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Published on April 01, 2022

Family Focus: 8 Entertaining & Informative Podcasts for the Whole Family to Enjoy

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For the perfect solution to the “no more screen time” blues, look no further than the multitude of family-friendly podcasts available at your fingertips! With exciting stories, fascinating facts and lively sound effects, all you need for an entertaining family listening experience are some headphones or a set of speakers. 

Check out these awesome podcasts for family enjoyment:

Brains On Podcast

Brains On!

This award-winning podcast for kids and families features a different young co-host each week to find answers to fascinating questions about the world. The podcast’s mission is to encourage kids’ natural curiosity and wonder using science and history, but there’s no age limit on curiosity—episodes of Brains On! can be enjoyed by anyone.

Dream Big Podcast

Dream Big 

This family-friendly podcast inspires kids (and adults!) to pursue their passions in life and take action to make their dreams a reality. Hosts Eva Karpman (currently 10 years old and in fifth grade) and her mom, Olga Karpman, interview world-class performers who do what they love and live their dreams every day.

Ear Snacks Podcast

Ear Snacks

A podcast centered around kids’ voices and ideas where hosts Andrew and Polly and their friends consider music, science, art and culture in a fun-filled, family-friendly podcast that parents enjoy and younger kids eat right up.

Million Bazillion PodcastMillion Bazillion

This is a podcast about money for kids and their families with answers to the awkward, uncomfortable and sometimes surprising questions kids have about money. 

Smash Boom Best Podcast

Smash Boom Best

This debate-show format takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. The podcast debaters use facts and passion to make their case—teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.

Story Pirates Podcast

Story Pirates

This award-winning podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. With a cast of talented comedians, songwriters and celebrity guests, Story Pirates inspires creativity, bringing laughter to kids and grownups with its hilarious sketches, catchy original songs and interviews with the creative young geniuses behind the stories.

The Past and the Curious Podcast

The Past & the Curious

This history podcast is loved by parents, teachers and, most importantly, kids of all ages! Here you will find stories of spies, funny foods, George Washington's foibles, early advancements in cartooning and ballooning, and much more. A professional music score and important songs accompany nearly every themed episode.  

Wow in the World

Wow in the World PodcastNPR’s first show for kids is an engaging journey away from your screens, inside your brain, out into space, and deep into the coolest new stories in science, technology and innovation. Stories are meant to inspire families to use their imagination and follow their curiosity, to lean in and say “Wow!”