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Kids Pod

Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss.

Episodes

  • Episode 128: Carols by Candlelight Organiser with Aaron Bykerk

    Nov 20 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Do you have a Carols by Candlelight near where you live? Or maybe you've seen one on the TV? Carols by Candlelight is one of the biggest events of the year, so we are very lucky that the organiser of the Albury Carols, Aaron Bykerk, had time to join us on Kids Pod to tell us all about...more

  • Episode 127: Palliative Care with Dr James Jap

    Nov 19 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr James Jap is a palliative care specialist at Totara Hospice in New Zealand. That means his job is to take care of people and make them comfortable when they are dying. He is here on Kids Pod today to answer all your questions. A note for parents: this episode addresses issues aroun...more

  • Episode 126: Graphic Designer with Laura Younger

    Nov 18 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. What does a graphic designer do? Laura Younger is our special guest on Kids Pod today to tell us. *If you would like to support Kids Pod to allow us to make even more episodes, you can make a one-off donation for as low as $5 at ko-fi.com/kidspod. There's no obligation and Kids Pod wi...more

  • Episode 125: Dung Beetles with Dr Kathryn Ebert

    Nov 16 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Kathryn Ebert is an entomologist at the University of Queensland. You might remember her from Episode 112 where she answered lots of questions about mosquitoes. Kathy actually specialises in researching dung beetles and today on Kids Pod she is going to talk all about them.&nb...more

  • Episode 121: Sports Journalist with Mark Howard

    Nov 13 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear.  Imagine if it was your job to watch and talk about football and tennis and cricket all day. Sounds pretty awesome, right? Meet Mark Howard, who is a sports journalist. He regularly goes to Formula 1 races and swimming World Championships. He also has his own podcast called The H...more

  • Episode 124: Computers with Brad Gourlay

    Nov 09 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Brad Gourlay is really good with computers. He is director at Transient Computer Service which fixes broken computers. Thanks Brad for joining us on Kids Pod today. *If you would like to support Kids Pod to allow us to make even more episodes, you can make a one-off donation for as lo...more

  • Episode 123: Environmental Officer with Matt Lincoln

    Nov 08 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear.  Matt Lincoln works in the Environmental Team at AlburyCity Council. Part of Matt’s role is to help look after our Natural Areas like waterways, creeks, streams, parks, bushland and reserves such as Nail Can Hill and Eastern Hill. Many of the Natural Areas around Albury Wodonga a...more

  • Episode 122: Plumber with Aimee Stanton

    Nov 05 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Aimee Stanton is a plumber and she is really good at using tools. She even builds tiny houses people can rent for short holidays called Tiny Stays. You may have seen her on TV on House Rules and Australian Survivor. We welcome Aimee today to answer all your questions about toilets and...more

  • Episode 120: Indigenous Educator with Cassie Leatham

    Nov 02 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Did you know that although Kids Pod is produced and edited in what we might call regional New South Wales in Australia, before we used those names this was first Wiradjuri land. And it still is today. Cassie Leatham is a First Nations artist and educator and her people come from the K...more

  • Episode 119: Endangered Species with Helen Waudby and David Hunter

    Oct 29 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Helen Waudby and David Hunter are Threatened Species Officers with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. Through the Saving our Species program, their job is to help protect and conserve some of our native plants and animals that are at risk of going extinct. Some ...more

  • Episode 118: Teacher's Assistant with Priya Gray

    Oct 23 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Do you sometimes have a teacher's assistant in your classroom? Your school might call them an SLSO which means "school learning support officer". Priya Gray is a teacher's assistant or SLSO and today on Kids Pod she is going to tell us exactly what that means.  *If you would like...more

  • Episode 117: Car Collector with Ann-Maree Righetti

    Oct 23 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Do you like cars? Probably not as much as Ann-Maree Righetti. She and her husband and her adult daughter all collect cars. They also run a business called Engine Master Australia that supplies and assembles performance engines. She has lots of cars in her garage including a vintage Ch...more

