60 Best Kids Podcasts
Here are 60 Best Kids Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
Brains On! is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio, we ask questions ranging from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats, and go wherever the answers take us.
Also in American Public Media Radio Station Podcasts
Play⋅ 24.5K⋅ 6.2K⋅ 5.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Jul 2013 Get Email Contact
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.
Play⋅ 5.4K⋅ 2.3K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
New York City, New York, US
The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them. The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world.
Also in Family Podcasts, Gimlet Podcasts, Road Trip Podcasts
Play⋅ 13.1K⋅ 8K⋅ 11.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
New episodes come out every Monday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery Kids subscribers.The #1 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'!
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact
Los Angeles, CA
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 Whendiana Joan as they help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by your questions!
Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 838⋅ 488 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact
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). Follow us for more information and educational content.
Also in Science Blogs, Science Podcasts, Classroom Podcasts, PRX Radio Station Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.1K⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact
7. Circle Round
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round podcast adapts folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 2 to 102. Each episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence, and generosity, and ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
Also in Children's Book Podcasts, Kindness Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.7K⋅ 1.6K⋅ 15.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 23 min ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
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.
Also in Debate Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.7K⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact
The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the Literacy in Media Award.
Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 2.3K⋅ 798 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
10. Ear Snacks
Santa Monica, California, US
Ear Snacks is a musical podcast for kids about the world. Andrew & Polly and their friends consider music, science, art and culture in a fun-filled podcast that parents enjoy and younger kids eat right up.
Also in Children's Music Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.6K⋅ 885⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ May 2015 Get Email Contact
A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.
Also in Australian Kids Podcasts
Play⋅ 1⋅ 115.6K ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact
The town of Splendid, West Virginia has a higher than average number of kid superheroes, giant bugs, time travelling teens, and much more bizarre activity. Professor Theo's Mystery Lab on the campus of Splendid University is somehow at the heart of it all. Though he doesn't like to divulge all his secrets, the Professor does enjoy sharing his hometown bedtime stories, sure to delight the young, imaginative one in your life. Written by Jonathan Joy, based on his newspaper column of stories for kids, this is a 10-15 minute podcast, updated weekly, rich in fun, playful tales.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 10 min Get Email Contact
13. What's new today
'What's new today' is a kids-friendly roundup of news and current events, presented as a conversation with our young listeners, in a fun-filled and lively manner. The trivia and quiz in each episode are quirky and super fun. This show tackles topics - large and small in an unbiased fashion.
Play⋅ 22 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
Join Jacob and 6 year old Olivia as they learn fun and educational things. They take on a new topic each episode with the goal of providing an educational and entertaining experience for listeners of all ages. New Episodes Every Sunday!
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 2K⋅ 218 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 14 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
You know us through our stories, but this is where we can interact with older listeners, parents, teachers, language learners and the like. Follow us here, and discover the story behind the story. This is the place where you can help shape the future of Storynory - tell us what you like and what you don't like.
Also in UK Kids Podcasts
Play⋅ 7.4K⋅ 2.4K⋅ 641 ⋅5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Reading With Your Kids is all about encouraging parents to read with their kids, and cook with their kids, and do activities with their kids, and experience tv, movies, and music together. In other words, our podcast is all about helping parents build stronger relationships with their kids.
Also in Reading Podcasts
Play⋅ 8.4K⋅ 46.4K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Newsy Pooloozi is a weekly, world news podcast for smart kids and curious adults, covering science, animals, space, tech, culture, entertainment, sports, and even politics! The family-friendly podcast is presented by a British-Indian-American mother-and-daughter duo, covering the world in a fun and engaging way.
Also in Mother Daughter Podcasts
Play⋅ 472 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact
Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids podcast featuring original kids stories and poems that will delight the tiny people in your life. Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative preschool teachers, and at-wits-end babysitters looking for an alternative and non-annoying way to engage the toddlers and young kids they love at bedtime or anytime! Each story for children is lovingly written and performed with attention to the whimsical senses of humor children often possess.
