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Podcasts for Kids

Podcasts are a screen-free alternative for learning and enrichment that can take place anywhere, alone or together. Here are some of our favorites for kids and families, available for free.

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Brains On is an award-winning science podcast for kids and their grownups that incorporates lots of kids' voices. A website with photographs, activities, and additional information supplements the show.

 

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The Circle Round podcast offers music- and sound-rich retellings of global folktales narrated by actors from popular media.

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Ear Snacks is the product of award-winning music duo Andrew and Polly, and explores music, science, art and culture in a musical format.

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Eleanor Amplifed is a humorous, informative adventure podcast in serial format.

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Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls is a twenty minute podcast inspired by the popular book series. It shares stories of notable women from the past and present, told by a range of narrators.

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The Molly of Denali podcast is an adventure-comedy series based on the PBS show of the same name, which is the first American show with national distribution to feature an Alaska Native protagonist. Each episode is narrated by Molly with voices of her friends and family, 

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The Story Seeds Podcast celebrates curiosity and imagination by matching real-life kids with professional authors who work to turn their match's idea into a story.

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Wow in the World guides kids and families through thrilling new stories in science and technology with hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz.