32 Popular Storytime YouTube Video Ideas

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To make a Storytime video, it’s as simple as sharing a memorable experience. But it must be based on a factual story from your past.

But before you turn on the camera to make a Storytime, you’ll need to structure the story. So, write out your story, including the introduction and lead-in, the juicy portion, and the ending. You can also check our guide on how to craft a good storytime video, with script and everything.

First I’ll show you the fool list of ideas, and then I’ll talk about them a bit more and show you an example video for each to inspire you even more. Let’s start:

1. Horrible date

Do you have a date of disaster or inconvenience? If so, many want to hear about it! People are often interested in these types of videos because of their variety and uniqueness!

2. Embarrassing childhood Anecdotes

Everyone had an embarrassing moment during their childhood. Maybe that time when your grandma gifted you that ugly sweater and made you wear it for the family picture, or when you realized you were lactose intolerant.

3. Leaving Your Parents’ House

Leaving home is an important period in everyone’s life. If you moved out of the house, you probably learned a lot and can share your experience.

4. Getting to Meet a Celebrity

Meeting a celebrity is an opportunity that few people have in their lives. With that in mind, your story of meeting a celebrity may be what people want to hear.

5. Living with a Crazy Person

Many had the misfortune to live with a psychopath. On the other hand, such trials often create fantastic stories. So, if you’ve ever encountered this problem before, you can share some of your impressions on YouTube.

6. That Time You Got Into a Lot of Trouble at School.

Is there a student at school who has never had a problem? Probably not. Given this, it is possible that you have a good story about getting into trouble at school.

7. Getting Rid of an Ex

It’s hard to break up with someone. On the other hand, parting with a former person can be an interesting or instructive story. Stories don’t have to be funny; they can also help people not make the same mistakes in their lives.

8. Best/Worst Year of Your Life?

Was there a certain year in your life that seemed the best or the worst? If so, let everyone know! What factors contributed to the success or failure of that particular year? Were there any special events?

9. Spring Break Adventures

Most American children have had an unforgettable spring break. Let’s face it, things can get a little out of hand. Even if there is nothing unusual in your meeting, taking photos and sharing them with others can be fun.

10. Traveling Alone

Traveling with others is one thing, but what about traveling alone? This opens the door to many interesting stories and adventures. There are some interesting anecdotes and facts that you can share if you have ever done this.

11. Uber’s Strangest Rides

It is not uncommon for people to have strange experiences when using Uber. All you need to do to create a great story is to have a crazy or inexperienced driver. Don’t be afraid to make a video about your experience!

12. Embarrassing Party

Parties are fun. But they can turn into something different real quick, especially in college. Did you ever have a party that ended abruptly because something interesting happened? That would be a great story!

13. Tales of Best Friends

It’s great to have a best friend. This is not only because you understand each other well or share similar interests, but also because you often encounter situations where you can tell fantastic stories. However, it can sometimes end up really bad.

14. Getting Swindled

Deception can be painful, but it can also lead to interesting stories that interest or teach people. At the very least, your misfortune will make others laugh or prevent them from making the same mistake!

15. Being Catfished

Is there anything more annoying (and sometimes unpleasant) than getting catfished? Surprisingly, in these times, many people may find themselves in this situation.

16. Meeting an Online Friend

Many people today find friends through social networks or online communities. This can be an interesting story to tell your YouTube audience if you met a friend online and then got to meet them in real life. Were they just as you imagined? What surprised you from that encounter?

17. College Experience

If you ask someone about their experience of college, they can tell you one or two stories. Probably in the same boat. Did you go outside at night Maybe you slept through the night to find out what the test was scheduled for next week? Maybe you quit college because you realized that wasn’t what you wanted? Let’s talk about it!

18. Your First Trip Abroad

The first trip abroad is a fascinating experience, but it can also be disappointing. What did you face during your first trip abroad? Would you do it differently now?

19. The First Job

The first job is rarely a perfect work experience, but it gives us invaluable lessons and sometimes leads to interesting events.

20. Fake friend

Isn’t it true that fake friends are the worst? You don’t want anyone to deal with a fake friend. If so, why not share your experience so that others do not suffer?

21. Pregnancy

Tell your readers a fun and interesting story about your own or someone else’s pregnancy.

22. Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be one of your favorite or most-hated days of the year. Did you have a horrible date? Or did you have the date of a lifetime? Share it!

23. Time Spent in a Hospital 

Many people have fallen ill or been injured in the past. If this has happened to you, tell your hospitalization or treatment story. Were you scared? How did you survive it?

24. Getting Ripped Off 

Robbery is not a joke. I hope many people do not have to deal with this. But if you’ve been fooled before, you have a story you can tell YouTube viewers.

25. That Time You Got Arrested

Few people have been arrested. And thus, many people wonder what is it like. Think about telling the story of your arrest and presenting it in an interesting and instructive way.

26. Getting Hacked

The Internet has brought many wonderful things to the world. But one of the disadvantages of the Internet is that anyone can be hacked. If you’ve been hacked before, many people may find it helpful to listen to your story.

27. How You Met Your Partner

Meeting someone important can be one of the most important events in your life. With that in mind, it makes sense to share the story of how you met your partner.

28. Leaving a Job

The first experience of leaving a job can be scary. Why did you leave? Did you scold your boss when you left or were they nice about it? What did you do after your release?

29. A Teacher Confrontation

Let’s just say some teachers are not the best. It is not uncommon for students to disagree with their teachers. If you ever got the courage to confront said person, how did it go?

30. The Best Gift

Do you have a gift that you received and loved? Maybe it’s what you’ve always wanted, or maybe it was given to you by someone special? Making a video about it can be a lot of fun.

31. Playing Sports and Embarrassing Yourself

Many sports are more difficult than they seem. As a result, there are often unfavorable moments when you try to do a new sport. Why not share your worst sports experience with others? Many people might recognize themselves in your story.

32. Catastrophe on the Holidays

Holidays can be wonderful! But they can be stressful, and stress can often lead to disaster. Perhaps your last Christmas or Thanksgiving was a disaster; Why not turn your misery into a source of entertainment for others?


Now you have a long list of YouTube story videos! Some of these tips can be used multiple times. So, if you have a lot of news about the same event, don’t be afraid to update your subscribers.