Bedtime Stories for Kids

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 Bedtime Stories of this Week 

The Hare and the Hedgehog

A clever hedgehog teaches a boastful hare a lesson about humility through a surprising race. 

The Old Man and His Grandson

A young boy teaches his family the importance of kindness and respect for the elderly. 

The Young Giant

A kind-hearted giant uses his strength to help others and becomes a beloved protector of his village. 

Space Explorers

Series: Join Alex, Luna, Kai, and Maya, four young and enthusiastic cadets  as they embark on thrilling adventures across the galaxy.

 The Most Popular Bedtime Stories 

The Lion King

Roar into the Pride Lands with Simba in a captivating story of courage, friendship, and the circle of life.


Join Cinderella on a magical journey from rags to riches as she dances her way into our hearts with the help of her fairy godmother.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Peek into the home of the three bears and share Goldilocks' adventure in this delightful tale of curiosity.

Little Red Riding Hood

Brave the dark woods with Little Red Riding Hood as she encounters a cunning wolf in this timeless tale of caution.

3 pigs

Journey through houses made of straw, sticks, and bricks in this charming story of resilience against a huffing and puffing wolf.

Ugly Duckling

Embrace the transformative journey of the Ugly Duckling as it discovers its true beauty.

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Snow White

Venture into the enchanting world of Snow White, where a poisoned apple and seven delightful dwarfs await.

puss in boots

Embark on an adventure with the clever Puss in Boots, who uses wit and charm to secure his master's fortune.

The Swan Princess bedtime story

Be enchanted by the story of a beautiful princess under a magical spell.

Beauty and the Beast

Be our guest in the captivating story of Beauty and the Beast, where inner beauty triumphs over appearances.

Charlotte's Web

Join the heartwarming friendship between Wilbur the pig and Charlotte the spider in this touching tale of loyalty and love.

Tortoise and the Hare

Race alongside the determined tortoise and the speedy hare in this classic fable about perseverance.

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Recently Added Bedtime Stories

 The Poor Man and the Rich Man

A rich man and a poor man learn the true value of kindness and friendship by helping each other. 

The Old Man and His Grandson

A young boy teaches his family the importance of kindness and respect for the elderly. 

The Goose-Girl

A kind princess, betrayed by her maid, regains her rightful place through courage and a magical charm. 

The Hare's Bride

Agnes and her hare friend, Harvey, discover true friendship through shared adventures and a magical garden. 

The Hare and the Hedgehog

A clever hedgehog teaches a boastful hare a lesson about humility through a surprising race. 

The Three Feathers

A young prince's wisdom and kindness help him win a kingdom through a magical quest. 

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The Riddle

"The Riddle" recounts the tale of a clever young boy who solves a mysterious riddle with the help of his quick wit and determination.

wild swans

"The Wild Swans" is a captivating bedtime story that follows the adventures of Princess Eliza and her eleven brothers. 

The Two Brothers

"The Two Brothers" recounts the tale of two siblings, Hans and Karl, who embark on a quest to find their father's hidden treasure.

The Star Money

"The Star Money" is a heartwarming tale about a generous girl named Marie who gives away her last possession, a silver coin, to a beggar. 

red shoes

"The Red Shoes" is a charming bedtime story about Lily, a little girl enchanted by a magical pair of red shoes. 

wolf and goats

"The Wolf and the Seven Goats" is a classic folktale about a cunning wolf's attempt to deceive seven innocent goats. 

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bumblebee and human friend

Crash-landing on Earth, Bumblebee, a small Autobot scout, befriends a curious boy named Anthony. Together, they join forces with the noble Optimus Prime and the Autobots to find the AllSpark, a powerful artifact coveted by the evil Megatron and his Decepticons.

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Winnie the Pooh with backpack

The Winnie-the-Pooh series is often read as bedtime stories because it is calming and relaxing. The stories are set in the Hundred Acre Wood, a peaceful and idyllic setting. The characters are lovable and relatable, and their adventures are always heartwarming and fun. 

