Reading bedtime stories is a cozy way to end to a child’s day. In addition to all the other benefits of reading aloud, reading stories at bedtime helps establish a bedtime routine and can help children – and parents – get a better night’s sleep.
For tips on reading bedtime stories, read:
- 7 top tips to master bedtime reading | Book Trust – from Penguin Random House
- How to Read a Bedtime Story – from Reading Rockets
- The Importance of Reading Bedtime Stories to Big Kids – from Scholastic
Children like to choose their bedtime stories. Here are some ideas for books you might want to have available:
- 8 Great Bedtime Books for Babies and Toddlers – from the New York Times
- 9 Great Bedtime Books for Preschoolers – from the New York Times
- 15 Authors Share Their All-Time Favorite Bedtime Stories for Kids – from Brightly
- The Best Bedtime Stories for 3- to 5-Year-Olds – from Brightly
- When Lullabies Fail | Books to Soothe at Bedtime – from School Library Journal
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