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Explore Your Curiosity

These shows help curious kids discover, answer questions, and occasionally get grossed out!

by Kids Listen

    Explore Your Curiosity

    Jan 24 2021

  • Curious Kid Podcast / Curious About Whales

    In episode 121, we get curious about whales for Elise of Atlanta, Georgia and Jonah of Westfield, New Jersey.  We also learn the story about Jonah and the whale.  Join us to find out why whales are so interesting, for reasons other than the fact that they are absolutely massive.Send Us An E-mail - curiouskidpodcast@gmail.comLeave Us A Voicemail - 856-425-2324Support Us On Patreon - Curious Kid Podcast Merchandise -

  • KidNuz / 01.22.2021

    Trivia Time, Poet Popularity, Mitten Meme, Mountaineer Pride, Cicada Buzz and Roll-Up Risk!

  • Tumble Science Podcast for Kids / How To Be a Fossil Fixer

    Do you love fossils and dinosaurs? Let us introduce you to Myria Perez, a paleontology-obsessed kid who grew up to get her dream job! Myria is a 24 year old fossil preparator, which means she prepares fossils to study and display in museums. She shares her journey of how a visit to her local museum set her on the path to follow her dino dreams.  Myria is an If/Then Ambassador. IF/THEN seeks to further advance women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by empowering current innova...more

  • Mystery Recipe / [Bonus] Name That Recipe, Week Three

    Get ready for another round of Name That Recipe! Using sound clues and trivia facts, see if you can guess this week's Mystery Recipe!

  • Brains On! Science podcast for kids / Meet Gitanjali Rao, Time Magazine's first-ever Kid of the Year

    Today we have a special episode featuring an old friend of ours -- scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao. Time Magazine recently named her the first-ever Kid of the Year! We first met Gitanjali back in 2018, when she was the co-host for a series of episodes we did all about water. Back then, she was a 12 year old who had recently won 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Now, she's a very busy 15 year-old who is an inventor, STEM advocate and author. Molly and Gitanjali cha...more

  • Time For Lunch / Snow!

    What’s white, cold, and entirely unique? This week on Time For Lunch, Hannah and Harry learn about snow. Jeff Belanger, host of the New England Legends podcast tells us the story of Wilson Bentley, whose photographs of individual snowflakes transformed how we see this winter weather phenomenon.We learn lots of fun facts and get down to the bottom of what causes that very particular smell that comes just before snow falls. If you’d like to hear your voice on the show, ask a grownup to help you re...more

  • Wow in the World / The Buzz on Bee Barf! (encore)

    Once upon a time, scientists believed that bees chose plants with the sweetest nectar. But new research shows that there's actually more to the story. Join Mindy and Guy Raz for an epic tale of one Gramma BEE-Force, and a bunch of barf - for SCIENCE! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and WOW of bumblebee vomit. Originally aired 3/16/20

  • Bedtime History / Teddy Roosevelt: Childhood

    Learn about the childhood of "Teedie" Roosevelt.Support the show (

  • But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids / What's A Screaming Hairy Armadillo? How Animals Get Their Names

    Why are whale sharks called whale sharks? Why are guinea pigs called pigs if they're not pigs? Why are eagles called bald eagles if they're not bald? You also ask us lots of questions about why and how animals got their names. So today we're going to introduce you to the concept of taxonomy, or how animals are categorized, and we'll also talk about the difference between scientific and common names. We'll learn about the reasoning behind the names of daddy long legs, killer whales, fox snakes, G...more

  • Mini Magic : A Witchcraft Podcast for Kids / 07: Moon Magic

    How does the moon influence us? This week, Andi is joined by a very special (and very small) co-host as we explore the magic of the moon phases and how to use them in spells, rituals, and everyday life. We move through the cycle of the moon from the new moon to the full moon and back again, and then answer the listener question: Do spells work on animals? Find us online at On Instagram @moondustpress. On Facebook at

  • Little News Ears / - BoxerBlu and Bram - S2E3 - The Capitol Has Been Breached and Bram is Scared

    Parent/teacher advisory: this special episode of focuses on sensitive political topics. You might want to listen with your child or student or check-in with them afterwards. It's January 12, 2021. BoxerBlu comforts his son about the incident that happened at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

  • The Children's Hour / Civics

    This time on The Children’s Hour, we take a dive into the very basics of Civics education with lifelong educator and community leader Arthur Lieber. We explore how kids can help bring our country together, and build a brighter future. Then we hear from our friends at the Extinction Diaries about marine plankton, a tiny ocean critter upon whom life on Earth depends. Mixed with excellent music. Learn with us! Photo by Caleb Perez on Unsplash January 18, 2021 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day of ...more

  • Millennial Santa / Santa, what's one thing you'll do differently next Christmas? (Ivy from Boise)

    Here's today's question from Ivy in Boise..."Santa, you’ve been delivering presents on Christmas Eve for a long time. I’m sure each year things are a little different. What’s one thing you’ll do differently next Christmas?”Would you like to ask Santa a question? Visit our website at to record a message or send us an email through Santa Mail. Be sure to get permission first!

  • Short & Curly / Is it fair to punish the whole class?

