Listening to a podcast can be beneficial for you and your kids.
It can replace or minimize screen time. It can also keep the kids entertained during the long drive or a sort of bonding for the family.
But most of all, it can help your kids academically.
Your kids and even you can learn science, history and so much by just listening to a podcast
With lots of podcasts for kids online, we narrow them down and made the top 17 podcasts for kids. You can find on the list different interest that your kid may be in.
We also divided the list into categories for better references.
So take a look of our review as a sneak peek of what to expect on the podcast for kids listed below.
Welcome to "Brains On Science" podcast- where childhood curiosity meets hardcore science! It's your go-to kiddie-conundrum-cracker and fun-fact-unfolder! Hosted by splendid science aficionados, ready to stir your thoughts and tickle your tiny neurons. Tune in with your busy-little-beavers as they wade through the wonders of chemistry, biology, and everything in between! This podcast is no Dr. Seussian fiction, but pure, unadulterated, madcap science, custom-built for our future Einsteins. Join the great 'mind-boggling sci-fest', with a generous dash of humour and pinch of awe. Episodes like "Your snot, saliva, and the Genesis of the Universe," will leave your kiddos laughing while learning. People, be warned, rainbow unicorns DON’T exist. But on "Brains On," even the most trivial questions meet the most exciting answers!
Nod off in the whimsical world of the Stories Podcast: A Bedtime Show for Kids of All Ages, where fluffy dragon dreams meet quirky fairy-tale narrations! Our host greets starry-eyed youths and nostalgic adults using the versatile power of storytelling, setting a new standard for the classic bedtime routine. This podcast, my dear sleepy heads, transforms the dull time between brushing your teeth and getting into your PJs into a magical fable parade! Each episode features stories told with a modern twist, packed with captivating characters on thrilling adventures. So folks, pop in those earbuds and drift off to dreamland with enchanting fables, whimsical fairy tales and much more. The only podcast where Snooze Town is the final destination!
Get ready to tuck your kiddos in with Storynory Audio Stories For Kids, the podcast that's as magical as the tooth fairy, but way more consistent! Hosted by everyone's favourite radio Aunty, Natasha Gostwick, she's given up the grind of everyday life to read your little ones some fascinating stories. Mixing classic fairy tales with brand new yarns, this podcast is like a bag of jelly beans for your child's imagination. Whisk your wee ones to slumberland with enchanting episodes like Princess Talia and the Dragon. Embracing the joy of imperfections with dragon-sized life lessons. So buckle up mom and dad, bed-time's never been this swoon worthy before. Is it okay for adults to sneak a listen? Absolutely, no judgement here!
"But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids" is hosted by the almost grown-up Jane Lindholm, who too wonders why socks always go missing in the dryer. This eclectic podcast is swamped in curiosity, just like its primary audience - Kids crazy for knowledge! Jane, using her adult-y wisdom, answers burning questions from children all over the world, covering everything from "Why do dogs wag their tails?" to "Why is pizza so delicious?" It's like a candy-filled piñata, exploding with fun facts and intriguing ideas, leaving its young listeners stupefied in awe, and occasionally tumbling down in laughter. So, if you're a curious cat...uum...kid, buckle up for a mind-boggling ride with "But Why", and remember it's not designed to put you to sleep. Adult supervision recommended, they might just learn something!
"Dream Big Podcast for Kids" is the brainchild of the dynamic duo, Eva and Olga Karpman- the coolest mom-kid team since cookies met milk. Hosted by 7-year-old Eva with some sprinkles of sage insights from mom Olga, they set out on the noble quest of inspiring kids the world over. The podcast is a card-carrying member of the 'cutest-things-ever' club and aims squarely at ambitious ankle-biters who aspire to let their dreams fly high. Buckle up for content that bursts with interviews from world-class super-achievers who don daily capes. Our personal favorite? The episode where Astronaut Chris Hadfield spills the astro-beans on life in space. Prepare to blast off to a universe of inspiration, all from the comfort of your coziest PJs.
Welcome aboard the fun-filled science-express - 'Tumble Science Podcast for Kids!' Here, our locomotive scientists, host Lindsay Patterson and co-host Marshall Escamilla, take kiddos on an exhilarating journey through the weird and wonderful world of science. From chats about Mars to singing about sea slugs, they've got it all! Tumble's mission? Making science accessible, relatable, and funnier than watching a penguin waddle – perfect for curious kiddos and grown-ups who never really grew up. Renowned for the 'Mystery of the Dancing Plague' episode, where high-stakes medieval dance-offs are demystified. Listen, if only to discover why shared boogie fever could be lethal. Tune in to Tumble, where science feels like hearing your first, awe-inspiring knock-knock joke!