  • Episode 116: Reality TV Producer of Survivor South Africa Leroux Botha

    Oct 17 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Have you seen the TV show Survivor? It's a show where contestants are stranded on an island and they have to compete in challenges and vote each other off to try to win a prize. Leroux Botha is the producer of Survivor South Africa which means it is his job to actually create the show...more

  • Episode 115: Bloopers 7

    Oct 15 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. *If you would like to support Kids Pod to allow us to make even more episodes, you can make a one-off donation for as low as $5 at ko-fi.com/kidspod. There's no obligation and Kids Pod will continue to remain free for all. We want to keep Kids Pod going strong well into the future, so...more

  • Episode 114: Ski Patroller with Matt O'Keeffe

    Oct 15 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Matt O'Keeffe is the Ski Patrol and Risk Manager at Falls Creek. That means it is his job to make sure everyone is safe on the mountain while they are snowboarding and skiing. He also organises in rescues if they are required.  We welcome Matt today to Kids Pod.  *If you wou...more

  • Episode 113: Paralympian with Eliza Ault-Connell

    Oct 12 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. How would you feel if you suddenly got very sick and then had to have your fingers and legs removed? This is what happened to Eliza Ault-Connell. What might surprise you is that Eliza's story isn't sad. Actually, she is joyful and brave and incredibly inspiring and we are honoured to ...more

  • Episode 112: Entomologist Dr Kathryn Ebert

    Oct 06 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Kathryn Ebert is an entomologist at the University of Queensland. That means her job is to study bugs. Today on Kids Pod she is here to answer all your questions, especially about mosquitos.  To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also a...more

  • Episode 111: Transgender with Dr Yves Rees

    Sep 28 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Yves Rees is transgender. Yves used to be called Anne and people referred to Yves as "she" or "her". Now Yves prefers to be referred to as "them" or "they". If this is confusing, you may want to pause this podcast now and talk to your parents before you listen to this episode. We w...more

  • Episode 110: Owning Lots of Diggers and Dump Trucks with Mark Lynch

    Sep 28 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Mark Lynch owns Sancon Civil which is an excavation company. What that means is he has lots of diggers, dump trucks and bulldozers which he and his team use to clear large areas of trees and dirt during bushfires or when there is heavy snow. Today he is going to answer some questions ...more

  • Episode 109: Archaeologist with Dr Jillian Garvey

    Sep 28 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Jillian Garvey is an archaeologist at La Trobe University.  That means she does research into how people and animals were living up to 20,000 years ago. We are delighted to welcome her to Kids Pod today.  To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeec...more

  • Episode 108: Wearing a Muslim Headscarf with Dr Susan Carland

    Sep 25 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Susan Carland is an academic and writer at Monash University. You may have seen her on the TV show Child Genius. Today she is going to answer your questions about what it's like to wear a headscarf. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also...more

  • Episode 107: Rubik's Cube World Record Holder Feliks Zemdegs from The Speed Cubers on Netflix

    Sep 20 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. What's the fastest time you can complete a Rubik's Cube? Feliks Zemdegs has held many world records and world championships in Speedcubing. You might have seen him in the new Netflix show called The Speed Cubers. (If you haven't seen it, it's definitely a must watch.) Today we are hon...more

  • Episode 106: Ski Instructor with Mark "Macca" McDonald

    Sep 16 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Mark McDonald, also known as Macca, is a ski instructor. Today on Kids Pod he is going to answer your questions on what it's like teaching people how to ski.  To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you ...more

  • Episode 105: Coffee Barista with Julia Mitas

    Sep 12 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Every morning Julia Mitas makes coffee for cold, hungry skiers at The Pass at Falls Creek. Today on Kids Pod she is going to tell us all about it. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you don't miss any fu...more

  • Episode 104: Author with Oliver Phommavanh

    Sep 11 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Oliver Phommavanh is a children's book author. He has written several books such as Thai-riffic! and Con-nerd. Today he is going to tell us which is his favourite and why he calls his readers cHEwY gum gums. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. W...more

