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Act!vated Stories
Family friendly folktales and travel tales
 
Act!vated Stories is presented by Act!vated Story Theatre a national touring theatre troupe for children and their families. Since 1988, the Act!vated Actors have toured the continental US and beyond, bringing live educational theatre to students at schools and libraries. Podcasting comedic folktales to you from somewhere on the road once a month or so since 2006.

Sep 28, 2006

Up, up and away! Visit the Museum of Flight, learn about Leonardo Da Vinci and his plans for a flying machine, and hear the story of "Zoro, the Flying Apprentice".

This week we survived a 27 mile bike ride which took us across the floating bridge and up the hills of Seattle (both ways).

Visit The Museum of Flight

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Sep 21, 2006

Seeking geocaches and "The Most Beautiful Thing in the World". This week the Activated Storytellers come to you from Olympia, WA with a story from China.

"The Most Beautiful Thing in the World" from China

This is one of the stories we use when we conduct one of our weeklong Artist-in-Residency programs in schools. We...


Sep 14, 2006

From the End the Oregon Trail, we discuss pioneers and tell the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Also Zephyr gives a report about "Not Back to School" camp and find out a bit about roadschooling.

Back in 1843 families started heading west. They heard the stories of a better life. They saved up about $900...


Sep 7, 2006

Visiting Eugene, Oregon - home of University of Oregon and the jogging and bicycling capital of the country. Zephyr is away at a camp for homeschooled teens this week, while Dennis (dad) and Kimberly (mom) are visiting relatives and learning the nearly lost craft of food canning. After spending an afternoon picking...