Play⋅ 2.3K⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Aug 2015 Get Email Contact
Named 'Best of 2021' by Apple Podcasts.A kids podcast about the things that matter, like racism, body image, and belonging. Each episode opens up the dialog we've begun in our groundbreaking A Kids Book About series. Created by folks who've been there. Honest. Important. Relevant. Start the conversation. We know you're ready.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
Santa Monica, California, US
A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode explores the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Each episode is narrated by real-life women who are pioneers, creators, champions, and leaders.
Also in Fairy Tales Podcasts
Play⋅ 521.1K⋅ 7.2K ⋅7 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 15 min ⋅ Feb 2018 Get Email Contact
KidNuz: Kids deserve a daily newscast all their own. Kickstart their morning with 5 minutes of timely, unbiased, and age-appropriate stories from politics, entertainment, science, health, and sports. Professionally written, professionally delivered by 4 Emmy winning journalists who also happen to be moms. Listen in five days a week, starting at 7 am.
Play⋅ 453 ⋅4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 7 min Get Email Contact
22. Who, When, Wow!
New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery Kids subscribers.Created by Tinkercast and hosted by Rebecca Sheir (Circle Round), 'Who, When, Wow!' is an auditory journey into the lives of unsung heroes, unknown heroines and amazing humans who make us say 'WOW!' Available every Wednesday or listen ad-free and 1 week early by subscribing to Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Visit Whowhenwow.com for conversation starters, book lists and activities to keep the wow rolling long after the show!
Play⋅ 159K⋅ 123K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact
Los Angeles, CA
The Dream Big Podcast is a family-friendly podcast inspiring kids and adults to pursue their passions in life and take action to make their dreams a reality.
Play⋅ 545⋅ 156 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
24. Kids Considered
Sacramento, California, US
Kids Considered is a UC Davis Children's Hospital podcast, featuring two pediatricians who discuss child health topics of interest to parents in plain, non-medical language. New subjects are considered in every episode, discussing issues that apply from healthy pregnancy to birth to teen years. They have different styles of practice and viewpoints, but our goals are the same, They want to optimize children's health and development, and help parents understand current recommendations and why policies are the way they are.
Play⋅ 17.3K⋅ 13.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
25. 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.
Play⋅ 159K⋅ 123K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact
Boston, Massachusetts, US
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families.
Also in Children's Bedtime Stories Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.2K⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
27. Healthy Children
Produced in conjunction with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and their consumer site, HealthyChildren.org, Healthy Children is hosted by our favorite Mom: Melanie Cole, MS. Join Melanie as she interviews expert pediatricians and discusses all aspects of your children's health and well-being.
Play⋅ 22.3K⋅ 3.1K ⋅2 episodes / week Get Email Contact
Parents are trying to navigate children through a world they themselves don't often understand. America's Mom, Dr. Meg Meeker, the country's trusted authority on parenting, teens, & children's health, offers practical insights to help parents simplify. The pediatrician, mother, & best selling author engages with experts & parents to take on relevant issues, answer real questions, & provide simple hope & encouragement to every parent.
Also in Parenting Teenagers Podcasts, Children's Health Podcasts
Play⋅ 624.1K⋅ 16.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Apr 2016 Get Email Contact
Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast features relaxing, original short stories for kids! Each episode begins with a guided meditation and contains a positive message - perfect for bedtime, nap time, or any time it's relaxing time!
Play⋅ 349⋅ 385⋅ 116 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 20 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Sleep Tight Stories brings you new and captivating stories every week. The stories range from retellings of fables, fairy tales, folk stories, classic Canadian works, and original stories written by guest authors. Each episode is beautifully read by Sheryl MacLeod and friends and is usually less than 20 minutes long. Sleep Tight Stories is suitable for kids of all ages.
Also in Canadian Kids Podcasts
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The show plays indie music for indie kids, including the best of music aimed at kids (like Dan Zanes, Moona Luna, Ella Jenkins, Elizabeth Mitchell, Lunch Money, Caspar Babypants, and They Might Be Giants) right along side kid-friendly tracks from the likes of The Ramones, Mike Doughty, Ella Fitzgerald, Brian Eno, Pizzicato Five, Andrew Bird, Fishbone, and more.
