Here is a list of 10 of our favorite podcasts for kids. These are great for family listening and to keep the kids entertained and engage their imaginations.
Top podcasts for kids:
A kid-friendly version of the popular Radiolab podcast. It is geared to kids aged 8-12 but your whole family will enjoy it. Hosted by a scientist and teacher, they cover topics from planets to animals, robotics to sports. It’s educational but in an entertaining and engaging way, just like Radiolab.
History made accessible, this podcast uses comedy actors to make history facts fun. We would have all loved history as kids if we listened to this podcast!
NO.3 Circle Round
Folktales from around the world, presented by stage and screen stars and geared toward kids aged 4 to 10. The tales provide lessons for kindness, empathy and other important values. All the episodes include discussion prompts so it’s a perfect way to spark family discussions.
NO.4 Short & Curly
This fun-filled ethics podcast guides kids through moral dilemmas in an engaging and fun way, allowing them to ask Curly questions about technology, school, animals etc. Produced by ABC, the two hosts cover serious topics with lots of time for silliness too. They’re helped by ethicist Matt Bear and some high-profile guests. It can be listened to alone or as a family, with questions to discuss together.
NO.5 Dream Big Podcast
Dream Big aims at inspiring kids to follow their dreams and get past fear of taking action. Hosted by 7-year-old Eva Karpman her mom, Olga, the show is made up of interviews with world-class performers from all over the world who are living their dreams.
A pioneer story podcast for kids, this is a can’t miss. The stories, poems and myths from all over the world are read by professional actors. Entertaining, educational, original storytelling…your family will love it as so many others do.
NO.7 Peace Out
Peace Out delivers short stories to help calm down and relax with visualization and breathing exercises. Perfect for stressed kids and parents, or classroom use, to learn more about self- regulation, mindfulness and relaxation techniques.
NO.8 Wow in the world
Hosted by Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas, this podcast encourages curious children (and parents) to discover the wonders around us. Combining scientific research with fun, listeners will learn about the latest stories in science and tech.
NO.9 Brains On!
Presented in a child-friendly manner, this podcast presents scientific facts in an easy-to-understand, approachable way, making learning fun and exciting for the whole family.
NO.10 Eleanor Amplified
Eleanor is a globe-trotting reporter and she invites you to come along on her fascinating adventures. The show is well-produced with music and rich sound effects. Quality journalism for the adventurer in all of us.