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Guy and Mindy go on a home tour of some of the strangest homes and habitats in the animal kingdom. And the one that stops them in their tracks was built with pee bubbles and butt breathing?! What creature would call such a place a home? Find out, as we dive deep into one of the weirdest nesting habitats in the natural world!
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This Russian and European folktale stars real-life husband and wife Paul Sparks (House of Cards, Sweetbitter) and Annie Parisse (Friends From College) as a king who's taken prisoner, and a queen whose musical prowess sets him free.
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The Museum of Wow just opened its new amphibian exhibit and everyone from pollywogs to old croaks agree that the new discoveries featured there are positively ribbeting! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, Reggie and friends for a fact-filled tour of miniature frogs, a toddler with glow-in-the-dark bones, and a few surprises along the way! It's the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of fantastic FROGS! Originally Aired May 13, 2019
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Imagine a giant asteroid is out in space and headed on a collision course with planet Earth. Your mission, is to annihilate this giant mass of space rock before it can even get close. What do you do? How do you do it? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they travel through time and space to the asteroid belt for a little experiment of their own! An experiment modeled after the work or some asteroid annihilating scientists from NASA. It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Planetary Defense! Originally aired April 15th, 2019.
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In this adventure story with roots in Russia, Hungary and the Middle East, a magical rooster rewards Rachel Matthews (Frozen 2) for her fearless persistence and precious friendship.
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What do humans, bottlenose dolphins, and the singing mice of the Costa Rican cloud forests have in common? Well according to a new scientific study, we all share the power of singing...in duets! But why?! And how?! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Reggie, as they visit these singing mice on their live concert tour, and witness this vocal turn taking with their eyes and ears! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of Singing Mice and the brains behind musical conversation! Originally Aired April 1, 2019
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From pop to hip-hop and from disco to techno, humans love music! Monkeys on the other hand...well, that's a completely different question! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they experiment with their new invention that turns speech into song, and quickly learn that not all animals have an appreciation for the musical arts! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of monkey brains on music, in this 100th episode SONGTACULAR!
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Little Hedgehog and Bebe are BACK! Listen and find out what happens when they decide to create a time capsule to preserve treasures from the future days of yore. If you LOVE this story, please SHARE IT with all crows, crickets, worms (both those who recite poetry and those who sing), oh and and share it with YOUR FRIENDS. Many listeners around the world have learned about the podcast from a friend who loves it. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: NOA, AILEY, PIPPA, SERAPHINA, MAJUÍ, UIARA, LILLY, LEON, RUBY, OLIVIA, HUGO, ABBY, NURI, CLARA, THEADORA, ADA, and EDISON! For this story, I put out a special request to those subscribed to my EMAIL LIST, asking for crow sounds. Make sure you are signed up for my email list so you don’t miss those types of special requests from me. I am STILL COLLECTING sound effects (and I never want to stop)! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to JADE for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
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A 2,500 year old mystery solved! Scientists have finally answered the age-old question of how friction leads to static electricity. But it's not all hip hips and hoorays ... this new information leads the rise of an all new super-villain; Static-man! Will Mindy and Guy Raz be able to thwart this footsie clad static shocker before he annoyingly zaps everyone in the neighbourhood?
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We learn a little bit about Mr. Eric today as he travels back in time. Can he stop the Time Monkey, or will he get stuck in his own past? Lessons include: Our past helps shape who we are today, even the parts that aren’t so great; big new challenges are always scary, but they can help us learn about ourselves What If World exists thanks to our Patrons. Get a better chance at having your question chosen, plus Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, and more. patreon.com/whatifworld
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Bored out of your bonkerballs with nothing to do? Turns out, being bored can be good for you! A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that periods of boredom are crucial for anyone looking to get their creativity on! Join Mindy and Guy Raz for the Paint Drying World Championships, and a mind-numbing fact-finding visit to the "Institute of Boredom!" It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of BOREDOM! Originally Aired March 11, 2019.
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In this Japanese tale, Alex Landi (Grey's Anatomy, Insatiable) plays a wise judge who finds an ingenious way to determine the real mother of a bouncing baby boy.
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Lab rats, start your engines! What in the world happened when scientists created tiny rodent-sized cars and taught rats how to drive? And why in the world are these four-legged creatures using their newfound freedom to pick up Froot Loops? And how in the world can all of this benefit us humans?! The rat race is on, and Mindy and Guy Raz are taking you for a ride! It's The Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of rat brains behind the wheel!
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Sometimes, the cold, metallic touch of a robot doesn't quite cut it; whether that be when studying small, delicate jellyfish in the wild ... or building the world's most advanced huggable robot! After Mindy learns all about the science of soft robotics and their use in helping researchers handle delicate deep sea creatures, she sets out to use this cutting edge technology to make an all new kind of huggable robot that squeezes ... but never crushes.
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Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Nicole Esquino. This one’s about 2 kids that discover something very interesting in the snowy Colorado mountains. ❄️⛷️
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Written and narrated by Nicole Esquino. Emma is tired of being called too little. She's ready to join the big kids game of hide and seek, but she needs some tips. Who will she find to help? 🦊 This story is recommended for children ages 5+
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Are you spooked by things that go bump, eeek and growl in the middle of the night? Have no fear! Mindy and the 'Ghost-Catchers' are here! What starts out as a paranormal phenomenon slowly turns into a scientific sensation as Guy and Mindy learn all about the ghoulish ghost crab and their growling stomachs!
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Comedian Margaret Cho (The Margaret Cho, Fresh Off The Bloat) headlines this English tale about a greedy woman who bites off more than she can chew.
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In his search for the Frog Queen, Fred the Dog the Frog discovers a portal to Zombie Land. Can they help Fred find his way home, or will they only be interested in his BRAINS?! Lessons include: fun opportunities are everywhere, but they’re impossible to find if you don’t leave the house!  What If World exists thanks to our Patrons. Get a better chance at having your question chosen, plus Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, and more. www.patreon.com/whatifworld
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In this follow up to Vivi Finds Her Voice, the No Fairy is back with more sage advice (and ample exasperation). She has some side hustles these days and appears in this story as The Speak Up Fairy. Find out what happens when Theo ticks over from 102 to 103 times he WANTED to speak up, but DID NOT. If you LOVE this story, please SHARE IT with all turtles, all creatures named Grimhilda, the DJ at your local line dancing club, fairies you run into at the market...OH AND YOUR FRIENDS! Many listeners around the world have learned about the podcast from a friend who loves it. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: JULIA, OSCAR, SHEPHERD, HUXLEY, and NICHOLAS! I am STILL COLLECTING sound effects (and I never want to stop)! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to ADI and DIVY for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
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Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock, Grand Horizons) and Nikesh Patel (Four Weddings and a Funeral) headline this Indian story that asks what's more precious: glittering jewels, or good friends?
