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Join Rebecca and Momo McSquirrel as they bring traditional virtues to modern kids through fun and engaging stories! Young hearts and minds are formed by the stories they are told which is why each original episode will highlight a traditional virtue such as courage, grace, and beauty along with fun, original songs! Simple discussion questions are asked at the end of each episode to help kids think through the virtues presented in the story. If you're interested in subscribing to Letters from Momo, please visit: www.lamplighterkids.com *We're not associated with Lamplighter Ministries

Episode Date
Wisdom: The Young Saddle Merchant and the Sultan’s Palace Act 2
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Join us for the rest of the story about Tariq the young saddle merchant! What will happen to him as he goes to meet with the Sultan? Can he help the Sultan with his problem? What if the Sultan doesn’t like the wisdom that Tariq shares? Find out what wisdom is and why it’s important in this episode!

Discussion questions for kids:

Question 1) Can you think of somebody wise in real life or in a story? What wise decisions did they make?

Question 2) What could have happened if the Sultan didn’t listen to Tariq’s wise advice?

Apr 30, 2021
Wisdom: The Young Saddle Merchant and the Sultan's Palace Act 1
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Today’s story will take you on a journey far away to a city surrounded by hot, sandy deserts. Here in this city a young man named Tariq is known both for the beautiful saddles he makes and also for the wisdom he holds. When the Sultan - the ruler of all the land - hears about this wise saddle maker, he decides to seek his wisdom, as well. Will Tariq be able to help the Sultan with his problem? Or will his fear overcome him? 

Discussion questions for kids:

- We will add discussion questions in Act 2 of this story! 

Apr 14, 2021
Creativity: Bunny Ballerinas and the Great Happy Plan
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Meet Jingle, a bunny who loves ballet dancing almost as much as she loves her older sister, Jubilee. After a very sad mishap, Jingle comes up with an idea that could make everything a little bit better. But… will she be able to do it in time? Join us in this episode to see how using creativity can help make the world a more beautiful place!

Discussion questions for kids:

Question 1) What are your favorite ways to use your creativity?

Question 2) Can you think of anyone who’s used their creativity to make the world a more beautiful place?

Mar 29, 2021
Honesty: An Exciting Adventure for Samira the Cheetah
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Our virtue in this episode is: Honesty! Cheetahs and children are not supposed to play together… at least that’s what Samira’s mom had said ever since she was a young cheetah cub. Find out what happens when Samira accidentally stumbles upon the human village and has an exciting adventure there. Should she tell her mother the truth? What will her mother think? Find out in today’s episode!

Discussion questions for kids:

Question 1) Why is it important to practice honesty?

Question 2) Can you remember a time where you did or didn’t practice honesty? How did it make you feel?

Mar 07, 2021
Diligence: Brando Bird and The Great Acorn Tournament
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Our virtue in this story is: diligence! Brando Bird is very keeps messing up during practice for the Great Acorn Tournament. Even his team mates are annoyed at his constant fumbling. When his dad shares a story with him about what diligence means, it gives Brando an idea. Will it help Brando’s team with the Great Acorn Tournament? Find out in today’s episode!

Discussion questions for kids:

Question 1: What are some goals you have that need diligence to reach them?

Question 2: Have you ever worked very hard to accomplish something? Tell your adult about it!

Feb 22, 2021
Acceptance: A Horse in Unicorn Land
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Our virtue in this story is: Acceptance! Cassup loves being a unicorn in Unicorn Land. The flowers are sweet, the grasses come in all different colors, and the rivers are made of juice. Then, somebody very different moves into their land - a horse family! Will Cassup be able to have fun with the new young horse (who isn't magical), or should she just play with her old friends? Find out in our episode! 


Discussion questions for kids: 

Question 1: When do you feel accepted by others?

Question 2: What are some good ways to show acceptance to people who may look or act differently than you?

Jan 30, 2021
Gentleness: The Surprising Roar that Makes a New Dental Assistant
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Our virtue in this story is: Gentleness! Meet Bonnie, a monkey in the zoo who dreams of becoming a dental assistant. Little does she know that her dream may be closer than she thought when the lion across the way chips his tooth. Will she be able to help him? Will the dentist be gentle enough to fix a lion's tooth? Find out in our episode! 

