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Looking for an exciting kid friendly Podcast? The Education Team at WQED has created a fun interactive podcast series featuring our very own Writers Contest story winners. Kids of all ages read their stories to YOU! WQED has also teamed up with Pittsburgh Puppet Works to create character friendly tunes to go along with the educational theme of each story.

Latest Episodes

2019 Episode 9: Family

Fifth Grader, Felicity K, shares her story "The Rabbit Next Door" with us! Follow along to the story of a rabbit who misses his wonderful family! Continue to jam out to the family fun with a song brought to us by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! Clap along and sing the song of Rabbit and his family!THen be sure to finish out our podcast with a fun filled game of Mad Libs! Fill the blanks and help complete the story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 9: Family

2019 Episode 8: Support

Pencil or Pen, which do you prefer? Fourth Grader, Annaleigh D, let the two writing utensils meet in her story, "Pencil vs. Pen". If your a pencil then you dream of being a pen. If your a pen you dream of being a pen! Listen and follow along as the two find a perfect home to share each others differences! Then, sing along to a song written and performed by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! A fun Mad Libs game is to follow! Help us fill in the blanks and finish the story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 8: Support

2019 Episode 6: Be Yourself

You will not want to miss this very sweet tale by Third Grader, Alexis F. "The Calendar Kid" is about a a girl named May who was very excited to show her collection of calendars to her class! With a few bumps along the way May continued to love each day that she saw on her calendars! After the tale, Pittsburgh Puppet Works will sing a lovely song about May and her story! It doesn't stop there! Continue to learn the importance of being yourself with our very own game of Mad Libs! Fill in the blanks and help complete the story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 6: Be Yourself

2019 Episode 7: Bravery

Grab your favorite stuffed friend and get ready to hear the adventure of "The Attack of the Great Hairy Hoogliee", by Sydney K! Listen along as one brave little girl faces a scary monster with the help of her friends! Then, dance and sing to a song about the scary monster by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! A fun Mad Libs game is to follow! Help fill in the blanks, and be the author of your very own story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 7: Bravery

2019 Episode 4: Helping a Friend

Do you believe in magic? Emmy now does! Listen to ,First Grader, Gianna N read "Knomey the Magical Gnome" about a girl named Emmy who needed some help from a friend. She is struggling to learn her spelling words, when all of a sudden a special friend comes to her rescue! Then, get ready to dance and sing with a song all about Emmy's crazy adventure created and performed by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! It doesn't stop there! Join us in a game of mad libs where you get to be the author of your very own story! Help us fill in the blanks! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 4: Helping a Friend

2019 Episode 5: Teamwork

There was no team like Sheriff Coleman and BunBun! Together they kept the town and everyone inside safe! One day, though, the dynamic duo needed some help, so the citizens joined their town heros and helped save the day! Follow along as Second Grader, Coleman Y, reads us "Sheriff Coleman and BunBun Out West". Then be sure to stick around for a song of the tale by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! A Mad Libs game is short to follow and we need your help! Fill in the blanks to help finish the story about teamwork! Come listen, sing and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 5: Teamwork

2019 Episode 3: Tell the Truth

First Grader, Elijah W, reads us his story "Blades the Skate"! Listen, as Blades learns how important it is to tell the truth to a friend! Sometimes it all works out in the end as long as you make sure you are being honest! Pittsburgh Puppet Works will help keep the fun going with a jazzy tune of Blades's adventure! Dance and sing with us! Then, be sure to get your thinking cap on because we need your help to fill in the blanks of our very own Mad Libs game! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 3: Tell the Truth

2019 Episode 2: Paying Attention to Detail

Have you ever taken something that didn't belong to you? Kindergartener, Jack F, tells us a hilarious tale of a squirrel family that did just that! Follow along as we laugh out loud to "The Accidental Car Thief!" Then, after the story Pittsburgh Puppet Works will sing a crazy tune! You can relive the funny story and sing along too. Be sure to grab something to write with after, because we need your help finishing a game of Mad Libs! This is your chance to be the author of your very own story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 2: Paying Attention to Detail

2019 Episode 1: Patience

When you are small the only thing you can dream of us growing up to be as tall as the sky! Listen to our STEM winner Vihaan R tell us the story of Baby Sunflower, and how he has to learn patience before he can be as big as his family! AFter we wait for Baby Sunflower to grow stick around for a lovely song about the adventure sung by our friends from Pittsburgh Puppet Works! The fun doesn't stop there! Grab a pencil or pen and come play a fun game of Mad Libs with us. Help fill in the blanks of our unfinished story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
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2019 Episode 1: Patience
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Latest Episodes