  • Episode 103: Preschool Teacher with Jo Barton

    Sep 02 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Jo Barton is a preschool teacher. That means most of her students are aged between 3 and 5 years old. Today she is going to tell us about the funniest things that have happened at preschool and whether she has ever had to deal with a poonami. To send us your questions for future episo...more

  • Episode 102: Boarding School with Mia Cole

    Sep 01 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Mia Cole is in Year 11. While she isn't technically an adult yet, she is doing something quite grown up which is that she goes to boarding school. She is here to answer your questions today on Kids Pod. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We als...more

  • Episode 101: Historian with Professor Clare Wright

    Aug 27 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Professor Clare Wright really loves history. She has written four books, is Professor of History at La Trobe University and this year she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. In particular she has written a book for young adults called We Are the Rebels: The Women and Men ...more

  • Episode 100 with Andy Griffiths Author of The 13-Storey Treehouse

    Aug 23 2020

    Welcome to a very special episode of Kids Pod.  For 99 episodes, Kids Pod has been a place where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and we have had nearly 100 adults volunteer their time to give you the answers kids want to hear. To help us celebrate this, our 100th episode, we are super excited to welcome Andy Griffiths to Kids Pod. Andy has published lots and lots and lots of children's books including the J...more

  • Episode 99: Real Estate Agent with Marty Clarke

    Aug 23 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Marty Clarke is a real estate agent with All Round Realty. That means his job is to sell houses. Today on Kids Pod he is going to tell us about the most expensive house he's ever sold and whether customers get into fights over the price.  To send us your questions for future epis...more

  • Episode 98: Forensic Scientist with Kate Outteridge

    Aug 23 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Kate Outteridge is a forensic scientist who works with the police. That means it is her job to go to crime scenes and use her science expertise to try to gather evidence to figure out what happened. We welcome Kate today to Kids Pod.  To send us your questions for future episodes...more

  • Episode 97: Hairdresser with Rowenna Robb

    Aug 22 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Rowenna Robb is a hairdresser. We are so happy to have her here on Kids Pod to answer all your questions.  To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you don't miss any future episodes of Kids Pod. And to h...more

  • Episode 96: Psychic with Sue

    Aug 21 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Sue is a psychic. Today on Kids Pod we will find out if she can tell kids' futures just by their questions on the podcast. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you don't miss any future episodes of Kids Po...more

  • Episode 95: Bloopers 6

    Aug 21 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you don't miss any future episodes of Kids Pod. And to help other people to find us and spread the word, we would love it if you would give Kids Pod a 5 star rating and...more

  • Episode 94: Arborist with Sam Delves

    Aug 19 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Sam Delves is an arborist. That means he climbs up and then cuts down really tall trees. It can be a pretty dangerous job. Today on Kids Pod he is going to tell us all about it.  To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you plea...more

  • Episode 93: Bondi Rescue Lifeguard with Maxi

    Aug 17 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. You might know Trent Maxwell as Lifeguard Maxi, the youngest ever professional lifeguard to patrol Bondi Beach and one of the stars of TV show Bondi Rescue. Today he is here to answer all your questions about what it's like working on Australia's most famous beach. To send us your que...more

  • Episode 92: Adopted with Barney Burke

    Aug 16 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Barney Burke is adopted. Today on Kids Pod he is going to share his very personal story with us.  To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you don't miss any future episodes of Kids Pod. And to help ...more

  • Episode 91: University Student with Dave Evans

    Aug 16 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Is university harder than primary school? Today on Kids Pod we welcome Dave Evans to tell us what it is like to be a university student.  To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you don't miss any future...more

  • Episode 90: Costume Designer with Brendan de la Hay

    Aug 14 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Brendan de la Hay is a costume designer and has worked in musical theatre, television and has his own label. He is here on Kids Pod today to tell us all about it.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Harry Phillips. I...more

  • Episode 89: School Principal with Aoife McCarthy

    Aug 14 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Aoife McCarthy is a Deputy Principal. Today on Kids Pod Mrs McCarthy is going to tell us whether she actually really likes the teachers that work for her and whether she was ever sent to the Principal's office when she was a kid.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki...more

