I lost my brand new, hand-made coaster in one quick moment, and it changed my life. A foolish mistake made when I was twelve years old taught me a valuable lesson. In our first “When I Was a Kid Story” you will see that life makes the best stories of all.
Apologies to those of you who downloaded an earlier version of this podcast. We have corrected the audio mistake.
The moral to this tale is to never stop and talk to strangers, especially wolves in the deep forest. This older version of Little Red Riding Hood is entitled The True Story of Little Golden Hood, as she was known long ago in France. Some younger listeners might find the wolf a bit scary, but after all he IS a wolf!
Little Bunny and Bobolink Bird knew that mother hummingbird had built a nest. Where could it be? What was inside it? Would Little Bunny be able to see the eggs hatch and the little birds learn to fly? Listen now to our story and find out.
What’s gotten into Little Bunny? He is in a great big rush and can not wait for what he wants, especially when his father plants carrots in the garden. He wants them to grow right away! Fast, so he can eat them! However, Little Bunny will find out that nature is patient and takes time. Listen to what he learns.
One day Little Bunny found a lucky penny, or so he thought. But soon his friends were arguing about how it should be used and Little Bunny was not happy. Lucky for him that wise Mr. Owl was there to show him a real treasure, his own imagination! See how a very special gift made Little Bunny happy and saved the day!
In this classic tale by the Brothers Grimm, a father boasts to a king that his daughter can spin straw into gold. Can she? With Rumpelstiltskin she can! But what he asks her in trade for his help is more than she can bear. See how she changes her fate when he comes to collect his debt.
When Little Mo the city mouse was searching for tiny treasures along the busy sidewalks of Main Street, he met a fine old gentleman from Russia named Mr. Roginsky. Both Little Mo and Mr. Roginsky loved music by Mozart and became good friends. Soon they were off on an adventure to find Mr. Roginsky’s lost violin, but what trouble they had! See how Little Mo’s secret box of smiles saved the day!
Olivia didn’t know what to do! Something she treasured was lost, left behind at school. Her mom asked what was wrong, but Olivia kept it a secret, asking only to help her return to the school yard and look for it. Later, it would all make sense and both Olivia and her mom would become closer because of the treasure that waited on a little hill.
Little Mo, the city mouse, slept on a melted chocolate bar over a heater in an old pizza factory. It was very cozy! Each day he could not wait to look for the hundreds of treasures lying on the sidewalks. One day he found something very odd. “What’s this?” he asked himself. “I hear a little voice coming from this tiny ball of silence! I wonder who is in there?” Listen and find out what Little Mo discovered.
An original story about a boy named James who never wanted to go to sleep. One night, when he finally fell asleep, he had a dream about a stairway outside his window that climbed into the sky. He wondered how far it would take him. He climbed the stairs into the night sky, beyond the clouds and saw the world below. Listen to the story to find out what James found at the top of the stairs!