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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

    Feb 06 2023

  • Curious Kid Podcast / Curious About Lighthouses

    In episode 227, we get curious about lighthouses for Maxwell and Cyrus of Washington State, and Kai of Australia.  We learn why we need lighthouses, how lighthouses work, and why all lighthouses look different.  Join us as we shine a light on these very important structures.  Visit the Curious Kid Podcast Website - Send Us An E-mail - curiouskidpodcast@gmail.comLeave Us A Voicemail - 856-425-2324Support Us On Patreon -

  • Little News Ears / News for Kids at - Precious Presents...Award Shows!

    It's February 4, 2023. Precious teaches us about Award Shows!  Emma Donoghue's 'Room,' Angela Bassett wins at the Golden Globes, Peter Pan and Wendy with Alexander Molony and Yara Shahidi. We also learn about the history of The Golden Globes, The Oscars, and The Tonys.

  • KidNuz / 02.03.2023

    Demon Dog, Cheating Coach Canned, Winter Walk to School Day, Sleeping Under the Stars, Pandemic’s Academic Imp act and a 5,000-year-old Tavern! 

  • Tumble Science Podcast for Kids / The Hidden Histories of Plant Science

    A Black botanist is on a mission to discover the hidden stories of Black plant scientists throughout history. Shawn Abrahams shares how Black people are responsible for vanilla cupcakes, and the microscopes you use in science class! Plus, hear how Shawn started their own journey to becoming a botanist and historian, with the help of Wikipedia. Hear more stories from Black scientists featured on Tumble! Check out our blog post for a list of episodes. Learn more about how Shawn became a botanist o...more

  • What's new today / Epi 90: How to be a part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (part 2)

    In part 1 of this series (Epi 89), we discussed what the Great Backyard Bird Count was all about. In this episode, we answer questions on how to participate in it. There are lots of curious questions about birds too, that we have tried to answer in this episode.One of the three organisations that puts together the GBBC is the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The Project Leader of GBBC - Becca Rodomsky Bish joins us in this episode to chat about birds and this event. Also on this episode are 3 curious...more

  • Ask Dr. Universe / How Do You Science Series | Meet a Neurobiologist

    Welcome back, young scientists. I’m Dr. Universe.  If you’re anything like me, you’ve got lots of big questions about our world. How do you become a scientist? What does a scientist's day look like? Is being a scientist fun?In this episode, we meet Dr. Marcos Frank, a brain scientist at Washington State University. We learn about his path to becoming a scientist and how science works in real life. As always, submit burning questions at  Who knows where your questions ...more

  • Newsy Pooloozi - The News Pod for Kids / Kid News This Week: Chimp gestures, new dino, seaspider butt, Ticketmaster apologies, Lantern Festival, treasure hunt

    Kid News This Week: Tons of nature news this week! From understanding chimp gestures to a new “duck” dinosaur discovered and seaspider that can regrow their butts! Also, Ticketmaster apologies to Taylor Swift and US Senators riff off Tay-tay’s lyrics (you gotta hear it!), a special report from Taiwan for the Chinese Lantern Festival and a treasure hunt for some ill-gotten Nazi loot leaves some Dutch villagers unhappy. 

  • The Show About Science / 097: Mapping the Cell with Manuel Leonetti

    This is the second episode of our four part series focused on the CZ Biohub in San Francisco where scientists are working to cure, prevent, or manage disease by the end of the century. In this episode, we meet Quantitative Cell Science group leader Manu Leonetti. Manu and his team are using "genetic glowsticks" to map all 20,000 proteins in a single human cell. Their flagship project – OpenCell – is a library of fluorescently engineered cell lines to define the locations and interactions of hu...more

  • Bedtime History: Inspirational Stories for Kids and Families / Groundhog Day

    Learn about the history of Groundhog Day, from the early Celtic tradition to the big party that happens every year in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.📖  Full Text @📺 YouTube👍 Facebook | Instagram🇲🇽 Spanish | "Déjame contarte la Historia"Watch our family using KiwiCo!Get 50% off your first month of KiwiCo at the show📢 Get a shout-out from Breck!

  • The Children's Hour / Journalism

    This time on The Children's Hour, we learn about a profession with the task of informing the public of the truth: Journalism.  We will learn from journalists themselves, including two from New Mexico Press Women who let us know what journalists do, and how they are different from paid advertisers. Find out what we can look for to verify the truth of a story.  Then we meet Maria Hinojosa, a groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist with a new children’s book about her life. We’ve got ...more

  • Jack To The Future / Episode 11- The Future of Evolution

    Jack, aged 9 interviews Julien Delpierre, cell and developmental biologist from the Marion Zerial group of the Max Planck Institute in Dresden.  The pair discuss how hairy humans might be in the future, whether our brains will be smaller, can our eyes really be cameras ,  the future of gene modification and much,  much more! An episode suitable for adults and children alike. Mentions Julien's Twitter Marion Zerial group at the Max Planck Institute The How will h...more

  • The Past and The Curious: A History Podcast for Kids and Families / Episode 75 Underwear Roundup with Benedict Arnold, Abram Spanel and the Playtex Space Suit

    Here's two more underwear stories that aren't in the the book I See Lincoln's Underpants (which is now available!) First Benedict Arnold betrays the American Army but gets caught thanks to something hiding in someone's underwear. Also When NASA planned to get someone to the moon, they needed a special Space Suit, and the only designers and makers up to the challenge had only made underwear for Playtex before the marvelous work of technology.