Like a party-sized bag of jellybeans, TED Talks Kids and Family Podcast is full of colorful wisdom bombs, enjoyable for all, and not just for the toddler brigade. Whether you're a parent trapped in the puzzling world of preteens or a teen grappling with geometry homework, this podcast has got something for you. Engaging, enlightening, and occasionally hilarious, it's like a high-five for your brain. From science experiments that won't burn the house down to navigating the minefield of first friendships, TED's got you covered. This isn't just bedtime stories; it's fun-sized wisdom, expertly woven into real-life narratives. Tune in and explore dimensions of family and childhood hitherto unchartered on your GPS. Ratings: PG-10 (intellectual content may blow minds under 10).
'Welcome to the wacky universe of 'What If World - Stories for Kids,' a magical podcast where reality bends, stretches and gets a complete funhouse makeover! Hosted by Eric O’Keeffe (more fun-loving sheriff than stuffy teacher), this podcast uses kids' eccentric 'what if' questions to spin hilarious, imaginative tales. From trekking in a spaghetti jungle to mermaids shopping at the mall, it's a wild carpet ride into kid-approved absurdity! And it’s not just chuckles and belly laughs; these tales are woven with significant life lessons and values. So if you've got young ones, this is their golden ticket to a land where creativity fires on all cylinders. In this playground of limitless ‘What If’, they'll learn, laugh, and realize that the world is as exciting as their wildest dreams. Tune in and buckle up for a tempest of fun!'
"Smash Boom Best' is the heavyweight champ of hilarious, head-to-head debates. Hosted by Molly Bloom, this podcast pits two ideas against each other, like Zombies vs. Werewolves or Chocolate vs. Cheese, in a battle for the ages! Created for curious kids and their grow-ups (but let's face it, we all love a spirited debate), it's a show that feeds your brain with laugh-out-loud enlightenment. Get ready to cast your vote as the hosts, with help from real kid judges, grapple with everything from the audaciously cosmic to the suspiciously mundane. An episode not to miss is Pizza vs. Tacos: an epic face-off where the only thing more crunchy than the debate is the food itself! Who said learning can't be a fiery, fun-filled brawl?
Welcome to "The Fighter and The Kid", a podcast hosted by a dynamic duo, professional punch-thrower Brendan Schaub, and comedic genius Bryan Callen. Brace yourself for a heavy dose of hilarity with a knockout punch of insight. It's a unique blend of MMA insights, pop culture deep-dives, and serendipitous witticisms. Are you into biting humor and keen observations delivered with a one-two punch? Then this is a podcast tailored to you! The duo tackles topics from MMA fights to quirky tales from Hollywood and everything in between. Do you fancy an episode titled 'Destruction & Screech'? Sounds nonsensical, right? But wait 'til you hear the full show! Listen in, and be part of this ultimate comedic sparring session!
'Racing into the realm of ancient myths and legends, Greeking Out from National Geographic Kids is a true Odyssey for little philosophers! Guided by the mighty Zeus (a.k.a. Kenny Curtis) and the witty Hera(a.k.a. Becky Baines), kids are transported to Olympus, tackling mind-boggling tales from Greek mythology. This wildly inventive podcast champions curiosity, as it muses about Herculean tasks and dishes out Delphic predictions. The oracles predict it's perfect for youthful adventurers with an interest in tales as old as time! Fair warning, though, your tiny listener may start referring to their siblings as "mortal fools". Greeking Out—an epic podcast that reminds us humans, it's all Greek sometimes! Kid-tested and Zeus-approved, this is one podcast you won't want to miss!'
Blast off with "The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids", a podcast as out-of-this-world exciting as its title suggests! Buckle up, adventure hungry earthlings aged 6-12, as we join Finn and his friends on a fun, intergalactic escapade. Hosted by Jonathan Messinger, who presumably took a detour from Earth to entertain young minds, the podcast takes listeners on a cosmic rollercoaster of questing, problem-solving and (pretty laughable) alien encounters. So what's the deal, other than instigating space-envy? Well, it's about making science fiction a child's play! Each episode brings imaginative storytelling that tickles those curiosity buds with hints of science and lots of playfulness. So kiddos, if you're ready to board this stellar storyline, Finn Caspian's offbeat universe is just a play button away!
