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The Riddling Knight
Storynory - Stories for Kids Storynory
access_time16 hours ago
Ancient story sung in a ballad that mixes riddles and romance. Richard and Jana sing a duet -with Richard taking the part of a Knight and Jana the part of Nelly. The post The Riddling Knight appeared first on Storynory.
Soft: The First Dog (Part 3 of 3)
The thrilling conclusion to Soft: The First Dog! Mazzy and Soft are nearing the end of their journey, but will they be able to make it through their most difficult challenges yet? Support the show at patreon.com/stories
S2E14: Blown Away
In this week's episode, the explorers return to King Huxley's planet, unsure of what will happen when they return the amulet to the king. And it turns out the unexpected happens, but not the unexpected the troop expected! And this time, the troop may not be able to join forces to win the day! It's the penultimate episode of Season 2! Aaahhh!  Here's the info for our live show at Printers Row! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. Much of the background music you hear throughout was made by Visager, off his album "Songs from an Unmade World 2," and used via Creative Commons. We also played a song by Podington Bear, also via Creative Commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
A Longish Tale written by Michael Ryan
Medward the marmoset was unlike any other marmoset that had ever lived. This was because Medward had a very, very long tail. Some days Medward hated his elongated tail. It got in the way and would stop him doing things. Other times however, it came in quite handy, and in this particular story, turned out to be a lifesaver! Sometimes, being different isn't so bad after all. Bed time story suitable for kids ages 5-12
The Croc from Doonadoo
In the deepest darkest river of the jungle Doonadoo, there lived a wild crocodile who mainly loved to chew. Listen to his song! Support the show and get commercial free episodes at patreon.com/stories
The story of Hirkani- Special Episode for Mother's Day
On occasion of Mother's Day, we bring to you the story of Hirkani, a brave woman and an amazing mother who lived during the period of Shivaji Maharaj. Listen to her story to learn more.
#312 Supporting the Needs of Moms for Mother's Day
In honor of Mother's Day, join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she discusses ways to support parents of children with special needs. Read the post here.
Hiawatha’s Childood
Storynory - Stories for Kids Storynory
access_time10 days ago
Hiawatha learns Native American legends from his grandmother Nokomis. The post Hiawatha’s Childood appeared first on Storynory.
S2E13: The Dead Zone
In this week's episode, the explorers need to return the amulet to King Huxley, but on the way there they hear from an old friend, run into an old friend, and make a new friend. Unfortunately, that new friend is a ghost who conscripts them to fight a menace that's terrorizing the space graveyard. Just another typical day for Intergalactic Explorers! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. Much of the background music you hear throughout was made by Visager, off his album "Songs from an Unmade World 2," and used via Creative Commons. We also played a song by Podington Bear, also via Creative Commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
Buddha Purnima- The Story of how Siddharth Became the Buddha
On occasion of Buddha Purnima, we bring you the story of how the Prince Siddharth became the Buddha. You can learn more about this story by visiting baalgatha website at www.baalgatha.com
Slime: What is it and why are we so obsessed?
Homemade slime is sticky, gooey and all the rage, but what is it? When you combine ingredients like glue and laundry detergent you get a strange, flubbery substance. We'll explain what's happening on a molecular level to make this stuff. We'll also hear theories on why so many of us are obsessed with slime. Plus, a brand new slime rap, a mystery sound and some cool facts about snakes.
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox
The classic Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. We cover Paul's most auspicious birth, his tremendous size, and how he met his friend Babe the Blue Ox. Get all our episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories
The Lion and The Dog
In this short story, we learn a very important message: it is better to be free than to be owned by somebody.
The Wind and the Moon
Storynory - Stories for Kids Storynory
access_time19 days ago
A gusty poem by the Scottish writer, George MacDonald. The wind is trying to bully the moon - can he succeed? The post The Wind and the Moon appeared first on Storynory.