Discussion questions for kids: 

Question 1: What is gentleness?

Question 2: Do you know someone who is a gentle person?

Jan 14, 2021
Joy: The Winter Rescue Act 2
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Join us on an our final act of Bodie and Braiden's adventure! They will face difficulties, meet an unexpected friend, and find out what it really means to find joy.

Discussion questions for kids: 

Question 1: What or who brings you the most joy?

Question 2: Why is it important to remember that joy waits for us on the other side of sadness?

Dec 13, 2020
Joy: The Winter Rescue Act 1
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Join us on an epic adventure today as twin brothers Bodie and Braiden decide to rescue their dear Grandma Evie from a sneaky fox. They learn along the way that joy doesn’t always come easy, especially when something you love has been taken. Will they get through the forest safely? Will they find the sneaky fox? Find out in our episode!

Discussion Questions for Kids:

  • Find them in our next episode!
Dec 08, 2020
Holiday Announcement: Letters from Momo is Here!
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Letters from Momo is a once-a-month, snail-mail subscription service where Momo writes to his fans about virtues! To subscribe or learn more about Letters from Momo, please visit www.lamplighterkids.com! 

Dec 01, 2020
Thankfulness: What Happened at Benjamin’s Amazing and Altogether Fun and Fantastic Toy Shop
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Our virtue in this episode is: Thankfulness! Prince Filipe loves buying toys from Benjamin - the greatest toymaker in town. One day while shopping for yet another toy, Prince Filipe meets Luciana, the toymaker’s assistant. Little does he know that this new friend will teach him some big lessons about thankfulness!

Discussion questions for kids:

Question 1: Can you think of 3 things that you are thankful for?

Question 2: Do you think it’s harder to be thankful when you have a lot or a little?

Nov 25, 2020
Kindness: Gary the Garden Gnome and His Pumpkin Home
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Our virtue in this episode is: Kindness! Gary is a beloved garden gnome. His bright clothes and happy face bring joy to all the kids who walk by his garden. Then a large autumn storm blows through, causing the gardener to forget to put Gary back in the shed for the winter. Will Gary have to spend the long cold winter outside? Find out what happens in today’s episode!

Discussion questions for kids:

Questions 1: Can you think of someone who has shown you kindness? How did they show you kindness?

Question 2: How can you show kindness to someone around you today?

Oct 27, 2020
Teach Your Kids About Virtues!
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Our mission at Lamplighter Kids is simple: we want to give children a trusted source of fun entertainment that also showcases strong character. Listen to a Lamplighter story today! For more information or to sign up for Letters from Momo, please visit: www.lamplighterkids.com!
Oct 26, 2020
Humility: A Race Car Dream Come True
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Our virtue in this episode is: Humility! Meet FireFlash - the fastest race car in the world! He is very popular among cars everywhere, but one night learns that there's more than just racing and fame when he meets a young car named Sam. Will FireFlash choose humility and help Sam achieve his race car dreams? Find out in our episode!

Discussion questions for kids: 

Question 1: What does it mean to practice humility?

Quesiton 2: Can you think of someone in a book or a movie or in real life who practiced humility? 

Sep 22, 2020
Presence: The Wise Old Tree and the Very Busy Gardener
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Our virtue in this episode is: Presence! Up on a quiet hill in the middle of a busy city lives an old wise tree. She loved living life slowly, and wanted to help others to do the same. One day she decided that she needed to help the park’s gardener, who was always very busy, to enjoy the sunrise happening right in front of him. Come listen and see what can happen when we slow down and enjoy the beauty all around us!  

Discussion questions for kids: 

1) What are some of the things that you like to enjoy in your life?

2) How does it make you feel when you notice the beautiful things around you?

Aug 22, 2020
Love: Ninja Dog Island and the Boy Who Needed a Friend
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Our virtue in this episode is: Love! Come visit Ninja Dog Island off the coast of Japan where many dogs are training to find their future families. Michi is one of those Ninja Dogs, dreaming of the day when he'll find his forever home. When will that day come? What kind of family will need him? Will he be able to love and defend his new family? Find out in today's episode! 

