My kids love a good story. They love to read, be read to, or for someone to simply tell them a story of their own invention. Off and on now for years, I've made up stories to tell them. Stories that are...well...not particularly exciting or intriguing, but they love them none the less.
So here are some suggestions that I've found helpful when telling stories:
Tell stories of the day they were born, a funny thing they did, a special holiday, or a family vacation.