Rank #1: Sleepy Meditation with a Cloud Fairy
In this episode, a cloud fairy helps Lily fall asleep. It's a sleepy-time mediation for kids; help for children to fall asleep using mindfulness techniques.
Rank #2: Earth Air and Water Fairy Sleep Meditation
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.
Rank #3: Night Rounds in the Menagerie Sleepycast
This Tales from the Lilypad original sleepycast is to help listeners get sleepy at sleepytime. Go with Jack, the Great Pyrenees dog, as he makes his night rounds of the castle menagerie while the prince and princess sleep. All is well, but Jack keeps watch anyway. He's a guard-dog, so it's his job to check on all those sleeping animals.
Rank #4: Daiya the Balsam Poplar Dryad
A dryad is a tree spirit or nymph that lives in a tree. This Tales from the Lilypad original story by Marlene Wurfel is about a Black Poplar dryad named Daiya. This story is loosely inspired by Greek mythology and greatly inspired by my love for Balsam Poplars. Yeah, it gets a bit sappy.
Rank #5: Little Red Riding Hood
Tales from the Lilypad's take on the most iconic fairytale of all time: Little Red Riding Hood. Feat. Bluebell the Bluebird as Little Red Riding Hood. And Lily the frog as The Wolf.
Rank #6: Cat and Mouse in Partnership
A rearrangement and retelling of a Brother's Grimm fairytale: Cat and Mouse in Partnership. Cat and Mouse are in love. Can they make it work?
Rank #7: Lily in the Cottage Garden
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.
Rank #8: The Gift of the Magi
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.
Rank #9: The Crone at the Castle Door
The boy whose job is the service and preperation of oatmeal for the King and Queen and the girl whose job is the service and preperation of oatmeal for the King and Queen of a cold castle atop misty bluffs wish something would happen. Then comes a knock at the castle door on a stormy night. Who could it be?
Rank #10: The Changeling
Another adventure of the boy and girl whose job is the preparation and service of oatmeal. Fairies! Potions! Portals to another magical realm!