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10 Nature-Themed Stories The Whole Family Will Enjoy

Spring is right around the corner!

The temperatures are warming up and kids are ready to shed their winter coats and enjoy the sunny days ahead.

With the changing season, why not freshen up your family’s Pinna playlist?

Below, we’re sharing 10 delightful stories with a nature theme for kids who love the great outdoors.

Let’s get started.

10 Delightful Stories With A Nature Theme For Kids Who Love The Great Outdoors

1. The Caterpillar and the Polliwog

Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too.

2. Season Isle

10-year-old twins Juniper and Zephyr Hillhouse live in a magical house at the center of an enchanted island divided into four seasons. Sometimes, a problem arising in one season of the island can only be solved with assistance from another season. In these moments of need, the inhabitants of Season Isle turn to the twins for help. Will Juniper and Zeph be able to help the seasons find harmony? Tag along on their quests to find out!

3. Owl Moon

A young child and her father search the moonlit woods for the Great Horned Owl.

4. My Garden

A girl dreams of creating a garden full of chocolate rabbits, flowers that change colors, seashells, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.

5. In the Small, Small Pond

Spring is here in this cheerful introduction to the seasons. Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle, and minnows scatter.

6. Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

It is autumn and Fletcher is worried because his favorite tree is losing its leaves. He wants to help but when the last leaf falls, he feels he has let down a friend...until winter arrives and his tree is transformed.

7. Bear Has a Story to Tell

In this endearing tale of friendship, animals are helped by Bear to get ready for winter. But will they be awake long enough for him to tell his story?

8. Antarctic Antics

Celebrate the slips and slides and swims and glides of delightful penguins in poetry and song.

9. Cloudette

Sometimes being small has its advantages. When Cloudette wants to do something big, she discovers that a little cloud can make a big difference.

10. A House For Hermit Crab

Hermit Crab has outgrown his snug little shell so he finds himself a larger one. And along the way he finds many new friends to decorate and protect it.

The Wrap-Up

Pinna’s audio library is comprehensive and offers something for everyone. The roundup shared above gives you the perfect starting point when you’re in the mood for a listening experience focused on the great outdoors.

We’re all ears!

What is your family’s favorite nature-themed story on Pinna? We’d love to hear from you! Find us on all our social platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest – or email us at

Amy Thetford

Amy Thetford

Amy is a freelance writer and homeschooling mom to her tribe of tiny humans. She's fueled by coffee and the desire to do ALL. THE. THINGS. She blogs about all things motherhood at