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, laugh out loud, think a little deeper, hold your breath, smile – and get ready for your kids to say, “Play it again!” For on the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast, unexpected heroes take the day in pursuit of life’s simple truth: Love conquers all and will always find a way. Start with Episode 1, and let the fun roll on from there. Subscribe today and never miss a story!
STORY: Mookie and the Magic Egg
“'What do you think it is? It’s getting so big!' Mookie asked Larken as they sat in the basement, staring at the egg."
Welcome to Episode 59, "Mookie and the Magic Egg". A gentle, magical tale for innocent ears. Perfect for bedtime, snack-time, dinner-time, car-time, anytime you need a sweet, funny, entertaining tale told. April Eight, Waldorf teacher and "world-class" storyteller, shares her original fairytales to delight and enchant the whole family.
"A Lullaby Episode Because April Eight is Sleepy!"
Hello, my friends! April Eight has a little lullaby for you because she's so sleepy, she thought you might be too. It's a special song to say goodnight. "We stayed up late, we sang songs, it was great, and we told our stories to the stars..."
April has been writing songs and stories and sharing them for five years. It's Your Turn! Make a contribution to the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast and help to keep it up and running. Buy April a cup of Coffee or Contribute Today at aprileight.com
It's April the Eighth and It's My Birthday!
I’m having a birthday party and guess who’s here? My podcasting pals from Stoopkids, Dorktales, Newsy Jacuzzi, Noodle Loaf, Little News Ears, At Your Level, Story On and Buttons & Figs! I hope you’ll come too… and you might want to bring your slide whistle!
SONG: Swinging on a Star
A Giggle-Along Song from April Eight's childhood, "Swinging on a Star". A funny old-fashioned tune, with a few updated lyrics. Featuring my ukulele! The chorus is, "Would you like to swing on a star, carry moonbeams home in a jar, and be better off than you are? Or would you rather be a...?" Perfect for bedtime, snacktime, car time, or bathtime. Find out more at aprileight.com or on Instagram at @aprileightsongsandstories.
Fairy, Pixie and Gnome Storytime Questions
April Eight has a fairytale riddle for you today and a few answers to some bedtime and storytime questions I have received from a gnome in Canada, a pixie in Ireland. And, a happy birthday to a fairy friend whose party I just could not get to plus a hint at what the next story might just be about… If you have a question from your children, send them to me on Facebook facebook.com/aprileight or on Instagram @aprileightsongsandstories or Twitter @aprileightmusic. Find out more at aprileight.com
Larken and the Troll
Larken and the Troll is an original fairytale for all-ages.
“And so, there was Larken, covered in mud, shivering at the back door, socks wet, rain boots lost in a mud puddle and his raincoat who knows where… And Larken explained to his mother, well, he tried at least, that it was all on account of a troll. “A TROLL?” Said his mother… "
Let April Eight’s “magical voice” tell your family a tale both ancient and new.
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Such gentle Steiner style stories with no unexpected suprises or advertising