  • But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids / How do axolotls regrow parts of their bodies–including their brains?

    In addition to having faces that look like a smiley emoticon, axolotls are as fascinating to scientific researchers as they are to kids because of their amazing ability to regenerate parts of their bodies, including their brains! In this episode we answer kids' questions about these curious salamanders with Dr. Randal Voss, a professor at the University of Kentucky. That lab alone has thousands of axolotls, but these creatures are critically endangered in the wild, where they live exclusively in...more

  • Ear Snacks Podcast for Kids / 2023 GRAMMY Awards for Kids: Know Your Noms!

    Get to know some of the family music artists nominated for a 2023 GRAMMY Award for Best Children’s Album: Divinity Roxx from NYC (@diviroxx and @diviroxxkids) plays bass for Beyoncé, writes children’s books, and loves mini-kayaking adventures. She shared “Be Yourself” from her GRAMMY-nominated album “Ready, Set, Go!” Justin Roberts from Evanston, IL (@justiroberts) plays pinball, complex faming-based board games, writes children’s books illustrated by Christian Robinson, and advocates for musi...more

  • Hello Family / 127: What is your favorite restaurant?

    Creating fun and meaningful conversations for parents and kids. Join us in cultivating loving and lasting relationships through questions. We'd love to hear what you have been talking about, send us an email: For the Family Question of the Day and everything else:

  • Brains On! Science podcast for kids / Is it possible to clone yourself?

    Imagine an exact copy of you, someone with the same hair, eyes and DNA. That’s a clone. Scientists have been able to make clones of some animals. In this episode, we’ll hear the story of Dolly the sheep, the most famous clone ever! We’ll also talk about why people think it would be ethically wrong to clone humans. But natural human clones DO exist! They’re called identical twins and even though they share the same DNA, they can be quite different. We’ll meet two identical twins to talk about the...more

  • Mystery Recipe / Season Six Finale: Mystery Recipe Cook Along!

    Today's episode is an interactive cook along for the whole family. Gather your ingredients and equipment, put on your aprons and press play, and we'll walk you through each step of season six Mystery Recipe! Grown ups we want to hear from you! If you take our quick 5 minute survey, we’ll have a coupon for you at the ATK Shop. Just head to Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

  • Short & Curly / BITE – Cartoon Violence

    If you love watching cartoons where the good guys battle the bad, it probably has fighting, explosions, and maybe guns too. Is it okay to watch violence if it's in a cartoon? Can we laugh and find it funny? Thank you to Linus for this exciting question!

  • October Jones & Fish with Legs / S02E03 Snake Family Robinson

    Secrets are revealed as Phiona and Buster fly make a game-changing discovery...   ACTORS:  Buster Fly - Tyson Fraleigh;  Phiona - Pauline Pestre;  Sarfunkel - Takeshi Fukushima;  Simon, Muscular Giraffe - Dexter Lavery-Callender;  Bees - Zoë Bujold;  October Jones - Erin Dunlop;  Narrator - Elisabeth Nyveen.    Created by Dexter Lavery-Callender, Elisabeth Nyveen, and Zoë Bujold. Written and edited by Dexter Lavery-Callender and Elisabeth Nyveen. Music by Alexander Cruz.   Visit our website at o...more

  • Varmints! / Wrap-up Chat with Henry the Herpetologist!

    Our last Frog-a-Day episode!We didn't manage all 30 days but we only missed 2. We ended up learning a lot about frogs and we hope you did too!Thanks for everything, especially to Henry, and until next time, be nice to animals!***Urban Wildlife Institute at the Lincoln Park Zoo

  • A Kids Book About: The Podcast / A Kids Book About: The Podcast on Break

    Hello, dear listeners.This is Matthew. For the past 2 years, I have been the one in charge of making podcasts at A Kids Co, including episodes for the show you’re listening to right now.Making shows for you is the greatest because making stuff for kids is the greatest.But we all need to find time to rest now and then, and to let our projects and our ideas rest, as well.This show is going to be taking a break. This will mean that there will not be new episodes coming out for, at least, a little w...more

