5 tips for telling a great bedtime story

a year ago
5 tips for telling a great bedtime story

Bedtime stories are a wonderful way to bond with your child and help them fall asleep with a happy heart. But, have you ever wondered how to write a great bedtime story? Look no further! In this post, we will discuss some key tips to help you write a captivating bedtime story that your child will love.

  1. Keep it short and sweet: We all know kids have the attention span of a goldfish, so make sure your story isn't too long, or they'll be tossing and turning for ages. Aim for around 10 minutes max.

  2. Teach a lil' lesson: Bedtime stories are the perfect opportunity to sneak in some valuable life lessons. As you're crafting your story, think about a moral that's easy for your child to grasp, like sharing or being a good friend.

  3. Bring in familiar faces: Kids go nuts for stories with characters they know and love. You can use their favorite fictional friends, people from their real lives, or even make them the star of the show. This will help your child feel super connected to the story.

  4. Make it a team effort: Children love getting in on the action! As you're telling the story, ask them questions and let them make choices. This will keep them engaged and make them feel like they're part of the adventure.

  5. End on a high note: Make sure your story has a fantastic finale that leaves your child eager for more. Whether it's a happy ending or a tantalizing cliffhanger, they'll be pumped for the next bedtime tale.

Bonus tip: Want to take your bedtime stories to new heights? Check out our Oscar bedtime stories app. It's packed with interactive stories featuring cool characters and thrilling plots. Plus, you can personalize the story with your child's name and photo. Oscar will help you create an unforgettable bedtime story experience for your little one.

Checkout an example story from Oscar Stories here: Example Story

So there you have it! By using these tips (and maybe giving Oscar a try), you'll be able to create bedtime stories that your child will be begging for night after night. Happy storytelling!


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