These Wonderful short stories are sure to please any bored child on a
slow-moving, agonizing, lazy hazy day!
Lessons learned from this disc: Safety, learn your phone number,
Helping around the house is okay, accept others with disabilities, self acceptance (self esteem), tying your shoes takes practice, emphasis on Courage.
Approximate running time: 40 minutes
Harry the Happy Horse:
Oh no! Poor Harry has been taken back to the ranch and he needs to find his way back home. Luckily some barn animals befriend Harry and help him make a phone call. Good thing Harry knows his phone number!
Mom makes him do chores, poor little Jim! Don't worry. He's learning to help around the house and earning some pet fish too!
Betsy, the Angel has an injured wing and cannot fly so she needs to use an Angel Car for a short while. All the other angels make fun of Betsy and her car, but soon realize how wonderful her angel car is once they see her help baby Justin.
Rainbows & Elephants:
What happens when an elephant doesn't like his boring, grey color? You'll have to listen to the story, but by the end you'll realize that the elephant happily accepts who he is. Self acceptance.
Bubble Gum Dreams:
Don't expect to learn anything during this story! It's a goofy story with goofy laughs ! What would you do with a mountain of bubble gum? Make a great, big bubble of course!
Jade left Hawaii and is visiting family in New Jersey, but soon realizes he needs to trade his sandals for shoes with laces! Oh no! What happened to the easy life? It's ok. Jade learns how to tie his boots and is even surprised when he gets good enough to teach a friend!
Ed the elephant and Max the mouse are the best of friends! When Oscar the clown dog comes to the circus they soon discover that they need to all get along and "share" their friendship. By the end of the story, Ed picks up his friend Max with his trunk and they make up. All are friends together. Tree House Party: Two kittens, Katy and Jody, decide to build a tree house so they can have a better chance at catching the local birds. "We don't need any help" seems to be the theme of this story. But when Katy and Jody's tree house starts to fall apart, the birds are laughing while offering to help the kittens build a better home. Finally the kittens allow the birds to help and in the end have a tea party with the birds to thank them for their help. Looks like they caught the birds after all !
The House on the Hill
It's a walking garden! ... it's a Flower Monster! The little boy Charlie never expected to see a creature at his favorite place, "the house on the hill". At this special place, Charlie receives good advice from his Flower Monster friend of how to get along with kids that are teasing him in school. This is a very peaceful story of getting along with others.
My Pal, Shadow Little Elizabeth's family is moving away because her dad got a new job. She befriends, "Shadow" who just happens to be a real shadow. Shadow notices Elizabeth is having a hard time making new friends and offers to fly her back to the old neighborhood. He encourages her to keep her old friends while making an effort to make new friends. Her Pal, Shadow, helps her become happy again like any good pal would.