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Hooray! Your family is heading for delight. April Eight Songs & Stories is a charming original fairytale podcast series for the whole family. Listen together as a lovely green world of wonder full of humble gnomes, sparkling fairies and grouchy trolls, mischievous woodland creatures and magical butterflies who are more than they appear to be, take you on adventures where everyday kids, tricky witches, lost crowns and fearless queens encounter magical potions and wondrous journeys. Giggle, la ...
 
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Today's episode features a traditional, and funny, German song, called the "Cuckoo and the Donkey". Roxie has a bit to say about it... Also, you'll hear the bird songs of the second graders in my class at the Cincinnati Waldorf School! Send me your bird call audio or video online on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (IG is my favorite) and I just mig…
 
The prince took a step forward. He was just about to speak the magic spell... the magic spell that might just get him his great fairy friend Faith back. What a journey our Fairy Prince Orion has been on. And in today's tale, he knocks on the door of someone who doesn't get a lot of visitors. Who could it be? You'll find out in today's episode, the …
 
Well, it looks like Roxie, April’s dog, and podcasting sidekick, is taking over the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast because, no really, April’s daughters have accidentally turned her into a gnome! But no worries, Roxie has all sorts of brilliant songs and, uh, interesting stories to share. What happens next is anybody’s guess but Roxie's having…
 
Today's tale is a continuation of our stories from Episode 44 and 46 another episode of part the “The Lost Fairy Series". In today's story, the Fairy Prince meets three new helpers who we've met before on the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast, one of them is quite large! A sweet, funny fairytale story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time…
 
It's My Lucky Day! I'm back to my podcast and I have a song to sing for you. It's a stomp and clap song, so get ready to stomp and clap! Great for car time, bedtime, bath time, or anytime you need a little song to sing. "It's My Lucky Day" by April Eight, copyright 2016 It's my lucky day, it's my lucky day, it's my lucky dayBrother sun shine down o…
 
Today's tale is a continuation of our story from Episode 44, “The Lost Fairy Series Story 1, The Tiny Trumpet”. In today's story, the Fairy Prince and his fairy fellows set out on a journey to find a lost friend. They stop for a rest and run into some pixie problems... A sweet, funny fairytale story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, an…
 
Happy Halloween! Now I have a few songs for you! Are you ready to sing? Great for car time, bed time, bath time, or anytime you need a little song to sing for Halloween. Out in the night, there’s an eerie weary soundDown from the darkness and rising from the groundWitches and goblins are gathering aroundFor it’s Halloween! I learned the next song I…
 
Today's story has Jemi and Sander in it. Did you know they were friends? They have some magical visitors who have come in search of a lost fairy that Jemi knows. Fortunately, Sander has an idea of a way to help all the important guests who land in Jemi's backyard. A tale of friendship and kindness. And Thom and Brizbane are there too! A great story…
 
Episode 43 is a song! It is a welcome to summer song because today, my friends, summer officially begins here in the United States. This is also the beginning of Season 5 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. I’ve been making this podcast for 2 years now, and I’m so glad that I started it. I love my listeners so much and I have new stories co…
 
The last story of the Two Sisters and the Wolf Series - Two sisters, Sar and Neiva, travel through forests, mountains and now a dense fog to reach the Fairy Ice Skating Ball. Will they make it in time or get lost in the mists? A great fairytale story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time with a sweet, happy ending. This sto…
 
Episode 41 is a Song! It is a winter lullaby called "Time to Sleep". If you ever listened to Episode 18 Meggie and Felix and the Snowy Little Minute, well then you might know it. If so, then please, by all means, sing along with me! And listen for characters you’ve heard about in some of the April Eight Songs & Stories podcast episodes, like goblin…
 
While traveling through the woods, two sisters come across a golden moose in great distress. Yet they are breaking all the rules by helping him - what will they do? A great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. This one has a little listener participation in it! Web: aprileight.com Kids Listen: app.kidslisten.org Ins…
 
Episode 39 is a song episode. Today’s song is one of my favorites. Hmmmm, I think I say that every time don’t I? Well my friends, I love to sing. I wrote this song for one of my listeners when she was 6 years old. Well, she must be 12 years old today! This song is about shining with your heart - no matter what! A great song for your kids at bath ti…
 
On their way through the snowy mountains of Way Over There, two sisters and their wolf encounter a magical creature who needs their help. But to step off the High Road to his aid means breaking the rules of the fearsome Giant King and risk everything. What will they do? A great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. W…
 