  • At Your Level - for kids by kids / Making Friends

    Happy Halloween 🎃👻👹 Welcome to the ‘making friends’ episode. Slightly Halloween flavored, filled with lots of friend making advice, mostly fun. The Truly Friends Game: Play along by asking a friend 3 Halloweeny questions about yourself, then answer 3 more about them. See how well you know each other.  Jesse & Mr. Sean: Join 10 year old Jesse & his warm ‘play therapist’ as they explore some of the challenging aspects of making new friends. Bad Dad: No dad...more

  • The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids / The Rez

    The Rez is set in a distant future in which an AI called JEF orchestrates and caters for all human wants, fulfillment is gained through conspicuous consumption, and personal worth is measured by social media attention and the latest instant ‘body mods’. New episodes dropping now! Subscribe at so you don’t miss an episode.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

  • french with elise / The most famous French cemetery

        Podcast Episode 8 What do French people do for Halloween? What is the spookiest place to visit in Paris? Elise can't wait to share with you details about the most famo...more

  • Robin's Curious Travels / Robin's Curious Travels Trailer

    Join Robin and friends as her family's grandfather clock magically whisks them back in time to meet fascinating figures from the past at inspiring moments in their history-making lives. Your own imagination will make you feel like you are there, in the moment.

  • The Genius Generation / Tavish Sharma

    After witnessing a mismatch in food bank donations — massive lines at one, and barely any supply at others — Tavish Sharma created Solve Hunger ( His app aims to address food shortages and rally communities around their local food banks, and it’s already recruited over 60 food banks, pantries, and soup kitchens.

  • Time For Lunch / Rolling Pins!

    What do cinnamon rolls, noodles, potstickers and sugar cookies all have in common? They all require a rolling pin! This week on Time For Lunch, we’re learning about a simple yet essential kitchen tool, the humble rolling pin. Harry and Hannah share stories about some unusual pins, plus our intern Isaac is back, interviewing children’s book author Cynthia Cliff about her first book, Pie For Breakfast. And, we’ll take another trip back to the groovy Seventies to learn more about a rolling pin’s be...more

  • Tai Asks Why / Tai Asks Why Introduces: Tumble Science Podcast for Kids

    Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the whole family. With over 100 episodes over 7 seasons, Lindsay and Marshall have explored science topics ranging from poop, to space, to animals, and literally everything in between. In their 8th season, coming up this September, they’ll be covering even more topics, always in a fun, accessible way for the whole family to enjoy. Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, or at

  • Wow in the World / WeWow Earth Week Day 5: Happy Earth Day, Earthlings!

    Happy Earth Day! Today, we're mapping out our instruction manuals for how to take care of the Earth! What's on yours?! Grownups, send us photos and videos at! Want to listen to more episodes of Flip and Mozi's Guide to How to be an Earthling? Listen now wherever you get your podcasts!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

  • All Things Madison podcast / All Things Madison, Ep.36, Women’s History Month Replay, the VP and Mrs. Chisolm

    A couple of weeks into Women's History Month, we couldn't let the month go by without honoring two of the most powerful women in politics. Tune in for a fascinating education on VP Harris and Mrs. Shirley Chisolm as you hear about their humble beginnings to their rise to stardom. 

  • You Must Know Everything / Time Out!

    Rasa and Jeremy give themselves a time out.

  • Sweet Potato Music / Episode 5 - RESTS!

    This episode is all about resting! No, not naptime, musical rests, or silences in melody and rhythm within a piece of music. We listen to the Sweet Potato theme song WITH and WITHOUT rests to begin the episode. You can really hear the roll rests play, giving space, groove and breathing room within a song. Some of our listener friends attempt to sing popular songs with no rests and find it's quite difficult! The U-Tubers - Cory Carrot, Olivia Onion, Sweet Potato, Benny Beat and Tori Turnip, break...more

  • Nature Narratives / Space: The Solar Flare and The Aurora part 2

    This is the continued adventure of a solar flare spraying out ionized gas and plasma particles.  And, directly in the particles' path... a small blue planet.  Will earth's magnetic field protect it?  What will happen to these ionized particles?  Learn about the aurora borealis or northern lights in this thrilling new episode in our series on Space.  This is not the end of the story...

  • Mini Magic : A Witchcraft Podcast for Kids / 19: Celebrating Lughnasadh

    A sabbat episode of Mini Magic chatting about the August 1st celebration of Lughnasadh (or Lammas). We going to go over the history and mythology, starting in Ancient Ireland with the god Lugh throwing honorary funeral games in celebration of his mother, and then give some suggestions for things kids can do with family or friends to make their Lughnasadh special.  We finish up with a listener question about Wicca. Remember you can always submit a question to be answered on the podcast by g...more

  • That's Totally Normal! / Sexually-transmitted infections and HPV

    This may seem like a weird topic to end the season on, but it’s actually not. After discussing so many aspects of puberty throughout this podcast, this is just one more that provides real and relevant information. As a developing young person, you deserve to know what may lie ahead and also understand ways that you can protect yourself from Sexually Transmitted infections and HPV. Trust me, you’ve got this.

  • 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!

  • 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