Free Libby & Dish Story for Conservation Week!
This week at Sparkle, we're looking at one thing each of us can do to help our beautiful planet. There are so many small things we can change to help the earth be healthier and cleaner and happier.
Announcing: Libby & Dish's Good-Deed-a-Day Club!
For Our Californian Friends: a Story about Fire and Loss
The images are all over the news, and stories of the blaze are surely being talked about at school — so we encourage you all to meet your child's natural anxiety and fear with empathy, reassurance and then, if appropriate, some agency.
Three Free Stories for Thanksgiving
In this post, you'll find three free stories, all of which share a bit of inspiration — for appreciative eating and for the connection that comes with sharing a meal with others. Enjoy!
Helping Children with Fear at Halloween
We have found that stories are the most effective and enduring way to help children process — and then release — these images so they can enjoy all the magic and fun the season has to offer. Here are two stories that we think might help.
Homeschool Back-to-School! A Free Story to Celebrate
It's back-to-school time for kids all over!
Back-to-School Support! Four Free Stories plus a Downloadable Guide
The Sparkle Back-to-School Guide for Parents and Teachers!
Free Story Collection: For the Love of Spice: Georgia Bean's Method for Minding Mice
How does Georgia Bean manage to love and care for so many mice? Even the most spirited, "spicy" ones?
Meet "Libby & Dish"
We've created three sweet stories to introduce the characters in their urban world. Would you like to have a taste?
Difference, Violence, and the Events of Charlottesville
Two years ago we posted the three free stories below from our "Diversity" collection. After the events of this past weekend, we feel they are relevant and will offer talking points for families.
TWO FREE Stories for Mother's Day
Here at Sparkle we have five mamas on our team, so we know how nice it is as a mother to be recognized every once in awhile for all the work a mother does.
Three FREE Valentine's Day Stories
Valentine's is just a few days away and we've got a whole line up of wonderful stories to inspire love and compassion.
Tips for Creating Your Own Day of Rest
Many of us in Sparkle Land are creating our own day of rest for 2017. Some of us are choosing Saturday, some Sunday. Some of us are starting with “no business work” like Martin and Sylvia’s family, and some of us are starting with “no cleaning.”
A NEW Hanukkah Story — Little Hammer, the Nubian Ibex
This week at Sparkle we are excited to honor and celebrate the "Festival of Lights" with this NEW Hanukkah story.
Sparkle Stories for Advent (including 2 Free Stories!)
We offer nearly 100 audio stories for Christmas and Advent!
Announcing: the Junkyard Tales Audio Advent Calendar!
We are so excited to launch our newest collection for Advent: The Junkyard Tales Audio Advent Calendar!
Find Calm, Reach Out, and Then — Do Something Brave
Let us take a moment to find calm.
Healing the National Rift — A Story to Help Children & Families Post-Election
How do you bridge the gap?
Our Five Best Halloween Stories - for Free!
Stories to inspire Halloween wonder
The newest "How to Be Super" Series: the Light of Olympus!
We are so excited to announce that the latest How to Be Super series has launched!