Thursday, July 18, 2013


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
Free audio download: The Mankie
Blog with activities: The Mankie 

Have you seen our other words that begin with S? 

Thursday, July 11, 2013


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

Three unique friends embark on a journey of discovery 

which reveals their individual talents.

Our fully illustrated ebook: Dragonfly, Dragonfly Show Us the Way

  1. Dragonflies were the first of the winged insects that evolved over 300 million years ago. 
  2. Dragonflies have two sets of wings. 
  3. There are more than 5,000 known species of dragonflies.
  4. Dragonflies live in the water during their larva stage which lasts up to a year.
  5. Dragonflies can fly straight up and down or hover like a helicopter.
  6. Dragonflies heads are mostly eyes, which allows them to see in all directions except behind them. 
  7. Dragonflies can eat hundreds of mosquitoes and gnats in a day.
  8. Some dragonfly species are known to migrate, in order to find resources they need during seasonal climate changes.
  9. Groups of dragonflies are called swarms.
  10. Adult male dragonflies fight for their territories through intricate aerial duels, displaying speed and size to one another. 

Tuesday, July 9, 2013


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

Our son spent hours diving to retrieve these rings at the bottom of the pool. I would throw them in over and over again. He was so excited that he was able to finally do it. It was a combination of confidence, bravery and pride. 

In fact, in the featured story above, those three things were also needed by the farm girl. You can retrieve the audio file for free by clicking on the link in the post or by downloading it from iTunes. Enjoy!