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Fun with Emily

"Fun with Emily" is a heartwarming and comical children's series that follows the adventures of Emily, a spirited 9-year-old girl with an insatiable curiosity and a knack for finding herself in amusing predicaments. In each episode, Emily embarks on a new adventure, whether it's exploring an ancient cave, joining a talent show, or trying to build a homemade rocket. 

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Bedtime stories for a 4-year-old

Delight your 4-year-old with enchanting bedtime stories that spark their imagination and impart valuable lessons. 

Bedtime stories for a 5-year-old

Engage your 5-year-old's imagination with captivating bedtime stories. 

Bedtime stories for a 6-year-old

Delight your 6-year-old with enchanting bedtime stories designed to fuel their imagination and expand their horizons.

Bedtime stories for a 7-year-old

Discover a captivating world of bedtime stories tailored for 7-year-olds. 

Bedtime stories for a 8-year-old

Dive into enchanting bedtime stories curated just for 8-year-olds. 

Bedtime stories for a 9-year-old

Explore a world of bedtime adventures tailored for 9-year-olds. 

3 year olds reading

Dive into vibrant adventures and heartwarming stories that will leave them eager for more. 

Bedtime Stories

Welcome to, where dreams take flight and bedtime stories become a magical adventure. As the day winds down, and the world grows quiet, bedtime stories become a bridge between the waking hours and the realm of dreams. It's a chance for children to unwind, explore their creativity, and embark on journeys without leaving the comfort of their beds.

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ChatGPT vs Parent

In the fast-paced world of parenting, it's not uncommon to rely on online stories to keep our kids entertained while we tackle our never-ending to-do lists. As convenient as it may be, there's a crucial aspect that we shouldn't overlook – the value of actively engaging with our children during storytime.

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Forgotten Bedtime Stories

In a world where screens and gadgets dominate, there's something truly magical about the art of storytelling. Bedtime stories have a unique ability to transport young minds to whimsical worlds

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Beyond the cozy blankets and dimly lit rooms, these nightly rituals carry profound significance, especially when it comes to nurturing a child's vocabulary and language skills. Join us on a journey as we delve into the magical realm of bedtime stories and uncover the profound impact they have on the linguistic development of our young readers. 

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girl reading book

Welcome to, your go-to destination for enchanting bedtime stories that spark the imagination and warm the heart. We're not just here to offer you captivating tales; we're here to empower your child's journey into the world of independent reading. In this blog post, we'll explore the importance of encouraging independent reading and how the bedtime stories at can be your secret weapon.

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Introducing "Read the Tale" - Where Bedtime Stories Come to Life!

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Read or listen to the BEST online collection of FREE bedtime stories for kids. Over 500 carefully crafted stories just for bedtime. Busy Dads and Moms, with just couple clicks you can find all your favorite tales and bedtime stories here to create unforgettable moments with your little ones before the land of dreams takes over. In this fast-paced world, we understand the value of quality time and the immense joy derived from sharing heartwarming stories with your precious children. That's why we are creating a collection of captivating bedtime tales that will ignite their imagination and nourish their dreams.

At Read the Tale, we believe that those precious few minutes before sleep are an extraordinary opportunity to bond with your child and foster their love for storytelling. Our website offers a delightful array of carefully crafted short stories, tailored specifically for these cherished moments. Each tale is thoughtfully designed to captivate young minds, whisking them away to magical lands and introducing them to lovable characters who will warm their hearts.

With Read the Tale, storytelling becomes effortless. Our user-friendly interface allows you to easily navigate through our vast collection with ease, selecting the ideal tale that suits your child's taste and interests. Whether it's a tale of bravery, friendship, or simply a heartwarming journey, you'll find the perfect story to ignite their imagination and lull them into a peaceful slumber.

So, dear dads and moms, embrace the magic of storytelling and create treasured memories with your little ones. Join us at Read the Tale, your companion on this extraordinary adventure of bedtime wonders. Let us be your guide as you embark on a journey that will inspire and connect your family, one story at a time.

Because in the realm of Read the Tale, dreams come alive and hearts are forever intertwined.