Story and Lesson: The Tear Thieves

By Victoria Woelders

Original mom-approved stories created by Victoria Woelders for her kids, and her students. Educational storytelling for the home, the classroom and car rides. Empathy Tales focus on virtues and character-building qualities. Created by Victoria who is a Masters educated Canadian teacher and mom of two great kids. Come join our journey and visit our educational storyteller Victoria Woelders at to learn more.

During the pandemic let’s learn at home. “Less Screens. Listen. Create. Innovate.” Listen to this tale and an educational lesson. A beautiful seed turns into a magical tree called the Tear Tree, yet water trolls called the Tear Thieves learn about the power of this magical tree and steal tears. Come learn about the power of sadness, connection and healing in this gentle story about a woman’s care for those who are stealing tears. Learn more about our podcasts at