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This is a SEQUEL to one of my most popular bedtime stories, All Aboard the Sleep Train! If you are new to the podcast, you may want to go back and listen to that story before you listen to this one. Lambden is back and this time he has the opportunity to be one of the first passengers on the brand new SLEEP CRUISE. All he has to do is bring a friend along with him. Nothing to it, right? Listen and find out! If you LOVE this bedtime story, please SHARE IT! Did your tiny person fall asleep while listening? Do you have friends struggling with their bedtime routines? SHARE THE LOVE. Many listeners around the world have learned about the podcast from a friend who loves it. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: NICO, OLIVER, and LILY! I am STILL COLLECTING sound effects (and I never want to stop)! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to ANNA for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
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Five little fish explore the nighttime sea and find a sunken ship. Curious they check it out, surrounded by a blue glow. There's a party on board! Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 6:49 Narrator: Female Party on Board Excerpt: The five little fish swam away from their colorful coral beds. Fish One led the way through a maze of softly swaying plants. Curious to see who or what they would discover the five little fish peeked through the gentle leaves. In the distance, the fish noticed a shadowy shape resting on the ocean floor. The peaceful sea encouraged the fish to explore a little further. Fish Two volunteered to swim ahead and report back to the others. As Fish Two swam closer he realized the shadow was a sunken ship! Fish Two eagerly swam back to the others, giggling and said, “It’s a ship! There will be lots for us to explore tonight!” Today’s Meditation: Relax in the grass as you imagine sunlight warming you from head to toe. Looking for a podcast to help settle your child in for nap time, bed time or a break?  You'll find it on Ahway Island®. Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like "Party on Board " paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story with a positive message, we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com. Donate Here Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? We hope your child loved “Party on Board” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message! Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you’ll find us ranking among the best in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Feedspot placed us at the #3 spot on their Top 15 Children’s Bedtime Stories Podcasts of 2019 lis...
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Welcome to another toe tapping episode of Wow in the World! Guy Raz is off to listen to the latest and greatest in world of elevator music and Mindy tags along for the ride! But this music isn't just for any elevator. Oh no! This elevator is going from here...to the stars! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they explore the who, what, when, where, why and wow in the world of Space Elevators! Originally Aired 12/17/18.
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Our friend Herman is back with a new story about dealing with FRUSTRATION. But before we get to that, a STUDIO SPIDER has brought to my attention that there is an ISSUE with Herman. In this ridiculous episode, we come to terms with my fallibility and listen as Herman copes with an increasingly frustrating situation. All he wants to do is add an overhang above his door so he can listen to the rain. No big deal, right? If you LOVE this story, please SHARE IT! Did your tiny person fall asleep while listening? Do you have friends struggling with their bedtime routines? SHARE THE LOVE. Many listeners around the world have learned about the podcast from a friend who loves it. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: VIDA, CORA, CHARLOTTE! I am STILL COLLECTING sound effects (and I never want to stop)! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to DASH for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! And thank you to IVY, the spider, for being a loyal listener and for pointing out my grave error. My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
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In this zany Celtic tale, when fairies come to help Parker Bates (This Is Us) with his chores, he discovers they're far more trouble than they're worth.
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Podcast luminary Avery Trufelman (99% Invisible, Articles of Interest) stars as a generous baker touched by magic in this scrumptious Jewish tale.
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Sadie seahorse searches for a friend among the coral and the gentle waves. Finally, she finds one who is so similar they might be seahorse twins! Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story “Soothing Sea” this week. Now, welcome to Favorite Friday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again. Please enjoy “Seahorse twins,” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday! Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 8:50 Narrator: Female Seahorse Twins Excerpt: Floating on the currents, Sadie watched for someone like her.  She drifted by a great big rock, and saw angelfish, sea anemones and clown fish.  They all said, “Hi Sadie!” She smiled, waved her delicate fin, and continued her search.  The currents moved Sadie on through a patch of seaweed.  The leaves swayed gently, back and forth, back and forth.  The little sea horse watched attentively as she drifted through, to find someone else like her.  She saw a crab, a clam, and a sea urchin.  “Hi Sadie!” They called as she drifted past.  Again, Sadie smiled and waved her delicate fin.  She did enjoy everyone’s company.  She just wanted to know if there was anyone else like her.  So the little seahorse continued on. Today’s Meditation: Feel your muscles relax as you check in with your body from head to toe. Looking for a way to help your child learn emotional regulation and how to self soothe?  You'll find them on Ahway Island®. Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like "Seahorse Twins" paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you’ll find us ranking among the best in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Feedspot placed us at the #3 spot on their Top 15 Children’s Bedtime Stories Podcasts of 2019 list, in the top 10 of their Top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 and 2020 list! ListenNotes, included us in their list of the 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate and VeryWellMind listed us as one of the 20 Best Meditation Podcasts to Listen to in 2019 in an article by Sara Lindberg, M.Ed! Our most recent accolades are: As a recommended bedtime podcast for kids on Georgetown Hill's Early School website, from Parentology, as one of the 15 Most Popular Podcasts for Kids, Tweens, and Teens! We’re also reaching listeners internationally! Sassy Mama in Hong Kong included us in their article on transitioning into the new year, while Haven magazine in Australia included us in their
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Our story today is about a tiny person joining a family as a toddler instead of as a newborn baby, in a foster care or adoption situation. Foster care and adoption can look so many different ways and this story depicts just one way it might look (from the perspective of a sweet little hamster, naturally). My hope is the story can convey some of the many feelings that family members experience during such a time and can spark a conversation about how families can grow. Thank you to the family of tiny people that inspired this story: REID, NOLYN, MILES, BLAIRE, and MASON. Today’s episode features wonderful SOUND EFFECTS from listeners GRACE, EVRYN, NORA, LUKE, BRIANNA, GLORIA, ALAINA, and SAGE. You can send me your very own sound effect. Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Tiny People making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK, Little Fox Can't Wait to Dream, is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email list at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com to be the first to hear about the book's release! And don't forget to check out READING BUG ADVENTURES! You can find it on your fave podcast app or you can visit https://www.thereadingbug.com/adventures to learn more. Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Carefree” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Investigations” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Arroz con Pollo” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Clear Air” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Waltz of Treachery” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Light Thoughts Var. 2” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Life of Riley” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Quick Transition” Mike Pechter
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Dracomax is sick, but he’s determined to wait until the next holiday to feel better. Trouble is, the holidays have disappeared! JFKat and Patty Pan head off to find the missing days, while Abacus and Lola Rabbit stay behind to help Dracomax feel better. Lessons: We don’t need to wait for the holidays to make us feel better; big feelings are not something to ignore or feel ashamed of
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LITTLE HEDGEHOG IS BACK and she is thrilled to be going on a field trip with her classmates...and with her DAD, who had a list of other exciting things he'd planned to do that night. Will Little Hedgehog and Bebe's field trip go as planned? Will my guests have a more positive reaction to my stories if they sit in an extremely comfortable chair??? Listen and find out. Thank you to CLAIRE for providing the very creative idea for Little Hedgehog and Bebe's MURAL! Thank you to everyone who submitted a mural entry. I'll be posting on social media with the other beautiful entries I received. If you LOVE this story, please SHARE IT! Many listeners around the world have learned about the podcast from a friend who loves it. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: ARIANNA, CALVIN, THEO, AARON, and CHARLIE! I am STILL COLLECTING sound effects (and I never want to stop)! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to EMELINE for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
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Mykal-Michelle Harris (Mixed-ish) stars as a discontented sapling in this classic "grass is always greener" tale from Germany.