S2E12: Wild at Heart
In this week's episode, things are really heating up as the explorers have to find a way to get the final piece of the amulet, while a wild horde of space animals hunts them, and King Huxley's explorers try to take it for themselves. Will Finn be able to escape the yeti guards like his little sister did? Will they finally make the amulet whole? Will a space animal have fur for lunch? All of those questions will be answered in this episode! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. Much of the background music you hear throughout was made by Visager, off his album "Songs from an Unmade World 2," and used via Creative Commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
#311 - 7 Characteristics that Differentiate Autism from Other Language Delays
Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she discusses 7 behaviors or differences in children with autism that differentiate this diagnosis from other kinds of speech-language delays and disorders in toddlers and preschoolers. This information is evidence-based so you can trust it! Read the full list here.
The Tortoise and the Cranes- story from Panchatantra
This is a story from Panchatantra which teaches us that it is not wise to open our mouth when it is not necessary. This story is as follows: In a pond lives a tortoise who has two cranes for friends. Once, the lake begins to dry up because of a famine. The cranes decide to fly away to a different pond. The tortoise asks the cranes to take her with them. Listen to this story to learn what happens next.
Soft: The First Dog (Part 2 of 3)
Recommended for ages 7 and up. Mazzy and Soft, the young wolf, come together in the wake of the fire and start out across the ancient plains of the ice age. They're in search of their families, but they aren't the only ones. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
The Dog That Went Abroad  : Story from Panchatantra
This is a classic story from Panchatantra, in which a dog by the name of Chitranga travels to a far away country in search of food. he is forced to live his village because it suffers from a drought. Upon going to the foreign country, he finds good food but is also attacked by other dogs. In the end, he realizes that it is better to live in one's own country. You can learn more about this tory by visiting http://www.baalgatha.com/dog-abroad
Ug the Thug written by Kenneth Steven
Ug the Thug was nasty, and no-body liked him. One night, Ug finally realises how lonely it is when everyone is frightened of you. Is it possible for him to change his ways and make friends with people? Bed time story suitable for kids ages 2-8
S2E11b: TooKoo's Zoo Crew
In this week's episode, we're back with Finn and the rest of the Explorers in Troop 301, as they seek the final missing piece of the amulet. But they land on a planet in crisis (for a change!), have to run for their lives from some very…interesting aliens, and have to help restore the balance. Thanks to the members of Griffin's Sound Club for making this episode possible! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. One piece of music was by the great Podington Bear, and used via Creative Commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
What was the first life on Earth?
What was the first lifeform like? What was very first the first fish or mammal? Is it even possible to know? In this episode, we look to the fossil record to help us trace our roots back to the Last Universal Common Ancestor. Paleontologist Neil Shubin joins us to talk about discovering a remarkably cool fossil that helped us understand how life evolved over billions of years. We also take a field trip to the Hall of Ancestors and examine a few branches on the tree of life. And we learn why figuring out how life began on earth could help us as we find life elsewhere in the universe.
Soft: The First Dog (Part 1 of 3)
Recommended for ages 7 and up, here's the ancient story of how the first dog was tamed. A young girl, a fierce wolf pup, hardship, friendship and more, all set in 15,000 BC. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
How Love and Peace Came To the Woods
Storynory - Stories for Kids Storynory
access_time1 month ago
This ancient story by Aesop is brought up to date. The moral remains the same - when somebody tells you of their love and friendship, remember to judge them by their deeds, not their words. The post How Love and Peace Came To the Woods appeared first on Storynory.
BeeBop's Family Tree
In today's episode, BeeBop pranks Jonathan out of the picture, and then takes over to tell a story from his past. This episode is part of the Kids Listen Sweeps! Kids Listen is a collective of some of the best kids' podcast makers in the world, and as a joint effort, many of us took the "family tree" theme, and made an episode around it. To find out more about it, you can read it about it on the Kids Listen blog. The music you heard in this episode was all by Podington Bear, available on Free Music Archive, and used via Creative Commons.  Remember, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out.   And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
The Hippopotamus and the Tortoise:Folk Tale  from Nigeria
We bring to you a folk tale from Nigeria, about a Hippopotamus and a Tortoise. Listen to this story to learn how the wily tortoise is able to outsmart the hippo. Image courtesy: http://wordinfo.info/words/images/4-hippo-tortoise-eating.gif
S2E11a: Miss Zu Much
In this week's episode we answer our editor's repeated requests for an episode explaining Voltronix Zu's whereabouts. And Voltronix discovers what some thought was only a myth! This episode is the first of two this week, and we'll be back at the end of the week to see what Finn and the gang are up to. Remember, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music.  The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
Escape at Bedtime
Storynory - Stories for Kids Storynory
access_time1 month ago
A starry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Treasure Island. The post Escape at Bedtime appeared first on Storynory.
