Splashes and Smiles: a kids’ relaxation and story

Splashes and Smiles: a kids’ relaxation and story

Wade the inner tube splashes and smiles as he plays on the lazy river and even tries the water slide with a new friend. How will he like it?

Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story “Pirate Queen” on Monday. Now, welcome to Favorite Friday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again. Please enjoy “Splashes and Smiles and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday!

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 11:06

Narrator: Male

Splashes and Smiles Excerpt:

Wade wondered what would happen next.  Then the boy carried the raft right over to the water slide.  And this is what Wade was most worried about.  Up, up, up, they went.  The worried raft noticed all the twists and bends in the slide.  As they waited in line Wade took a deep dragon breath in and out (deep breath) and told himself everything would be fine.  After all, he had worried about both waterfalls on the lazy river, and both were completely safe, and a bit fun.  He liked hearing the boy laugh, and judging from the look on the boy’s face this slide would make him laugh a lot.  As a result, the raft was feeling much better as he reached the top of the slide. Now He knew everything would be fine.  They would follow the rules, and have fun.

The boy set the raft down at the top of the slide, sat on top, and waited for the lifeguard to say it was OK to go.  Then the little boy held on tight. Wade slid from side to side, back and forth, splashing through the water on the slide.  With each turn the raft glided up the side of the slide, and then back down.  The boy was laughing now.  Finally, they reached the straight  part of the slide, slipping down into the water. Wade landed with a splash!  The boy laughed and laughed, and the raft smiled.  It had been fun.  There was nothing to worry about.

Today’s Meditation: We will guide you in a progressive relaxation from your head to your toes.

Looking for a podcast to help settle your child in for nap time or bed?  You’ll find it on Ahway Island. Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like “Splashes and Smiles” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care.

Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story for nap time we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “Splashes and Smiles.”  Do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too.

Please leave a review on your favorite podcast app or our social media pages!

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you can check us out in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re also proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Discover our top 10 listing in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 ! Our most recent accolade is from ListenNotes, as one of 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate! Thanks again and keep spreading the word!

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We hope “Splashes and Smiles” helped you relax. Try “Terrific Train Tour” for another soothing story. Thanks for your support!

Curious Island: a meditation and calming bedtime story

Curious Island: a meditation and calming bedtime story

Dali is excited for her newest assignment: explore the curious island at sunset. What will the toy plane discover?

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 6:28

Narrator: Female

Curious Island Excerpt:

The sky was brighter than Dali had ever seen. It’s deep blue nearly matched the color of the sea. The toy plane waited patiently on the ground for her instructions. As the message streamed in, Dali smiled. She was going to fly over the island at sunset. The little toy plane imagined how beautiful Ahway Island would look in the glow of the setting sun. She got ready for take-off and with a quick count down of, 5,4,3,2,1 Dali was off!

Today’s Meditation: Today, enjoy the feeling of your body relaxing into the warm sand on a sunny beach.

Looking for a podcast to help settle your child in for nap time or bed?  You’ll find it on Ahway Island. Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like “Curious Island ” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care.

Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story for nap time we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “Curious Island.” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message!

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you can check us out in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re also proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Discover our top 10 listing in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 ! Our most recent accolade is from ListenNotes, as one of 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate! Thanks again and keep spreading the word!

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

We hope you found “Curious Island” relaxing! For another soothing story, relax with “Dock Dog” or “A Curious Sail.” Thanks for all your support!

Best Balance: a guided meditation and kid’s story

Best Balance: a guided meditation and kid’s story

Sig the skateboard has the best balance, and waits eagerly to play. But today the skateboard is playing with a new learner. How will they do?

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 8:00

Narrator: Female

Best Balance Excerpt:

Sig giggled too, ready to play. The girl placed the skateboard on the ground and stepped on, one foot on a yellow-green swirl and the other on a blue-purple one. Sig wobbled back and forth, as the girl balanced herself. Sig began to feel nervous, worrying that the girl might fall off. The skateboard tried her best to hold steady, but as the girl wobbled, so did Sig. Then after one big wobble the girl stumbled off of the skateboard. Sig took a deep dragon breath in and out, (deep breath) as she saw that the girl was ok. The girl took a deep dragon breath in and out, (deep breath) as she readied herself to try the skateboard again.

Today’s Meditation: Rest among the twinkling stars with today’s meditation.

Looking for a nap time routine for your little one?  You’ll find it on Ahway Island. Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like ” Best Balance ” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care.

Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story for nap time we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations?

We hope your child loved “Best Balance.” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message!

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you can check us out in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re also proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Discover our top 10 listing in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 ! Our most recent accolade is from ListenNotes, as one of 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate! Thanks again and keep spreading the word!

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Did you enjoy “Best Balance”? Try “Laugh Out Loud” or “A Ticklish Tree” is another great addition to your kids bedtime or nap time routine. Thanks for your support!

Silly Scooters: a children’s story and meditation

Silly Scooters: a children’s story and meditation

While two silly scooters are zipping around on a driveway, they notice a little hill. Listen as they have some fun on a beautiful afternoon.