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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! But what's up with all the melting on hot summer days? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they scour the globe in search of a special new ingredient, that's said to prevent ice cream from turning into a sticky situation! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of slower melting ice cream! Originally aired July 30th, 2018.
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What's that scent wafting through the murky waters off the coast of Georgia? Well if you're a mud crab, you'll know that it's the smell of fear. But where does it come from? And how do we know? Join Guy Raz & Mindy Thomas for Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of secret signals of the animal world. (And stick around as they potty-train a Blue crab. Trust us on this one.) Originally Aired April 30th 2018.
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Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Full Monty) stars in this Jewish tale that tests the old adage: "finders keepers, losers weepers."
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I am so happy to be back for SEASON FIVE of the podcast! Today’s story features a little frog who learns to overcome his fears so as not to miss out on worthwhile life experiences. Also, it happens to be a subtle exploration of the challenges of early parenthood. You know, for all the Big People out there. Today’s episode features wonderful SOUND EFFECTS from listeners NORA, EVRYN, and BRIELLA. You can send me your very own sound effect. Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Tiny People making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. LITTLE HEDGEHOG T-SHIRTS are now available! Go to the new ‘Shop’ tab at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com or you can head over to my Threadless store at http://littlestoriestinypeople.threadless.com to choose from two adorable designs. Make sure you are subscribed to LSFTP so you never miss an episode! Please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. (Thank you to everyone who has done so already! I really have the best listeners ever.) Thank you so much to everyone who has sent me their beautiful artwork and letters!!! I love to hear from my listeners. Please email me (rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com) with your artwork and photos of how the podcast fits into your child’s life! You can also find the LSFTP page on Facebook, and find me on Instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, and twitter @littletinystory. Check out my social media accounts to see animated videos, updates, and fan art. The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com to get updates about the book’s upcoming release. Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Daily Beetle” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Dreamy Flashback” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “The Curtain Rises” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Promises to Keep” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Destiny Day” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Truck brakes.flac” by tim.kahn, https://freesound.org/s/22885/ Creative commons Attribution License “Idle.truck.flac” by tim.kahn, https://freesound.org/s/22882/ Creative Commons Attribution License
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Buster Biz-Business gets more than he bargained when he wishes for everyone to stop having birthdays. Everyone keeps getting older, but they still treat he and his sister Babs like babies. Randall Radbot returns as their chilled out babysitter. He's over four hundred years old, so humans of all ages look about the same to him. This episode originally aired February 20th, 2017. Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen to podcasts: https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld
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Join Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz as they come out of their shells on WBUR's Circle Round, a podcast hosted by Rebecca Sheir that adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. "The Chattering Clams" is based on a Native American legend from the area we now know as Washington state, in the northwestern United States. You can find more Circle Round wherever you get your podcasts.
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In this story with roots in Denmark, Raegan Revord (Young Sheldon) plays a generous young woman who proves that small gestures of kindness can make a big difference.
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Fairien the Fairy Alien (voiced by Greg Webb of Purple Rocket Podcast) comes to take over the worl – ahem – make a new friend. Can Fairien be a good friend and respect Emma’s shyness, or will he forget the whole thing and conquer What If World? Lessons include: safety is about learning the smartest way to try something new; fun can be big and loud or little and quiet, you should try a bit of both; make sure you always respect your friends’ boundaries
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Hook your fingers in your cheeks, push your nose up with your thumb and strap yourselves in as Mindy and Guy head to the Interspecies Face Pulling World Championships to see the best funny face makers in the animal kingdom! Will Chad the Chimp finally win the big competition or will the newcomer Susan the Solitary Sun Bear pull a come from behind victory? Explore how animals of all kinds use their facial muscles to communicate in the wild. It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of four-legged facial mimicry!
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What in the world can a giant ostrich and a prehistoric dinosaur tell us about the evolution of flight? Join Mindy, Guy Raz, a dino robot, and escaped zoo ostrich as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of FLIGHT!
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In this Sleep Meditation your child will embark on a journey to their SLEEPY MIND! A doorway within their mind which leads to the perfect place for sleep & relaxation.This Sleep Story is great for: Sleep, Anxiety, Stress, Worry, Relaxation and expanding the imagination!You can find many more Sleep Stories and Meditations by downloading our app for Free: https://www.newhorizonholisticcentre.co.uk/newhorizonapp
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You won't bee-lieve your ears! Join Detective Mindy and Inspector Raz, an un-bee-table crime fighting duo, as they try to crack the case of the missing bees! It's all in this episode as we explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of buzzing bees! Originally Aired July 9th 2018.
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Lake Bell (The Secret Life of Pets, Bless This Mess) stars as a struggling farmer who gives a selfish landlord a run for his money in this folktale from Russia, Germany, Indonesia and the Netherlands.
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Jeannie Mai (Listen Hunnay, The Real) headlines this Chinese and Vietnamese tale about a wise, witty woman who gives a greedy, riddle-loving banker a run for his money.
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What would it be like to experience the months of the year--out of order? Joshua Rush ("Andi Mack") and Ailsa Chang (NPR) co-star in this story which has its origins in Russia, Greece, and the Czech Republic.
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An early katie story - reissued for your enjoyment. Katie has twice as much school work to do as all the other kids. She has to learn loads and loads of magic spells, as well as her written spelling, arithmetic, geography, french and history. She finds that it’s ever so tempting just to use a little bit of magic in her ordinary school exams. And that’s when her trouble begins. Support the show.
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In this Cherokee story, Yeardley Smith (The Simpsons) plays a feisty, creative spider who proves that power and strength aren't always about physical size.
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This is my FIFTIETH original story! I am so happy to share this endearing, somewhat ridiculous, story about a motley band of animals who find themselves at the bottom of a deep dark hole and have to work together to escape. I shall now go take a nap. 50 stories is quite a lot. If you LOVE this story, please share it with a friend OR any raccoons you encounter in your travels. If you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: LILY JOAN, KAYLIN, EVERETT, CLARA, BRITTON, and AILEY! You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to INEZ for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople. MUSIC and SOUND The following pieces by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) were used in today's episode, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0: "Doh De Oh", "Carefree", "Investigation", "Sneaky Snitch", "Carpe Diem", "Fretless" "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter
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Katy Mixon (American Housewife, Minions) and Diedrich Bader (American Housewife, Veep) headline this Seneca tale about an industrious squirrel and the sneaky critters who pilfer her prized acorns.
