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4 Best Bedtime Stories For Kids (Including Free Massage!)

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Transform bedtime with magical stories and calming massages for your child. Experience the joy of storytelling for a serene night's sleep. Begin today!

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Are you tired of going to bed? Is it a big challenge for you every night? We will give you the best solutions, mainly the 4 best children's bedtime stories, accompanied by robust and functional massages.

Always remember that lullabies and massages will be your best ally for the optimal development of your baby.

“Storytelling provides many psychological and educational benefits, such as enhanced imagination to help visualize spoken words, improved vocabulary, and more refined communication skills..” 
National Library of Medicine.

Top 1:  Theo, A Dreamy Bear

Here is Theo Bear's story, in which he will tell you his favorite things to do when he goes to sleep and places where he likes to go in his imagination. 

Accompany this story with the “chest massage”, which is crucial in calming and preparing your little one for sleep. Here are some of the possible benefits of the "thoracic massage" technique: 

  • Calming the nervous system
  • Releasing muscle tension
  • Easing respiratory issues

Top 2: Solar System, Space Mission 

Take your little one on an adventure to learn about the entire planetary system accompanied by the efficient Tummy massage. Here are some benefits of this technique:

  • Stimulates gut motility
  • Relieves digestive discomfort
  • Strengthened abdominal muscles

Top 3: The Taste of the Moon 

The little turtle Sarah and the big elephant Peter, will take you on a journey in which you can taste the moon and the stars. All accompanied with a productive back massage, here are some benefits of this massage for children: 

  • Pain relief 
  • Stress reduction
  • Improved flexibility and posture

Top 4: A Head full of Animals

In this story, we will find ourselves inside a head with many things, especially animals, traveling among snakes, ants, and hippopotamuses. All accompanied by a productive back massage.

Bonding through Storytelling and massages with your kids! 

The StoryBook app offers 200 captivating stories and guidance on how to massage, turning this time into a unique combination of cuddling and storytelling that prepares your little one for a restful, restorative night.


Saito, Y., Kondo, T., Aoyama, S., Fukumoto, R., Konishi, N., Nakamura, K., ... & Maki, A. (2019). Effects of storytelling on the childhood brain: near-infrared spectroscopic comparison with the effects of picture-book reading. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12, 483.

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