Read free bedtime stories, fairy tales, folktales and short stories for kids. The best free children’s stories online!
Why read a bedtime story to my child each night?
Reading a bedtime story with your child before bed is a family tradition of storytelling that has been around for hundreds of years. Reading a story each night to your child has been proven the most effective way to improve reading and vocabulary skills.
Above you will find some of our favorite stories to share at bedtime. These short stories for kids are perfect to share with a child at bedtime to promote positive values. With themes of cooperation, friendship, kindness, and a little magic, these short bedtime stories 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 for kids.
Reading a bedtime story 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.
All About our Stories for Kids:
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. Folktales have been shared for thousands of years and are the starting point for most of your favorite tales and Disney movies.