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My first PICTURE BOOK, Little Fox Can't Wait to Dream, will be on sale November 4th! Take a moment to sign up for the email list at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com to be the first to hear about the book's release! And take a look at my social media pages to stay informed, too. Happy Halloween, friends! I'm here to share a VERY SILLY Halloween story, featuring mistaken identities, bad jokes, and a sweet friendship. ENJOY! Many other members of Kids Listen are releasing Halloween episodes this week. I recommend checking out April Eight: Songs and Stories and But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids. They both have Halloween episodes coming out this week that are sure to delight and inform. To find more great kids' podcasts, visit www.kidslisten.org. I didn't have a chance to include listener sound effects in this story, but I am definitely still accepting them and I have received SO MANY GOOD ONES so far. You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Tiny People making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Carefree” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Danse Macabre” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Teddy Bear Waltz” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Monkeys Spinning Monkeys” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Moonlight Hall” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Long Stroll” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “One Eyed Maestro” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Look Busy” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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It's time for another spicy smack down in the world of Wow, and this time Gramma G-Force and a Naked Mole Rat go head to head in a battle of...Wasabi?! How will our fearless competitors handle the heat? And what does their brain have to do with it? A new scientific study just might have what it takes to predict the results before the competition even begins! It's The Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of the brain on pain!
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Scientists have long known that different people experience different smells, well...differently! But Why? And How? Join Mindy and Guy Raz in their new backyard Ol'Factory of bottled up odors, as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of SMELL!
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What in the world is Brain Freeze? Why in the world does it happen when we're enjoying a cold, tasty treat? And how in the world do we get rid of it?! Grab an ice-cold refreshing drink, and get ready to explore the who, what, when, where, why how and WOW in the world of BRAIN FREEZE! Originally Aired July 24th 2017.
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We've all heard of Climate Change, but what is it, and why is it bad news for planet Earth? Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas as they go back in time in an effort to protect our future! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Climate Change Heroes! Originally Aired April 15th 2018
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It's time for a return visit to the beach. Dragon notices Paula Penguin needs a new home and makes her a dragon castle, with a little help from Benji the bucket. Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new stories “Park Picnic” this week. Now, welcome to Favorite Friday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again. Please enjoy “Dragon Castle,” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday! Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:13 Narrator: Female Dragon Castle Excerpt: Scanning the warm stretch of sand to see if anyone was there, the careful dragon landed.  Squishy warm sand hugged the dragon’s feet.  The dragon walked slowly, looking for Benji the bucket.  Noticing a bit of blue sticking out of the sand, the dragon hurried over and pulled Benji out. “Oh good you’re back.”  The bucket said.  “I can show you how to make a sand castle.” The dragon smiled wide and nodded. “Ok, you need sand, water, and me.”  The bucket said smiling.   “Carry me over to the water.  We’ll get that first.” Again the dragon nodded, and carried Benji down to the waves.  The water rolled in and out, splashing and tickling the dragon’s feet with sea foam.  The dragon dipped the bucket into the water and filled Benji to the brim.  He carried Benji to a cozy spot in the sun and poured the water onto the sand. Today’s Meditation: Relax in the grass as you imagine sunlight warming you from head to toe. Looking for stories with positive learning moments for your little one?  You'll find it on Ahway Island®. Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like "Dragon Castle" paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story with a positive message, we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com. Donate Here Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? We hope your child loved “Dragon Castle” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message! Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you’ll find us ranking among the best in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Po...
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Wes Studi ("Penny Dreadful," "Dances With Wolves") stars as the Wampanoag mythical figure 'Maushop,' a kind, gentle giant who tries to convince the sun to come back home.
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Why in the world do our shoelaces always come untied? How in the world do we solve the problem of all those disposable water bottles we toss? Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas for a wild roller coaster ride and a unusual water balloon fight as they set out to discover this week's who, what, when, where, why, how and Wow in the World - Episode 3!
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My first PICTURE BOOK, Little Fox Can't Wait to Dream, is AVAILABLE NOW! Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait or you can visit my website www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! *LIMITED-TIME SPECIAL OFFER* Order the book now and you are eligible to receive a big, FREE, personalized signed sticker to put in the front of your book - just like I signed it! After you order the book, email me at rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com and tell me 1)The names for the sticker(s) - you can get one sticker for each book you purchase and 2) The address where I can send it. I will also include a little something I hope will inspire your tiny people to WRITE THEIR OWN STORIES!!! I am so excited about that. If they do write stories, please please please share them with me. I would LOVE to see them. **This offer ends NOVEMBER 20, 2018.** I will be posting a fun book launch video (I am in the video, so you can actually see me! I know, crazy!) on my facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/littlestoriestinypeople/ Our story today features LITTLE HEDGEHOG. I think you will love it. Thank you SO MUCH to CELESTE, LILY, and SHEPHERD for contributing sound effects used in today's story. You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Tiny People making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. Music and Sound in today’s episode: Crockery Crash.wav by paulw2k https://freesound.org/s/195208/ “Carefree” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Look Busy” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Fretless” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Quirky Dog” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Mining in Moonlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Digital Lemonade” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Monkeys Spinning Monkeys” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Arroz con Pollo” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Investigations” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter
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How in the world can playing Pokémon Go can help us make new friends? What in the world is up with all of that noise polluting our wildlife habitats? Join Guy Raz and Mindy as they capture Pokémon, battle shyness, and take you on the noisiest nature hike on earth! It's all happening in this week's who, what, when, where, why, how and Wow in the World- Episode 5!
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Lessons: We don’t have to be who we’re told to be; Being mean may get you noticed, but it won’t make you happy. This episode is brought to you by The Creeping Hour, a horror anthology series recommended for kids 8-12. Time to creep out! Subscribe to What If World on Himalaya or wherever you listen to podcasts!
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It's Cyber Funday on Wow in the World, and Mindy is taking full advantage of all the good deals! Sales on everything thing she's ever wanted and everything she never even knew she wanted! But is her online shopping spree a good deal for the planet? Guy Raz takes Mindy on a little time traveling fossil-fueled trip to the past to see how we can best protect the Earth for the future! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of Fossil Fuels and the future health of planet Earth!
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Take your child off gently to sleep with this Bedtime Meditation for Children.Sit back and relax in your beautiful sleepy cottage...listen to the crackling fire and the rhythm of the raindrops as they gently send you to sleep.This Guided Sleep Meditation for Kids is half guided and the second half is just beautiful relaxing music that fades out as sweet dreams come calling...Find us at: www.newhorizonholisticcentre.co.uk
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Dracomax wakes up one morning to discover that half of each wing has somehow disappeared! Can Lola rabbit help him find answers in the enchanted forest? Lessons include: Most things don’t come back when they’re used up, so we’ve all get to try to reduce, reuse, and recycle as much as possible; imagining how others might be affected by your decisions can help you make better choices.
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Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, The Code) and Stacy Keach (Man With a Plan, American Greed) headline this Chinese tale about a kind, humble artist whose paintings come to life.
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Broadway stars Derrick Baskin ("Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations," "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee") and Brandon Uranowitz ("An American in Paris," "Burn This") play a curious king and clever farmer in this tale with roots in Russia, Italy, India, Greece, Africa and Iran.