Today’s Episode is a song - “The Wassailing Song” - to welcome in the new year. Hello and welcome. I’m so glad you are here. Have you been home for winter break? My whole family is home today, and they are little bit noisy. Of course, they are not as noisy as tiny little Roxie is all by herself because they don’t bark, but you might hear them in th…
 
On their way through the winter forest, through enchanted kingdoms and realms, two sisters and their Wolf trek for days to the Fairy Ice Skating Ball to celebrate the new year, sleeping under the stars as they go. Will they get there in time? Who will they meet? And where is Haukka? Oh, and there might just be a pixie snowball fight in this story..…
 
Today’s Episode is called “In the Window” it is Episode 35! I am so excited because today I have a Hanukkah song for you that I get to sing with my dear 7 year old nephew Sander, one of my favorite kids in the whole wide world. Now, some of you might be wondering if he is the same Sander who helped a giant in the Episode 20, “Sander and the Lost Gi…
 
Story 2: A goblin, a witch, and a muddy white cat walk into a Goblin Gathering... A shy young goblin named Gilbert looks for help from the dreaded Which Witch and her cat Jinxy to speak before the Goblin Council at the Great Goblin Gathering on Halloween night. A delgithful story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. Web: …
 
Welcome to Episode 33 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s song is one of gratitude to celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the United States. April Eight is great for your kids at while you are making dinner, at bathtime, bedtime, car time, and family time. I learned this song from a Norwegian farmer named, Benta, who lives up in Wisconsin…
 
I’m so excited to have a Halloween Story for you today called "The Which Witch and the Goblin", it is Episode 32! Story 1 : On Halloween night, all goblins gather at Great Goblin Hall to share their tales of the gobliny deeds they've done throughout the year. But Gilbert Goblin doesn't want to - it's too scary! Gilbert goes to the tricky Which Witc…
 
Today we launch Season 4 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast with a few special guests! The Which Witch is here and Gilbert Goblin stopped by to sing with me The Merry Gnomes Song - "Gnomes are Short” a fun song in the round and a fun podcast episode for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time and family time. Hello my friends, and welcome…
 
Welcome to Episode 27 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is called “Charlie and Lucy on the Road, a Sing-Along Episode,“ a great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. Now it is a Sing-Along Episode, so I hope you have your singing voice ready. Charlie and Lucy told me to tell you not to worry. …
 
Welcome to Episode 29 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is “Story 3 - Quinn Quillow and the Blue Ribbon", a great story for your kids at bathtime, bedtime, car time, and family time. aprileight.com instagram.com/aprileightsongsandstories facebook.com/aprileight twitter.com/aprileightmusic Quinn Quillow is a storycatcher. On …
 
Today’s episode is called “A Little Minute about Us!” because today’s episode is the one-year anniversary of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast! It is Episode 28! I called it a little minute about us because I love us, you and me together, so much! I have loved sharing my songs and stories and joy with you, my dear listeners. And we’ve been do…
 
Welcome to Episode 27 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is called “Quinn Quillow and the Blue Ribbon“. This story is a continuation of the story we started at Episode 24, Quinn Quillow, Story Catcher" a great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. I'm so glad you are here, and I can't wait to t…
 
Happy National Donut Day! Today’s episode is called “A Little Minute about Donuts ” It is Episode Number 26! How about that? Did you KNOW there was such a thing as NATIONAL DONUT DAY? Well, there is. And it is coming up here in just a minute. Okay, a few days. ---- Find more April Eight at aprileight.com Instagram.com/aprileightsongsandstories YouT…
 
Today’s episode is called “A Little Minute about Mothers! because it is almost Mother’s Day… ” It is Episode Number 25! Hurray! Now of course to say all the nice things that we have to say about mothers we need WAY MORE than a little minute right? but a little minute is what we have and so we’ll make it work. That’s what mother’s do too, so they’ll…
 
Welcome to Episode 24 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is called “Quinn Quillow, Story Catcher“, a great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time and family time. aprileight.com instagram.com/aprileightsongsandstories facebook.com/aprileight twitter.com/aprileightmusic I'd like you to meet Quinn Quillow, walking …
 
Welcome to Episode 23 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's Episode is called, A Little Minute About Birthdays! On today's episode, we talk about birthdays birthdays birthdays. So whether yours is soon or way far away, I think you'll find some fun things to think about in this episode. For not only is it my birthday month, it is the m…
 