  • Episode 88: Dog Breeder with Hannah Wolki

    Aug 13 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Hannah Wolki breeds dogs. At the moment she has 9 in her house. And another 5 just went out to their forever homes. Some of them are so small they can fit in the palm of your hand. Today she is going to tell us what it’s like to live in a home full of puppies. Kids Pod was created by ...more

  • Episode 87: Yoga with Em Hanley

    Aug 13 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Have you ever done downward dog or cobra pose? Em Hanley is a yoga instructor and today on Kids Pod she is going to  answer all your questions about yoga.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Joshua Sandral. Spec...more

  • Episode 86: Podcaster with Mike Bloom

    Aug 13 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Mike Bloom is a professional podcaster. That means making podcasts is part of his job. Mike podcasts on the Rob Has A Podcast platform in the USA and he mainly talks about TV and movies like Lost, Survivor, Big Brother and the Marvel Comic Universe. Podcasting is such an important par...more

  • Episode 85: Meditation & Mindfulness with Sally Laundess

    Aug 12 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Sally Laundess teaches meditation and mindfulness at her studio Self Pilates. We are very lucky that Sally has shared a special guided meditation with us today on Kids Pod. If you would like to have a try, please stay and listen after the show credits. Kids Pod was crea...more

  • Episode 9: Cartoonist and Illustrator Mitch Vane

    Aug 12 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Mitch Vane loves to draw. She specialises in cartoons that are all wonky and splotchy. You might have seen her illustrations in books like the Little Lunch, Scratch Kitten, Danny Best and Boyz Rule series. Today she is going to tell us whether she has ever won a drawing competition an...more

  • Episode 84: Australian Ninja Warrior with Dave Ravi

    Aug 11 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dave Ravi is a Ninja Warrior specialist. He has appeared on Australian Ninja Warrior and Sasuke Vietnam. ("Sasuke" is what Ninja Warrior is called in Japan where the show started). Dave now runs the Ninja Academy in Perth where he teaches people (including kids) Ninja Warrior skills. ...more

  • Episode 83: Food & Cooking Legend Stephanie Alexander

    Aug 11 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. We are so excited to have Stephanie Alexander as our special guest today on Kids Pod. You might know her name because she is the creator of the Kitchen Garden programme that runs in lots of Australian schools. But did you know she is also a legend of the Australian food and restaurant...more

  • Episode 82: Singing Teacher with Niki Strauss

    Aug 10 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Niki Strauss is a singing teacher. Today on Kids Pod she is going to tell us whether she has ever had to send a student home because they were such a bad singer.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Mabelle Strauss. M...more

  • Episode 81: Wedding Photographer with Travis Cartwright

    Aug 07 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Travis Cartwright is a wedding photographer at Cartwright Productions. We welcome him here to Kids Pod to talk about what it's like to capture brides and grooms on their most special day.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narra...more

  • Episode 80: Recycling with Penny Collis

    Aug 05 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Can you recycle your soft plastic after you've finished your sandwich at lunch? What about shattered glass? Penny Collis is a Halve Waste Educator and she is going to answer all these questions and more. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Stra...more

  • Episode 79: Being in an Armed Robbery with Alissa Cuthbert

    Aug 04 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Alissa Cuthbert was working in a fast food restaurant late at night when some armed men came in to rob the store. Today on Kids Pod she is going to tell us about her experience. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Isabella...more

  • Episode 78: Nurse with Lauren Smith

    Aug 03 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. When you are sick in hospital, the doctor will come and visit but nurses are the people you will see all the time coming into your room, checking on other patients and taking care of you. Lauren Smith is here on Kids Pod to tell us what it’s like to be a nurse. Kids Pod was created by...more

  • Episode 77: Musician with Tim Hartwig

    Aug 03 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Are you learning a musical instrument? Tim Hartwig is a professional guitarist. He has performed in shows such as The Voice, The Lion King and Jersey Boys. Today on Kids Pod he is going to tell you just how much you should be practising at home if you want to be a musician. Kids Pod w...more

  • Episode 76: Bloopers 5

    Jul 30 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast at the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Just go to podcastawards.com and search for Kids Pod under the Family & Kids category. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cove...more