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Written by Charly Conquest and narrated by Charly Conquest and Ben Mullins. A festive narrative comedy/drama about Chris Mouse, who thinks that Christmas is a big celebration of himself as he was born on 25th December. As he learns what Christmas really is, he also learns about the value of friendship and teamwork.
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Where in the world is the mysterious ninth planet? What in the world did early humans eat to make them so smart? How in the world does saying "thank you" make you healthier? Find out this week's who, what, where, when and how on Wow in the World Episode 1!
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It's time for another TWO PART story! My first one (The Mistake Artist) was so well-received, and won so many awards - okay, not YET, but give it time - that I decided to tell you another one. A Giant Story is a thoughtful tale about a small person who gains the courage to quit his day job and pursue his dreams. But before he can do that, he has a steep mountain to climb. Figuratively; there are no mountains in this story. ENJOY! If you LOVE this story, please share it with a friend. If you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: MACKENZIE, MARYAM, GEMMA, MOSELLE, FELIX, KAYLIN, and REID! You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to HELEN and ISAAC for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople. MUSIC and SOUND The following pieces by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) were used in today's episode, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0: "Surf Shimmy", "Dream Culture", "Life of Riley", "Investigations", "Mister Exposition", "Crinoline Dreams", "Marty Gots a Plan", "Improbable"
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Summer days are getting hotter and hotter! For us humans, it's as easy as drinking a cool glass of water, lathering ourselves in sunscreen and putting up a parasol! But what about the planet? How do we keep planet earth cool! On a summer staycation to the beach, Guy and Mindy explore who, what, where, why, how and wow of Geo-Solar-Engineering a nifty new way to keep our planet cool!
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What do humans, bottlenose dolphins, and the singing mice of the Costa Rican cloud forests have in common? Well according to a new scientific study, we all share the power of singing...in duets! But why?! And how?! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Reggie, as they visit these singing mice on their live concert tour, and witness this vocal turn taking with their eyes and ears! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of Singing Mice and the brains behind musical conversation!
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This Tales from the Lilypad original sleepycast is to help listeners get sleepy at sleepytime. Go with Jack, the Great Pyrenees dog, as he makes his night rounds of the castle menagerie while the prince and princess sleep. All is well, but Jack keeps watch anyway. He's a guard-dog, so it's his job to check on all those sleeping animals.
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80 years old? 100 years old? 400 years old?! Some animals live for a really long time, which means that things are getting pretty crowded at Reggie's parent's retirement farm! Join Guy Raz, Mindy, and Reggie, as they fly on down to Florida, to investigate how some of these wild octogenarians are able to keep on kickin' for so long! It's the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of aging in the animal kingdom!
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Cthunkle hosts this unusual episode. Could this be the end of What If World? Not if the next president and their new cabinet have anything to do with it! Lessons include: Handling disappointment is a really important skill for kids and grown-ups to practice; it’s important to make your voice heard, even if you don’t get your way. Get a better chance at having your question chosen, plus Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, and more. Join our Patreon! patreon.com/whatifworld
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Alabaster Zero, Fred the Frog, and Abacus P. Grumbler are stuck in a swamp next to an erupting volcano. Can they save the people of the swamp even without magic? Lessons include: with imagination and hard work, we can accomplish almost anything; sometimes we all need to be willing to accept help from others.
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“With your powers combined… with TIGERS!!!” Craig Martinson, creator of the What If World theme, is our special guest this week, and helps us introduce the Tigermon Universe ;) Lesson: All the awesome adventures in the world won’t be very enjoyable if your basic needs aren’t met; creativity is something we can all enjoy at any age!
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Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean, who run a little grocery store that brings out the silly in people. But when Jesύs Ironhands the Fire Lion (a character invented by patron Teddy) brings his own brand of “humor” to the store, things start to heat up! Lessons include: humor should feel like a friendly trick, not a personal attack; if you don’t know how to joke with a new friend, joking about yourself first can help break the ice. This episode originally aired April 18th, 2018.
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Are you ready to meet shape-changing superhero mermaid/robot twins Harponic and Ethantricity? Charlie White of the podcast Just Us Weirdos helps us tell today’s story.   Lessons: The water’s always bluer in someone else’s sea; Super powers can’t make you super, but your efforts can!
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When a giant snow dragon crashes the holiday school party, everyone is trying to blame everyone else for unleashing the beast! Can you pick out the grains of truth from this collection of tall tales? Lessons: We are not required to hug others, there are many perfectly friendly ways to say hello; The truth can be hard to figure out sometimes, because one event recalled from a new perspective can sound very different!
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Written by Murray Rutledge and narrated by Nicole Esquino. Peewee and friend have a Christmas adventure
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Professor Perfect invites Astropup to visit the Cosmic Academy and see an incredible invention in action. Support the show.
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Patrick Fabian ("Better Call Saul") and Mandy Fabian ("Dropping The Soap") star in a story about a husband and wife whose generosity leads them to an unexpected challenge. Download a coloring page for this episode here: wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages
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Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Nicole Esquino. Maya isn’t looking forward to her winter holidays this year. Normally she’d be celebrating Christmas like all of her friends, but this year and is spending time with her grandparents for Hanukkah. Join Maya as she learns what Hanukah is all about.
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Welcome to SEASON SEVEN of the podcast! The Moon's Side of the Story lays out the long history of human technology, up to and including the moon landing. All of this is told from the MOON'S perspective. How will Moon react when the creatures that have been doing all the weird stuff down on the blue planet finally make their way to his surface? If you LOVE this story, please SHARE IT! Many listeners around the world have learned about the podcast from a friend who loves it. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: LUKE, NED, GIL, and DREW! I am STILL COLLECTING sound effects (and I never want to stop)! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to FERN for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
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You might think that rice krispies belong in the kitchen, but as Guy Raz and Mindy find out at the Annual Nom Nom Foodie Awards, they also belong on the big screen and in the lab! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they discover what the average bowl of cereal can tell us about the structural integrity of antarctic ice shelves!
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Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz — hosts of NPR’s "Wow! in the World" podcast — star in this whimsical Native American tale about the dangers of gossip.