The Hares and the Frogs
In this story, a group of hares decides to end their lives because they always life in fear of predators. When they go near a pond a jump into the waters and end their lives, they come across a group of frogs who are frightened by the chaos created by the hares. You can learn more about this story from aesop's fables by visiting www.gaatha.co/hare-frogs
Peter and Penny Rabbit (Easter Weekend 2017)
An updated take on the classic story of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. This time around, his sister Penny is along for the ride, giving more gender representation and a fun new dynamic on this timeless tale. Support the show at patreon.com/stories!
#310 This Kid Doesn't Play! Solutions for  Common Problems...Echolalia
Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she continues the topic of Solutions for Common Problems during play. This week we're discussing echolalia and strategies to keep interaction and play going when a child seems lost in her own words.
The Story of Babasaheb Abmedkar and Why We Celebrate His Birth Anniversary
14th April marks the birth anniversary of the man behind India's constitution and a leader who worked towards the upliftment of Dalits: Babasaheb Amnedkar. Listen to this story to learn why he is so well respected and we celebrate his birthday as Ambedkar Jayanti.
Buffy Bunny and the Easter Emergency written by Jess Judd and Chanel Tsang
It’s Easter and the Easter Bunny is sick and cannot deliver all the Easter eggs! Luckily, his cousin Buffy Bunny volunteers to help and finds that being the Easter Bunny isn’t as easy as he thought. A children's bedtime story suitable for ages 4-10 years old
S2E10: A Sticky Situation
In this week's episode of our little sci-fi adventure, our heroine Paige and her new friend, the furball Nutkin, must get off King Huxley's planet. But the king and his guards have organized search parties that have them surrounded! Will they be able to get out of it? Will an unexpected, unusual friend come to the reluctant rescue? Will Nutkin manage her anger issues? All this and nothing more in the new episode of The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian! And you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. Much of the background music you hear throughout was made by Visager, off his album "Songs from an Unmade World 2," used via Creative Commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
The Story of Hanuman's Birth: The Festival of Hanuman Jayanti
On occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, a festival to mark birth of Lord Hanuman, the monkey god; we are pleased to publish a story about his birth. Listen to this story to learn about his parents and how he came to be born. Finally, learn how he came to be known as Hanuman. You can learn more about Hanuman and Hanuman Jayanti by visiting http://www.gaatha.co/hanuman
How do pianos pianos work?
Behind every piano's polished exterior are thousands of parts. From keys to strings, they work together to produce a sound. In this episode, we take a field trip to a piano shop, peek behind the walls at a world-famous piano factory and have an EPIC FIGHTING BATTLE to discover how sound travels.
