April Eight Songs & Stories
About This Show
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, 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. Find out more at aprileight.com.
Most Recent Episode
A Little Minute about BIRTHDAYS!
Welcome to Episode 23 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today's Episode is called, A Little Minute About Birthdays! On today's episode, we talk about birthdays birthdays birthdays. So whether yours is soon or way far away, I think you'll find some fun things to think about in this episode. For not only is it my birthday month, it is the month of APRIL, my favorite month of the year. And there is a little thunderstorm happening while I am recording, and my little dog Roxie, well, she has a few things to say about that. I tell you about how birthdays are celebrated in my family and I share a little story about how extreme some people I know are about celebrating their own birthday. And we sing the Fairy Birthday Song from Jemi and the Strawberry Moon. Have you heard that one yet? If you haven't, I'd start at Jemi and the Birthday Surprise, because you won't understand Episode 3 if you haven't heard Episode 1 and 2 before it. The lyrics for the Fairy Birthday Song by April Eight ©2016 Birthday, birthday, today is your special day. Birthday, birthday, today is your special day. The years are as nothing for the world turns on and on But today is your birthday everyone sing along! Birthday, birthday, today is your special day. Birthday, birthday, today is your special day. We celebrate you and all the things that you do, You are wonderful in every way. You get better with every day! Birthday, birthday, today is your special day. Birthday, birthday, today is your special day… And I also share with you a poem that I wrote about the month of April, when Winter says goodbye and Spring says hello. It is called April Appears. April Appears, by April Eight ©2016 April appears but for one month a year, Breezing in on the season’s changing Splashing in through rain puddles Slogging through deep mud. Flying in on the wings of so