Storypillar
Storypillar

Storypillar

Meg Lewis

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Storypillar is a podcast for kids and their grownups. Together with Sneak, Bean, and Meg, we’ll tackle the sticky situations kids face as they grow and change. To guide us, we’ll explore stories from all over the world and pick up advice from our listeners along the way. If you're interested in...

Stories and using your imagination,

Learning about new places and perspectives,

Laughing and being silly,

Having a space to process big feelings and social emotional challenges,

Getting advice from real, live (and very smart) kids

...then Storypillar is for you! We can't wait to say "Hey!" and find our way together.

Website: www.storypillar.com

Instagram: @storypillar

Support us on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/storypillar

Contact: [email protected]

Created, Written, and Produced by: Meg Lewis

Recent Episodes

Sneak Attack!!! 3.4: Cool Caribou, Broken Thermometers, and the Gwich’in Nation in the Yukon
JUN 3, 2024
Sneak Attack!!! 3.4: Cool Caribou, Broken Thermometers, and the Gwich’in Nation in the Yukon
<p><strong>Sneak Attack!!! 3.4: Cool Caribou, Broken Thermometers, and the Gwich’in Nation in the Yukon</strong></p><p><em>Join Sneak for facts about our next Storypillar destination and kid-approved jokes that will make you laugh your face off! </em></p><p><strong>Region:</strong> The Yukon</p><p><strong>Facts:</strong> The Gwich’in Nation and Super Duper Freeze-tastic Weather</p><p><strong>Animals: </strong>Caribou</p><p><strong>Jokes: </strong>Caribou and Icicles! </p><p><strong>Links for Kids:</strong> </p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://travel2next.com/yukon-facts/">Interesting Yukon Facts</a></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1897252323/natilangofthe-20">Gwich’in Book for Kids: The Delta is my Home</a></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://canadiangeographic.ca/articles/animal-facts-caribou/">Caribou Facts for Kids</a></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.bigorrin.org/gwichin_kids.htm">Gwich’in Facts for Kids</a> </p><p><strong>Check out our pod friends…</strong></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://powerdogadventures.com/">The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland</a></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/reach-a-space-podcast-for-kids/id1513671470">Reach: A Space Podcast for Kids</a></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.newsypooloozi.com/">Newsy Pooloozi</a></p><p><strong>Info/Get in Touch: </strong></p><p>Website: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.storypillar.com">www.storypillar.com</a> </p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/storypillar/">@storypillar</a> </p><p>Join our <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://storypillar.com/#mailinglist">mailing list</a>. </p><p><strong>Shop at: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://storypillarstore.threadless.com">storypillarstore.threadless.com</a></p><p><strong>Support Us: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://ko-fi.com/storypillar">https://ko-fi.com/storypillar</a> </p><p><em>Please subscribe, rate, and review wherever you love listening! </em></p><p><strong>Created, Written, and Produced by: </strong></p><p>Meg Lewis </p><p><strong>Storypillar Theme Song: </strong></p><p>Lyrics by Meg Lewis </p><p>Music by Meg Lewis, <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/andyandsuzanna/">Andy Jobe, and Suzanna Bridges</a> </p><p>Produced by Andy Jobe </p><p><strong>Episode Cover Art: </strong></p><p>Mackenzie Allison and Meg Lewis</p><p><strong>Sound Effects and Additional Music: </strong></p><p><strong>-</strong><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/">https://freesound.org/</a> </p><p>-Joke Time Song: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/people/BlondPanda/sounds/659889/">https://freesound.org/people/BlondPanda/sounds/659889/</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com//?utm_source=link-attribution&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=music&amp;utm_content=22017">Pixabay</a> Artist: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/world-tribal-176025/">Mapa Music</a></p><p><strong>© 2024 PowerMouse Press, LLC</strong></p>
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12 MIN
Bean-o-meter Check 3.3 Feeling Discouraged (Mini-episode)
MAY 20, 2024
Bean-o-meter Check 3.3 Feeling Discouraged (Mini-episode)
