PODCASTS for KIDS (& ADULTS)
Note : Most of these podcasts are produced in the US. I would love recommendations of UK podcasts, as I am passionate about supporting the UK creative industries. Please share your recommendations below in the comments area, UK & International please.xo
CIRCLE TIME – Kids, Age 4-10 – (10/20mins)
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR’s Circle Round is a podcast that adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound and music rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10.
WOW IN THE WORLD – Kids, Age 4-9
Science and technology made irresistible to kids. US Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. They go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.
SCIENCE OF ADVENTURE – Stories for Kids, Age 2-6 (32mins)
Learn fascinating facts about animals and more with Simon the Frog.
THE PAST AND THE CURIOUS – Kids, Age 5-12 (33mins)
This amusing podcast features people telling interesting, little-known stories from history with an emphasis on fun and humour.
THE UNEXPLAINED DISAPPEARANCE OF MARS PATEL – Kids Age 8-12
It is a scripted podcast for kids, performed by kids. It is a fun, high-quality, serial mystery that can be described as ‘Goonies meets Spy Kids meets Stranger Things’ for 8-12 year olds.
BRAINS ON – Kids Ages 4-10 (34mins)
An award-winning science podcast for kids and curious adults from American Public Media.
TUMBLE – Family Science Podcast
Tumble will tell stories about science discoveries, with the help of scientists, Join Lindsay and Marshall as they ask questions, share mysteries, and share what science is all about. Check out this FB video – it’s super sweet.
SIX MINUTES – Kids
An endlessly unfolding drama told in handy six-minute instalments. Perfect for those with short attention spans (like my kids and me !).
ALL SONGS CONSIDERED (34mins) – Teens
A US weekly podcast that covers the latest happenings in their programme ‘New Music Friday’. The also have access to top ranking artists who they interview about how they wrote and created various albums and more in the podcast ‘Our Show’.
CELEBRITY GROUPCHAT (29 mins) – Adults
We all love being in a group chat. They’re a constant source of entertainment. But what do celebs talk about in an all-star group chat? Join the celebs above to hear their banter, and laugh at their expense.
THAT PETER CROUCH PODCAST (18 mins) – Adult humour and strong language. Award winning podcasting from none other than Crouchy and friends.
Cover image credit : (Sabina Hahn for WBUR)