Fun Podcasts for Curious Kids

Do you have a kid who loves to ask "why?" whenever they're presented with a new fact? Do they love experiments and testing limits? Are they always wondering how things work and where things come from? Well, do we have the best podcasts for you! The entries on this list encourage kids to keep exploring, searching, and pondering (and give you a break from all of the interrogation). They'll be engaged by interactive questions, hilarious hosts, and awe-inspiring subjects. And who knows? Maybe you'll learn something, too! Looking for more great podcasts to keep your kids' brains turning? Check out Kids' Podcasts That Promote Learning and Podcasts That Spark Important Conversations.

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Noodle Loaf - Music Education Podcast for Kids

age 3+

Bite sized music education is both inclusive and playful.

Host: Dan Saks (2018)
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Mystery Recipe

age 5+

Fun, educational cooking pod fosters curiosity, acceptance.

Host: Molly Birnbaum (2020)
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Camp WeWow

age 5+

Fun, interactive STEAM podcast brings summer camp to you.

Host: Mindy Thomas, Guy Raz (2021)
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But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids

age 6+

Kid questions get fascinating answers; some heavy topics.

Host: Jane Lindholm (2016)
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The Mystery Kids Podcast

age 6+

Strange and unexplained mysteries for kids; some spookiness.

Host: Tess O'Driscoll (2020)
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The Children's Hour

age 6+

Radio variety show is educational, musical, inclusive.

Host: Katie Stone (2015)
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What Will She Do Next?

age 7+

Dynamic musicals of notable women in history for kids.

Host: N/A (2020)
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Newsy Pooloozi

age 7+

Diverse kid-friendly international newscast.

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The Big Fib

age 7+

Kids guess the expert from the imposter in goofy gameshow.

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The Past and the Curious: A History Podcast for Kids and Families

age 7+

Fun and engaging history podcast for the whole family.

Host: Mick Sullivan (2016)
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Tumble Science Podcast for Kids

age 7+

Fascinating stories of science in action.

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Wow in the World

age 7+

Science-based kids' sitcom makes STEM fun.

Host: Guy Raz, Mindy Thomas (2017)
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The Ten News

age 8+

Relevant news topics for kids in easily digestible bites.

Host: Bethany Van Delft (2020)
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Brains On! Science Podcast for Kids

age 8+

Science-based pod invites kids' curiosity; science jargon.

Host: Molly Bloom (2013)
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Brains On! en Español

age 8+

Spanish-language STEM podcast for curious kids.

Host: Molly Bloom (2021)
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Buttons & Figs

age 8+

Wacky, silly use of language to teach literary nonsense.

Host: Pamela Rogers (2016)
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Eleanor Amplified

age 8+

Reporter seeks truth in suspenseful pod with mild violence.

Host: N/A (2019)
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age 9+

Step-by-step guide to creating a podcast for older kids.

Host: Jess Fisher (2022)
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The Genius Generation

age 10+

Inspiring interviews with young inventors, entrepreneurs.

Host: Danni Washington (2021)
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Tai Asks Why

age 10+

Curious teen tackles big questions in info-packed podcast.

Host: Tai Poole (2019)
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