Welcome to the world of 'Little Stories for Tiny People' - a podcast with tall tales for short attention spans! Hosted by the master of storytelling, Rhea Pechter, who we suspect might be secretly a magical fairy. As its pint-sized name suggests, this podcast targets the youngest audience members, from toddlers to elementary school kiddies. These enchanting stories are not just cookie-cutter fairy tales, oh no, they orbit around interesting themes like animals throwing parties and miniature snails on daring adventures. Bursting with wit, charm, and a dash of unexpected humor sprinkled in for the adults, it's set to send little imaginations soaring to new heights. Now who said bedtime stories were just for nighttime? Tune in, and let the magic unfold!
Say hello to "Big Life Kids Podcast," a wacky, wisdom-packed audio fiesta designed for the spirited young minds out there. Hosted by the fab duo Leo and Zara, this podcast is as educational as a dictionary on roller-skates! The hosts don't just narrate stories; they give your imagination a high-five by sprinkling in lessons on resilience, empathy, and growth mindset! Each episode leaves kids smarter than a fifth grader in a tweed suit and parents with new tricks up their sleeves. Fancied an episode about dealing with fears learned from an astronaut? They’ve got it. Wished for a lively chat about handling school pressure? Checkmate! 'Big Life Kids Podcast', seamlessly blending fun and learning, is your personal guide to raising a 21st-century superstar!
"Classics For Kids - think of it as the Mozart of podcasting, and you'll be in the right symphony, or should I say vicinity! Hosted by the ever-enthusiastic Naomi Lewin, this podcast knows how to take Bach from the baroque and bring it to the playroom. Lewin is like that groovy music teacher we all wished we had (no recorder drills here, folks!). Aimed at the young, and young at heart, this podcast makes the works of the great composers digestible for all - chewing is optional! Expect epic composer profiles, toe-tapping discussions on music history and lively orchestral performances that'll have you conducting from your living room. Tune in for episodes like 'Handel's Water Music: Not for the Shower’ and become a classical music aficionado. Curtain up, it's showtime!"
"Meet The Past and The Curious: a brainchild of passionate storytellers who've swapped campfires for mics! In their quest to enlighten and entertain, these folks rustle up a mélange of the weirdest, quaintest, and most eyebrow-raising tales from history. Built for the curious, by the curious, this podcast hits the bullseye for inquisitive minds of all ages. With a side of sass, they serve up hearty, meaningful content that dances across decades (or centuries!). Episodes like "Blimps and Dirigibles? More Like Bimps and Dirigibl-lols!", where ballooning takes a historical detour, offer fascinating insights wrapped in laughter. So tune in, chums, as history awaits, full of quirkiness and charm!"
Get the kiddos ready for story time, 'coz the Reading With Your Kids Podcast is here! Hosted by everyone's favorite Boston-based reading enthusiast, Jed Doherty, this adorable gabfest is a lively fusion of literature and laughter, designed exclusively for families who treasure a fabulous page-turner! Featuring a diverse tapestry of children's authors and their charming tales, this podcast transforms everyday family car rides into magical adventures. You see, Jed doesn't just read stories; he makes worlds come alive! Parents might expect sobriety, but be warned, expect outbursts of giggles and wide-eyed wonder from the backseat! Perfect for parents and children aged 3 to 8, each episode is a delightful passport to the magical land of stories. Listen in, and dive headfirst into the enchanting world of Reading With Your Kids. Nothing brings smiles like a shared story, right?
"Catch some Z's while learning about the ABC's of history with the Bedtime History podcast! Hosted by an individual with a passion for keeping the stories of the past alive, this podcast sends listeners to slumberland with tales of historical events and significant figures. It's like a bedtime story for the inquisitive minds from 5 to 105! Bedtime History blends teaching with tranquility, serving both knowledge and peaceful slumber on the same silver platter. For those fascinated by moon landings, ancient pharaohs, or legendary athletes, this podcast is your nightly passport to dreamland. Unmissable episode? 'Zzzzz... The History Of Sleep', a snoozetastic exploration of sleep through the ages. Pro tip: don’t bring coffee for this one. Kick off your shoes, snuggle in, and travel back in time with history's greatest lullaby!"
"Kids Bible Stories, hosted by a hilarious duo with a knack for turning ancient scripture into kid-friendly giggles! On a mission to rivet the miniature masses, they ditched the holy robes for headphones! Opting for parables over playdates, they conjure a fun, educational melody of Biblical narratives that’ll make you wish you were back in Sunday School. Although it carries a 'PG - Parental Guidance' label (or should we say 'PG - Parable Guidance), it's intended for children who appreciate cartoon versions of Goliath over Goliath himself. But hold onto your fig leaves - your kids will learn historic tales featuring big whales, and even bigger life lessons! Tune in for an Eden-esque adventure into pivotal passages, complete with laughter, life morals, and, of course, loveable, loony hosts!"
