Musings and Other Nonsense - Children's Stories, Poems and Songs

Musings and Other Nonsense - Children's Stories, Poems and Songs

If you're looking for a podcast, but can't find the right one, I have some good news, your search is now done. There are poems and stories and songs that are great. It's perfect for children, ages two until eight. The poems are sweet and all filled with laughter. The stories end well. Happily ever after. So be sure to subscribe and begin to explore. And please don’t forget, there’ll always be more. | Musings and other Nonsense is a children's podcast of whimsical stories, poems and songs. It's perfect at bedtime, car rides or anytime laughter is needed. Please visit www.storiesbypeter.com. | To help cover our production costs, you can support the podcast at www.buymeacoffee.com/musings

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November 29, 2021 2 min

Ever wonder how your brain knows you have a boo-boo? That's Officer Pain. He has a busy job trying to keep you safe. He's not very popular, but he doesn't mind. This rhyming poem is perfect for anyone who's ever had an owie or an ouchie.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his ...

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Somewhere, in the dark, lives an old typewriter made of bones. With it you can write any story, except those with happy endings. This rhyming Halloween tale may be too spooky for very young ghosts and ghouls. Listener discretion is advised.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest childre...

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August 31, 2021 2 min

Have you ever heard that little voice, the one that says, "You can't"? That's the voice of Doubt. It can be sneaky, but you do have an ally to help defeat it. Find out who it is in this short rhyming story. I have no doubt you'll enjoy it!

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and...

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August 31, 2021 3 min

A young bear searches the forest, desperate to rid himself of an unbearable itch. What he finds is a magical place that all bears dream of. This silly rhyming story is perfect for children of all ages or anyone who's had an itch they couldn't quite scratch.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things ...

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This episode is a reading of my picture book, Lost Hallway: Where do Lost Things Go? Can Griffin find his dog and his ball? Find out as he explores a magical world that contains all lost things. It won't be easy, the Hallway doesn't like to give things back!

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things...

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June 13, 2021 3 min

In this special musical episode, I collaborate with Toronto musician Bloo Burds to create a rap version of the story "Mess Monster". Can a child defeat his own mess before it devours him? Listen to find out. It's perfect for messy or neat children of all ages.

If you'd like to listen to this song uninterrupted, visit www.buymeacoffee.com/musings and become a member. You'll get access to perks and exclusive conte...

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May 17, 2021 4 min

Deep in outer space, a little spaceship wishes she was more than just a shuttle. But is she ready for all the cosmic dangers out there? Find out in the conclusion to this exciting rhyming story. Perfect for spaceships of all ages. Part 2 of 2.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest chil...

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May 17, 2021 7 min

Deep in outer space, a little spaceship wishes she was more than just a shuttle. But is she ready for all the cosmic dangers out there? Find out in this exciting rhyming story. Perfect for spaceships of all ages. Part 1 of 2.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's chapter...

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April 13, 2021 2 min

Warning! Excessive remote learning may cause bulging eyes, pale skin and excessive moaning. If you experience any of these symptoms, listen to this story immediately. You may be a Virtual School Ghoul!

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's chapter book Stitches in Time ...

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April 3, 2021 2 min

Why do bunnies hide their eggs? Find out why in this eggcellent rhyming story. It's perfect for Easter, or anytime you want to celebrate the sweet things in life.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's chapter book Stitches in Time Travel. Both are available on Amazon...

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March 22, 2021 4 min

In the land of Slumber, each town competes to attract dreamers by being more fun. But in the town of Care, they try something very different. Discover what they did in this silly sleeping tale. Perfect for bedtime - or is it?

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's chapte...

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March 10, 2021 5 min

If you met your older self, would they happy to see you? If you met your younger self, what would you say? Find out in the fun rhyming story. Perfect for the child and grown-up in you!

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's chapter book Stitches in Time Travel. Both are a...

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February 21, 2021 4 min

Single is a small bed with a big problem; he's afraid to go to sleep! But his mother the Queen has a secret to help him. Find out what it is in this dreamy bedtime story for beds. It's told in rhyme and is perfect for beds and children of all sizes. 

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and...

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February 8, 2021 2 min

A child asks themselves an impossible question: Which one of my parents do I love the most? Their answer may surprise you! This silly story is told in rhyme and is perfect for children  - whether or not they have a favourite parent.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's ...

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February 1, 2021 4 min

When a young boy skips bathtime, he meets his new best friend, Mr. Stink. They have a great time until the boy realizes no-one else wants to be around him!  Find out what happens in this funny, rhyming story, perfect for bedtime or bathtime.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest child...

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January 26, 2021 4 min

In the town of Nook, every house is a book. But when a boy who lives in a book of facts meets a girl from a book of fiction, can they ever be together? Find out in this literal, literary tale. Perfect for young readers of any genre.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's...

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January 17, 2021 3 min

When the mess in a child's room becomes a monster, will they be able to defeat it before it devours them? Find out in this exciting, rhyming tale that's perfect for both messy and neat children.

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's chapter book Stitches in Time...

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January 12, 2021 2 min

A child is stuck at home during lockdown and his family is driving him crazy! Can you ever be alone in the middle of a crowd? Turns out you can. This story is told using whimsical rhymes and is perfect for anyone who needs a little alone time.

Has your family had to quarantine?  If so, what did you do when you wanted to be alone? Let me know on Facebook at www.facebook.com/storiesbypeter

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January 4, 2021 2 min

A bee discovers that all the rhymes have gone missing. Can you help her find them? Warning: this tale is both entertaining and infuriating. It's fun and interactive for the whole family.

Did you find all the rhymes, let me know! You can message me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/storiesbypeter

If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, L...

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December 28, 2020 4 min

A family of naughty mice move into Santa's beard without permission. Will Santa evict them on Christmas Eve? Find out in this silly Christmas tale.  It's told in rhyme and is perfect for families of all shapes and sizes, both naughty and nice :)

This special episode is read by Griffin Reynolds, making his voice debut on the podcast. You can hear Griffin play piano in Episode 6: Practice Practice.

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