STORIES FOR KIDS ~  FOLK TALES, FAIRY TALES, LEGENDS, RIDDLES, MYTHS, POEMS AND MORE! Read Folktales for kids from all over the world. These stories for kids include folktales (folk tales) such as fairy tales (fairytales), legend stories, riddle stories, myths, poems and more! All of our stories for kids contain positive morals to inspire children with themes of kindness, generosity and friendship.

Hercules and His Labors Greek Myths

Hercules (Heracles) and His Labors Story ~ Greek Mythology for Kids

NEW!! Hercules (Heracles) and His Labors Greek Myth Stories for Kids. This version expands upon the Disney movie Hercules to show the labors of Hercules. This story presents the true Myth of Hercules (Heracles) and the Labors he has to go through to pay for his actions towards his family while under Hera’s spell. This content is mature and we recommend this story be read by those 12+.

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Hercules and His Labors Greek Myths

Hercules (Heracles) and His Labors Story ~ Greek Mythology for Kids

NEW!! Hercules (Heracles) and His Labors Greek Myth Stories for Kids. This version expands upon the Disney movie Hercules to show the labors of Hercules. This story presents the true Myth of Hercules (Heracles) and the Labors he has to go through to pay for his actions towards his family while under Hera’s spell. This content is mature and we recommend this story be read by those 12+.

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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. 

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!