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 Hedgehogs

The first week of each month, we hear a story about Grandpa Ivy. He is a kind soul who lives by a river in rural southern Appalachia. No one is sure how old he is and some suspect he might be a gnome… In this week’s...
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The Old Woman & the Mouse

This is a simple and sweet folktale from Sweden. There is a woman who is using her spinning wheel to turn wool into yarn. She is going to use the yarn to make a new sweater for herself because hers is getting old and...
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Grandmother Pumpkin

Grandmother Pumpkin lives on the corner of a busy city block. She uses her city lot to grow pumpkins; a LOT of pumpkins. Each year she grows enough pumpkins for each child in the neighborhood. However, this year, she...
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Pip the Pumpkin Pixie / A pedagogical tale

This week’s story is our pedagogical tale, or teaching story, for October. In this story we visit a pumpkin pixie named Pip who forgets the importance of balancing rest and play with “getting done what needs to get...
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Grandpa Ivy & the Pumpkin Mouse

 Grandpa Ivy’s neighbor Dante finds a little mouse living in a pumpkin at the edge of Grandpa Ivy’s yard. She has built a snug and warm home for the cooler months but she doesn’t have much to eat. Dante gets Grandpa...
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Little Child Knight

Story Title: Little Child Knight Source: Becca’s adaptation of a story by Suzanne Down (shared with permission). You can see more of Suzanne’s work and resources (including storybooks) on her Juniper Tree Puppets...
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The Apple House

This week we hear Ms. Becca’s version of the classic autumn tale about the little apple tree who wished he was a star. Have you seen the star hiding inside each apple? And did you know inside each point of the star is...
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Sunday Bread

Join us in the schoolhouse for seasonal songs and a story. This week we hear a silly story about a baker and some bread dough that rises and rises until it’s filling the baker’s house! This is Becca Lane's version of...
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Grandpa Ivy & the Apple Tree

Join us in the schoolhouse for our first audio of Storytime’s Purple Day! This week, we will sing songs about apples, learn a deep breathing exercise, and enjoy a story about Grandpa Ivy collecting apples from Mother...
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