

The Witch’s Magic Ball

A sinister and evil witch lures a girl with a magic ball. Her brother must find out how to free her.

Beekeeper and the White Rabbit

The Beekeeper and the White Rabbit ~ Fairy Tale Stories for Kids

A beekeeper and his bees must protect a special white rabbit from an evil witch.

And Now, Enjoy the Reader’s Theater Play Scripts for the Stories Above!

Goblin's Market Poem for Kids Halloween

The Goblin’s Market~ Reader’s Theater Script

The goblins have captured Sarah. To save her sister, what must Lizzie do? (from England)


Stories to Grow by presents our award-winning collection of Bedtime Stories for Kids. Our Children's Stories consist of Classic Fairy Tales, Folktales (or folk tales), Riddle Stories, Legends and Myths from all over the world! Our Moral Stories for Kids each contain a positive message to leave a lasting impression.

Explore our collection of Children's Stories ~ Folktales from around the world. Folktales (or folk tales) are stories that have been shared from generation to generation by word of mouth. Folktales consist of Fairy Tales (or fairytales), Animal tales, Legends, Myths and Riddle Stories which you will find here! Our short moral stories for children are Kid-tested, Multicultural and feature positive moral messages to leave a lasting impression on the children in your lives! You will find funny, heart-warming and interesting stories all with positive morals.

Our folktale stories make wonderful Bedtime stories or the perfect Moral stories for the classroom to build character and teach Language Arts skills!  Our short stories are multi-cultural, kid-tested and all contain positive moral messages. So share one of our stories with a child today and create a lesson that will last a lifetime.

What does Kid-tested mean? Kid-tested and approved means they were edited until they were loved by our kid-testers. When kids love what they are reading, they internalize the stories. Since all of our Stories and Reader’s Theater Play Scripts have positive moral messages, that’s exactly the point! We guarantee that kids will love our Stories & Scripts and so will you!

Did you know? Over 20 of our Award-Winning Children's Stories, such as Two BrothersHaku's Power and The Three Princes, have been featured in educational textbooks all over the world, including such major publishers as Cambridge Press, Oxford University Press and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. They have also been featured in such State tests as the Florida State Assessment, Utah Sage Assessment and North Carolina State Assessment, as well as Nationwide tests such as the Common Core Exam and ETS Winsight Assessment.  Happy Storytelling!