Fasten your humor belts for 'Bodega Boys', a real slice of uptown NYC life hosted by dynamic duo and Bronx natives Desus Nice and The Kid Mero. Dump the chiropractor, folks - they promise laughter, the best medicine! Offering whirlwinds of witty banter, pop culture critiques, and political satire, these hilarious podcast jesters will lead you on a sound-fueled tour of the universe, one laugh at a time. Designed for anyone who appreciates top-notch jesting and expert level ridiculousness. One unmissable episode? 'Smacked City.' Therein, our urban sages opine on everything from new-age cereal to gentrification. You never knew you needed their unique take - but trust us, you do. Tune in for your 'Bodega Boys' fix, and prepare to laugh your socks off!
'KidNuz: News For Kids' is a podcast that could give the morning news a run for its money! Delivered by four Emmy-winning journalists, these are no ordinary bedtime stories. This podcast takes you on a whip-around-the-world trip, delivering news bites curated just for the kiddos. It's like quenching their curiosity with a fun, interactive history lesson. Created for those pint-sized people with big questions and even bigger imaginations, this podcast is 'kid tested, parent approved'. From global events to science explorations, geography, and more, there's something to tickle every young brain cell. The best episode? Try 'where the wild things roam'. Mars Rover, we're looking at you. Tune in and turn your little one into a news nerd today.
Sleep Tight Stories, a podcast guaranteed to give you nocturnal nirvana, is the brainchild of an adoring couple who have a penchant for weaving bedtime tales. Sheryl and Clark MacLeod are your warm and whimsical hosts, as they spin soothing fables that aid in sending your little dreamers off to a peaceful slumber. A hit amongst weary parents, this podcast aims to nuzzle its young listeners into a starry sleep. Notable episode ‘The Gnome’s Rainy Day’ is so enchanting, it'll make the Sandman himself jealous. You'll hear gold mines of tranquillising tales, each more enthralling than the last. So tune in to Sleep Tight Stories - because they ensure that when the man in the moon is out, your tike’s lights are promptly out too!
'Got little ears at home in need of entertainment? Tune into Ear Snacks Podcast for Kids! Hosted by the plucky Andrew & Polly, they traded in their rockstar lifestyle for a gig the tooth fairy would envy. You'll find them navigating the rough seas of Questions That Kids Ask, using the power of catchy tunes and humorous chit-chat. Designed for the mini masterminds, this podcast tickles their curiosity and tackles big ideas, all in bite-sized morsels that won't overwhelm. One shining example is their episode on Shadows – what are they even, and why are you stuck with yours? This is just a nugget, listen to the full show for major enlightenment. Prepare for the giggles and 'aha!' moments that Ear Snacks serve up. It's like a fruit salad for your ears, but funnier!'
"Buckle up, kiddos! By Kids For Kids Story Time is a podcast where the young-uns rule, their imagination runs amok, and adults learn a thing or two about unicorns and fairy dust. Narrated by a bunch of brilliant kiddie raconteurs, they weave fascinating tales of action, mystery, and magic that will surely tickle your funny bones and light your imagination on fire. This podcast will take you on thrilling escapades one could only dream of. A fusion of classics, written by scribes of yore, and dazzling tales, spun by these little yarn masters themselves. Perfect for kids, young-at-heart adults, and anyone up for a dose of childlike wonder. So, lean back, let the kids take the wheel, and set off into a whimsical world of storytelling. Now, who's ready for story time?"
Step right up, folks, to the jamboree that is Noodle Loaf, the riveting podcast serving up audio macaroni and cheese for your kids' brains! With maestro Dan Saks at the helm, this show is a merry-go-round of unfiltered fun and sneakily sophisticated learning. Targeting young minds with a thirst for tunes, it doles out music education sprinkled with whimsical wit and wisdom. In its playful episodes, like "Echo Song" and "True False", tiny tots get to explore ear-boggling puzzles and belt out catchy choruses. This podcast is a playground with sound as its sandbox, enhancing musical intelligence while the little ones are too busy giggling! If you doubt an AI's banter, give Noodle Loaf a whirl. It's jingle-jangle joy in a podcast; get ready to edutain those baby Beethovens!