Posts Tagged ‘ Podcasts ’

Free Kids Music

Free Kids Music

The wonderful folks at Free Kids Music have gotten together a bunch of quality children’s music artists to share some of their great music for free. These are complete songs, not edited versions. And they are high quality…not poor quality versions designed to tease you into buying an album. All the music downloads for...
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Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s Fables

Created by John R. Long, this truly comprehensive, family-oriented archive contains hundreds of texts (and many images and RealAudio recordings) of a huge collection of Aesop’s Fables, indexed in table format, with the morals listed, and will appeal to anyone who appreciates the subtle humor, insight, and timeless wisdom of short tales such as...
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Kids Public Radio

Kids Public Radio

The Children’s Music Web, a non-profit resource for kids, families, and children’s performers worldwide, announces a new network for kids and families, featuring a wealth of web-based channels, archived audio, podcasts, and links – all free and commercial free! Kids Public Radio – KPR – is an entire network of free web-based radio channels...
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Vicky and Jen

Vicky and Jen is a unique podcast and family resource site about making life simple so you can enjoy What Really Matters. The shows sparkle with candid talk about simplifying and celebrating life and getting the most from the things that really matter. The free audio podcasts are categorized into topical collections of shows on Parenting,...
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Last Child in the Woods

Last Child in the Woods

Richard Louv is an award-winning journalist and the author of seven books about the connections between family, nature and community. His most recent book, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder (Algonquin), has stimulated an international conversation about the relationship between children and nature. Louv coined the term Nature-Deficit Disorder™...
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Rebecca Ward – Homeschooled Olympian

Rebecca (Becca) Ward, a homeschooler and the second-ranked women’s sabre fencer in the world is a member of the USA Fencing team. USA Fencing announced the 2008 Olympic team at their website here. Rebecca’s Mom reports that Becca will fence on August 9th. A recent interview, Speaking with Becca Ward By Martin Thorstensson gives...
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I shared resources for the 2007 Iditarod here, but I’m a little late this year since the 1 ,150 mile March 2008 race is already underway. There is still time to share another great resource with you. Iditarod , a blog by Northern Light Media is following the race closely offering some great insight,...
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Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists

Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists The site’s description reads: Welcome to Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists, where you’ll meet penguin biologists, glaciologists, cosmologists, geologists, and marine scientists working in Antarctica and the Arctic. We’ve given them cameras and asked them to document their adventures, in real time, so you can follow their...
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Free World U

A reader sent along a link to Free World U.
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Just One More Book!!

“The Just One More Book!! podcast is a thrice-weekly audio-on-demand program in which we discuss the children’s books we love and why we love them as recorded in our favourite coffee shop.”– Andrea and Mark I subscribe to this blog so that I don’t miss any of Andrea and Mark’s podcasts. I love books...
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