our favorite family podcasts.

Families who enjoy podcasts together...stay together.



Listening to audio content is a great way to promote feelings and dive into a new approach to entertainment and discovery. Not only does this offer a new way to consume content, but it is also more likely that your children are to begin a conversation about what they learned, as each episode opens a whole new world of dialogue and intriguing points to show their friends and family. Podcasts are also terrific for bedtime stories, long road trips, and even just spending some quiet time after class work.


As screen time troubles go on the upswing, lots of moms and dads are looking to podcasts as an entertaining (as well as often educational) way to engage kids without the screen. But as kids' audio content has swamped the airwaves, it can be a challenge to find reliable material that's likewise appropriate. Fortunately, we've discovered some excellent kid-friendly podcasts that you and your family members will love tuning in to. If you're not incredibly knowledgeable about exactly how to "do" podcasts, check out this overview which has everything you need to get going, including a listing of podcasters.


"Podcasts are also terrific for bedtime stories, long road trips, and even just spending some quiet time"


There are an ever-growing bunch of excellent children podcasts out there. As with any "best of" selection, you've probably come right here to find a handful of suggestions as opposed to a full-on directory site. With that in mind, below are 5 programs you can get and have lost in right now ...


 

But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids

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.


 


TUMBLE - Science Podcast For Kids

Exploring stories of science discovery. Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the entire family. Hosted & produced by Lindsay Patterson (science journalist) & Marshall Escamilla (teacher).


 

Highlights Hangout

Highlights Hangout is a monthly podcast that brings Highlights Magazine, an American icon, to life in a whole new way.This magazine-style show hosted by Tim Kubart and Juanita Andersen offers a unique audio spin on the stories, characters, puzzles, and jokes that millions of kids dive into each month.


 

Mr. Bedtime Stories

Mr. Bedtime Stories reads the classic books from Mr. Men and Little Miss series for bedtime or anytime.

 

Brains On! Science Podcast For Kids

Brains On! is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners