With no school to occupy their time for the next few months, keeping kids busy through the summer can be a challenge. Although kid-related podcasts aren’t as prevalent, there are a few out there that can be entertaining children — and their parents. From answering silly questions to covering cultural events from a kids’ perspective, here are a few kids’ podcasts to listen to.
What If World
Hosted by “Mr. Eric” O’Keefe, the What If World podcast takes on the silliest questions and turns them into a story. Stories can range on questions like “What if sharks had legs?” or “What if cows could make money from mooing?” No topic is too crazy for Mr. Eric.
Find it: http://www.whatifworldpodcast.com/
Every kids favorite question is “Why?” “Why do leaves change colors?” “Why do ants bite?” are just a few of the whys that are answered on the But Why podcast. Host Jane Lindholm answers lister-submitted questions to help kids understand more about the world around them.
Find it: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/474377890/but-why-a-podcast-for-curious-kids
Hosted by 7-year-old Eva Karpman and her mother Olga, the two are hoping to inspire kids to pursue their passions in life and take action of make their dreams come true. The pair interview celebrities, award winners and experts in a range of fields.
Find it: http://dreambigpodcast.com/
The Past and The Curious
For kids who have a fascination with history, The Past and The Curious helps kids learn about our past in a fun way. Hosted by Mick Sullivan and a cast of comedic actors, each episode features little-known stories from history presented in a fun manner. There is also a quiz segment at the end of each episode listeners can participate in.
Find it: http://thepastandthecurious.com/