2019 Episode 9: Family

Fifth Grader, Felicity K, shares her story "The Rabbit Next Door" with us! Follow along to the story of a rabbit who misses his wonderful family! Continue to jam out to the family fun with a song brought to us by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! Clap along and sing the song of Rabbit and his family!THen be sure to finish out our podcast with a fun filled game of Mad Libs! Fill the blanks and help complete the story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 9: Family

2019 Episode 8: Support

Pencil or Pen, which do you prefer? Fourth Grader, Annaleigh D, let the two writing utensils meet in her story, "Pencil vs. Pen". If your a pencil then you dream of being a pen. If your a pen you dream of being a pen! Listen and follow along as the two find a perfect home to share each others differences! Then, sing along to a song written and performed by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! A fun Mad Libs game is to follow! Help us fill in the blanks and finish the story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 8: Support

2019 Episode 6: Be Yourself

You will not want to miss this very sweet tale by Third Grader, Alexis F. "The Calendar Kid" is about a a girl named May who was very excited to show her collection of calendars to her class! With a few bumps along the way May continued to love each day that she saw on her calendars! After the tale, Pittsburgh Puppet Works will sing a lovely song about May and her story! It doesn't stop there! Continue to learn the importance of being yourself with our very own game of Mad Libs! Fill in the blanks and help complete the story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 6: Be Yourself

2019 Episode 7: Bravery

Grab your favorite stuffed friend and get ready to hear the adventure of "The Attack of the Great Hairy Hoogliee", by Sydney K! Listen along as one brave little girl faces a scary monster with the help of her friends! Then, dance and sing to a song about the scary monster by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! A fun Mad Libs game is to follow! Help fill in the blanks, and be the author of your very own story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 7: Bravery

2019 Episode 4: Helping a Friend

Do you believe in magic? Emmy now does! Listen to ,First Grader, Gianna N read "Knomey the Magical Gnome" about a girl named Emmy who needed some help from a friend. She is struggling to learn her spelling words, when all of a sudden a special friend comes to her rescue! Then, get ready to dance and sing with a song all about Emmy's crazy adventure created and performed by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! It doesn't stop there! Join us in a game of mad libs where you get to be the author of your very own story! Help us fill in the blanks! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 4: Helping a Friend

2019 Episode 5: Teamwork

There was no team like Sheriff Coleman and BunBun! Together they kept the town and everyone inside safe! One day, though, the dynamic duo needed some help, so the citizens joined their town heros and helped save the day! Follow along as Second Grader, Coleman Y, reads us "Sheriff Coleman and BunBun Out West". Then be sure to stick around for a song of the tale by Pittsburgh Puppet Works! A Mad Libs game is short to follow and we need your help! Fill in the blanks to help finish the story about teamwork! Come listen, sing and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 5: Teamwork

2019 Episode 3: Tell the Truth

First Grader, Elijah W, reads us his story "Blades the Skate"! Listen, as Blades learns how important it is to tell the truth to a friend! Sometimes it all works out in the end as long as you make sure you are being honest! Pittsburgh Puppet Works will help keep the fun going with a jazzy tune of Blades's adventure! Dance and sing with us! Then, be sure to get your thinking cap on because we need your help to fill in the blanks of our very own Mad Libs game! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 3: Tell the Truth

2019 Episode 2: Paying Attention to Detail

Have you ever taken something that didn't belong to you? Kindergartener, Jack F, tells us a hilarious tale of a squirrel family that did just that! Follow along as we laugh out loud to "The Accidental Car Thief!" Then, after the story Pittsburgh Puppet Works will sing a crazy tune! You can relive the funny story and sing along too. Be sure to grab something to write with after, because we need your help finishing a game of Mad Libs! This is your chance to be the author of your very own story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 2: Paying Attention to Detail

2019 Episode 1: Patience

When you are small the only thing you can dream of us growing up to be as tall as the sky! Listen to our STEM winner Vihaan R tell us the story of Baby Sunflower, and how he has to learn patience before he can be as big as his family! AFter we wait for Baby Sunflower to grow stick around for a lovely song about the adventure sung by our friends from Pittsburgh Puppet Works! The fun doesn't stop there! Grab a pencil or pen and come play a fun game of Mad Libs with us. Help fill in the blanks of our unfinished story! Come listen, sing, and learn with WQED!

--2019 NOV 26
Comments
2019 Episode 1: Patience
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