Discussion questions for kids: 

Question 1: Who are the people that you love most in your life? How do they make you feel?

Question 2: What are some ways you can show those people you love them?

Jul 20, 2020
Patience: The Hermit Crab Who Waited for a Shell
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Our virtue in this episode is: Patience! Follow Jerome the Hermit Crab as he longs for a new shell for his home. Every day he looks in the tide pools to see if any shiny new shells have washed up, but every day he is disappointed. Will he find a new shell before he gets noticed by the hungry seagulls? Listen to today's episode to find out!

Discussion questions for kids: 

Question 1) Can you remember a time in your life where you had to have patience to wait for something good?

Question 2) What does it feel like when you have patience? What does it feel like when you don’t have patience?

Jun 26, 2020
Loyalty: The Llama Discovery in Machu Picchu
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Our virtue in this episode is: Loyalty! Join us high up in the Andes mountains where we meet a pack llama named Flora. She loves her job and especially loves her wonderful owner, Elena. While they are hiking around the ruins of Machu Picchu, they encounter an exciting and dangerous adventure! 

Discussion question for kids:

1) Can you think of someone who is loyal to you? How does it make you feel knowing that they’re loyal to you?

2) Can you think of a character in a movie or book who practiced the virtue of loyalty?

Jun 06, 2020
Hope: How Marco Found his Family After the Storm Act 2
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Our virtue in this episode is: Hope! Join us to hear the rest of the story about Marco and his journey through the jungle. Will he be able to find his way home? Will he ever find out who his first family was or where he came from? Find out in our exciting episode today! 

Discussion questions for kids:

1) Why is it good to have hope?

2) Has there been a time when you’ve felt hopeful even when something bad happened?

May 17, 2020
Hope: How Marco Found his Family After the Storm Act 1
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Our virtue in this episode is: Hope! Meet Marco, a boy who lives in an amazing hot air balloon home with his kind caregivers, Don and Elizabeth. They had found him alone in the jungle as a young boy and took him into their lives and hearts. Come join us for Act 1 of the story as they try and discover who Marco's first family is... until a large storm interrupts all their plans! 

Discussion questions for kids:

* Find them in the next episode which will conclude this adventure!


May 03, 2020
Resilience: The Big Explosion in Dinosaur Valley
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Our virtue in this episode is: Resilience! Come with us on a prehistoric adventure today. Ella the maiasaura just hatched from her egg and is enjoying the beautiful valley that she lives in when all of the sudden, something surprising happens that could ruin the dinosaurs valley forever. What will the dinosaurs decide to do? Find out in our story today!

Discussion questions for Kids:

Question 1:  Think about a time that something hard happened to you and you had to practice resilience… what did it feel like?

Question 2: Can you think of anybody in a movie, book, or maybe even your life, who has practiced resilience?

Apr 08, 2020
Empathy: The Leprechaun in Fairy Forest Act 2
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Our virtue in this episode is: Empathy! Last time we heard about the two fairy friends Fergus and Fiana and how they found a leprechaun stealing all the four-leaf clovers! How will the three fairy kingdoms react to this news? Will they get their four-leaf clovers back?

Discussion questions for Kids:

Question 1: What does empathy mean?

Question 2: Can you think of a real example when someone showed you empathy? Maybe your mom or dad or a friend? How did it make you feel?

Mar 16, 2020
Empathy: The Leprechaun in Fairy Forest Act 1
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Our virtue in this episode is: Empathy! Join us for Act 1 of an epic adventure featuring fairy kingdoms, mossy forests, four-leaf clovers, and leprechauns. In this episode you will meet the fairy friends Fiana and Fergus and find out what they saw in the forest that will shock all the fairies of the 3 Kingdoms.

Discussion questions for kids:

* Find them in the next episode which will conclude this adventure!

Mar 08, 2020
Friendship: The Lonely Robot who Took Out the Trash
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Our virtue today is: Friendship! Join us as we travel to the future where robots do all the household chores. TR4 is just another robot and... he's very lonely. None of the other robots in the house want to talk or play with him, they are all busy doing their jobs. Will he ever find a friend? Find out in today's episode! 

Discussion questions for kids: 

1) Who are some of your good friends? What do you like about each of those people? 

2) What makes someone a good friend?