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In this Guided Meditation we take the child on a journey to their peaceful place; to their secret treehouse in the forest where they find pure relaxation.This is aimed at making the child feel safe and re-establish feelings of tranquility when suffering challenging emotions such as stress, worry & anxiety.Enjoy your journey to your secret treehouse!Find us at: www.newhorizonholisticcentre.co.uk
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Written by Hannah Erikson and narrated by Kellie Colleen as Luna, with Chanel Tsang as Aunt Kao and Rob Griffiths as Geo. Luna and Geo escape into the forest behind their Aunt’s house. They already knew the forest was a magical place, but then they find the treehouse… just sitting there. This story is recommended for children ages 5+
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LITTLE HEDGEHOG T-SHIRTS are now available! Go to the new ‘Shop’ tab at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com or you can head over to my threadless store at http://littlestoriestinypeople.threadless.com to choose from two adorable designs. Today’s story is Little Bear Goes Over the Hill, in which we hear from some very vocal blueberries as Little Bear and his grandpa go on an adventure. Themes include friendship, patience, dealing with disappointment, and helping others. Listen to the latest “Message to Fans” to find out how to be part of the new LSFTP sound effects library! This will be my last new episode for the season. I will be back with new stories in the fall! Make sure you are subscribed to LSFTP so you never miss an episode! Please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. (Thank you to everyone who has done so already! I really have the best listeners ever.) Thank you so much to everyone who has sent me their beautiful artwork and letters!!! I love to hear from my listeners. Please email me (rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com) with your artwork and photos of how the podcast fits into your child’s life! You can also find the LSFTP page on Facebook, and find me on Instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, and twitter @littletinystory. Check out my social media accounts to see animated videos, updates, and fan art. The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Daily Beetle” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Dreamy Flashback” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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Will the platewashers ever get to pursue their dreams? Will Julian ever win the regional cat show?! Find out in part two of A Giant Story! Friends, this is my last episode of Season Six. I will be taking a break for the summer to write new stories for you! But while I am gone, you have over 50 stories to enjoy. If you LOVE this story, please share it with a friend. If you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: ROSA, AMALIA, VOLEN, ZAIN, NOAH, and YAEL. You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to JACK for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople. MUSIC and SOUND The following pieces by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) were used in today's episode, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0: "Sneaky Adventure", "Glitter Blast", "Doh De Oh", "Fretless", "Monkeys Spinning Monkeys", "Dreamy Flashback", "The Curtain Rises", "Carpe Diem", "Welcome to the Show", "Your Call", "Life of Riley" SOUND FX “Crowd_moaning” by unchaz, Creative Commons by Attribution License https://freesound.org/s/150969/
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Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, a bunch of Kids Listen members have come together to make this summer mixtape episode! You will hear samples from a bunch of great podcasts you are sure to love. You can find new favorites and keep your old favorites, too. You can't really do that with toothpaste...in case you were wondering. Podcasts on today's episode: What If World, Story Spectacular, Noodle Loaf, Book Power for Kids, Little Stories for Tiny People, Be Calm on Ahway Island, Cool Facts About Animals, Circle Round, The Good Words Podcast, and Girl Tales. You can find all of these podcasts on your favorite podcast app, or on the Kids Listen iOs mobile app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople. MUSIC and SOUND The following pieces by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) were used in today's episode, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0: "Glitter Blast" and "Quirky Dog" Links to participating shows: http://www.whatifworldpodcast.com/ http://storyspectacular.com/ http://www.noodleloafshow.com/ http://bookpowerforkids.com/ http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com/ https://www.ahwayisland.com/ http://coolfactsaboutanimalspodcast.wordpress.com/ http://www.wbur.org/circleround http://goodwordspodcast.com/ https://girltalespodcast.com/
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Stressed? Anxious? Is your life going bonkerballs?! May we suggest ... video games! A recent study has shown that certain video games may help alleviate stress in times of high anxiety. To test out this theory Mindy and Guy Raz attend a very special kind of meditation retreat.
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This is a rebroadcast from last year. ENJOY! Please take a moment to share LSFTP with friends, your local parents’ organization, or your favorite Facebook group! It is a great way to spread the word. Little Hedgehog is back with her BIG IMAGINATION. This time, she just can’t wait to attend the annual New Year’s Noon celebration. She’s looking forward to the fairies, the butterflies wearing hats, the rainbows, and the elephants. Listen to find out what really happens! Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! And please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. I love to hear from my fans! Please email me (rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com) with your stories and photos of how the podcast fits into your child’s life! I am always collecting sound effects to be used in future episodes, so please send them along by email. You can also find the LSFTP page on Facebook, and find me on Instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, and twitter @littletinystory. Check out my social media accounts to see animated videos, updates, and fan art. My first picture book, Little Fox Can't Wait to Dream, can be found here: mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE!
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Our story today is about a squirrel. Yes, another squirrel story. My equine guests are not exactly thrilled about that. The Acorn is a story about mistaken impressions and developing trust with new friends. And it’s also just fun. ENJOY! Today’s episode features wonderful SOUND EFFECTS from listeners Lily, Violet, and Serena. You can send me your very own sound effect. Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Tiny People making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. Please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show! (Thank you to everyone who has done so already! I really have the best listeners ever.) LITTLE HEDGEHOG T-SHIRTS are available! Go to the new ‘Shop’ tab at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com or you can head over to my Threadless store at http://littlestoriestinypeople.threadless.com to choose from two adorable designs. Thank you so much to everyone who has sent me their beautiful artwork and letters!!! I love to hear from my listeners. Please email me (rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com) with your artwork and photos of how the podcast fits into your child’s life! You can also find the LSFTP page on Facebook, and find me on Instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, and twitter @littletinystory. Check out my social media accounts to see animated videos, updates, and fan art. The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com to get updates about the book’s upcoming release. Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Investigations” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Sneaky Snitch” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Carefree” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Sneaky Adventure” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Quick Transition” Mike Pechter “Neighing horse.wav” by soundslikewillem https://freesound.org/s/418428/ Creative Commons Attribution License “Foliage_Rustling_001.wav” duckduckpony https://freesound.org/s/204030/ creative Commons Attribution License
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Darkness? Orcas? Turns out, everyone's afraid of something! Even the Great White Shark, the most fearsome predator in the seven seas! But afraid of what? And why? And how can this fear impact the rest of the ocean? Join Guy and Mindy as they head off to the season premiere of the Bruni Soto show to explore the Who, What, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of fears!
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Kathryn Hahn ("Bad Moms Christmas") stars in this Romanian folktale about a clever mother and her quest to outwit a powerful dragon. Download a coloring page for this episode here: wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages
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Little Hedgehog is BACK and she is not quite...herself. This story is a lighthearted exploration of how our brains and bodies are connected. When Little Hedgehog falls ill, her enthusiastic demeanor is replaced with a dark cloud. Will Little Hedgehog get her sparkle back? Listen and find out. ENJOY! If you LOVE this story, please share it with a friend. If you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: ALAINA, GRACE, and NATALIE. You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to ZOE for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople. MUSIC and SOUND The following pieces by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) were used in today's episode, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0: "Monkeys Spinning Monkeys", "Divertissement - Pizzicato (from the ballet Sylvia)", "Light Thought var 1", "Quirky Dog" "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter "Thunder, Very Close, Rain, A.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
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Isn’t sleep the best? I believe it is and I’m sure you agree. Let’s convince all the tiny people of this, shall we? It seems that not all of them received the memo. This story features a little lamb who learns some habits that help him get more sleep. Obviously, this process involves a magical train ride. My tiny people already love this story and I hope yours do too. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! And please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. (Thank you to everyone who has done so already! I really have the best listeners ever.) I love to hear from my fans. Please email me (rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com) with your stories and photos of how the podcast fits into your child’s life! You can also find the LSFTP page on Facebook, and find me on Instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, and twitter @littletinystory. Check out my social media accounts to see animated videos, updates, and fan art. The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Lullaby” by Mike Pechter “Marty Gots a Plan” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ “Silver Flame” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ “Garden Music” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ “Notification Chime” by hykenfreak, https://freesound.org/s/202029/, Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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This week, it's a double scoop of our first ever, Wow in the World Podcast Scrambler! In this episode, Guy Raz and Mindy team up with the Story Pirates Podcast to explore the latest science behind SYNESTHESIA!
