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Our Favorite Podcasts for Kids

Wow in the World: The #1 science podcast for kids and their grown-ups. Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz share stories about the latest news in science, technology, and innovation. Stories that give kids hope, agency and make us all say "WOW"!

New episodes come out every Monday for free. Listen 1-week early and to all episodes ad-free with Wondery+, Wondery+ Kids on Apple Podcasts, or Amazon Music with a Prime membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription.

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. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.

The Big Fib: In the era of fake news, kids need to learn to be able to tell what’s true from what’s false. And what better way to do that than a game show that puts kids in the driver’s seat, adults on the hot seat, and a sound-effects robot strapped to the roof? Each week, a kid interviews two experts in a particular topic, one of which is a genuine, credentialed expert, the other a liar. Hilarious and fast-paced, the show teaches kids to ask insightful questions, weigh the evidence before them, and trust their guts.

The Ten News: The Ten News podcast explores topics that kids care about most including events, sports, science, gaming, pop culture, entertainment, and more! With new episodes every Tuesday & Wednesday, The Ten News is a great way for you and your family to stay connected with what’s going on in the world. The Ten News also features some pretty awesome guests; LEGO Masters Judge Amy Corbett, America’s top doctor Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sarah Natochenny, the voice of Ash Ketchum for Pokemon fans, and many more. Our episodes are all about sharing, explaining, and exploring topics that kids want to know more about. We hope you enjoy listening to The Ten News!

Who Smarted: Who Smarted? is a kids-centric educational podcast about history and science. The podcast uses humor, fun sound effects, and characters to teach and inform.

What if the World: What If World is a storytelling podcast for kids. What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Join Abacus P Grumbler, Randall Radbot, and When Indiana Joan as they help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by your questions!

Eleanor Amplified: Eleanor Amplified is an adventure series for the whole family. Listen together as the world-famous radio reporter Eleanor foils devious plots and outwits crafty villains, all in pursuit of the big story… Like all the public media shows you love, Eleanor Amplified is entertaining and informative. Eleanor will spark laughter and conversation the whole family will enjoy, while preparing kids to appreciate journalism and make smart media choices in the future.

Flyest Fables: Flyest Fables brings you anthology style and critically acclaimed hopepunk fables for the 21st century. Created by Morgan Givens.

Stuff You Missed in History Class: Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.

Brains On: Brains On! is an award-winning science podcast for kids and curious adults. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom in the studio to find answers to fascinating questions about the world.  Our mission is to encourage kids’ natural curiosity and wonder using science and history… but there’s no age limit on curiosity. Episodes of Brains On! can be enjoyed by anyone!

The Past and the Curious: A wonderfully funny history podcast for kids and adults!

The Genius Generation: Did you know that the trampoline was invented by a 16-year-old? That popsicles, snowmobiles, and the Braille language were also invented by young people? Join host Danni Washington every week to meet the innovative kids, tweens, and teens who are running their own businesses, making new discoveries, or inventing something new using science.

Kidnuz: 7 minutes, 6 stories, 5 days a week! KidNuz is a fun, fresh, first-of-its-kind kids’ podcast that delivers top-of-mind news every weekday morning. It's age appropriate, nonpartisan, and produced by Emmy-winning broadcast journalists who believe in the importance of engaging kids in current events, encouraging critical thinking, and sparking meaningful conversations.Together with parents and teachers, KidNuz introduces kids to issues that are relevant to them. Or soon will be.

But Why: But Why is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It's a big interesting world out there.On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.Have a question? Send it to us!

Noodle Loaf: Noodle Loaf is an interactive music education podcast for kids that has received the Common Sense Media Selection seal for creating high quality kids content.

Unspookable: a family friendly look at the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Each week host Elise Parisian digs into the history, brain science, and power dynamics behind such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. (Recommended for ages 8+)

Forever Ago: Brains On presents Forever Ago®, a history show for the whole family! Every episode looks into the surprising and fascinating history of things we think are ordinary, but they’re not -- like ice cream flavors, video games, baths and more. We make learning about the past fun while teaching listeners to think critically about history.

The HIstory Chicks: Beckett Graham and Susan Vollenweider: Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

These are some of our top picks for podcasts! If you have any favorites you'd like to see featured on our list, don't hesitate to reach out and let us know!


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