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An award-winning science podcast for kids and curious adults from American Public Media.
But Why: A Podcast for Curious kids (NPR), But Why is a show led by kids! Kids ask the questions and they find, the answers. It's a big interesting world out there. They tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.
Circle Round (NPR)
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10-to 20 minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
In For Scores, host Jon Burlingame takes listeners on a magical journey into the world of film and television composers, revealing never-before heard special moments behind many of today's most beloved scores.
Mystery Recipe (America's Test Kitchen)
Uncover the fun, fantastical, and fascinating sides of food
Planet Money (NPR)
The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Let's meet up so I can hear what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.
Proof (America's Test Kitchen)
Weird, surprising and funny backstories around food
RadioLab for Kids (WNYC Studios)
Kid-friendly stories curated by Radiolab.
Eleven-year-old Holiday is pulled from the icy waters of Alaska with no memory of who she is or where she came from. Are her mom and dad, really who they say they are? And when she begins to develop incredible abilities, she'll soon discover she's not alone in the world. From the Peabody award-winning creators of The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel and the Peabody award-nominated Treasure Island 2020, comes Six Minutes, a mystery adventure for the whole family. Six minute episodes, twice a week, all year long...and beyond. Produced by Gen-Z Media in partnership with PRX.
Smash Boom Best
Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best.
Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater.
The Way the World Works: A Tuttle Twins podcast tackles current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion. This would be a solid choice for parents that want to teach their kids about Libertarian political principles.
The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel
Listen along as eleven-year-old Mars Patel and his pals JP, Toothpick and Caddie set out on a daring adventure in search of two missing friends. But the mysterious tech billionaire Oliver Pruitt might just have a thing or two to say about their quest... Winner of the Peabody Award, Webby Award and Parents' Choice Gold Award.
What If World
Each week, Mr. Eric takes a "What if?" question from a kid and spins it, into a story for all of you!
Wow in the World (NPR)
Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.
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