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Written and narrated by Nicole Esquino. Naomi's visit to her Grandparents’ farm takes a fun twist when the wind magic appears. Join her on a magical adventure where things get interesting with the farm animals. 🌬️🐶🐐 This story is recommended for children ages 5+
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We are back with PART TWO of this magical story. Hear how Em comes to see the beauty in her own imperfect artwork after a visit to Artiste's world of magical beings. ENJOY! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: GIL, ROSA, AYAANSH, GLORIA, RITA JADE, GEMMA, LUCY, GRAYSON, SERENA, and ZACH! You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. Thank you to THEO for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! MUSIC and SOUND The following pieces by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) were used in today's episode, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0: "Doh De Oh", "Carefree", "Dreamy Flashback", "Investigation", "Improbable", "The Long Stroll", "Sneaky Adventure", "Magic Scout - Cottages", "Magic Scout - Farm" "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter
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Rachael Harris ("Lucifer," "Suits") and Taran Killam ("Nature Cat," "Killing Gunther") star in a classic Swedish tale about a little boy who learns that--with a little hard work--dreams can come true. Download a coloring page for this episode here: wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages
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Written and narrated by Jack Rhysider. Two squirrels 🐿 run out of nuts to eat! 😱 They go on a mission to find more, and discover a friend.
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Another original sleep mediation for kids to help them build mindfulness techniques for healthy sleep. This one has ocean wave and bird sounds for white noise and to generate a feeling of wellness.
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In this episode from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, "Tai Asks Why" features 12-year-old Tai Poole, who asks: What are animals saying to each other?
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My first book is AVAILABLE NOW! Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait. *LIMITED-TIME SPECIAL OFFER* Order the book now and you are eligible to receive a big, FREE, personalized signed sticker to put in the front of your book - just like I signed it! After you order the book, email me at rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com and tell me 1)The names for the sticker(s) - you can get one sticker for each book you purchase and 2) The address where I can send it. I will also include a little something I hope will inspire your tiny people to WRITE THEIR OWN STORIES!!! **This offer ends NOVEMBER 20, 2018.** (But honestly the idea of this being a hard deadline is SO SAD. If it's after 11/20 and you'd like a sticker please reach out and I'll see what I can do!) Today's story is a reimagined version of one of my most popular stories, The Robot Who Had Feelings! I am so thrilled to share it with you. Three of my favorite podcasters starred in this story: Eric O'Keefe (What If World), Chanel Tsang (Peace Out), and Sarah Rhea Werner (Girl In Space). Thank you so much to Eric, Chanel, and Sarah for being part of this story. Tiny People will love What If World and Peace Out; Big People will love Girl In Space. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: TESSA, THEO, LILY, RILEY, VIOLET, and HUXLEY. You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Tiny People making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Rainbows” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Fretless” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Dreamy Flashback” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Sneaky Adventure” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Breaktime” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Easy Lemon” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Airship Serenity” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter
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SEASON SIX IS HERE! I am thrilled to share a brand new story with you after months of hibernating...er, daydreaming and writing. The Mistake Artist is my very first two-part story and I think you will love it. It features a little girl who is a bit of a perfectionist about her art, and a magical being who takes the girl's "mistakes" and showcases them as things of beauty in her faraway realm of magical beings. Tune in next time for part two of this story and hear how Em learns to reframe her mistakes as opportunities. If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: AYDA, NORA, EMMA, LILY, CHARLIE, GABE, GEMMA, and ZACH! You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. Thank you to JIYU for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! Also, my book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Carefree” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Fretless” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Investigation” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Improbable" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “The Long Stroll” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Monkeys Spinning Monkeys" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Dreamy Flashback" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter
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What a beautiful morning! Ella is excited to meet her new friend Kumar for a park picnic, but first It's time for breakfast. What will they do today? Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 8:09 Narrator: Female Park Picnic Excerpt: Ella skipped all the way to the park. Once the park was in sight Ella began searching for any sign of Kumar. She couldn’t find him anywhere. Ella turned to her dad and asked, “I don’t see Kumar anywhere.” Seeing Ella’s concern, her dad smiled and said, “We’re a little early. Go ahead and play. I’m sure Kumar will be here soon.” Ella was eager to see her friend and didn’t want to wait. Then she realized that she would be able to see more of the park from the swings. Ella hurried over to the swings and pumped her legs back and forth, back and forth. Ella swung higher and higher. Today’s Meditation: Feel your muscles relax as you check in with your body from head to toe. Looking for a podcast to help settle your child in for nap time, bed time or a break?  You'll find it on Ahway Island®. Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like "Park Picnic" paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story with a positive message, we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com. Donate Here Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? We hope your child loved “Park Picnic” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message! Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you’ll find us ranking among the best in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Feedspot placed us at the #3 spot on their Top 15 Children’s Bedtime Stories Podcasts of 2019 list,
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Imagine a giant asteroid is out in space and headed on a collision course with planet Earth. Your mission, is to annihilate this giant mass of space rock before it can even get close. What do you do? How do you do it? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they travel through time and space to the asteroid belt for a little experiment of their own! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Planetary Defense!
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Selenis Leyva ("Orange is the New Black," "Maniacs") stars as a clever baker in this retelling of a Scottish folktale about the power of a little "please" and "thank you."
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Barber's been talking to McGee and Madame Manager about the "property" at Harmony Corner. What does Barber want? Can he be trusted?
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Mindy's going to need a few tips if she's going to win the local eating competition, lucky for her, Guy Raz knows the best eater in the universe! The supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy! Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of black holes! (originally aired May 7th)
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What motivates hermit crabs to fight for the ultimate dream shell? How would the fastest runner in the universe fare in a running race with a rabbit? Join Mindy and Guy Raz for hermit crab wrestlemania and a race through history to find out why we humans walk differently than other animals! It's all happening in this week's who, what, when, where, why, how and Wow in the World!
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Where in the world did all of these hungry stink bugs come from? How in the world can we stop the invasion in time to save our crops? And why in the world are scientists looking at the Samurai Wasp for the answer? Join Mindy and Guy Raz for The Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of invasive wildlife species!
