Purple Day / A Podcast from Storytime in the Schoolhouse ®

Purple Day / A Podcast from Storytime in the Schoolhouse ®

Hosted by: Little Round Schoolhouse ®

Purple Day is the audio version of Storytime's Monday video. Storytime in the Schoolhouse® is a nature-based, secular, inclusive membership for preschool-aged children and their families. Learn more about Storytime...

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Grandpa Ivy & the Candlestick

The Purple Day Podcast is the audio from our Monday episodes of Storytime in the Schoolhouse. Please note: Storytime is written and recorded for the screen. Some elements of Storytime will transfer better than...
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The Magic Stone

The Purple Day Podcast is the audio from our Monday episodes of Storytime in the Schoolhouse. Please note: Storytime is written and recorded for the screen. Some elements of Storytime will transfer better than...
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Where Has Father Sun Gone?

The Purple Day Podcast is the audio from our Monday episodes of Storytime in the Schoolhouse. Please note: Storytime is written and recorded for the screen. Some elements of Storytime will transfer better than...
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Noisy Gnomes

The Purple Day Podcast is the audio from our Monday episodes of Storytime in the Schoolhouse. Please note: Storytime is written and recorded for the screen. Some elements of Storytime will transfer better than...
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Grandpa Ivy & King Winter

The Purple Day Podcast is the audio from our Monday episodes of Storytime in the Schoolhouse. Please note: Storytime is written and recorded for the screen. Some elements of Storytime will transfer better than others....
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The Mitten

Today’s Purple Day story is based on an old folktale from Russia. An old man goes for a walk in the woods and drops his mitten while hiking, leaving it on the forest floor. One-by-one, animals in the forest find the...
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The Lamplighter

Long ago there was a lamp at the center of town that everyone in the village used to keep their own lanterns lit. However, one day a young woman found that the lamp keeper had grown old and the light in the lamp had...
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Grandpa Ivy & the Wool

The first week of every month, we hear a Grandpa Ivy story during Storytime. Today's story is by Becca Lane.  Grandpa Ivy is watching sheep graze in the meadow by his house when he notices they are leaving little...
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The Clay Pot

A series of animals find a clay pot resting in the meadow. They crawl inside to relax and eventually the pot is squished full of forest friends. That’s when the bear arrives and finds there isn’t room for him. This...
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The Lantern

This is a sweet tale from France that is appropriate to tell when the nights are long and dark. In this story, a little girl is carrying a lantern to light her path when the wind blows it out. She asks several animals...
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Little Mouse's New House

This week is our monthly pedagogical tale. Pedagogical tales are “teaching tales” that are intended to prepare a child for a transition or address a challenging behavior. This story helps prepare a child for a move to...
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A House for the Sun's Spark

A little girl notices the days are shortening and she wonders how she will enjoy the colder, darker days ahead. Father Sun comes out from behind the clouds to let the girl know that during the colder and darker days,...
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