    Have you ever been in a situation where someone did something wrong, but didn't own up? And then the teacher punished the whole class until the real culprit confessed! Is it fair for a whole group to be punished for something one person did? Molly, Carl and Matt go back to school to find out. Brains Trust — Somerset College in Queensland: Ethan, Saeesha, Spencer, Maddi, John, and Harry.

  • The Past and The Curious: A History Podcast for Kids and Families / Episode 51: Roller Skates And Atomic Power

    John Joseph Merlin created automata, musical instruments, clocks, and one of the first pairs of roller skates. His roller skate debut was pretty tragic (and hilarious). A.C. Gilbert was a magician turned toymaker who created some important and lasting toys, and also some incredibly dangerous ones.

  • The Show About Science / 084: The Serendipitous Zebrafish Discovery with Keith Cheng and MátĂ© Varga

    A scientist from Budapest who immigrated to the US in the 1930s. A beloved and common pet store fish. And a researcher looking at genes that suppress the growth of cancerous tumors. On this episode of The Show About Science, these three worlds serendipitously collide to lead to a discovery that would help us understand one of the most important things in human history. Joining Nate on the show are Keith Cheng, the Principal Investigator of the Cheng Lab at the Penn State College of Medicine, an...more

  • Hello Family / 100: What makes you awesome?

    What makes you awesome? Tell us what you talked about @hellofamilypodcast. Check out Survival for Kids! We want you to be on the podcast, call and leave a message: (253) 234-4462‬‪. Give us a review & share our podcast with other families! For printable tools that equip your family in cultivating loving and lasting relationships visit --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.

  • french with elise / Le Pigeon

    This episode is about pigeons in Paris, poop, a funny French invention and a strange superstition. Eclectic and fun! If your family wants to learn more, find out which sounds animals make for the French and review some vocabulary, download the activity packet here. To receive more info, tips and tricks about learning French with your kids in an engaging way email me at Connect with the French with Elise community on Instagram here!

  • 7 in 7 An Educational Podcast for Kids / The Pokemon Episode (Extended Cut)

    This is a special extended cut of our previously aired Episode 7. It's twice as long as the previously aired episode and comes in at around 22 minutes.  Only hit play if you really love Pokemon and don't mind listening to us go off on tangents about them. Cheers! In today’s episode, 6-year-old Nathaniel is the host and asks his dad some Pokemon questions: What is Pokemon? What is Pokemon Go? What is a Pokemon trainer? What is a Pokemon Gym? How does a Pokemon win a battle? H...more

  • Ear Snacks / Ear Snacks for Parents: Anti-Racist Parenting with Alphabet Rockers' Kaitlin McGaw & Tommy Shepherd

    It’s been a while, but as we said in our last episode -- we’re still here. We miss you all. As parents and people in this world, we are thinking a lot about the Black Lives Matter movement and racial injustice. As makers of some of the sounds and ideas that go into your kids’ ears, we feel a special connection to your family and a responsibility to address this topic -- anti-racism --  thoughtfully with you and your children on Ear Snacks. Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd of Alphabet Rockers gen...more

  • The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids / W(h)ere is Vale?

    This week is our annual Halloween special, and it finds the explorers back on the Marlowe. But this time, they’ve brought something back from their explorations! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Find us on Facebook, Twitte...more

  • Nature Just Got Real! / Ep #16 - Interview with Lori Taylor, Author of the Holly Wild Series!

    Did you ever want to write and Illustrate your own book?This week, I interview Lori Tayor, Artist, Author, and Illustrator of the Holly Wild Series, a fictional series set in various Michigan parks and outdoor adventure areas. Even though it's a fictional series, the places where Holly and her friends have their outdoor adventures are all real places right here in Michigan. I haven't been to some of them, so now I can't wait to check them out! If you haven't read this series, Summer is a great t...more

  • Science is Fun E / The Man who Invented Modern Electricity and Fractals

    Our world would be a lot different today if it wasn't for the man who invented modern electricity, Nikola Tesla and the Art of Math, Fractals

  • Go With Nugget for Kids / India for Kids: Learn about Tigers and the Royal Heritage of Mysore

    In this episode of Go With Nugget for Kids, we are heading to the city of Mysore (Mysuru), India. 🇮🇳 We’re meeting 11-year-old Ahan, who takes us on a tour of the royal heritage of his hometown and the incredible Indian wildlife found in southern India. We’ll hear about beautiful palaces, the important tiger conservation, and how a leopard broke into the local zoo! We’ll also learn about the Dussehra festival, monsoon season and delicious Indian food.  Loved this episode? Please subscribe and ...more

  • So Get Me: the Alphabet Rockers’ podcast for families making change! / Call to Action: THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

    Young activists share their idea about making butterflies to symbolize the 15,000 children in detention centers in the US. What does it mean to be an activist? Kaia and Lily will tell you in this episode. Find out what inspired them and hear their interview with CultureStrike artist/activist Kat Evasco. Learn how your family can be involved in The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful movement at This episode features the song, “Until You’re Free” from the new...more

  • Surgery ABCs / Why do I feel sad sometimes?

    In this episode we talk about why we feel different emotions and why it's important to talk about those feelings. We also meet a doctor who can help us if we are having a hard time understanding different feelings.