Also in Indie Music Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.8K⋅ 1.4K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Aug 2005 Get Email Contact
Join host and professional museum educator Mick Sullivan, along with his friends for a journey through unusual and unsung tales from the past, Quiz-Time!, musical performances and more. It's fun for the whole family!
Play⋅ 888⋅ 1.4K⋅ 695 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
The Saturday Morning Cereal bowl is a weekly, two-hour program of music for the entire family to enjoy. This isn't simply kids' music. It's two hours of some of the best family music you've ever heard. So sit back with the kids and enjoy!
Play⋅ 936 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 114 min ⋅ May 2014 Get Email Contact
34. Aaron's World
Aaron's World is a fun and imaginative science-themed audio drama for kids. If you like adventures with dinosaurs, time travel, robots, and plenty of SCIENCE... then this podcast is definitely for YOU!!
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New York City, New York, US
Make tooth time easy with this morning and night tooth brushing show for kids. Kids will hear jokes, riddles, stories, fun facts, silly songs and more, that will keep them giggling and brushing - for the full two minutes that dentists recommend. Chompers will have kids reminding parents that it is time to brush, not the other way around!
Play⋅ 29.1K⋅ 87.5K ⋅2 episodes / day ⋅ Avg Length 4 min ⋅ Feb 2018 Get Email Contact
New York City, New York, US
Kid-friendly stories curated by Radiolab. All in one bingeable spot!
Also in WNYC Podcasts
Play⋅ 22.2K⋅ 8.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact
37. Molly of Denali
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Meet Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl growing up with her parents, family, and friends. Over eight episodes, Molly and her friend Tooey discover the identity of a mysterious creature that has stolen Molly's birthday cake. Join Molly and the gang and discover what life is like for a typical kid on big adventures in Alaska!
Also in WGBH Podcasts
Play⋅ 85.8K⋅ 53.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 9 min Get Email Contact
The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is a high-quality serial mystery story for middle graders, performed by actual kids. Think Goonies, meets Spy Kids, meets Stranger Things for 8-12 year-olds. Listen along as eleven-year-old Mars Patel and his pals JP, Toothpick, and Caddie set out on a audacious adventure in search of two missing friends.
Also in Fiction Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact
39. Fierce Girls
From skaters to singers, mountaineers to Mars mission leaders. From the deep blue sea to the dark, black skies. Australia is full of girls who dare to do things differently. Adventurous girls. Girls with guts and spirit. Girls who stand up and say, 'watch out world, here I come!'. Do you know what they are? They're FIERCE. These are their stories. Join the amazing Amy Shark, Julie Bishop, Yael Stone, and more as they tell the inspiring tales of some of Australia's most extraordinary women.
Also in Australian Women Podcasts
Play⋅ 34.6K⋅ 117.1K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact
We lead affirmations adventures mindfulness tools for calmer, kinder, more confident kids.We teach meditation, mindfulness, and affirmations for kids in a way that is fun and engaging for the whole family!
Play 8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 12 min Get Email Contact
Portland, Oregon, US
Bear King & Bobo Chico Stories is a children's podcast series narrated by author Bob Hastings. Episodes are about kindness, friendship, and overcoming uncertainty. Bear King is a friendly, knowledgeable talking bear who likes spending time and sharing gifts with his family and young friends.
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 12 min Get Email Contact
Get your kid away from screens for a fun fifteen-minutes, answering the big questions in history! Fun for parents too!Subscribe for free on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and wherever else you get podcasts!Join us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and our webpage.Graphics by Molly Austin of mollyavalon.comInstrumental music by Kevin Macleod of incompetech.com
Play⋅ 300 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact
Five Minutes With Dad stars elementary school kids Pavlos and Angela Pavlidis and their dad Nick Pavlidis. This is the podcast where you get to listen in on a little father-son and daddy-daughter time and learn about great resources to connect with your kids. If you're looking for family, parenting, or kids activities - or if you're looking for motivation and ideas on how to spend a little more quality time with your children, you came to the right place!