Welcome to Episode 22 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s episode is “A Little Minute about a Little Minute“. On today's episode, I share with you a new thing I'm going to do called "A Little Minute". I always have more songs and poems and ideas and shout-outs and happy birthdays and gratitudes that I want to share with you, and all…
 
Welcome to Episode 21 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's episode is called "Birdie and the Unexpected Guest" a great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. On today's episode, Grammy and the kids, that's Sage, Sander and Arwen, and of course, Birdie, the dog, have an unexpected guest. A leprechaun! Tu…
 
Welcome to Episode 20 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's story is called "Sander and the Lost Giant" a great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. I'm so excited to celebrate my 20th episode. Twenty fairytale stories written, narrated and illustrated and shared with you, dear Wonderfuls - that's a lo…
 
Welcome to Episode 19 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's episode is called "Grammy and the Star Soup" a great story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time. facebook.com/aprileight instagram.com/aprileightsongsandstories aprileight.com Download the song from this week's episode right here or here. You can lis…
 
Welcome to Episode 18 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast! I'm so excited about this one because it makes me giggle - I just love my little Felix. Maybe because, just like him, I'm a younger sibling myself. Today's story is called "Meggie & Felix and the Snowy Little Minute" a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, …
 
Welcome to Episode 17 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. With so much to enjoy about winter, I'm glad it is here! Today's story is called, 'Snowflakes" a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. The poem I tell about in my story in this podcast is Robert Frost's Stopping by Wood…
 
Welcome to Episode 16 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is the end of the tale I've been telling for the whole Autumn Season, and this last one is called “The Fairy Queen and the 3 Brothers – Story 5 – The Woodsman”, a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. Our …
 
Welcome to Episode 15 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's story is "The Fairy Queen and the 3 Brothers - Story 4 - Fairy Queen Forgotten" a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. Oh, those 3 brothers sure do cause our Fairy Queen a lot of trouble! For example, on today’…
 
Welcome to Episode 14 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's story is "Story 3 - The Fairy Queen and the 3 Brothers -The Which Witch" a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. On today’s episode, I tell you the story of Pell, the oldest brother, and how he goes out into the…
 
Welcome to Episode 13 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is the second part of a five-part story, “The Fairy Queen and the 3 Brothers, The Scepter” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. On today’s episode, I tell you the story of Mell, the middle brother, and …
 
Welcome to Episode 12 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's story is "The Fairy Queen and the 3 Brothers - Story 1 - The Muddy Mess" a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. ". Our two friends, Lillyanna and her little brother Josh chased a frog under a Great Willow Tree,…
 
Hooray! Welcome to Episode 11. It is the Launch Day of Season 2 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is “Under the Great Willow Tree” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. Here is a little bit of today's story: “He’s so cool!” shouted Josh. “Gosh, be careful!” L…
 
Welcome to Episode 10 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast.This might just be my favorite story of the whole season! It just makes me LAUGH! But you need to listen from episode 1, Jemi and the Birthday Surprise to get all the jokes... Today’s story is “Jemi and the Adventurers” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time…
 
Welcome to Episode 9 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is a sweet little stand alone seafaring tale “The Old Man and the Seagull” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. This one is for all of you on or dreaming of a beach vacation. On today’s episode, I tell y…
 
Welcome to Episode 8 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is “Thom Gnome, The Butterfly Adventurer” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. On today’s episode, I tell you the end of the tale of our friend Thom Gnome and his side-kick Brizbane the Conqueror and the…
 
Welcome to Episode 7 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is “Thom and the Dragon” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. Well, our friend Thom Gnome started off on his journey to find the Golden Butterfly a few weeks ago. Since then, he has met a Trumpeter and a…
 
Welcome to Episode 6 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is “Thom and the Goblins” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. Today our hero, a young gnome named Thom, meets a, uh, mighty friend who helps him on his way in search of the Golden Butterfly. He also com…
 
Welcome to Episode 5 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's story is "Thom and the Trumpeter" a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. On today’s episode, I tell the story of “Thom and the Trumpeter”, the second story in a whole series called “The Butterfly Adventurer”. To…
 
Welcome to Episode 4 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. On today’s episode, I tell the story of “Thom and the Golden Butterfly” a great little tale for your kids at bedtime, bath time, car time, or anytime your family needs a story. This is the first story in a whole series called "The Butterfly Adventurer". Today we meet our hero, a gnome…
 
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