762. Wombat Whimsy: a meditation and story for kids

Wylie and Woodie the wombats have some nighttime fun, but an unexpected visitor shows up!

Narrator: Female

Story Begins: 4:26

Wombat Whimsy Excerpt:

It was a beautiful Ahway Island evening. The sky glowed with reds, pinks, oranges and purples, pretty as a painting. As the sun sank lower, the sky turned into a cozy, deep, deep blue blanket. Up above, the moon shined bright light a lantern, and the stars twinkled and sparkled.

In the heart of the forest, amidst the tall trees, a curious little wombat named Woodie slowly peeked out of his burrow. He wanted to see if any of his forest friends were awake and ready to have some nighttime fun. He sniffed the fresh breeze and took a deep dragon breath, in and out. It was crisp and refreshing, which meant it was a perfect night to play outside!

As he enjoyed the fresh air, another furry face popped out of a nearby burrow. It was Wylie Wombat, Woodie’s best buddy, and he had that look in his eyes that said he was all set for a nighttime adventure. When Woodie saw Wylie, his smile grew even bigger. “Hey, Wylie! Are you up for some playtime?” he asked.

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