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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

    Jul 09 2020

  • Little bedtime stories / Birdie

    Pears and eagles and bogey men

  • Story Time / Episode 6: The Paintbrush written by Charly Conquest and Ben Mullins

    Written and narrated by Charly Conquest and Ben Mullins Did you like this story? Email to let us know, because we love to read every email we receive. Bottle Ship is a series for ages 3 - 6.  The series is set in a magical world where everything we throw away ends up. The Jifflings live in this world and it’s their job to gather up these objects in their Bottle Ship and work together to find a new use for them. In this episode Young Pumpkin finds an old paintbrush and the...more

  • Sparkle Stories Podcast / "Daddycation" from At Home with Martin & Sylvia

    This week's Free Story comes from the "At Home with Martin & Sylvia" original audio story collection. It's called "Daddycation." Martin and Sylvia's mother has to be away for a few days, and the children will stay with Daddy. And oh, how Daddy makes the time uniquely fun! Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original story series! For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: Questions? Ideas? Requ...more

  • Book Club for Kids / Bonus July 2020 Summer Reading

    Readers from Ohio, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York share their summer reading suggestions with host Kitty Felde.  

  • Circle Round / Every Other Friday feat. Melora Hardin and Gildart Jackson

    Part one of our special summer series with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Melora Hardin and Gildart Jackson co-star in this tale about a crafty countess who teaches a broke baker never to look a gift horse in the mouth.

  • Ahway Island / Tumbling Tabby: a story and meditation for your bedtime routine

    Grubby Kitty discovers packing peanuts — and makes a mess! But Dad is very patient. The post Tumbling Tabby: a story and meditation for your bedtime routine appeared first on Ahway Island.

  • What If World - Stories for Kids / What if squids squirted out jello instead of ink?

    In our first ever fanfiction story, we learn about Squid Appreciation Day and Abacus’s favorite food. Thanks a million to Mya, who wrote this story to answer her little brother Gavin’s “What if” question. Lessons include: There’s no need to wait for someone else to tell your story! You’ve got all the tools you need to imagine a great one, already. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more!

  • Story Spectacular / Doggy and Kitty Switcharoo

    Doggy and Kitty don't always get along. After quibbling and squabbling, they decide to switch places for the whole day. Find out what silly shenanigans ensue! Then Tilde the Tortoise will stop by to share some fun facts about Cats and Dogs.  - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: - You can also purchase "The Story Spectacular Coloring & Activity ...more

  • Stories Podcast: A Bedtime Show for Kids of All Ages / Bending and Breaking

    The old oak tree is strong and sturdy, and he does not like to bend when the winds blow. Bending makes you weak! That's why he thinks the cattail reeds are silly. Why go with the flow when the wind blows when you could just stand still? But when a hurricane comes, the old oak may have to rethink things...Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram @storiespodcast! We'd love to see your artwork and share it on our feed!!If ...more

  • Journey with Story - A Storytelling Podcast for Kids / Discover How to Make the Perfect Wish -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - One WishE:92

    A poor Irish farmer is granted one wish from a magical deer in the forest, but how can he make a wish that will make everyone in his family happy?  (duration 9 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.

  • Story Pirates / Sarah’s Song Story/The Door That No One Could Open (feat. Julie Andrews)

    The Story Pirates’ ship enters one of the galaxy’s most dangerous spots, the Switcheroo Zone, and items on board start randomly turning into other things like spaghetti, space raccoons and...Julie Andrews. Featuring two new stories: “Sarah’s Song Story,” about a girl who confronts her fear of clowns, written by Ella, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Door That No One Could Open,” a story about a frustrating trip to the bathroom, written by a 9 year old from Illinois named Claire.

