Saturday, February 12, 2011

STORY SNAPSHOTS

The following is a list featuring a short synopsis of each story along with links to the audio and corresponding blog post with activities. The story list goes in order from oldest to newest. 


Mojo and the Magic Couch: (8:26)
A little ferret squirms between the cushions of his family's couch to find a world beyond his imagination.
Free audio download: Mojo and the Magic Couch
Blog with activities: Mojo and the Magic Couch


Chilly's Christmas: (20:08)
An ornament is accidentally placed on the back of the Christmas tree and must learn to experience his favorite season using his other senses with a little help from his friends!
Free audio download: Chilly's Christmas
Blog with activities: Chilly's Christmas


Dale: (14:32)
The adventure of a little gray fox as he searches for a place to call home after his den is cleared away by construction.
Free audio download: Dale
Blog with activities: Dale


Squircles: (5:16)
An interactive poem about how to create and draw your own squircle.  Grab some paper and a pencil! Don't forget your imagination!
Free audio download: Squircles
Blog with activities: Squircles


A Tooth's Story: (17:12)
A tooth learns that he will be leaving his home in the mouth from a voice down below the gums.  He must say goodbye to his friends and inform the rest of the teeth about their own impending journey.
Free audio download: A Tooth's Story
Blog with activities: A Tooth's Story


Daylight Savings Time: (4:38)
A quick poem explaining the changing of the clocks in the Spring.
Free audio download: Daylight Savings Time
Blog with activities: Daylight Savings Time


The Walk: (11:46)
A description from a little boy of all the sights he sees on a walk with his family.
Free audio download: The Walk
Blog with activities: The Walk


The I'm Sorry Truck: (5:11)
A hapless truck investigates what happens to all the  "I'm Sorry's" he delivers to the recycling center.
Free audio download: The I'm Sorry Truck
Blog with activities: The I'm Sorry Truck
Download the gameboard: The I'm Sorry Truck 


Mojo Goes Bananas: (9:58)
Mojo the ferret must figure out who is eating all his bananas before he is out of luck and out of treats!
Free audio download: Mojo Goes Bananas
Blog with activities: Mojo Goes Bananas


The Watermelon Seed: (10:18)
A little boy and his grandmother exchange letters describing the different changes he is seeing in his mom after she swallows a watermelon seed.
Free audio download: The Watermelon Seed
Blog with activities: The Watermelon Seed


Dragonfly, Dragonfly, Show Us the Way: (15:03)

Three unique friends embark on a journey of discovery which reveals their individual talents.


A Place for Everyone: (13:58)
As a teacher approaches her first day of school, she is overwhelmed with all the possibilities for themes in her classroom. How will she choose?
Free audio download: A Place for Everyone
Blog with activities: A Place for Everyone

Click: (4:11)
A quick poem about the comforts a night light provides!
Free audio download: Click
Blog with activities: Click

The Patchwork Pumpkin: Part 1 (17:12) and Part 2 (12:14)
A little girl living on a farm longs to carve the Halloween pumpkin with her father but his chores seem to keep them apart. Can she find a different way to spent time with her father?
Free audio download: The Patchwork Pumpkin (Part 1)
Blog with activities: The Patchwork Pumpkin (Part 1)
Free audio download: The Patchwork Pumpkin (Part 2)
Blog with activities: The Patchwork Pumpkin (Part 2)

Mojo's Cousin Trouble: (11:12)
Mojo's ferret cousins come to visit for the holidays and stir up all kinds of trouble. Can Mojo settle them down?
Free audio download: Mojo's Cousin Trouble
Blog with activities: Mojo's Cousin Trouble

Inky's Christmas: (21:24)
Inky, a nervous octopus, has to figure out a way to control his inking so he can attend all of his friends' holiday festivities.
Free audio download: Inky's Christmas
Blog with activities: Inky's Christmas

Sled Ride: (6:06)
A little boy tells of his exciting sled ride down the hill while trying to avoid a collision.
Free audio download: Sled Ride
Blog with activities: Sled Ride

Captain Destructo: (6:34)
A poem about having patience with a younger sibling.
Free audio download: Captain Destructo
Blog with activities: Captain Destructo

Mojo and the Ear Mites: (15:10)
Mojo the ferret has really itchy ears and a fear of going to the veterinarian. How will he conquer both these problems?
Free audio download: Mojo and the Ear Mites
Blog with activities: Mojo and the Ear Mites

My Mom, My Hero: (4:37)
A poem we dedicated to our Mom's for Mother's Day.
Free audio download: My Mom, My Hero
Blog with activities: My Mom, My Hero

Lulu and Her Lavender Lion: (12:31)
A girl's journey through her memories with her imaginary friend.
Free audio download: Lulu and Her Lavender Lion
Blog with activities: Lulu and Her Lavender Lion

