Story Village with Aunti Oni

Listen, dance, and sing along with this delightful, family-friendly podcast. New episodes drop bi-weekly offering amazing stories, poetry, and world music. Aunti Oni shares her favorite classic to modern stories with a new age spin for today's generation.

Take a storytime break in your home, listen on a car trip, discuss in classrooms, or use it as a storytelling resource. Story Village with Aunti Oni is for children of all ages, families, educators, and storytellers.

Produced, created, developed, voiced, and written by Webby award-winning voice talent, Oni Lasana, is an international storyteller, author, poet, musician, historical reenactor, performing, and teaching artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Tobago.

Kids & Family
Stories for Kids
Society & Culture
1
Charm Words "I Love My Family and Friends"
4 min
2
Charm Words "Whatever I Do, I give My Best"
4 min
3
Charm Words "I am Thankful Being Who I Am"
4 min
4
Charm Words "I Have People Who Love & Respect Me"
3 min
5
Introducing Charm Words "I Choose to Think Posi...
3 min
6
50: Gumbo Soup!
A revision of the European tale, Stone Soup
12 min
7
49: A Library & A Poem
Nikki Giovanni's latest poetry for children on love of books and poetry.
6 min
8
48: Colors of Friendship
Native American folktale on unity
11 min
9
47: Hi Anansi!
Hello from around the world with Ashanti folk legend, Kweku Anansi.
6 min
10
46: Who Will Be?
A Liberian folktale
10 min
11
45: UBUNTU!
Zulu saying: I am because we are, we are because I am
11 min
12
44: The Sparrow & The Farm Child's Lullaby
Two of Paul Laurence Dunbar's nature and children's poems.
6 min
13
43: The Frog Who Wanted To Be A Singer
Always follow your dreams.
12 min
14
42: Martin Luther King Jr.
A story poem about the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
12 min
15
41: 2022 Hello & Thank You
Thank you and big ups from Aunti Oni
6 min
16
40: Pulling Together
A classic Russian folktale
11 min
17
39: How Brer Rabbit Lost His Fine Bushy Tail
Classic African American folktale
9 min
18
38: 2 Warriors
Classic Irish Folktale
8 min
19
37: Butterfly Friends
No matter the color, make friends with one another.
10 min
20
36: The Boy Who Always Won
Modern folktale, Madrid, Spain
8 min
21
35: Shine On!
Philippines/German/Hmong Folktale
11 min
22
34: The Window
A classic folktale on kindness.
8 min
23
33: Story Village Cheer!
Story Village Cheer!
6 min
24
32: Seasons of Life
Classic Folktale
6 min
25
31: Don't Quit!
A classic poem
5 min
26
30:Anansi's Children
Ghanaian Folktale
10 min
27
29: Old Clay Pot
A Brazilian Folktale
7 min
28
28: The Roti Lady
A Kama Muta Story
8 min
29
27: Second Language
Hispanic Folktale
9 min
30
26: Stylin' Susie
Bald is beautiful!
8 min
31
25: Crawfish Delight!
Enemies to friends
9 min
32
24: Teamwork Makes The Dreamwork
Pull Johnny!
7 min
33
23: Everything's Connected
Classic African Folktale
9 min
34
22: One Coin
A Kashmir Folktale
8 min
35
21: Miss Ant & Mr. Grasshopper
Aesop Fable
10 min
36
20: Milkmaid & Bucket O' Milk
Aesop Fable
5 min
37
19: Hey Aesop!
A Sing-along Song
4 min
38
18: King Lion's Dance
De' Critters Dance by Paul Laurence Dunbar
6 min
39
17: Bits & Pieces
Cornbread & Black Eye Peas & The Swatting of A Fly
5 min
40
16: How The Story Man Found A Story
Baba Jamal Koram, The Storyman
10 min
41
`15: A Farmer, His Son and Their Mule
A Aesop Fable
6 min
42
14: Peace & War
Classic Asian Folktale
10 min
43
13: The Sandman & Johnny Speaks
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
4 min
44
12: Annie Mae Jumps The Broom
A Juneteenth Love Story
13 min
45
11: racing against the sun/foundation-wise:rock...
by Nikki Giovanni
4 min
46
10: A Cabin Tale
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
7 min
47
9: Why Anansi Has A Small Waist
Classic African Folktale
11 min
48
8: The Palm & The Poui
A Tobago Tale by Oni Lasana
8 min
49
7: Signifying Monkey
African & American Folktale
7 min
50
6: Reggie Rascal
by Pat Mclean-Smith
10 min
51
5: My Friend
by Author Unknown
3 min
52
Promo: Aunti Oni Shout Out!
Welcome to Story Village
1 min
53
1: The Girl Who Loves Hip Hop
Music is life!
3 min
54
2: Beautiful As You Are
Love yourself, everyone else is already taken!
5 min
55
4: The Jealous Farmer
Shake off dirt & stomp it in the ground, don't let anyone bring you down.
5 min
56
3: Zuri The Fairy
Hear her hair-story!
5 min