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Bedtime Stories Podcast Fairytales and Folk Tales from the Lilypad for kids

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Rank #16 in Stories for Kids category

Kids & Family
Stories for Kids
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Bedtime Stories, Fairytales and Folk Tales: Lily, a frog, tells stories for kids & families

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Bedtime Stories, Fairytales and Folk Tales: Lily, a frog, tells stories for kids & families

iTunes Ratings

495 Ratings
Average Ratings
385
49
15
19
27

It's awesome

By ToyaCenteno - May 07 2020
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I love this podcast,it's awesome, my favorite is surly the garden gnome

I love it

By braaaaaadddd - Mar 28 2020
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Hi I’m Hana and I listen to this every night. I love the stories! I love it soooo much!!!

iTunes Ratings

495 Ratings
Average Ratings
385
49
15
19
27

It's awesome

By ToyaCenteno - May 07 2020
Read more
I love this podcast,it's awesome, my favorite is surly the garden gnome

I love it

By braaaaaadddd - Mar 28 2020
Read more
Hi I’m Hana and I listen to this every night. I love the stories! I love it soooo much!!!
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Bedtime Stories Podcast Fairytales and Folk Tales from the Lilypad for kids

Latest release on Aug 04, 2020

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Bedtime Stories, Fairytales and Folk Tales: Lily, a frog, tells stories for kids & families

Rank #1: Earth Air and Water Fairy Sleep Meditation

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Another original sleep mediation for kids to help them build mindfulness techniques for healthy sleep. This one has ocean wave and bird sounds for white noise and to generate a feeling of wellness. 

Jan 30 2019

21mins

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Rank #2: Cat Castle Part I: Fairytale

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A Tales from the Lilypad retell of Grimm's The Poor Miller's Boy and the Cat. This fairytale has it all: romance, adventure, comeuppance, revenge, enchanted forests, and a magic castle where all the servants are kittens. 

Jul 27 2019

15mins

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Rank #3: Mom and Pop's Bunny Burrow and Egg Shop

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This episode is dedicated to all the bunnies all over the world who sleep snug in an underground burrow, and to kids who dream of easter baskets and hunting for eggs on Easter morning. 

Apr 21 2019

19mins

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Rank #4: Surly the Garden Gnome

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Surly the Garden Gnome is annoyed by the lack of instructions on parenting that he finds in the Gnominomicon. 1) Be Kind. 2) Listen Deeply. How is that helpful advice? Especially when he finds his garden overrun by baby fairies. It's going to be a busy summer for Surly.

May 28 2019

22mins

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Rank #5: Cat Castle Part II: Sleepytime in the Enchanted Castle

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This is a sequel to the Tales from the Lilypad's version of Grimm's The Poor Miller's Boy and the Cat. In the Grimm's fairytale, a poor boy is rescued by a cat who brings him to her enchanted castle in which all the servants are kittens. Inspired by the fairytale, this original 20 minute sleepycast or sleep mediation by Marlene Wurfel is to help kids fall asleep or to just rest and relax at naptime. Welcome to sleepytime at the Enchanted Castle where the sweetwater river flows past all the sleepy little kittens in the sleepy fortress in the enchanted forest.

Aug 24 2019

20mins

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Rank #6: The Very Unimportant Mouse

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Part IV of the Enchanted Cat Castle Series, Tales from the Lilypad original bedtime stories and folktales by Marlene Wurfel. Curd is the littlest and most unimportant creature in the enchanted kingdom. But, oh my cheddar, he's kind. And kind matters. 

Oct 29 2019

18mins

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Rank #7: The Polka Dot Story

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Vintage Tales from the Lilypad circa 2015: The Polka Dot Story. An original story for Kids & Family by Marlene Wurfel. 

Jun 30 2019

12mins

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Rank #8: The Gift of the Magi

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A retelling of a classic 1905 story by O. Henry, an American short story writer well known for his surprise endings. This holiday story has been adapted for younger audiences and is sometimes called The Watch and The Comb story. 