The Story of Lord Mahavir
On occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, the most important festival of the Jains, we are pleased to release a story about an incident involving the life of Lord Mahavir. This story also teaches us a moral- that we should not make hasty decisions. To learn more about this story and Lord Mahavir, visit http://www.gaatha.co/mahavir
Big Beautiful Wall
In a strong young tree, some squirrels are arguing about whether or not to let in their neighbors in need. Walls are built, hearts are broken, and lessons are learned. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
S2E9: The Human Arrow
In this week's episode of our little sci-fi adventure for kids, Vale, finding himself the only explorer who can still move his limbs, decides to side with the very alien who has frozen all of his friends! Has Vale gone rogue? Or has he found the way to warm an ice alien's heart? You can probably guess.  And you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. Much of the background music you hear throughout was made by Visager, off his album "Songs from an Unmade World 2," used via Creative Commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
The Story of Ram Navmi and Birth of Lord Ram
On the occasion of the festival of Ram Navmi, we are pleased to publish the story of how Lord Ram was born. To learn more about this story, visit www.gaatha.co/ram-navmi
A BeeBop Bonus Episode
Hi! BeeBop here. I received so many great ideas from listeners for pranks to pull on Jonathan, that I decided to put together one big, BeeBop Bonanza prank episode for April Fool's Day. Hope you like it! Make sure you go to the Finn Caspian blog to see Eamon's diagram! Here's the stuff Jonathan always puts in the show notes: You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!  We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. My theme song is "Moondots and Polkabeams" by the legendary Podington Bear, used via Creative commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.  
Billy the Bathtub Goes to the Park written by Sheila Toews
One day when Billy the Bathtub was feeling sad about being stuck inside while the children played outside in the park, he realised that there was actually something he could do to feel better. This was because Billy the Bathtub had a secret he could move his feet! Join Billy the Bathtub on his exciting adventure out of the house! Bed time story suitable for children ages 4 to 10 years old.
The Hare on The Moon (Hindi0 चाँद पर ख़रगोश जातक कथा
This is a story from Jataka Tales, which tells us how a hare came to live on the moon. A Hare and his three friends decide to offer a sacrifice on the day of a festival. How the Hare makes a sacrifice is what this story is all about. यह जातक की कहानियों की एक कहानी है, जो हमें बताती है कि चंद्रमा पर एक खरगोश कैसे जीता है। एक हरे और उनके तीन दोस्त एक त्योहार के दिन एक बलिदान देने का फैसला करते हैं। कैसे हरे एक बलिदान करता है यह जांने इस कहानी को सुनकर
Bertie and Beatrice’s Dreams Part 2
Storynory - Stories for Kids Storynory
access_time2 months ago
We continue the story of Bertie and Beatrice's dreams. Beatrice has called of the wedding, left the palace, and gone to live in the town and look for a job. How will the ex-princess get on in the "real world"? The post Bertie and Beatrice’s Dreams Part 2 appeared first on Storynory.
S2E8: The Iceboy Cometh
In this week's episode, we return to Finn and rest of the explorers, to find them on a frozen planet, searching for a lost piece of King Huxley's amulet. But things don't go the way they expect, and it's up to Vale to save them all. Yep, that's right, Vale. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. The interstitial song in today's episode was "Chrome Muffler" by the legendary Podington Bear, used via Creative commons. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a sci-fi story podcast for kids, and is proud to be part of the Kids Listen collective of makers of quality audio for kids. And please do send us anything you like. We'll use it on the show! You can also shoot us an email or call 773-683-3166.
The Wind and the Sun
The classic fable of the wind and the sun, updated with some fun songs. Ultimately you'll learn that you get further with kindness than with violence! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
The Story of Gudi Padwa or Ugadi
Wishing all listeners a Happy Gudi Padwa/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand! It is interesting how the same day is celebrated under different names in various parts of India. This festival also marks the beginning of the new Year, so wishing all of you a Very Happy new Year! In this episode, we tell you haw this festival is celebrated across different parts of India, namely, in the sates of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Kashmir, Manipur, and also by the Sindhi community. We also narrate the food that is to be eaten on this day. You can learn more about this festival by visiting http://www.gaatha.co/gudipadwa-ugadi
The ups and downs of elevators
Elevators are like magic. You walk in, the door shuts and when it opens again, you are suddenly someplace new! Ta da! But it's not magic that does this trick, it's science and engineering. In this episode we explain how elevators work and we talk about how they've changed over time. For instance, did you know the first elevators had no walls? We also speak with historian Lee Gray about two elevator innovators who both happen to be named Otis. Speaking of Otis, Vijay Jayachandran with the Otis Elevator company, joins us to drop some high-level elevator facts. Plus, we hear your ideas for the elevators of the future!