Play⋅ 9.2K⋅ 4.7K⋅ 6.5K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Mar 2014 Get Email Contact
44. Fun Kids
The UK's children's radio station for kids, families and parents. Listen on DAB Digital Radio nationwide, online and mobile.
Also in Kids Blogs
Play⋅ 8.3K⋅ 9.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 15 min Get Email Contact
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. Episodes contain fun music for kids, movement activities, rhythm games and plenty of learning through play! The show is created by musician, early childhood music educator and best selling children's book author, Dan Saks.
Play⋅ 768⋅ 603 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 14 min Get Email Contact
Gloucester, England, UK
Do your children like listening to stories? Story Time has lots of great stories for them and you to listen to. It is a free fortnightly audiobook podcast for children ages 2-13.
Also in Tween Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.5K⋅ 397 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 14 min ⋅ Mar 2015 Get Email Contact
My goal is to take your kid on an unforgettable adventure. I want to not only give them a break from staring at flashing screens, but to teach them something new about the world and spark their imaginations. I hope you enjoy listening to these wild tales as much as I enjoy making them!
3.9K ⋅2 episodes / month Get Email Contact
48. Goop Tales
Goop Tales is a favorite storytelling podcast among parents. Discover over 70 original audio stories for kids filled with whimsy and wonder for young listeners! Kids podcasts, kids stories, Kids adventure books, kids audiobooks, and much more.
482⋅ 37 ⋅2 episodes / year Get Email Contact
Saturday Morning Media is a new media production company and network dedicated to creating quality, family friendly new media.
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Lightfin Casefiles is a mystery story podcast for Kids. Filled with fun facts about fish, sea creatures and the oceans. It has terrific voice acting and also looks to pass on ocean conservancy message.
Play⋅ 83⋅ 2 Get Email Contact
51. Newsy Jacuzzi
Newsy Jacuzzi is a family-friendly news and information podcast for curious minds everywhere, with guest reporters from around the world. Family-friendly news & information podcast by a curious schoolgirl & her journalist mom!
415 ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids, told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. When pressed, we describe it as a mystery gang story, sort of like Scooby-Doo meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in space.
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New York, US
The Story Seeds Podcast celebrates creativity and imagination. On each episode, we capture the magic that sparks when kids 6 to12 and best-selling authors meet up in person to collaborate and grow original stories inspired by children's story seeds. Listeners get to sit in on their brainstorming conversation, then follow the author as they chronicle their creative and writing process.
Play⋅ 433⋅ 1.2K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
Every generation strives to make the lives of our children happier, healthier and more productive. From cases of otitis media and current lipid management strategies, to the latest treatment options for traumatic brain injury, and the manifestation of rare chromosomal abnormalities, ReachMD explores the realm of children's health with a balanced lineup of leading medical experts in pediatrics and adolescent medicine.
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Mindfulness stories help children calm down and learn social-emotional skills by guiding them through visualization and breathing exercises focused on kindness and fun science facts. Perfect for parents or teachers who want to teach mindfulness and self-regulation. Proud member of Kids Listen, a grassroots organization promoting content just for children.
Also in Meditation Podcasts
Play⋅ 288⋅ 290 ⋅12 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 15 min Get Email Contact
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 in the pages of Highlights including 'Goofus and Gallant', 'The Hidden Sound Game' ('Hidden Pictures' with sounds!), and listener submitted jokes, tongue twisters, poems and wow-worthy science questions answered by Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz from 'Wow in the World'!
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Kids Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Audio Stories For Kids||9|
|The Adventures Of Pockets||5|
|Podcast For Kids||2|
|Podcasts For Kids||1|
|Audio Adventures For Kids||1|
|Kids & Family||1|
Kids Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Children's Book Podcasts||104|
|Kids Movies Podcasts||47|
|Kids Food Podcasts||35|
|Children’s Poetry Podcasts||19|
|Children Literature Podcasts||17|
|Kids Friendly Facts Podcasts||8|
Kids Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|Australian Kids Podcasts||19|
|UK Kids Podcasts||17|
|Canadian Kids Podcasts||11|