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extra! extra! – Carnation Celebration! a one-sided phone conversation

They say we have an astronomical, astrological double header here, March 20th, to be clear - a Super Moon and ...
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extra! – Librarian Library Lounge – Alliteration Play at the Library

Welcome to the Librarian Library Lounge featuring the fabulous book recommends of Erin Meadows, librarian at the Desert Foothills Library ...
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Sing! – Nonsensilicious – Alliteration Play

Alliterate-ate-ate-ate-ate - On this Nonsensilicious episode we share a great way to remember how to play with alliteration…with our very ...
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#35 – Palindrome Play with Jon Agee

Wow, wow, wow! On this episode we're sailing our sieve to the land of palindromes where we get to meet ...
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Full Interview with Jon Agee

Enjoy our full interview with the master of wordplay, Jon Agee. You'll learn some tips and tricks for creating your ...
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Happy (Belated) Thesaurus Day!

extra! extra! We've got a little extra! nonsense to celebrate Thesaurus Day! On this extra! episode we celebrate words by ...
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#34 – Rhyming Rocks

On this episode we introduce new Buttons & Figs kids who set us sailing to the land of Rhymes…isn't it ...
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Happy Peculiar People Day!

January 10th is Peculiar People Day! What makes you peculiar? Be sure to celebrate all the peculiar people in your ...
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#33 – Adaptation Play – Arizona National Parks

As we adapt to the new year, take a listen to this special episode of adaptation stories written by the ...
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Sing! Food Play with Gunnar Madsen

On this episode we sail our sieve to the land of food and song with award winning children's musician Gunnar ...
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Full Interview with Gunnar Madsen

Enjoy the full, fun interview with musician Gunnar Madsen. Learn about his inspiration for some of the songs on his ...
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extra! – National Park Wordplay – 4th grade pass

On this wordplay extra! we have a real live National Park Ranger, a real live 4th grader, and a couple ...
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Ghost Stories – original spookiness

On this episode Buttons & Figs is proud to feature original ghost stories, for brave kids, by Nathaly and Zoe, ...
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Ghost of podcasts past: Halloween Nonsense

Sail in our way-back sieve to visit the ghost of Halloween past with a listener favorite from 2016 - Halloween ...
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#32 – An Odcast – Take Away Letter Play

On this Odcast episode we sail our sieve to the land of letter take aways...wait, did Alex just steal the ...
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#31 – Ballyhoo!!! Hyperbole Play

Ballyhooooooo!!! You should listen to this episode because it's the most musical, entertaining, funny and colorful episode EVER! On this ...
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Nonsensilicious – The Onomatopoeia Man

Sing along with the Onomatopoeia Man, cuz he's come to town...SQUAWK!  ...
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#30 – Personification Play at the Library

Sail in a sieve to the land of personification at Phoenix Public Library's Burton Barr Central location! Phoenix Public Library ...
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Nonsensilicious – Collective Noun Play

Nonsensilicious episodes are bite-size Buttons & Figs episodes designed to give you a taste, a treat, a wordplay challenge for ...
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#29 – Punny Puns

Lettuce sieve we can sail in our sieve to the land of punny puns! Join us for this punny episode ...
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#28 – Summer at Imagination Inn

School's almost out, summer's almost here, let's sail away in our sieve to the land of....oh no, I think we're ...
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#27 – A Colony of Collective Nouns

Jump aboard our sieve with this army of ants, troop of baboons, bunch of bananas, swarm of bees and litter ...
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#26 – Ricochet Word Play

Stop your dilly-dallying and jump aboard....we're sailing our sieve to the land of Ricochet Words! On this episode we'll explain ...
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#25 – Going on an Onomatopoeia Hunt

We're going on an ONOMATOPOEIA hunt! We can't go over it, we can't go under it....I guess we'll have to ...
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#24 – I Love You Like a Simile

are you silly like a Button and nonsensical like a Fig? On this episode Buttons & Figs is going to ...
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#23 – scat singing with Annette Lowman

sail in a sieve to the land of scat singing. The great jazz singer Annette Lowman travels along sharing tips ...
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#22 – Wacky Waffle nonsense – Shel Silverstein inspires

sail in a sieve to Ms. Weck's class of Wacky Waffles, 3rd graders from the Horace Mann School in Oak ...
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Happy Halloween!!!

spooky, spoooky, spoooookkkyy! ...
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#21 – Funny Girls – Interview with Betsy Bird

sail in a sieve to the land of Funny Girls! Our funny girls interview the funny librarian, author, and fellow ...
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#20 – Tongue Twisters at the Library

sail in a sieve, with this last bit of summer nonsense, back to the Oak Park Public Library! using inspiration ...
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#19 – Math Nonsense

sail in a sieve with twin 8 year old hosts Luke and Oliver....or is it Oliver and Luke?!  to the ...
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#18 – Jokes at the Library

sail in a sieve for jokes at the library! the Oak Park Public Library invited Buttons & Figs in for ...
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#18 – explore – discover more podcasts

here's a downloadable brochure with just a few great kids' podcasts and some help to get you listening today!  listening ...
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#17 – Crazy Cars

rev up that sieve and #hittheroad with the buttons & figs kids as they share "Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems" by ...
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#16 – Gertrude is Gertrude

sail in a sieve, because, as everyone knows, sieve is a sieve is a sieve is a sieve.....listen to the ...
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#15 – Seven Wonder Flags – Design Thinking

sail in a sieve to Seven Wonder Flags.  WATCH and listen to the Kit-Kats use design thinking to create their ...
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#15 – Seven Wonder Flags

sail in a sieve to Seven Wonder Flags!  listen in as the Kit-Kats, Mr. Kaegi's 2nd grade class in oak ...
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#14 – Blackhawk nonsense

sail in a sieve to the land of Blackhawk nonsense!  these 2nd graders have a little fun with the highlights ...
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extra – happy valentine’s day

here's a little nonsense extra, extra....an interview with Patrick the Squink.  apparently, his favorite holiday is valentine's day!  capers anyone?! ...
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#13 – Rube Goldberg Machines

Sail in a sieve with the Buttons & Figs kids to the land of Rube Goldberg Machines! Kids find inspiration from Rube ...
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#12 – BFG

sail in a sieve to the land of giants to hear a great recommendation for Roald Dahl's book, "The BFG" ...
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#11 – Sandburg – part 2

sail in a sieve back to Rootabaga Country, to the village of creme puffs ...
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#11 – Sandburg – part 1

sail in a sieve to the village of liver and onions in the heart of Rootabaga Country! ...
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extra – something

an extra, extra bit of nonsense.  it's something alright.  take a little listen ...
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#10 – limericks

sail in the seive to the land of limericks!  On this episode the kids share Edward Lear limericks and have ...
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#9 – over the button and through the fig

sail in a sieve Over the Button and Through the Fig...to the Podcast they go!  ho! ...
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#8 – alliteration

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to the land of alliteration...alright?! btw...has anyone seen a woodchuck around here?! ...
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sing! – Justin Roberts sings about being bored

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to the land of...what?!  NO! Not that!!!  oh, fine...the land of boredom. On ...
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#7 – dreams

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to the land of dreams....did you know a dream is like a podcast?!  ...
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#6 episode – Jabberwocky

Sail in a sieve to capture a Jabberwocky!  Listen as these kids try and figure out the meaning of Lewis ...
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spooky podcast – Halloween Nonsense

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to the land of Halloween Nonsense.....baaaahahahaha! This is a special episode hosted by ...
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#5 podcast – Portmanteau Words

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to the land of nonsense tools to explore portmanteau words! ...
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#4 podcast – Alligator Pie

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to get a slice of Alligator Pie! ...
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#3 podcast – Moose, Alpaca

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to the land of nonsense songs.  have you met a moose today? ...
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#2 podcast – Sing a Song of Sixpence

Buttons & Figs sails in a sieve to the land of nursery rhymes...nursery rhymes yearning to rhyme free! ...
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#1 podcast – The Jumblies

listen to the first episode of Buttons & Figs!  sail to the Western Sea with The Jumblies by edward lear ...
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