Weekend Giveaway: Sparkle Stories

Today’s weekend giveaway is for one of our new family favorites: Sparkle Stories!

If you’re looking for a unique gift for the kids in your life, may I suggest this site? The tales are engaging and fun. A subscription make a unique gift that  doesn’t take up any room in the toy box, kids can share, and will give joy week after week.

This giveaway is now closed and winners will be announced Tuesday. Thanks!

The Fleck children are big fans of the Martin and Sylvia stories, but there are many subscription options sure to delight your child!

From the Sparkle Stories website:

“Sparkle is an online resource for high-quality audio stories for children and families. Each week Sparkle Stories delivers delightful audio stories to subscribers around the world.

We offer three original Story Series, plus a fourth Series with classic stories, songs and games, all designed to entertain and inspire the whole family.

Audio stories, or stories told out-loud, are untethered to images viewed on a screen. The child is free and able to paint her own pictures out of her own imagination. She becomes relaxed and entranced – committing herself fully to a fantastic adventure.

Sparkle Stories are fun, Sparkle Stories are inspiring, and Sparkle Stories are good for young minds and spirits! Our stories inspire a sense of wonder and magic in life, encourage creativity and a strong sense of self, and even illuminate common childhood challenges.”

Two Simple Kids winners will receive a 3-month subscription to the full Sparkle Story series

How to Win

To be entered for a chance to win, simply leave a comment in the comment section below!

This giveaway will end at midnight EST Sunday January 5, 2012. Giveaway is now closed.  Thanks you!

The lovely folks at Sparkle Stories are offering a wonderful discount to all Simple Kids readers — $1 for the first month! Choose from one of three Sparkle Stories story packages, and try four weeks of Sparkle goodness for one dollar.   Go to: http://www.sparklestories.com/trysparkle/    Use the magic code 6E32 to receive your discount!.

About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at KElizabethFleck.com.

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  1. Melissa B says:

    I hadn’t heard of Sparkle Stories, but I’m so glad to learn abou them now. My kids (and I) would love them!

  2. Hollister says:

    I’ve been thinking about a subscription for my three young ones. There are many moments in our unschooling days where a Sparkle Story would fit in perfectly. So, we would love to be the recipient of this fantastic giveaway!

  3. Sparkle Stories sound like a lot of fun! My kids would love to be their own “illustrators” of the stories.

  4. We have only recently discovered the world of audio books and I’m seriously in love. Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. Sparkle Stories looks great…I’m sure my kids and I would enjoy them!
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  6. We have been wanting to get Sparkle Stories for a while now!

  7. We’ve been thinking of trying out Sparkle Stories too! My boys are really starting to like the audio books and the Sparkle stories look great. Would be fun to win so we can see what we think.
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  8. We would love to win a 3 mo subscription. I keep trying to find new, interesting ways to entertain my kids. This sounds like a good way to also incorporate a bit of calm, down time in their active days.

  9. Just began homeschooling my son and would love to win this!

  10. I’ve never heard of Sparkle Stories before, but I’m about to check it out! Sounds like something my son and I would enjoy together.

  11. Sounds lovely…

  12. I think my girls would love these stories!

  13. My kids would love to win this! They are big audio story fans :)

  14. I’m a fan already!!

  15. I have heard these mentioned so many times in the past month and I would love to try them for free! The website looks incredible.

  16. Love the “doesn’t take up space” aspect: my littles would totally dig this!

  17. nopinkhere says:

    Cool giveaway!

  18. Oh…I’ve been wanting to subscribe to Sparkle Stories for some time. My kids would love these!

  19. I heard about these from my friend whose son LOVES them! I would love to try them out with my little ones.

  20. My foursome would love this!

  21. I’ve really been wanting to try this out since reading about it on Simple Homeschool. I love reading to my 7 and 4 year old, but it would be fun for me to be on the other side and get to listen to a story alongside them.

  22. Charis Dishman says:

    We recently learned about Sparkle Stories and my 4-year-old has been loving listening to the free sample stories during his naptime. This would be a nice treat for him to have a subscription!!

  23. I just saw these recently and I think my daughter would really enjoy them!

  24. Wow! What a nice giveaway! Thanks!

  25. What a fun idea!
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  26. I have been hearing about Sparkle Stories in a lot of random places lately. Looks like we need to try it out!
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  27. I’ve been wanting to try this!

  28. My three children love listening to stories. Thank you for offering this subscription as a giveaway!

  29. Pipsqueak says:

    I’d love to share Sparkle Stories with my girls.

  30. I’ve had my eye on these for a while. Would LOVE to win this one. Wondering if they would be good for playgroup?
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  31. My kids would love this!

  32. OOOOOO, we would love to win a subscription to Sparkle Stories, found out about it through a friend, and have read some of the free stories and loved them. Thank You!

  33. I love the idea of stories without pictures – just let the imagination take flight!

  34. My son loves to listen to stories and I’ve been looking to expand our library!

  35. we absolutely LOVE sparkle stories! Thanks for posting. :)

  36. I’m excited to try Sparkle Stories for my 3 year daughter and see if it would be a good alternative to her watching a tv show when I nurse the baby.

  37. sounds really fun! i think my toddler would like it and i like that it’s not tied to a screen!

  38. I’ve been wanting to try Sparkle Stories, so this would be a great way to get started! Thank you so much for a generous and fun giveaway!

  39. I would like to win this! Thanks for the giveaway.
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  40. I’ve heard of Sparkle Stories but haven’t given it a try. My daughter loves to listen to the Robert Munsch audio books on the internet, so I know she would love Sparkle Stories!

  41. Megan Shipley says:

    My four & eight yr old would love this!!

  42. I’m sure my kids would enjoy this. Great giveaway, thanks

  43. Thanks for hosting this giveaway! I would love to win a subscription to Sparkle Stories – my boys would loves to hear these stories!

  44. This is an awesome giveaway…thank you!
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  45. I’ve been seeing these Sparkle Stories pop up all over the place and have been curious to check them out. This would be SUCH a blessing! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to win something so fantastic!


  46. Alison Gozna says:

    We have been curious about Sparkle Stories – my three year old loves fairy stories! Thank you…

  47. Oh, I just heard about these a few weeks back. I’d love to give them a try!
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  48. These look fabulous! Thanks so much for the chance to enter!
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  49. Would love to win this! My kids were riveted to the story they listened to free on the site the other day :)

  50. This sounds so cute! My little man is very into audio books right now, this would be perfect! Thank you for the chance to win. :o)