The Hike: (13:26)
The sequel to "The Walk" describes the boy's adventures he has on a hike with his family.
Free audio download: The Hike
Blog with activities: The Hike

The Ooga Boogas: (6:17)
A tribe of Ooga Boogas try to change their lives for the better with unexpected results.
Free audio download: The Ooga Boogas
Blog with activities: The Ooga Boogas

Bus Stop Bravery: (7:28)
Getting ready for the very first bus ride on the very first day of school can be a nerve-racking experience!
Free audio download: Bus Stop Bravery
Blog with activities: Bus Stop Bravery

Stitches: (12:02)
A boy describes his experience of having to get stitches.
Free audio download: Stitches
Blog with activities: Stitches

The Heebie Jeebies: (6:57)
What goes bump in the night? How do you keep the Heebie Jeebies away, especially on Halloween?
Free audio download: The Heebie Jeebies
Blog with activities: The Heebie Jeebies

Agent Tissue Has an Issue: (14:21)
Agent Tissue is hot on the trail of a runaway nose that is hiding on the playground. Can his two new recruits help him catch the slippery culprit?
Free audio download: Agent Tissue Has an Issue
Blog with activities: Agent Tissue Has an Issue


Red vs. Green: (22:21)
When a team of Christmas elves goes against a team of St. Patrick's Day leprechauns in the Holiday Hockey Winter Classic, who will win?
Free audio download: Red vs. Green
Blog with activities: Red vs. Green

The Wrestling Match: (8:13)
Two wrestlers meet in the ring for a re-match!  Who will come out victorious?
Free audio download: The Wrestling Match
Blog with activities: The Wrestling Match


Mojo's Reptile Rescue: (12:12)
Mojo the ferret discovers a new friend in the most unlikely of places.
Free audio download: Mojo's Reptile Rescue
Blog with activities: Mojo's Reptile Rescue

That's Not How Daddy Does It: (10:28)
A rhyming poem where a boy discovers the differences between his parents' styles of play. 
Free audio download: That's Not How Daddy Does It
Blog with activities: That's Not How Daddy Does It


The Leprechaun Trap (6:35)
Two leprechauns are caught in a leprechaun trap and try to find different ways to escape.
Free audio download: The Leprechaun Trap
Blog with activities: The Leprechaun Trap


Alien Pursuit (11:12)
A family has to figure out how to lose the alien ships hot on their tail on their ride home from the grocery store.
Free audio download: Alien Pursuit
Blog with activities: Alien Pursuit


The Limerig (4:47)
A limerick for Better Hearing and Speech Month.
Free audio download: The Limerig
Blog with activities: The Limerig


Bird Seeds (21:10)
When Agnes, an old woman who lives alone in the woods, discovers a mysterious packet of seeds she finds more than just vegetables can grow in her garden. 
Free audio download: Bird Seeds
Blog with activities: Bird Seeds


The Farm Girl and the Feather (22:59)
A fairy tale that proves warriors and their weapons come in different shapes and sizes.
Free audio download: The Farm Girl and the Feather
Blog with activities: The Farm Girl and the Feather


Mojo's Outdoor Adventure (17:01)
Mojo the ferret takes an unexpected trip outside but will he be able to find a way back in?
Free audio download: Mojo's Outdoor Adventure
Blog with activities: Mojo's Outdoor Adventure


Eat the Cake (8:06)
A little one has a special request for everyone in attendance at her fourth birthday party. 
Free audio download: Eat the Cake
Blog with Activities: Eat the Cake

A Glummy, Gloomy Halloween (11:17)
A goblin named Glum wants to have a surprise birthday party for his brother Gloom, but every monster he invites already has plans for the evening.
Free audio download: A Glummy, Gloomy Halloween
Blog with activities: A Glummy, Gloomy Halloween

The Turns of the Seasons (13:58)
One by one, the seasons take turns impacting people's lives. 
Free audio download: The Turns of the Seasons
Blog with activities: The Turns of the Seasons

Candy Cane Catastrophe (14:56)
Tragedy befalls a boy and his candy cane on a long car drive to Grandma's for the holidays.
Free audio download: Candy Cane Catastrophe
Blog with activities: Candy Cane Catastrophe

Toe Jam (18:34)
A boy's personal collection grows into something far bigger than himself.
Free audio download:Toe Jam
Blog with activities:Toe Jam

The Spelling Bee (19:01)
A boy prepares for his shot at taking home the spelling bee championship. 
Will he succeed? 
Free audio download: The Spelling Bee
Blog with activities: The Spelling Bee

Clementine's Big Mess (16:05)
Clementine the cupid has lost his magical quiver. Can his friends 
help him find it?
Free audio download: Clementine's Big Mess
Blog with activities: Clementine's Big Mess

A Letter from a Leprechaun (5:30)
A reading of a letter written by Seamus the leprechaun detailing how he escaped a leprechaun trap. 
Free audio download: A Letter from a Leprechaun
Blog with activities: A Letter from a Leprechaun

Pedal Power (14:21)
While learning to ride a bike, a boy learns perseverance breeds confidence.
Free audio download: Pedal Power
Blog with activities: Pedal Power 


Everything In This Story Stinks! (16:57)
Come along on a tour of the exhibits featured in the Museum of Malodorous Art.
Free audio download: Everything In This Story Stinks!
Blog with activities: Everything In This Story Stinks!

