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Growing Reader

Quick 5-Minute Stories for Kids
on the Go

by Keith Rice

Photo credit: Erica Shires, Image Bank Collection/Getty Images

If your child is anything like my toddler, they are constantly on the go. Children are little balls of rambunctious energy and it can be tough to fit in that ever-important reading time as our kiddos careen from one activity to the next. Fortunately, there are all sorts of bite-sized stories tailor-made for those seemingly ever-shrinking moments of downtime. Whether you’re looking for a quick wind-down before their nap or bedtime, hoping to capitalize on a quiet moment, or simply need a quick reset for the day, these five-minute story collections are just the ticket.