The best podcasts for kids to listen to during COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Technology is our best friend during times of social distancing. It can help us stay connected with friends and family, learn about different topics and keep us entertained.  

Podcasts are a fabulous way to keep kids engaged while at home. They can also be listened to while going for walks, or as an alternative to a bedtime story. Here are some of our favourite podcasts for kids to listen to during social distancing: 

Brains On! is an award-winning audio show for kids and families with a mission is to encourage natural curiosity and wonder using science and history💡Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world including about the deep sea, outer space, and mystery sounds. Kids love learning how insects walk on walls, how to find their way without a compass, and even where poo and pee go when you flush the toilet.

Eleanor Amplified: Eleanor Amplified is an adventure series for the whole family. The hero, the world-famous radio reporter Eleanor Amplified goes on adventures to outwit crafty villains, all in pursuit of the big story… Recommended for kids ages 8-12.

Fun Kids Science Weekly: Each week, Dan explores the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from when dinosaurs roamed the earth, to a future where humans live in space! The podcast also features special guests (top experts answering all your science questions), and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also a little bit deadly!

Forever Ago: every episode of this podcast explores the origin of just one thing — like sandwiches, video games, clocks and more.

We’d love to hear the podcasts your kids are loving at the moment, too! For more creative entertainment ideas for kids while social distancing, click here.


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