Great Podcasts to Listen to as a Family

Need a good listen for your kids that you can appreciate, too? Look no further: We've rounded up our favorite podcasts the entire family will enjoy! Whether you're in the car, cooking dinner, doing chores, or just hanging out together, these shows create a screen-free opportunity for kids to bond with parents and caregivers. From fascinating science to friendly competitive trivia, both kids and adults will find these podcasts entertaining and informative. Some may even spark engaging conversations. Check out more of our favorite shows in our lists of Kids' Podcasts That Promote Learning and Fun Podcasts for Curious Kids.

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Be Calm on Ahway Island

age 3+

Bedtime stories and meditations with positive messages.

Host: Susie Perkowitz (2021)
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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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Molly of Denali

age 4+

Authentic, diverse, and fun prequel to TV series.

Host: N/A (2019)
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Yoga Kids Adventure

age 4+

Yoga podcast for kids encourages imagination and movement.

Host: Kathryn Mercer (2021)
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Mystery Recipe

age 5+

Fun, educational cooking pod fosters curiosity, acceptance.

Host: Molly Birnbaum (2020)
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Warrior Kids Podcast

age 6+

Educational & inspiring celebration of Indigenous cultures.

Host: Pam Palmater (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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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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Wow in the World

age 7+

Science-based kids' sitcom makes STEM fun.

Host: Guy Raz, Mindy Thomas (2017)
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Newsy Pooloozi

age 7+

Diverse kid-friendly international newscast.

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Cuentos de Buenas Noches para Niñas Rebeldes

age 7+

Spanish podcast showcasing diverse, accomplished women.

Host: N/A (2022)
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Treasure Island 2020

age 8+

Modern retelling of classic novel; some peril and swordplay.

Host: No host (2020)
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Cultureverse

age 8+

Modern takes on diverse cultural folktales; light peril.

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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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The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

age 8+

Mystery series offers adventure and learning; light peril.

Host: N/A (2021)
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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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Family Road Trip Trivia Podcast

age 8+

Cheerful trivia podcast for family-friendly competition.

Host: Brittany Gibbons (2019)
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Ídolos

age 8+

Spanish-language pod tells stories of American musicians.

Host: N/A (2019)
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Kidliterate

age 8+

Mother-daughter hosts recommend suitable media for families.

Host: Sarah Powers (2019)
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Smash Boom Best

age 8+

Fun showdowns teach debate skills, history, science.

Host: Molly Bloom (2018)
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