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:01
Narrator: Male

Silly Scooters Excerpt:

The boy sat down on one scooter and began zipping around, and the girl hopped on the other. Su and Skyler smiled, happy to be playing. The two scooters zigged and zagged around each other. As the scooters rolled across the top of the driveway Su noticed they were at the top of a hill and said to Skyler, “Wouldn’t it be fun if we rolled down the hill.”
“Oh, I don’t know Su. We might go too fast. And then how will we get back up. I’d rather stay here.” As Skyler said that, one kid scooted to the edge of the hill with Su, then with a “Whee!!” off they went. Skyler felt afraid to look. However, the boy giggled and rolled to the edge of the hill.

Today’s Meditation: Today, enjoy the feeling of your body relaxing into the warm sand on a sunny beach.

Looking for a way to help your child with emotional regulation?  You’ll find them on Ahway Island. Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like “Silly Scooters,” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

Be Calm on Ahway Island offers you original bedtime stories, like ” Silly Scooters ” paired with meditations for kids. Gently nestled within each story are self-soothing techniques and positive learning moments. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips. So, if your child enjoys Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast, please make a donation to help us keep going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “Silly Scooters.”  Do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too.

Please leave a review on your favorite podcast app or go to iTunes.

It’s fast and easy! Just tap this link: review here, then tap the “view in iTunes” button, tap “ratings and reviews,” and leave your review.

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! Check us out in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under Best for Bedtime. You’ll also find us listed in the top 10 of Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 ! Thanks again and keep spreading the word!

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

We hope “Silly Scooters” Helped you and your kids relax. For another calming tale try “Terrific Toys” the next time you need to relax. Thank you for listening to Be Calm on Ahway Island!

 

Laughter in the Sun: kids’ relaxation and story

Laughter in the Sun: kids’ relaxation and story

Sara the slide loves the laughter in the sun as the children play with her and feels a little sad when they go to the swing set instead. Will they return?

Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story, “Terrific Toys”, Monday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again, so now we have “Favorite Friday.” Please enjoy “Laughter in the Sun,” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday!

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 11:27

Narrator: Female

Laughter in the Sun Story Excerpt:

The twisty slide was happy to see the children.  They ran right to Sara, and climbed right up to the top of the slide.  They giggled as they slid down the slide, one at a time.  When both children reached the bottom, they climbed up to the top of the slide again.  Sara was so happy to have the children playing around her.
After the third time sliding down the twists and turns, the children ran over to Savannah Swing set.  Savannah was just as excited as Sara to see the children, and was happy that, now, they were swinging with her.

The swings zipped back and forth, higher and higher.  As the twisty slide watched the children play with the swing set, she felt a little sad.  Sara wanted more time to play with the children.  She sighed and took a deep dragon breath in and out (deep breath). The twisty slide realized that she was happy for her friend Savannah.  The swing set enjoyed playing with the children too.  After breathing and thinking, Sara the twisty slide was sure that the children would come back and play with her again.  She just needed to wait.

Today’s Meditation: Today, you will focus on relaxing your body a little bit at a time.  Starting with your feet, moving up to the top of your head, and ending with a focus on your entire body, you are sure to feel calm and relaxed.

Looking for stories that emphasize acceptance and empathy?  You’ll find them on Ahway Island. Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like “Laughter in the Sun” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care.

Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story for nap time we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

Donate Here

Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations?

We hope your child loved “Laughter in the Sun.” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message!

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you can check us out in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re also proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Discover our top 10 listing in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 ! Our most recent accolade is from ListenNotes, as one of 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate! Thanks again and keep spreading the word!

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Thank you for listening. We hope you found “Laughter in the Sun” relaxing. Try “Twirling Tugboat” and “A Royal Kitten’s Bliss” next time you need a calm moment.

Terrific Toys: kids’ relaxation and story

Terrific Toys: kids’ relaxation and story

There are some terrific toys stuck in the bottom of the toy box. Will Alyssa the doll and Uli the unicorn be able to help them out?

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 5:59

Narrator: Male

Terrific Toys Story Excerpt:

“Oh dear.” Alyssa said. “You’ve been stuck down here a while, haven’t you?”

Then Uli asked, “Would you like to be moved where the kids can find you?”

The toys responded, “We’d love that. Do you think the kids will play with us again?”

“Of course!” Alyssa encouraged. “They just need to see you.”

Uli added. “They’ll be excited to see you again. It will be like you’re a brand new toy! Sometimes, the kids forget to put us where we belong, and that’s how we get lost.”

The kind doll shared their plan. “Blocks we just need to get you back into the block container. Cars, same thing, if you’re with the other cars the kids will play with you.”

The unicorn continued, “Books, you belong on the bookshelf. Puzzle pieces, we have to get you back to the puzzle before the kids discover you’re missing. They might stop playing with the puzzle if we don’t. And stuffed animals, you need to be with the other stuffed animals.”

The toys perked up, feeling confident in the plan, and moved to one side of the toy box. Now Uli and Alyssa had space to organize they got right to work.

Today’s Meditation: Happiness and love flow through you in this meditation.

Looking for a source of positive messaging for your little one?  You’ll find it on Ahway Island. Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like “Terrific Toys” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care.

Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips and purchases. And so, if your child enjoys a good story for nap time we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

Donate Here

Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations?

We hope your child loved “Terrific Toys!” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message!

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! As a result of your support you can check us out in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re also proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Discover our top 10 listing in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 ! Our most recent accolade is from ListenNotes, as one of 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate! Thanks again and keep spreading the word!

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Thank you for listening. We hope you enjoyed “Terrific Toys.”  You might find “Let’s Play” and “Adventures in Time” relaxing as well.