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Happy Holidays, friends! This is not a holiday themed story, but it's a very sweet one about growing up and learning to set aside the search for perfection in life. ENJOY! I will be taking a break to write more stories for you. In the meantime, if you have a moment, please share the show with friends! They will be so happy to have easier bedtimes, peaceful car rides, and generally happier tiny people. I will be ever so grateful, too. If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: RILEY and NORA You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! They might just hear their sound in a future story. Thank you to KENDI for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! Also, my book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Music and Sound in today’s episode: “Doh De Oh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Crinoline Dreams” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Fretless” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Clear Air” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Improbable" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Sheeps May Safely Graze" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Bright Wish" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter
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Would you care for a little brie marinated in hip hop? How about some cheddar dipped in rock and roll? Swiss serenaded by an up-beat pop classic! Turns out that cheese have preferences when it comes to music, and those preferences determine everything from their taste to their smell! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they discover the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How and Wow in the World of the musical taste of cheese!
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In this story with roots in West Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, Ryan Michelle Bathé (This Is Us, First Wives Club) plays a clever Rabbit who discovers that power and strength aren't just about physical size.
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Lights, Camera and Action! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they go behind the scenes on the hottest new matchmaking show in the animal kingdom; "Date or Bait!" Follow along as they learn all about the carnivorous habits of the female Jumping Spider and the flashy ways these bachelor male spiders try to keep themselves from ending up on the menu! It's Date or Bait: proudly brought to you by Wow in the World!
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When Abacus P. Grumbler, Fred the Dog, and Alabaster Zero get turned into frogs, it’s really no big deal… until magic ceases to exist! Can they learn to get by as frogs in a world without magic?  What If World exists thanks to our Patrons. Get a better chance at having your question chosen, plus Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, and more. patreon.com/whatifworld
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The Museum of Wow just opened its new amphibian exhibit, and everyone from pollywogs to old croaks agree that the new discoveries featured there are positively ribbeting! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, Reggie, and friends for a fact-filled tour of miniature frogs, a toddler with glow-in-the-dark bones, and a few surprises along the way! It's the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of fantastic FROGS!
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BONUS EPISODE! I’ve teamed up with several fellow members of Kids Listen, a grassroots organization that advocates for high-quality audio for kids, to bring you this special road trip mixtape episode. You will hear samples from Circle Round, Noodle Loaf, Story Spectacular, Book Club for Kids, What If World, AND a brand new story from me! ENJOY. I’m still collecting sound effects! Some that would fit into upcoming stories: birds tweeting, cheers from a crowd (yay! woohoo!), dog barks, slurping from a straw, squeaks (from a hamster), giggles and laughter. You can be creative too! Record your sound effects using the voice memo app on your phone and send them to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. Make sure you sign up for the email newsletter if you’d like your tiny people’s names hidden in the back of my upcoming picture book! Go to http://littlestoriestinypeople.com and click on the Newsletter tab to sign up! Make sure you are subscribed to LSFTP so you never miss an episode! Please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. (Thank you to everyone who has done so already! I really have the best listeners ever.) Thank you so much to everyone who has sent me their beautiful artwork and letters! I love to hear from my listeners. Please email me (rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com) with your artwork and photos of how the podcast fits into your child’s life! You can also find the LSFTP page on Facebook, and find me on Instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, and twitter @littletinystory. Music in this episode: “Quirky Dog” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Quick transition” Mike Pechter
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It's that time of year! The annual public radio food truck festival! Mindy has slapped a new logo on her dilapidated ice cream truck and joins in the festivities with a new twist on Gramma G-Force's famous "Sloppy G's!" But what is this new twist? And why does it have Guy Raz feeling squeamish and squirming? Find out as these two explore the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of EDIBLE INSECTS!
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Tad and Fish is a sweet story about friendship that touches on the ways our brains can at times shield us from seeing what is happening right before our eyes. Enjoy! If you LOVE this story, please share it with a friend (NOT a goose!). If you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: NORA, BRIELLA, DIANA, SAGE, DREW, AMOS, LUKAS, TESSA, ZACH and LEO! You can send me your very own sound effect! Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your tiny people making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com! You might just hear your sound in a future story. Thank you to DERMOT and AMELIE for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Your child can help me too! Here are the lines: Remember, there are no pictures. You'll have to imagine the pictures in your mind. You can imagine them however you want. OK, here we go! My book is available NOW. Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait Thank you so much to those who have supported my work by getting the book! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople, twitter @littletinystory, and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople. MUSIC and SOUND The following pieces by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) were used in today's episode, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0: "Glitter Blast", "Easy Lemon", "Investigations", "Fretless", "Carefree", "Sneaky", "Sneaky Snitch", "Thinking of You", "Doh De Oh", "Monkeys Spinning Monkeys" "Quick Transition" by Mike Pechter "Dropping Tiny Pebble in Still Water Surface" by jorickhoofd https://freesound.org/s/160119/ "Bird Whistling, Robin, Single, 13.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org "Clean Record Scratch" by kwahmah_02, https://freesound.org/s/269476/
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Comedian/kids' author Michael Ian Black (I'm Worried, Cock-a-Doodle-Doo-Bop) and actor/director David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer, Stella) star in this supernatural story from Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic and the Dominican Republic.
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Emily is having fun twirling with a bubble wand.  Billy joins her and together they begin a bubble boogie. Soon they are surrounded by bouncing bubbles. Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new stories “Wild Wheels” and "Toy Repair Shop" this week. Now, welcome to Favorite Friday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again. Please enjoy “Bubble Boogie,” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday! Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 10:44 Narrator: Female Bubble Boogie Excerpt: Emily giggled, and dipped the wand back in the container.  This time when she pulled the bubble wand out Emily began to spin.  Around and around she went.  Little bubbles drifted around her.  Emily raised the wand above her head as she twirled.  The bubbles floated around her head and slowly circled her, floating down, down, until they popped on the ground.   Emily smiled as she watched little bitty rainbows shine inside each bubble.  Emily continued dancing her bubble boogie, enjoying the moment, when Billy came outside. “What are you doing?” he asked his little sister. “I’m blowing bubbles.”  She said proudly. “You look like you’re dancing to me.”  Billy said, a little puzzled. “That’s how I blow bubbles.”  Emily said smiling.  “Watch this!” Today’s Meditation: Deep dragon breaths are a key part of this guided meditation as you relax your body from your toes up to the top of your head. Looking for a way to help your child learn emotional regulation and how to self soothe?  You'll find them on Ahway Island®. Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like "Bubble Boogie" paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story with a positive message, we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com. Donate Here Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? We hope your child loved “Bubble Boogie” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message! Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you’ll find us ranking among the best in the
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Guy Raz and his horse Bucky just got back from a frustrating riding lesson. Mindy is on the roof of her gingerbread mansion dressed as a horsefly. And Dennis is, well....just being Dennis. And before this episode is over, YOU will know the newly discovered reason behind why Zebras have stripes! Prepare to be DAZZLED as Guy Raz and Mindy explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Zebra Stripes!
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Why in the world would we wear corn on our feet? When in the world will humans vacation in space? Join Guy and Mindy for this week's who, what, when, where, why, how, and Wow in the World - Episode 2!