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10 Bedtime Stories for Kids Every Parent Must Read to Their Little Ones

Team AckoFeb 8, 2024

Bedtime stories for kids are essential for their cognitive as well as speech and language development. The earlier you start, the better it is! Kids learn to experience different emotions while empathizing with the characters of a story, hence, it is essential that every parent must read bedtime stories to their kids to ensure better development in them. The common emotions of sadness, happiness and anger may be encountered and they will learn to control emotions in real life.



Bedtime stories for kids you should definitely read

The following are some of the most popular and amazing bedtime stories for kids, which you as a parent should definitely read to your kids:

1. The Jungle Book

The mythic tale of ‘Mowgli’, a boy looking for where he truly belongs to man or animals. Jungle Book touches your little one’s intellect and their emotions which develops massive fascination.

2. Aladdin and the Magic Lamp

Aladdin is the story of an impoverished young boy who is recruited by an evil magician to retrieve a magic lamp from a deep, dark cavern. With the help of a magic genie, Aladdin escapes and his adventures begin.

3. Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves

The stories of favourite past time for kids to get acquainted with interesting characters and travel to strange unknown land with the story.

4. Gulliver's Travels

It describes Gulliver’s ship in Lilliput. He discovers a world in a miniature towering over the people and the city. It is definitely a must-read read for kids as it is very interesting and mind-boggling.

5. Little Red Riding Hood

This story is a classic fairy tale. Little red riding hood goes to visit her old grandmother only to find that her grandmother suddenly has very big teeth, could the hungry wolf have something to do with this??!! This is a classic introduction to fairy tales for your little one.

6. Hansel And Gretel

Based on the classic fairy tale, hen Hansel and Gretel get left in the woods, they are captured by a witch who lives in a house made from gingerbread and sweets. How will they ever escape?

7. Panchatantra

Panchatantra stories are a real boon for parents to help them guide their children towards values in human life. All stories of Panchatantra are accompanied by a moral.

8. Delightful Stories Of Akbar And Birbal

It tells us about King Akbar and his Minister Birbal known for his wit and wisdom. Often involving humorous exchanges. These stories are a part of a rich tradition of folklore and legend which enriches the mind of your child.

9. Tenali Raman

Tenali Ramakrishna was a Jester poet in the court of King Krishnadevaraya. Stories for kids teach them wisdom and values through with moral orientated stories and humour.

10. Wiggly The Worm

The adventures of wiggly worm and his best friends snarky snail, rattlesnake and munchy mosquito. Wiggly and his friends live in the backyard garden. What happens when they decide to explore the yard??

Each story ends with a powerful message and will definitely help your little tot expand the horizons of their minds. The fascinating illustrations are a visual treat and are sure to delight your kids. Children would love to listen to stories at bedtime, it will help them learn with fun and pleasure. Check out the Parentlane App today for daily parenting hacks.

Disclaimer: This content is for informational purposes only, based on industry experience and secondary sources. It is not a substitute for professional advice. Please consult a qualified expert for health or insurance-related decisions. Content is subject to change, refer to current policy wordings for specific ACKO details.



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