  • Peace Out / A Cloud of Cicadas

    We’re going underground today to learn more about the life cycle of cicadas! These incredible insects live underground for 17 years before emerging altogether—all 1.5 million of them!  During the first breathing exercise called Backbone Breathing (our kid-friendly version of yogic spinal breathing), we are going to breathe in to fill up our “tummy tanks” and make an imaginary car drive up our spine, or backbone, and breathe out to go back down the backbone road. The goal is to pay more atte...more

  • Reading Bug Adventures - Original Stories with Music for Kids / Bonus: A Treasure Hunting Adventure: Full Story, Parts 1 & 2

    Parts 1 & 2 combined into a full story. Join Lauren and the Reading Bug on this exciting adventure to explore worlds unknown! With your help, can we uncover a bounty of riches thousands of years old lying on the ocean's floor? Ancient legends tell the story of a mighty city that sunk into the ocean - and, hey, what's that swimming this way? The mysteries and magic of the lost city of Atlantis may be within reach after all! Explore the books in the Reading Bug's book bag at

  • Ill-Advised Stories / A Little Retreat

    An Orc meets someone who puts it in his head that he doesn't have to be evil.  Support the show (

  • Tales from the Moosiverse / How to Land Without Really Trying

    Phoebe's story.Support us on Patreon to keep the Moosiverse alive for Seasons 2-4!Buy Tales from the Moosiverse merchandise through our Teepublic store. Your order helps cover the production costs of these episodes!Subscribe to the Moosiverse newsletter at for storytelling tips, news, events, and more! Send your stories by email, audio or video to; we'll post some on and play snippets in future episodes.Writer/narrator: Ian JacksonTeam Moosivers...more

  • April Eight Songs & Stories / Ep. 52 SONG: The Cuckoo and the Donkey

    Today's episode features a traditional, and funny, German song, called the "Cuckoo and the Donkey". Roxie has a bit to say about it... Also, you'll hear the bird songs of the second graders in my class at the Cincinnati Waldorf School! Send me your bird call audio or video online on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (IG is my favorite) and I just might feature it in a future episode - I'll find it with the hashtag #a8lovesme - because you know I do! Find out more at

  • Girl Tales / M of the Mist

    “M” goes canoeing one day around Niagara Falls when suddenly the current grows too strong for her and she finds herself tipping over the edge of the falls. That’s when Thunder steps in.Written by Megan Bagala Produced by Chad ChenailExecutive Produced and Performed by Rebecca CunninghamScore by Eli Denby WoodOriginal Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkFor the Grownups!Patreon: Time Donation: https://fundraising.fractureda...more

  • Star Stories with NamaStar Kids™ / (Ep 11) Patience: "Dog Makes a Talking Stick"

    Visit our website for yoga poses and craft materials to go with this story!"Dog Makes a Talking Stick"- Your child will love this fun story as they learn the importance of waiting their turn to talk.  Dog and Monkey are trying to come up with something fun to play, but Dog gets frustrated because Monkey keeps interrupting her every time she tries to share her ideas!  The two friends learn to be patient and together, they come up with an awesome idea!Today's Star Power Challenge is to make a talk...more

  • Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids / Beeble the Caterpillar and the Big Change

    Beeble is a regular old caterpillar, except for one tiny little thing: he has NO intention of going through the BIG CHANGE. Will Beeble ever turn into a big, beautiful - oof, a studio spider has just sent me another terse email. I must attend to this. You'll just have to listen to the story and find out. If you LOVE this story, please SHARE IT with all caterpillars (especially those wearing boots) and with YOUR FRIENDS. Many listeners around the world have learned about the podcast from a friend...more

  • Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest / Introducing Hero Hotel

    In this adventure comedy, Chet Zebrowski works at his Grandma Zee’s hotel for superheroes. When trash monsters, glam-rock singers, and static-electric villains invade the hotel – all while the heroes are on vacation and unwilling to lift a finger – it’s up to Chet and his super-powered cat Boomer to save the day. But will catering to the needs of these demanding supers push Chet too far?Based on the graphic novel by Yehudi Mercado. Limited release wherever you listen to your podcasts and exclusi...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

  • FABList :: audio fables for modern families / Pear Blossom Act 3

    The conclusion of our serialized story - be sure to start with Act One! Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, Ewha's mysterious helpers return to help her and her family. Happiness is all around us; by focusing on others, Ewha brought goodness and joy to her own life.