Lamplighter - Stories for Kids

Lamplighter - Stories for Kids

By Lamplighter Kids Stories
We're on a mission to bring traditional virtues to modern kids! Young hearts and minds are formed by the stories they are told which is why each original episode will highlight a traditional virtue such as courage, honor, grace, and beauty. These captivating stories & songs will sweep your kids into new and exciting worlds! Encouraging, hilarious, thought-provoking, and uplifting - Lamplighter Podcast lights the way to your imagination! Simple discussion questions are asked at the end of each episode to help kids and adults further explore the virtues presented in the story!
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Empathy: The Leprechaun in Fairy Forest Act 2
Our virtue in this episode is: Empathy! Last time we heard about the two fairy friends Fergus and Fiana and how they found a leprechaun stealing all the four-leaf clovers! How will the three fairy kingdoms react to this news? Will they get their four-leaf clovers back? Discussion questions for Kids: Question 1: What does empathy mean? Question 2: Can you think of a real example when someone showed you empathy? Maybe your mom or dad or a friend? How did it make you feel?
20:36
March 16, 2020
Empathy: The Leprechaun in Fairy Forest Act 1
Our virtue in this episode is: Empathy! Join us for Act 1 of an epic adventure featuring fairy kingdoms, mossy forests, four-leaf clovers, and leprechauns. In this episode you will meet the fairy friends Fiana and Fergus and find out what they saw in the forest that will shock all the fairies of the 3 Kingdoms. Discussion questions for kids: * Find them in the next episode which will conclude this adventure!
16:35
March 8, 2020
Friendship: The Lonely Robot who Took Out the Trash
Our virtue today is: Friendship! Join us as we travel to the future where robots do all the household chores. TR4 is just another robot and... he's very lonely. None of the other robots in the house want to talk or play with him, they are all busy doing their jobs. Will he ever find a friend? Find out in today's episode!  Discussion questions for kids:  1) Who are some of your good friends? What do you like about each of those people?  2) What makes someone a good friend?
19:34
February 28, 2020
Grace: A Bee and A Shrew Find Dessert in the Desert
Our virtue today is: Grace! Today's story takes place in the hot desert of Africa. Zuri the shrew loves nothing more than to drink the sweet nectar from the flowers in the springtime, but, just as he finds the last patch of flowers, a mean bee steals them away from him! Will Zuri remain angry at the bee, or will he choose to show her grace and help her when she's in need? Find out in our episode!   Discussion questions for kids: 1) What is grace? 2) Has anyone ever given you grace? Has your mom or dad or friend been kind to you even when you have been mean to them? How did that make you feel?
18:27
February 14, 2020
Perseverance: The Pigeon Choir of Notre Dame
Our virtue today is: Perseverance! Join us in the beautiful city of Paris where we meet the famous pigeon choir of the Notre Dame. Ever since she was little, Madeline Macron has dreamed of joining the choir but - will she sing well enough during the try-outs to be chosen?  Sometimes reaching your dreams requires a lot more work than you expected!  Discussion questions for kids:  1) What are some of your dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up? 2) Have you ever persevered when something got hard? How did it feel when you did that? Was it worth it in the end?
18:01
January 31, 2020
Bravery: Timothy the Barn Mouse
Our virtue today is: Bravery! Meet Timothy, a little mouse with a big problem - he is scared of almost everything! He was the last mouse in the world who ever thought he could be brave, but then something happens that helps him change his mind. He realizes that being brave doesn't always mean being big and strong, sometimes you can choose to be brave even when you feel scared!  Discussion questions for kids: 1) When do you feel scared? 2) What does it look like for you to be brave when you’re scared?
18:51
January 15, 2020
Compassion: Mortimer and the Christmas Owl
Our virtue today is: Compassion! Mortimer is a happy old cat, content with his way of life when something happens that shakes up his normal. Join us for a snowy, heart-warming Christmas story and learn more about what it means to have compassion!   Discussion questions for kids: 1) How do you think Mortimer felt when he saw that the little owl couldn't get out of the stocking on his own? 2) Has anyone ever shown you compassion? How did it make you feel?
16:53
December 21, 2019
Generosity: The Frost Feast Act 2
Our virtue today is: Generosity! Join us for the last part of our Frost Feast adventure! Will Aprina be able to collect enough gifts to give to the merchildren across the trench? Will the Frost Feast be saved? Find out what generosity looks like in our story today!  Discussion questions for kids:  1) What are some ways you can show generosity to others this season? 2) How do you think it makes others feel when you are generous towards them? 
17:09
December 14, 2019
Generosity: The Frost Feast Act 1
Our virtue today is: Generosity! This festive holiday story takes place... underwater! Get to know Aprina, an Arctic mermaid, as she discovers a world she never knew existed, and is faced with a choice she never thought she'd have to make.
15:52
December 2, 2019
Forgiveness: The Tale of Pokey Town Act 2
Our virtue today is: Forgiveness! Come hear the second and final part of the Tale of Pokey Town. Thanks to Mertle and Gerty, the hedgehogs have found their missing diamond but... there is a problem. Find out what happens in this exciting and heart-warming episode!  Discussion questions for kids: 1) What is forgiveness and why is it important to forgive? 2) Have you ever had to forgive someone for hurting you? How did it make you feel after you forgave them? 
15:34
November 24, 2019
Forgiveness: The Tale of Pokey Town Act 1
Our virtue today is: Forgiveness! Come hear the first part of the Tale of Pokey Town where you will meet talking hedgehogs! They love their town and they love each other but one morning they wake up to find that something awful had happened! The hedgies of Pokey Town are shocked and angry. What will they do? Find out in our adventure today!  
13:56
November 21, 2019
Beauty on the Inside: The Surprising Birthday Present
Our virtue today is: Beauty on the Inside! Join Momo and Rebecca as they tell a story about a young boy who wants a dog more than anything else in the world. Instead of a dog, though, he ends up with a very... surprising present. Find out what happens in our story today!  Discussion questions for kids: 1) What does it mean to have beauty on the inside? 2) Can you think of anyone you know who is beautiful on the inside? How do they make you feel?
15:49
November 19, 2019