Dec 29 2018

13mins

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Rank #9: Lily in the Cottage Garden

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Can we tend to and care for our feelings and emotions just like we can tend to a garden? Episode 53 is a mindfulness story. 

Mar 31 2019

18mins

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Rank #10: The Changeling

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Another adventure of the boy and girl whose job is the preparation and service of oatmeal. Fairies! Potions! Portals to another magical realm!

Feb 28 2019

29mins

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Teddy Bear Island

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A sequel, of sorts, to the Velveteen Rabbit, in which the nursery magic fairy from Margery William's classic story is hard at work today. An original bedtime story modern fairytale by Marlene Wurfel. 

Licences and Attributions:The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams (1922) is part of the public domain  

Music: Heartbreaking by Kevin MacLeodunder a Creative Commons Attribution license via the YouTube Audio Library

https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music?nv=1

(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100787

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

& Fantasy Windchimes by Northern87 on freesound.org

Aug 04 2020

23mins

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The Velveteen Rabbit with Annotations

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This beautiful story written in 1922 by Margery Williams is almost 100 years old and about a time in history before there was antibiotic treatment for scarlet fever, a potentially fatal childhood disease. It's a story not only about survival, but resilience, change, love, and fairy magic. 

Read and annotated by Marlene Wurfel

Licences and Attributions:The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams (1922) is part of the public domain  

Music:Gymnopedie No.1 by Kevin MacLeod Meditation Impromptu No.2 by Kevin MacLeod and Heartbreaking by Kevin MacLeodunder a Creative Commons Attribution license via the YouTube Audio Library

https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music?nv=1

(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100787

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Birdsong sample by juskiddink on freesound.org via a creative commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

& Fantasy Windchimes by Northern87 on freesound.org

Jun 29 2020

28mins

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Lily Reads Letters from her Bright Green Mailbox

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In this episode of Tales from the Lilypad, Lily reads her letters from all over the world and shares her recipe for stories. 

Here's the song lyrics for the song Lily recommends to help kids learn to wash their hands properly:

Urm urm went the little green frog one dayUrm urm went the little green frogUrm urm went the little green frog one day And the frogs went urm urm eh

But we know frogs go La de dah de dahLa de da de da, La de da de da,We all know frogs go La de dah de dahThey don't go urm urm eh

Thanks for all the love from you listeners! Getting these letters was like the best virtual hug!

XOX 

May 03 2020

30mins

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For Parents How to Write to Lily

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Instructions for parents on how to write a letter to Lily and how to find older episodes. 

Mar 31 2020

2mins

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Lily's Big Bright Green Mailbox

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The story land mail system brings mail from all over the world to Lily's Big Green Mailbox and she loves to get letters. This episode is inspired by #AloneTogether, one of the key messages of the UN to people around the world fighting pandemic with self-isolation. 

Mar 31 2020

12mins

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Puff and Rose

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This is a Tales from the Lilypad original story by Marlene Wurfel which originally aired in Spring 2017. It is inspired by Puff the Magic Dragon the song by Peter Yarrow and Leonard Lipton popularized by the musical group Peter, Paul and Mary in a 1963 hit. In this retelling by Marlene Wurfel, a little girl named Rose finds Puff hidden in a cave in the land called Honalee. Featuring an acoustic guitar version of the song Puff the Magic Dragon by Jorge Nolla. Thank you for your music, Jorge, at http://profdeguitare.com/

Feb 29 2020

13mins

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Three Tales of Yore

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Three of Aesop's fables re-told and re-arranged by Marlene Wurfel for kids: The Donkey in the Lion's Skin, The Crow and the Pitcher, and The Milkmaid and the Pail. Aesop was one of the sages of Ancient Greece, like Socrates. The stories ascribed to him are thousands of years old (all dating to at least 600 b.c.) and are called fables because they always include a moral lesson. Storytellers are always philosophers at heart, and so are kids.

Jan 26 2020

6mins

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The Little Fir Tree

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This is a sad story, listeners. Like so many stories of yore, it has suffering and loss. 

It's a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Fir Tree, a Noreweigan fairytale and beloved Christmas story, a retelling of a classic by Marlene Wurfel for Tales from the Lilypad.

