Bedtime History: Inspirational Stories For Kids



Inspirational history stories for you and your children as they drift off to sleep.Join us on Facebook:


  • Stone Age

    Stone Age

    28/03/2021 Duration: 10min

    Learn more about humans during the period known as the Stone Age.Support the show (

  • Rainforests


    22/03/2021 Duration: 08min

    Learn about the wonderful world of rainforests, how rainforests work, and why they are important. Support the show (

  • Hawaii


    15/03/2021 Duration: 12min

    Learn about the formation and history of the Hawaiian Islands.Support the show (

  • Charlemagne


    07/03/2021 Duration: 08min

    Learn about one of the first powerful kings of Europe, Charles the Great or Charlemagne.Support the show (

  • The First Cities

    The First Cities

    01/03/2021 Duration: 10min

    Learn about some of the first large-scale cities of the Ancient World -- such as Sumer, Uruk, Ur, the cities of the Indus River Valley, China, and the Andes -- and the transition from Neolithic farming communities to the Bronze Age.Support the show (

  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks

    21/02/2021 Duration: 12min

    In honor of Black History Month learn about this courageous woman who stood up for herself and helped start the Civil Rights Movement.Support the show (

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    15/02/2021 Duration: 12min

    Learn about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court Justice, and warrior for womens' rights and equality.Support the show (

  • The Statue of Liberty

    The Statue of Liberty

    08/02/2021 Duration: 11min

    Learn about the planning and construction of the Statue of Liberty.Support the show (

  • The Rocky Mountains

    The Rocky Mountains

    01/02/2021 Duration: 11min

    Learn about the history of the Rocky Mountain range and its National Park.Support the show (

  • Harry Houdini

    Harry Houdini

    24/01/2021 Duration: 12min

    Learn about one of history's most famous magicians and escape artists.Support the show (

  • Teddy Roosevelt: Childhood

    Teddy Roosevelt: Childhood

    17/01/2021 Duration: 12min

    Learn about the childhood of "Teedie" Roosevelt.Support the show (

  • Marquis de Lafayette

    Marquis de Lafayette

    11/01/2021 Duration: 10min

    Learn about the Marquis de Lafayette, the French officer, who joined the Americans in their War for Independence.Support the show (

  • The Vikings and Leif Erikson

    The Vikings and Leif Erikson

    02/01/2021 Duration: 09min

    Learn more about the Vikings or Norsemen of the Scandinavian countries, and Leif Erikson, one of the first Europeans to explore the New World.Support the show (

  • Boxing Day

    Boxing Day

    28/12/2020 Duration: 08min

    Learn about the history of Boxing Day, December 26th.Support the show (

  • History of Christmas Carols

    History of Christmas Carols

    20/12/2020 Duration: 11min

    Learn about the history of Christmas carolsSupport the show (

  • History of Minecraft

    History of Minecraft

    13/12/2020 Duration: 08min

    Learn about the history of the creation of Minecraft, from it's the original version by Markus Persson to the many mods and newer versions now built by Microsoft. Support the show (

  • Clara Barton

    Clara Barton

    06/12/2020 Duration: 08min

    Learn more about the Civil War nurse who devoted her life to the service of others.Support the show (

  • The Red Baron

    The Red Baron

    27/11/2020 Duration: 09min

    Learn about Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the infamous German fighter ace of World War I.Support the show (

  • History of Thanksgiving

    History of Thanksgiving

    22/11/2020 Duration: 11min

    Learn about the history of the Thanksgiving, from the "The First Thanksgiving" at Plymouth to its designation as a national holiday. Also learn about how other countries and cultures celebration days of "thanks."Support the show (

  • Guy Fawkes

    Guy Fawkes

    15/11/2020 Duration: 10min

    "Remember, remember the fifth of November!" Learn about Guy Fawkes, the Catholic revolutionary who challenged the British government with his Gunpowder Plot.Support the show (

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