Friday, December 15, 2017

SPREADING HOLIDAY CHEER...AND STORIES


Hi All,

Grab the hot chocolate, marshmallows, paper, scissors and stapler! Join us in creating some 3D snowflakes to kick off the start of winter! Just follow the link below to the step-by-step video tutorial. Feel free to post your creations on our Facebook Page or send your very own flurry to us at nightlightstories@gmail.com

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How to Make a 3D Snowflake
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And while you're crafting a snowflake, enjoy listening to our collection of holiday stories! Below, you can find all the links to the audio as well as the blog posts with activities. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!


 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


       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


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


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



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


Click here to listen to: 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?




Wednesday, June 7, 2017

HERE COMES SUMMER


Summer is coming! Are you traveling by plane, train, automobile, duckboat...or horse?  If you are, we have just the thing to keep you entertained. Below, find links to some of our favorite audio stories. If you like what you hear, be sure to share! And don't forget! You can download all 60+ of our stories at iTunes

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 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

Pedal Power (14:21)

While learning to ride a bike, a boy learns perseverance breeds confidence.

Free audio downloadPedal Power

Blog with activitiesPedal Power 

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


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

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

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


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

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Friday, January 20, 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR




Each member of the Night Light Stories household had a conference about which is their favorite story. We put this list together for your listening pleasure. 

Enjoy!  

TUCKER'S CHOICE (age 11): 

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

MAGGIE'S CHOICE (age 9)

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

POPPY'S CHOICE (age 16) 

 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

MR. CHRIS' CHOICE (age 43)

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

MS. MEL'S CHOICE (age 39)

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


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Escape the Room with Instructional Strategies at #ATIA17, 
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