Dec 21 2019

17mins

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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A rearrangement and retelling by Marlene Wurfel of the classic Norwegian folktale: the Three Billy Goats Gruff. 

Nov 30 2019

10mins

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The Very Unimportant Mouse

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Part IV of the Enchanted Cat Castle Series, Tales from the Lilypad original bedtime stories and folktales by Marlene Wurfel. Curd is the littlest and most unimportant creature in the enchanted kingdom. But, oh my cheddar, he's kind. And kind matters. 

Oct 29 2019

18mins

Play

Cat Castle III: Primrose Escapes

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A Tales from the Lilypad original bedtime story for kids by Marlene Wurfel in which Primrose the Mouse must escape from the Cat Castle to perform a heroic task. Cats! Alicorns! Razzle Dazzle! An Enchanted Clock Tower!

Sep 30 2019

17mins

Play

Cat Castle Part II: Sleepytime in the Enchanted Castle

Podcast cover
Read more

This is a sequel to the Tales from the Lilypad's version of Grimm's The Poor Miller's Boy and the Cat. In the Grimm's fairytale, a poor boy is rescued by a cat who brings him to her enchanted castle in which all the servants are kittens. Inspired by the fairytale, this original 20 minute sleepycast or sleep mediation by Marlene Wurfel is to help kids fall asleep or to just rest and relax at naptime. Welcome to sleepytime at the Enchanted Castle where the sweetwater river flows past all the sleepy little kittens in the sleepy fortress in the enchanted forest.

Aug 24 2019

20mins

Play

Cat Castle Part I: Fairytale

Podcast cover
Read more

A Tales from the Lilypad retell of Grimm's The Poor Miller's Boy and the Cat. This fairytale has it all: romance, adventure, comeuppance, revenge, enchanted forests, and a magic castle where all the servants are kittens. 

Jul 27 2019

15mins

Play

The Polka Dot Story

Podcast cover
Read more

Vintage Tales from the Lilypad circa 2015: The Polka Dot Story. An original story for Kids & Family by Marlene Wurfel. 

Jun 30 2019

12mins

Play

Surly the Garden Gnome

Podcast cover
Read more

Surly the Garden Gnome is annoyed by the lack of instructions on parenting that he finds in the Gnominomicon. 1) Be Kind. 2) Listen Deeply. How is that helpful advice? Especially when he finds his garden overrun by baby fairies. It's going to be a busy summer for Surly.

May 28 2019

22mins

Play

Mom and Pop's Bunny Burrow and Egg Shop

Podcast cover
Read more

This episode is dedicated to all the bunnies all over the world who sleep snug in an underground burrow, and to kids who dream of easter baskets and hunting for eggs on Easter morning. 

Apr 21 2019

19mins

Play

Lily in the Cottage Garden

Podcast cover
Read more

Can we tend to and care for our feelings and emotions just like we can tend to a garden? Episode 53 is a mindfulness story. 

Mar 31 2019

18mins

Play

The Changeling

Podcast cover
Read more

Another adventure of the boy and girl whose job is the preparation and service of oatmeal. Fairies! Potions! Portals to another magical realm!

Feb 28 2019

29mins

Play

Earth Air and Water Fairy Sleep Meditation

Podcast cover
Read more

Another original sleep mediation for kids to help them build mindfulness techniques for healthy sleep. This one has ocean wave and bird sounds for white noise and to generate a feeling of wellness. 

Jan 30 2019

21mins

Play

The Gift of the Magi

Podcast cover
Read more

A retelling of a classic 1905 story by O. Henry, an American short story writer well known for his surprise endings. This holiday story has been adapted for younger audiences and is sometimes called The Watch and The Comb story. 

Dec 29 2018

13mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

495 Ratings
Average Ratings
385
49
15
19
27

It's awesome

By ToyaCenteno - May 07 2020
Read more
I love this podcast,it's awesome, my favorite is surly the garden gnome

I love it

By braaaaaadddd - Mar 28 2020
Read more
Hi I’m Hana and I listen to this every night. I love the stories! I love it soooo much!!!