Feb 28, 2020
Grace: A Bee and A Shrew Find Dessert in the Desert
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Our virtue today is: Grace! Today's story takes place in the hot desert of Africa. Zuri the shrew loves nothing more than to drink the sweet nectar from the flowers in the springtime, but, just as he finds the last patch of flowers, a mean bee steals them away from him! Will Zuri remain angry at the bee, or will he choose to show her grace and help her when she's in need? Find out in our episode! 

 Discussion questions for kids:

1) What is grace?

2) Has anyone ever given you grace? Has your mom or dad or friend been kind to you even when you have been mean to them? How did that make you feel?

Feb 14, 2020
Perseverance: The Pigeon Choir of Notre Dame
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Our virtue today is: Perseverance! Join us in the beautiful city of Paris where we meet the famous pigeon choir of the Notre Dame. Ever since she was little, Madeline Macron has dreamed of joining the choir but - will she sing well enough during the try-outs to be chosen?  Sometimes reaching your dreams requires a lot more work than you expected! 

Discussion questions for kids: 

1) What are some of your dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up?

2) Have you ever persevered when something got hard? How did it feel when you did that? Was it worth it in the end?

Jan 31, 2020
Bravery: Timothy the Barn Mouse
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Our virtue today is: Bravery! Meet Timothy, a little mouse with a big problem - he is scared of almost everything! He was the last mouse in the world who ever thought he could be brave, but then something happens that helps him change his mind. He realizes that being brave doesn't always mean being big and strong, sometimes you can choose to be brave even when you feel scared! 

Discussion questions for kids:

1) When do you feel scared?

2) What does it look like for you to be brave when you’re scared?

Jan 15, 2020
Compassion: Mortimer and the Christmas Owl
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Our virtue today is: Compassion! Mortimer is a happy old cat, content with his way of life when something happens that shakes up his normal. Join us for a snowy, heart-warming Christmas story and learn more about what it means to have compassion!  

Discussion questions for kids:

1) How do you think Mortimer felt when he saw that the little owl couldn't get out of the stocking on his own?

2) Has anyone ever shown you compassion? How did it make you feel?

Dec 21, 2019
Generosity: The Frost Feast Act 2
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Our virtue today is: Generosity! Join us for the last part of our Frost Feast adventure! Will Aprina be able to collect enough gifts to give to the merchildren across the trench? Will the Frost Feast be saved? Find out what generosity looks like in our story today! 

Discussion questions for kids: 

1) What are some ways you can show generosity to others this season?

2) How do you think it makes others feel when you are generous towards them? 

Dec 14, 2019
Generosity: The Frost Feast Act 1
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Our virtue today is: Generosity! This festive holiday story takes place... underwater! Get to know Aprina, an Arctic mermaid, as she discovers a world she never knew existed, and is faced with a choice she never thought she'd have to make.

Dec 02, 2019
Forgiveness: The Tale of Pokey Town Act 2
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Our virtue today is: Forgiveness! Come hear the second and final part of the Tale of Pokey Town. Thanks to Mertle and Gerty, the hedgehogs have found their missing diamond but... there is a problem. Find out what happens in this exciting and heart-warming episode! 

Discussion questions for kids:

1) What is forgiveness and why is it important to forgive?

2) Have you ever had to forgive someone for hurting you? How did it make you feel after you forgave them? 

Nov 24, 2019
Forgiveness: The Tale of Pokey Town Act 1
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Our virtue today is: Forgiveness! Come hear the first part of the Tale of Pokey Town where you will meet talking hedgehogs! They love their town and they love each other but one morning they wake up to find that something awful had happened! The hedgies of Pokey Town are shocked and angry. What will they do? Find out in our adventure today!  

Nov 21, 2019
Beauty on the Inside: The Surprising Birthday Present
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Our virtue today is: Beauty on the Inside! Join Momo and Rebecca as they tell a story about a young boy who wants a dog more than anything else in the world. Instead of a dog, though, he ends up with a very... surprising present. Find out what happens in our story today! 

Discussion questions for kids:

1) What does it mean to have beauty on the inside?

2) Can you think of anyone you know who is beautiful on the inside? How do they make you feel?


Nov 19, 2019