In this episode, we hear from Jonathan Cormur, host and storyteller of the Dorktales Storytime Podcast. This episode features one of the podcasts, “Hidden Heroes of History” episodes on Louis Armstrong. It’s a tale of Mississippi river boats, parasol parades and breaking racial barriers…it’s about a man who built a music legacy and a legacy beyond music. After you listen, we’ll challenge you to use your imagination in an activity inspired by Mr. Armstrong’s life.
Now let’s listen to the story and learn more about this amazing hero of history!
Find the activities related to this podcast here:
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Kids Listen Back To School Collab
18:40Get in the ‘back to school’ mindset and have a listen. Eight of us Kids Listen member podcasts created a short offering on the theme of this year’s return to school as a sampling for you and your family. Collaborators in the order in which they appear in the episode: The Fina Mendoza Mysteries - www.chesapeakepress.org/finamendozapodcast All Things Madison - www.ShopMadisonLauren.com Nature Narratives - www.NatureNarrativesPodcast.com At Your Level - www.AtYourLevelPod.com Journey with Story - www.journeywithstory.com Best Whatever Ever - www.thebestwhateverever.com Stories for Wonderful Children - www.storiesforwonderfulchildren.com Book Club For Kids - www.bookclubforkids.org
Dorktales Storytime Podcast: Hedy Lamarr
16:01In this episode, we hear from Jonathan Cormur, host and storyteller of the Dorktales Storytime Podcast. Travel back in time to listen to “The Dorktales Broadcasting System” radio broadcast about the life of Hedy Lamarr! Who knew that Hollywood’s famous film star from the 1930s and 40s was one of the most brilliant minds of her time? Adored by the public as “the most beautiful woman in the world,” Hedy Lamarr’s real talent was technological innovation and invention—from light up dog collars and updated stop lights to aircraft wing design. Her crowning achievement—frequency-hopping—is what makes cell phones, GPS, Bluetooth and wi-fi networks possible. After you listen, we’ll challenge you to use your imagination in an activity inspired by Hedy Lamarr’s curiosity and passion for invention. Now let’s listen to the story and learn more about this amazing hero of history!
Buttons and Figs: Activity Books
30:09Do you like to say the words, Activity Books? Do you like all the puzzles and games found in Activity Books? Then you'll love comedy musician Mike Phirman's new album titled, "Activity Books". In this episode you'll get to hear one of the songs from his new EP, "Word Search/Vacuum", featuring the voice of Weird Al Yankovich, and you'll get to hear our funny and fabulous interview with Mike about how he became famous and about his unfortunate experience with a vacuum. Buttons & Figs kids will also share ways to wordplay, inspired by this fabulous album. https://buttonsandfigs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/buttons_figs_activity_ep_7_111516.pdf
Story On: Dotty and Stripes Forever
16:30Today, we hear from Story On, a podcast about creating and sharing stories. Laura talks about how she created a silly story about friendship. Then, she shares the story "Dotty and Stripes Forever." Dotty and Stripes are a mismatched pair of socks. Stripes gets tired of the same old thing and decides to take off on an epic adventure. Things go wrong almost immediately but, lucky for Stripes, Dotty will do anything to help his best friend. Are they just two stray socks destined for the garbage or the perfect pair? Find out in this foot-warming tale. After the episode, choose from a sewing or a writing activity.
At Your Level: Video Games
36:22What’s more fun than playing video games? Listening to this video games episode of course! Ari interviews [minecraft.net]Minecraft’s Rebecca Gordius, plays out some “would you rather” scenarios in the Virtual Beastro and nerds out about how video games affect us. We packed lots of fun segments for you to play along! Kid guests: Interview: Eli, Ben, Mason & Oliver Virtual BeastRo: Dominic & Roland biZaRrE ASMR: Madrona, Audrey, Zea, Claudia & Isla [minecraft.net]Minecraft interview: Rebecca Gordius, Global Communications Manager, Minecraft at Microsoft Cover Art: Thomas R. Nerd Out references: This is Your Child's Brain on Video Games How Addiction Hijacks The Brain Kids Listen Activity Podcast: Download the PDF for the 'Riddle Me This' activity Kids Listen recommendations: The Past & The Curious April Eight All Things Madison
Nature Just Got Real: Earth Day 2021
18:15Celebrate Earth Day with Nature Just Got Real, and then head to KidsListen.org for the activity
Noodle Loaf - Mangoes and Drum
12:22Noodle Loaf brings fun music games for kids about fresh fruit and drums of the world. After (or during) the show, make your own homemade drum using your imagination and/or inspiration from one of the linked tutorials below. Then search "Noodle Loaf" in your favorite podcast app for more episodes containing rhythm games, singalong songs and music activities for kids of all ages.
Dorktales Storytime Podcast: Hidden Heroes of History - Louis Armstrong
16:28In this episode, we hear from Jonathan Cormur, host and storyteller of the Dorktales Storytime Podcast. This episode features one of the podcasts, “Hidden Heroes of History” episodes on Louis Armstrong. It’s a tale of Mississippi river boats, parasol parades and breaking racial barriers…it’s about a man who built a music legacy and a legacy beyond music. After you listen, we’ll challenge you to use your imagination in an activity inspired by Mr. Armstrong’s life. Now let’s listen to the story and learn more about this amazing hero of history! Find the activities related to this podcast here:
This Week in the Multiverse: How to Tell a Scary Story
8:33Enjoy this episode and then head over to KidsListen.org for a quick fun lesson on how to get spooky on your own.
Story On: Beware the Flowers of the Forest
28:44This week, we hear from Story On, a podcast about creating and sharing stories. In this episode, Laura talks about the different elements commonly found in fairy tales. Then, she shares her fairy tale "Beware the Flowers of the Forest." Farmer Wyatt and his horse Ivy are traveling down an unfamiliar road when they find themselves drawn to a nearby forest with the most incredible flowers. When Wyatt bends down to smell the beautiful blossoms, he is instantly spellbound and doomed to spend the rest of his days stuck in the horrible paradise. Being immune to the spell, Ivy sets off to find the evil sorceress Belina in order to convince her to break the spell. Little does she know Belina isn't much for conversation. Will Ivy find a way to free Wyatt or will they remain in the enchanted forest for all of eternity!? After you listen, choose between drawing the evil sorceress Belina or writing your own fairy tale!