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100+ Podcasts for Kids

Remember the good old days when you wanted to learn about something and you actually had to go to the library and research it? You would spend hours sifting through magazines, books and video clips. These days, technology has boosted our ability to learn new things in a quicker and more efficient way. With Netflix, YouTube and podcasts, you can learn about pretty much anything, anytime and anywhere.

Podcasts are quickly rising to the top as the perfect entertainment option, not to mention it can be really educational. With thousands of options available to download, there’s something for everyone. But don’t worry: we’ve narrowed it down to the best of the best for you!

What is a Podcast?

Podcasts are short audio clips, usually between 20 minutes and an hour long. Many are intended to entertain but others are meant to educate the audience. Some are part of a series and require you to tune in weekly to catch all the adventures.

How to Listen to Podcasts

While podcasts may seem like new territory, it’s easy to get started listening to them. There are several apps that allow you to download podcasts for free. Most Apple devices come with the Podcast app already installed. If you are an Android user, you have several options in the Google Playstore:

Stitcher (This is our personal favorite and what our family uses)




Tune In Radio

When Can I Use Podcasts?

In the car

While cleaning

On road trips

Waiting in lines, at appointments or at kids’ practices

While working out

As bedtime stories

During bath time

While having “quiet time” with kids

At work (when safe and acceptable)

While cooking dinner

Choose from over 100 podcasts for kids and you will never have to listen to "Baby Shark" again! #educational #podcasts #kids #learnonthego

100+ Podcasts for Kids

Ted Talks

Song Exploder

The History Chicks

History Extra Podcast

Back Story

The Anthropocene Reviewed

Getting Curious with Jonathon Van Ness

Ear Biscuits

Hardcore History

Stuff Mom Never Told You

99% Invisible

What If World: Stories for Kids

Ridiculous History

Dream Big

Twenty Thousand Hertz

By Kids for Kids Story Time

The Tim Ferriss Show

Forever Ago

Part Time Genius

This Day in History Class

You are Not So Smart

A Way with Words

Good Job, Brain!

How to Do Everything


Book Club for Kids

Little Stories for Tiny People

This Podcast Will Kill You

Imagine This

Stuff You Should Know

Pantsuit POlitics

Brain Stuff

"Baby Shark" song again!

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel


Our Fake History

British History Podcast

TED Radio Hour

Highlights Hangout

Dear Hank & John

Stories Podcast

Tumble Science Podcast for Kids

Earth Rangers

The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd

Fun Kids Radio Interviews

Purple Rocket Podcasts

Wow in the World

The Moth

Talking Animals


Revisionist History

Smash Boom Best

Stuff to Blow Your Mind

Short and Curly

Brains On

Classics for Kids

Ear Snacks

Every Little Thing

Household Name



Science Vs

Hidden Brain

But Why

Discovery Mountain


Astounding Universe

Wild Thing

Eleanor Amplified

From science to crazy facts, there’s something for everyone on this list of 100+ podcasts for kids!

We wanna know:

What’s your family’s favorite podcasts?