Stories have an incredible educational value due to the their influence on memory, but also because... children love them! Our aim is to support and help you with this task. In this site:
You will find hundred of stories.
We will help you to teach values.
You can listen to a thousand audio stories.
Enjoy time with your children even more.
You will learn to tell stories.
We also offer you...
And create your own.
... losts of educational resources.
If you are an education pro, you know about the benefits of stories better than anyone,
Browse this site at your leisure. Your children will really enjoy our varied and top quality resources. Thousands of teachers are using them right now! And if you like our work, spread the word: the more people know about us, the more children will benefit.
Stories for children
At Bedtime Stories, we have a great collection of short stories to educate children about values, with all sorts of characters and situations.
We offer them as a great educational resource for parents and teachers.
New stories and themes are frequently added: you will never be short of new educational stories!
Once upon a time, in a small country, people decided to investigate what it was that parents really liked the most. A competition was organised. It would use the latest invention of Professor Crank-Shafte: the Gladometer.
To date, the Gladometer is the only contraption ever built capable of measuring joy and happiness.
So, one by one, the children demonstrated their own particular talents to their parents. And the Gladometer faithfully measured their parents' reactions.
One boy turned up with a trained pig; the pig sang and danced. A girl came and played the violin like an angel, and an intelligent boy came and read his very big book. The parent's happiness was plain to see.
Finally, a boy came to the Gladometer carrying nothing. Nor did he know how to do anything. When the organisers asked him what he was going to do, he simply said:
"I am very obedient."
This said, the machine measured such a high reading that it began violently vibrating, and finally exploded. The boy who had done nothing won all the prizes that day, for solving the mystery of what pleases parents the most.
ECRP, Early Childhood Research & Practice is an excellent resource with articles for parents and teachers willing to investigate in the latest techniques and discoveries about early childhood education