Grabby Goose Gets Greedy (18:41)
Grabby Goose learns the value of true friendship when things awry on Lake Wallawallawampack. 
Free audio download: Grabby Goose Gets Greedy
Blog with activities: Grabby Goose Gets Greedy 

The Mankie (19:46)
Simon receives a mysterious present from his uncle. Can he use his powers of observation to unravel it's special purpose? This episode is sponsored by Nature's Clean Choice baby blanket protected by Fosshield at http://bit.ly/superblanket
Free audio download: The Mankie
Blog with activities: The Mankie 

Migration (6:23)
A boy and his mother discover the wonder of watching a letter fly through the sky.  
Free audio download: Migration
Blog with activities: Migration

The Yawn Contagion (22:29)
Princess Ennui is bored with everything until she meets an imp who offers her a magical intervention with unexpected results. Can Princess Ennui find a way to save the kingdom? 
Free audio download: The Yawn Contagion
Blog with activities: The Yawn Contagion

Auntie Kerry and the Paskamansett Pumpkin Regatta (17:29)
Auntie Kerry recruits her family to fulfill her dream of competing in a unique river race but when she gets sick they are forced to come together as a team without their fearless leader.
Free audio download: Auntie Kerry and the Paskamansett Pumpkin Regatta
Blog with activities: Auntie Kerry and the Paskamansett Pumpkin Regatta


Ohwhatfunitis (13:33)
Carol is way behind with her Christmas preparations when she starts to experience some strange symptoms. Can her family step up to help her out?
Free audio download: Ohwhatfunitis 
Blog with activities: Ohwhatfunitis


Mojo Makes the Most of It (15:32)
Mojo the ferret is going on a trip, but his destination isn't what 
he expected. Whatever will he do to entertain himself?
Free audio download: Mojo Makes the Most of It
Blog with activities: Mojo Makes the Most of It

Football Hero: (6:30)
There's only second left in the big game. Who will be the football hero?
Free audio download: Football Hero
Blog with activities: Football Hero


Click here to listen to: The Basement (16:26)
A boy works to keep his imagination from getting the best of him 
in order to complete a chore for his mother.
Free audio download: The Basement
Blog with activities: The Basement

Click here to listen to: Pogona Vitticeps, Part 1 (16:00)
Strange images seemingly appear out of nowhere when Vivien 
spends time with a special animal. 
Free audio download: Pogona Vitticeps, Part 1
Blog with activities: Pogona Vitticeps, Part 1

Click here to listen to: Pogona Vitticeps, Part 2 (23:45)
Amidst tragedy, Vivien learns the secret behind her visions and discovers she has a difficult decision to make. 
Free audio download: Pogona Vitticeps, Part 2
Blog with activities: Pogona Vitticeps, Part 2


Click here to listen to: An Interview with a Zombie (8:32)
A talk show host interviews a popular guest 
about his latest viral video.
Free audio downloadAn Interview with a Zombie
Blog with activities: An Interview with a Zombie

Terrapene Ornata, Part 1 (19:30)
Haver Hawkings loves geography and maps but hates getting dirty. 
When his teacher introduces him to a global hobby called Geocaching, 
Haver learns there's a world of hidden objects for him to discover.
Free audio download: Terrapene Ornata, Part 1
Blog with activities: Terrapene Ornata, Part 1

Terrapene Ornata, Part 2 (16:18)
Haver, a bit of a neat freak, heads out to find the first of the 21 caches hidden by expert geocacher, Babatoochee. Unfortunately for Haver, obtaining the cache isn't as easy as he had hoped.
Free audio download: Terrapene Ornata, Part 2
Blog with activities: Terrapene Ornata, Part 2 

Terrapene Ornata, Part 3 (35:23)
During the summer before his fifth grade school year, Haver Hawkings sets out to find all 21 geocaches hidden by an expert named Babatoochee. Having found 20 of the 21 caches, Haver searches for the final one hoping it will be the secret that unlocks the entire mystery. 
Free audio download: Terrapene Ornata, Part 3
Blog with activities: Terrapene Ornata, Part 3

3 comments:

Karen : ) said...

I love the setup and links for the activites related to the stories!!

Anonymous said...

Would it be possible to setup your website for the podcast episodes with an RSS feed for those of us not using itunes anymore?

Miss Mel said...

Sure we can. I'll talk to Chris about it tonight. Thanks for a great suggestion!