Favourite Podcasts for Children

Kids’s podcasts are a giant hit in our home. Chase started listening to audiobooks years in the past throughout his “quiet time” — aka that awkward time when youngsters are within the technique of dropping their nap however nonetheless want relaxation time in the course of the day — and when a weblog reader advisable kids’s podcasts to me after studying of Chase’s love of audiobooks, I knew we had to take a look at podcasts, too. They’ve been a staple for leisure for our boys ever since!

Our children will hearken to kids’s podcasts when they need some chill time at dwelling but additionally love them for highway journey leisure and background listening whereas they do puzzles, melty beads or different calmer actions.

In right now’s weblog put up, I’m sharing a roundup of the podcasts our boys get pleasure from most. Whereas Rhett (age 2) continues to be too younger to actually get pleasure from podcasts, Chase (age 8) and Ryder (age 5) are each into them and hearken to kids’s podcasts a couple of instances every week. They gravitate towards inventive, upbeat, imaginative and infrequently foolish podcasts. For those who’re in search of podcasts for the toddler(s) in your life to attempt, I hope certainly one of their favorites beneath will come out at you!

If kids’s podcasts are well-liked in your own home as nicely, I’d completely love any suggestions you might need for new-to-us podcasts we should always try! Please be at liberty to depart your suggestions within the feedback part of this put up and if you wouldn’t thoughts together with the age of your youngsters alongside along with your advice, that will be so useful for anybody in search of age-appropriate podcasts for his or her little ones, as I do know podcasts that captivate a 4-year-old may not be nearly as good of a match for a 9-year-old!

Favourite Podcasts for Children

Who likes it: Chase (8), Ryder (5)

This was the primary podcast that fully captured Chase’s consideration and continues to be his all-time favourite.  It’s a sci-fi story collection (undoubtedly begin with episode one otherwise you’ll be misplaced) and follows 8-year-old Finn Caspian and his mates in Explorer Troop 301 as they work collectively to resolve mysteries, assist aliens and discover area. It’s a enjoyable and fascinating podcast and Chase particularly loves the podcast narrator’s mischievous and hilarious robotic co-host, BeeBop.

Who likes it: Ryder (5)

This can be a fantastic “starter” podcast for youthful youngsters because the episodes are quick, the tales are straightforward to comply with and it’s crammed with adventures which might be enjoyable and attention-grabbing and by no means scary. It’s a spin-off podcast model of the PBS present by the identical identify and follows a younger Alaskan woman and her adventures along with her household and mates. Ryder particularly loves the episodes that focus on canine sledding!

Who likes it: Chase (8), Ryder (5)

The Tales Podcast is well-liked for good purpose. It’s straightforward to hearken to and shares basic tales tailored from well-known fairy tales in addition to unique tales that simply seize our boys’ consideration. The tales are mild, applicable for younger listeners and inventive. This podcast additionally has a ton of episodes with various lengths and matters making it an amazing one to go to for teenagers who like a of choices.

Who likes it: Chase (8)

That is one other podcast Chase listens to usually as he loves the inventive tales created from questions submitted by youngsters. It’s a foolish and imaginative podcast that facilities round questions like “What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet?” or “What if cats dominated the world?” which proves to be very entertaining for our 8-year-old!

Who likes itChase (8)

We completely adore Mindy Thomas, one of many hosts of this podcast, and first grew to become a fan of hers via her kids’s morning radio present, Completely Mindy. She’s upbeat, inventive, enjoyable and just a bit ray of sunshine! Mindy talked about this podcast on her morning radio present as soon as so we gave it a shot and Chase grew to become an prompt fan. Wow within the World is a science podcast that’s academic, foolish, inventive and enjoyable! There are a ton of episodes and Chase hasn’t come shut to creating it via all of them so we can’t converse to the more moderen episodes however the starting episodes first produced by this podcast have been a giant hit for him!

Who likes it: Ryder (5)

This podcast is created by an unbiased bookstore and is one our large youngsters will each hearken to although it appeals extra to Ryder because it appears to be geared towards barely youthful audiences. It’s an extended podcast (45 minutes) which will be constructive or destructive (relying on how a lot time you’ve got and the size of your toddler’s consideration span) however the size of the episodes make it a go-to for us for highway journey leisure. It follows a curious little studying bug who units off on varied adventures in a magical bookbag.

The podcast additionally incorporates breaks for coloring, stretching and songs. Slightly facet observe: For our children, the singing and songs had been enjoyable at first however Chase and Ryder now quick ahead via the “boring singing elements” as a result of the singing began to really feel redundant not as thrilling to them as they listened to extra episodes.

Who likes it: Chase (8)

That is such a inventive podcast and turns concepts submitted by kids into hilarious tales and enjoyable songs. It’s additionally an award-winning podcast with numerous episodes in its arsenal and it’s one Chase turns to lots as a result of he thinks it’s so humorous.

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