Curl Up with a Story

Hear some of the best storytellers from around the world spin tales for you.

by Kids Listen

    Curl Up with a Story

    Sep 22 2018

  • Peace Out — Relaxation and mindfulness stories for kids / Coming Soon

    Peace Out season 3 is almost ready. As a huge thank you to all of you, we made our new intro with the help of a few listeners. We didnt have SPACE 🚀 to fit everyone in but we hope you like it. I hope you're as excited as I am. Love you to the MOON 🌖 and back. Peace out and Peace within. Chanel 💜 Why not listen to more of Peace Out from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Story Pirates / Summer Bonus: Silly Monster Problem/Will Wants 300 Bucks/Star

    It’s almost time to set sail, but the Story Pirates have another summer bonus episode to listen to while they pack.Today’s episode features two previously unreleased stories: “Silly Monster Problem,” by an author from Switzerland named Anne, and “Will Wants 300 Bucks,” by a 1st grader from Colorado named Jacob, as well as a new version of a greatest hit from last season, Star.

  • Sparkle Stories Podcast / Change Fairies

    Martin loves making fires. He loves to watch fires burn and finds the crackling sounds soothing. Eva, one of the apprentices, has a very different picture of the true nature of fire — one that is poetic and understood as a part of the fairy world. This helps Martin see not only fire in a different light, but all things that change.   This story is a part of the Martin & Sylvia's Nature School series.   For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestor...more

  • Ahway Island / The Parrot Pirate: a bedtime story and relaxation for kids  - Ahway Island

    Pendelton Parrot discovers the boat dock.  He tells the boats to take him to find his lost treasure, but the boats are tired and annoyed with the parrot's yelling. Will they help the parrot pirate? The post The Parrot Pirate: a bedtime story and relaxation for kids  appeared first on Ahway Island.

  • Circle Round / 'Dollars and Scents' | feat. Derek Klena

    Our noses can detect nearly a trillion different scents. When the main character in our story smells just a handful of them he winds up in quite a mess! Derek Klena ("Anastasia," "Wicked,") and Max Casella ("The Lion King," "Music Man") co-star in this global folktale.

  • Book Club for Kids / Bonus Bilingual Episode

    This week, we’re asking students at MarFarland Middle School in Washington DC our favorite question: what’s your favorite book? What’s so special about that? These students are telling us all about it in English – and español. It’s our first bilingual episode of the Book Club for Kids. The readers will answer first in English, and then in Spanish. Kitty Felde is host.

  • Girl Tales / Elisa and the Swans: Part 2 by Lea McKenna-Garcia

    Elisa made a wish during an “Ill Wind” and now her brothers have turned into swans and have flown away from the palace! Will her need to find her brothers become greater than her fear of traveling through the Deep Dark Wood to get to them? Come listen to Part 2 of Elisa and the Swans and join Elisa on an adventure to save her brothers! Tale by Lea McKenna Garcia Adapted from The Wild Swans by Hans Christian Andersen Starring Sophie Hassett, Russell Jordan, Jessica Osber, and Claire W...more

  • Stories Podcast - A Free Children's Story Podcast for Bedtime, Car Rides, and Kids of All Ages! / The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt, Chapters 7&8

    The next two chapters of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Jill is back in the Firefly suit and on a mission again. Join her as she goes on a journey to rescue her mom!Thank you to today's sponsor, Bombas! Their socks are the best. You can go to and enter STORIES at checkout for 20% off your order!

  • What If World - Stories for Kids / 94 - What if pianos could move and talk by themselves and stairs turned into houses?

    Zizi is back to school this week, and has officially achieved the status of “Big Kid.” Will she and Benocerous be able to handle Music class? Hopefully one of them knows how to speak piano…Lessons include: It can difficult to say what you mean, but keep trying to make your good intentions known; understanding others is hard work, but it can help you make friends and resolve disagreements.Join What If World on Patreon! Patron episodes are always Ad-Free & Released Early, with Higher Quality A...more

  • Story Time — Children's bedtime stories for kids. Storytime anytime. / Waldo Rescues Gerald 🚁 written by Nigel Blaikie

    Written by Nigel Blaikie and narrated by Amy Hays Waldo is a helicopter pilot who loves to help out. He has all sorts of amazing adventures! In this story Waldo is called upon to help a trapped zoo truck taking a giraffe to see the beach for his very first time. Gerald the giraffe is disappointed he won’t get to visit the beach as planned, but when Waldo offers to take him for a helicopter ride instead things start to look up! 🚁🦒 This story is suitable for children aged 3+ Nigel Blaikie used t...more

  • Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids / Frog and the High Jump: A Pond Story for Kids

    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 Ti...more

  • Story Spectacular / Season 2 Trailer

    We've been very busy here at the Story Spectacular Headquarters! First..Lawrence the Lighthouse has his very own picture book now available for Kindle and in Paperback at and on Amazon. Second, I am so excited to announce the winner of our Summer Fun Coloring contest. The winner is Mason! Mason is 4 years old and he drew a very beautifully detailed illustration of a boat in the hustling bustling bay and he has won his very own copy of Lawrence the Lighthouse. Congratulations...more

  • Podikins Presents... Children's Stories and Family Activities for Kids, age 0-99! / TEASER: Story Chef 3

    Take a listen to the ingredients James and Andrew need to use to cook up a brand new story! All of these ingredients were submitted by listeners!  If you have an ingredient you would like included on a future Story Chef episode, send in a voice memo to !   If you're not sure how, check out our FAQ page. You can also get in touch through our Facebook page!   We can't wait for you to hear the full story...COMING SOON! Podikins is created by James Nicholson and Andrew Whitfield.  ...more

  • April Eight Songs & Stories / Ep 43 SONG - A Summer Song - "Wild Mountain Thyme"

    Episode 43 is a song! It is a welcome to summer song because today, my friends, summer officially begins here in the United States. This is also the beginning of Season 5 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. I’ve been making this podcast for 2 years now, and I’m so glad that I started it. I love my listeners so much and I have new stories coming your way in the month of July. The next one has Jemi in it! If you don’t know who Jemi is, look no further than the website! Jemi...more

  • The Imaginary Accomplishments Podcast / 7 - Return to Super Audio Sunshine

    Marvy, Finch, and the gang return to the resort planet Super Audio Sunshine. This podcast uses these sounds from Crowd sounds thanks to: blaukreuz / Football Leipzig vs Magdeburg > Chance CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Rocket sounds thanks to: primeval_polypod / Rocket Launch / CC BY 3.0 Small crowd talking thanks to: JohnsonBrandEditing / Small Crowd pre-concert talking party bar walla talking / https://www.f...more

  • The Cramazingly Incredifun Sugarcrash Kids Podcast / S3E9: Responsibili-what?

    Each of us has a wonderfully unique part to play in making the world go 'round. It's our individual jobs to do the best that we can with what we've been given! Nerlin, Katy Elizabeth, and the gang are excited about the float they made for the big parade in Hooglafair, but their plans stall out when someone neglects to do their job. Tye the T-Rex offers some roundabout wisdom about responsibility, and real kids offer their voices about what it means to be responsible, have chores, etc. This seaso...more