<p><strong>Bean-o-meter Check 3.3 Feeling Discouraged <em>(Mini-episode)</em></strong></p><p><em>Figuring out how we’re feeling is hard…but easier with friends. Help Bean check in with her mind, body, and voice. Maybe you’ll learn more about how you’re feeling today, too. </em></p><p><strong>Feelings Focus: </strong>Feeling Discouraged; Down; Hard on Yourself</p><p><strong>Strategies: </strong>Mind, Body, and Voice Check; Alien Ambassador (Mindfulness; Affirmations)</p><p><strong>Affirmation Activities for kids:</strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://calmahoykids.co.uk/2021/06/28/strengths-based-affirmations-for-kids/">https://calmahoykids.co.uk/2021/06/28/strengths-based-affirmations-for-kids/</a> </p><p><strong>Check out our pod friends!</strong></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://gzmshows.com/shows/listing/the-big-fib/">The Big Fib</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://abcstorysisters.com/">ABC Story Sisters</a></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://powerdogadventures.com/">The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland</a></p><p><strong>Info/Get in Touch: </strong></p><p>Website: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.storypillar.com">www.storypillar.com</a> </p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/storypillar/">@storypillar</a> </p><p>Join our <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://storypillar.com/#mailinglist">mailing list</a>. </p><p><em>Please subscribe, rate, and review wherever you love listening!</em></p><p><strong>Donate: </strong><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://ko-fi.com/storypillar">https://ko-fi.com/storypillar</a> </p><p><strong>Shop:</strong> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://storypillarstore.threadless.com">storypillarstore.threadless.com</a> </p><p><strong>Created, Written, and Produced by: </strong></p><p>Meg Lewis </p><p><strong>Storypillar Theme Song: </strong></p><p>Lyrics by Meg Lewis </p><p>Music by Meg Lewis, <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/andyandsuzanna/">Andy Jobe, and Suzanna Bridges</a> </p><p>Produced by Andy Jobe </p><p><strong>Episode Cover Art: </strong></p><p>Mackenzie Allison and Meg Lewis </p><p><strong>Sound Effects and Additional Music:</strong></p><p>-Chill Mindfulness Song: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/people/Seth_Makes_Sounds/sounds/670039/">https://freesound.org/people/Seth_Makes_Sounds/sounds/670039/</a></p><p>-Feeling Discouraged Song: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/people/Seth_Makes_Sounds/sounds/725420/">https://freesound.org/people/Seth_Makes_Sounds/sounds/725420/</a> </p><p><em>Know a kid with cool facts, great jokes, or who wants to share how they’re feeling? Tell us! Details at </em><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.storypillar.com/contact"><em>www.storypillar.com/contact</em></a><em>. </em></p><p><strong>© 2024 PowerMouse Press, LLC</strong></p>
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10 MIN
SEAL TIME!!!  Storypillar Episode 3.3
MAY 13, 2024
SEAL TIME!!! Storypillar Episode 3.3
<p><strong>SEAL TIME!!!</strong></p><p><strong>Storypillar Episode 3.3</strong></p><p><strong>Story: </strong>A frustrated seal ditches the marbles, says “See ya, soccer ball!” and slips into the sea for a little swimming and saving lives. Go, Esther, go! Shine like a starfish!</p><p><strong>Region: </strong>Iran </p><p><strong>Sticky Situation: </strong>What do you do when you feel like you can’t do anything right?</p><p><strong>Unstick Trick by:</strong> Sage (Age 12)</p><p><strong>Feelings Focus: </strong>Feeling frustrated, feeling discouraged, self-confidence, celebrating strengths</p><p><strong>Check out our pod friends!</strong></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://gzmshows.com/shows/listing/the-big-fib/">The Big Fib</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://abcstorysisters.com/">ABC Story Sisters</a></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://powerdogadventures.com/">The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland</a></p><p><strong>Shop at: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://storypillarstore.threadless.com">storypillarstore.threadless.com</a> </p><p><strong>Info/Get in Touch: </strong></p><p>Website: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.storypillar.com">www.storypillar.com</a> </p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/storypillar/">@storypillar</a> </p><p>Join our <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://storypillar.com/#mailinglist">mailing list</a> </p><p><strong>Support Us: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://ko-fi.com/storypillar">https://ko-fi.com/storypillar</a> </p><p><strong>Created, Written, and Produced by: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://storypillar.com/who#meg-lewis-bio">Meg Lewis</a> </p><p><strong>Story by:</strong></p><p>Kathryn Torres</p><p><strong>Sound Design/Audio Editing: </strong></p><p>Niamh McAuliffe</p><p>Meg Lewis </p><p><strong>Storypillar Theme Song: </strong></p><p>Lyrics by Meg Lewis </p><p>Music by Meg Lewis, <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/andyandsuzanna/">Andy Jobe, and Suzanna Bridges</a> </p><p>Produced by Andy Jobe </p><p><strong>Episode Cover Art </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://mkallisonart.com/portfolio/">Mackenzie Allison </a></p><p><strong>Sound Effects and Additional Music: </strong></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/">https://freesound.org/</a> </p><p>-Clogging: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/people/bmccoy2/sounds/379611/">https://freesound.org/people/bmccoy2/sounds/379611/</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/andyandsuzanna/">Suzanna Bridges</a> (As Sparky) </p><p>-Pixabay Artists: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/world-arabian-night-188024/">Lesfm</a>, <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/beats-lost-in-sands-126335/">Onoychenkomusic</a>, <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/introoutro-steel-drums-reggaeton-intro-beat-0202-145701/">TuesdayNight, </a><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/solo-instruments-green-hang-handpan-hangdrum-1765/">JessieCherry</a><em> </em></p><p>© 2024 PowerMouse Press, LLC </p>
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25 MIN
Sneak Attack!!! 3.3: Caspian Seals, Fancy-schmancy Saffron, and Lava-hot Deserts in Iran
MAY 6, 2024
Sneak Attack!!! 3.3: Caspian Seals, Fancy-schmancy Saffron, and Lava-hot Deserts in Iran
<p><strong>Sneak Attack!!! 3.3: Caspian Seals, Fancy-schmancy Saffron, and Lava-hot Deserts in Iran</strong></p><p><em>Join Sneak for facts about our next Storypillar destination and kid-approved jokes that will make you laugh your face off! </em></p><p><strong>Region:</strong> Iran</p><p><strong>Facts:</strong> Saffron, The Lut Desert, and Ancient Ruins</p><p><strong>Animals: </strong>Caspian Seals</p><p><strong>Jokes: </strong>Seals and Deserts! </p><p><strong>Links for Kids:</strong> </p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/geography/countries/article/iran">Iran Facts for Kids</a></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://animalia.bio/caspian-seal">Caspian Seal Facts</a></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.historyhit.com/guides/remarkable-persian-ruins/">Ancient Ruins in Iran</a></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/food-facts/saffron.htm">Why is Saffron More Expensive Than Gold?</a></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/HottestSpot">Finding the Hottest Place on Earth</a></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>Check out our pod friends…</strong></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://gzmshows.com/shows/listing/the-big-fib/">The Big Fib</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://abcstorysisters.com/">ABC Story Sisters</a></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://powerdogadventures.com/">The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland</a></p><p></p><p><strong>Info/Get in Touch: </strong></p><p>Website: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.storypillar.com">www.storypillar.com</a> </p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/storypillar/">@storypillar</a> </p><p>Join our <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://storypillar.com/#mailinglist">mailing list</a>. </p><p><strong>Shop at: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://storypillarstore.threadless.com">storypillarstore.threadless.com</a></p><p><strong>Support Us: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://ko-fi.com/storypillar">https://ko-fi.com/storypillar</a> </p><p><em>Please subscribe, rate, and review wherever you love listening! </em></p><p><strong>Created, Written, and Produced by: </strong></p><p>Meg Lewis </p><p><strong>Storypillar Theme Song: </strong></p><p>Lyrics by Meg Lewis </p><p>Music by Meg Lewis, <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/andyandsuzanna/">Andy Jobe, and Suzanna Bridges</a> </p><p>Produced by Andy Jobe </p><p><strong>Episode Cover Art: </strong></p><p>Mackenzie Allison and Meg Lewis</p><p><strong>Sound Effects and Additional Music: </strong></p><p><strong>-</strong><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/">https://freesound.org/</a> </p><p>-Joke Time Song: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/people/BlondPanda/sounds/659889/">https://freesound.org/people/BlondPanda/sounds/659889/</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/world-arabian-night-188024/">Lesfm</a></p><p><em>Know a kid with cool facts, great jokes, or who wants to share how they’re feeling? Tell us! Details at </em><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.storypillar.com/contact"><em>www.storypillar.com/contact</em></a><em>. </em></p><p><strong>© 2024 PowerMouse Press, LLC</strong></p>
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11 MIN
Happy Earth Day, Chicken Tray! (Bonus Episode)
APR 22, 2024
Happy Earth Day, Chicken Tray! (Bonus Episode)
<p><strong>Happy Earth Day, Chicken Tray! (Bonus Episode)</strong></p><p>Pull some weeds and plant a seed, it’s EARTH DAY!!! Join Sneak, Bean, Sparky, and Meg for a special-tastic Earth Day episode featuring…YOU, our listeners! We’ll hear all about your favorite ways to take care of the planet, share links to some Earth-friendly crafts and organizations, and celebrate our fantast-a-riff-a-roo monthly supporters, Ada and Rafi. </p><p><strong>A huge-tastic self-high five to:</strong> Eli, Hope, Artem, Annecy, Carter, Izzie, Erin, Jane, Polly, Sebastian, and Gabriel for sharing their Earth Day advice. </p><p><strong>Reuse, Recycle…and Recreate! Upcycled Earth Day Crafts:</strong> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.weareteachers.com/earth-day-crafts-classroom-activities/">https://www.weareteachers.com/earth-day-crafts-classroom-activities/</a></p><p><strong>Support Kids’ Access to Clean Water:</strong> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://splash.org/donate">https://splash.org/donate</a> </p><p><strong>Shop Stylish, Sustainable Kids’ Clothes at:</strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.treehousekids.shop">www.treehousekids.shop</a></p><p><strong>Become a Monthly Supporter: </strong></p><p><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://ko-fi.com/storypillar">https://ko-fi.com/storypillar</a> </p><p><strong>Info/Get in Touch: </strong></p><p>Website: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://www.storypillar.com">www.storypillar.com</a> </p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/storypillar/">@storypillar</a> </p><p>Join our <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://storypillar.com/#mailinglist">mailing list</a>. </p><p>Shop at: <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="http://storypillarstore.threadless.com">storypillarstore.threadless.com</a> </p><p><strong>Created, Written, Edited, and Produced by: </strong></p><p>Meg Lewis </p><p><strong>Storypillar Theme Song: </strong></p><p>Lyrics by Meg Lewis </p><p>Music by Meg Lewis, <a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/andyandsuzanna/">Andy Jobe, and Suzanna Bridges</a> </p><p>Produced by Andy Jobe </p><p><strong>Episode Cover Art: </strong></p><p>Meg Lewis</p><p><strong>Sound Effects and Additional Music: </strong><a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/">https://freesound.org/</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/andyandsuzanna/">Suzanna Bridges</a> (As Sparky) </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/world-indian-classical-flute-amp-tabla-mystcial-fusion-149963/">Bineleyas</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/world-background-village-marimba-8181/">SOFRA</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://freesound.org/people/Seth_Makes_Sounds/sounds/680393/">Seth_Makes_Sounds</a> </p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/meditationspiritual-floating-dreams-of-india-meditation-6657/">NaturesEye</a></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/upbeat-funky-burger-138616/">The_Mountain</a></p><p>-<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://pixabay.com/music/solo-instruments-marimba-dreams-soft-melodies-for-blissful-relaxation-129357/">NourishedByMusic</a></p><p><strong>© 2024 PowerMouse Press, LLC</strong></p>
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8 MIN