  • Episode 75: Race Car Driver with Jack Le Brocq

    Jul 29 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Jack Le Brocq is a Supercars racer. He has placed fourth at Bathurst and he has raced in Commodores, Mustangs and Formula 3. We are excited to have him join us today on Kids Pod.  If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast at the P...more

  • Episode 74: Drag Queen with Timberlina

    Jul 27 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Timberlina is a drag performer. This means she dresses up in huge wigs, outrageous make up and fabulous costumes to perform. Some people call her the Queen of Newcastle. Today she is going to tell us how long it takes to apply all that make up and whether drag queens wear special unde...more

  • Episode 73: Tip & Recycling Centre with Greg Billington

    Jul 27 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Have you ever been to take your rubbish to the tip? How long does it take to sort all the recycling? Greg Billington works at the Albury Waste Management Centre. He is here on Kids Pod today to tell us all about it.  If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod,...more

  • Episode 72: Canteen Lady with Jacquie Warner

    Jul 25 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Jacquie Warner works at the local primary school canteen. Today on Kids Pod she is going to answer your questions about whether she gets hungry when she prepares your lunch and if the adults in the canteen get to eat the food there too. If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episo...more

  • Episode 71: Cake Maker with Jacqui Di Benedetto

    Jul 21 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Jacqui Di Benedetto runs Cakebellies, a business where she bakes and decorates all sorts of cakes including birthday cakes for kids. She is here on Kids Pod today to tell us all about it.  If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast...more

  • Episode 70: X-Ray with Benjamin Teo

    Jul 17 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Benjamin Teo is a radiographer at The Children's Hospital at Westmead in Sydney. Today he is going to answer all your questions on x-rays. If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast at the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Just go to podc...more

  • Episode 69: Portaloos with Michael Hamblin

    Jul 16 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear.  Where does the poo and wee from a portaloo go when you flush? Michael Hamblin runs Hamblin Hire.  They hire out all sorts of equipment including portaloos. Today on Kids Pod he is going to answer your questions on everything to do with portable toilets.  If you’ve enjo...more

  • Episode 68: Igloo Builder with Jean-Francois Rupp

    Jul 12 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Jean-Francois Rupp runs a travel company called Alpine Nature Experience. Every winter he builds igloos, made of real snow and ice, for visitors to sleep in on the alpine slopes. We are delighted to welcome him today on Kids Pod to answer all your questions.  If you’ve enjoyed li...more

  • Episode 67: Truck Driver with Bob Laundess

    Jul 12 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Bob Laundess is a truck driver. Today on Kids Pod he is going to tell us about his longest drives and where he sleeps when he is on the road.  If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast at the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Just g...more

  • Episode 66: Kids Pod Bloopers 4

    Jul 10 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast at the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Just go to podcastawards.com and search for Kids Pod under the Family & Kids category.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss...more

  • Episode 65: Extreme Ice and Rock Climber with Dave Mai

    Jul 10 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dave Mai is an ice and rock climber. He has climbed up 20 metre pillars of ice hanging off the side of steep cliff faces. After you have listened to this episode you should definitely look up his photos on Instragram at @dmproductions as they are truly amazing. Today Dave is going to ...more

  • Episode 64: Allergies with Dr Michelle Barnes

    Jul 10 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Michelle Barnes is a paediatrician at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. Today on Kids Pod she is going to answer your questions all about allergies.   If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast at the People’s Choice Podcast ...more

  • Episode 63: COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine with Micky Pinkerton

    Jul 09 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Micky Pinkerton was enjoying a year overseas when COVID-19 hit. She and her husband chose to stay in France for a few months, but eventually they had to come home to Australia. They are healthy but because of the Coronavirus rules, they had to live in a hotel for 2 weeks. Today on Kid...more

  • Episode 62: Radio DJ with Riley-Rose Harper

    Jul 07 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Riley-Rose Harper works as a DJ on radio station hit104.9. That means she is the voice you might hear on the radio in the car, at home or in the supermarket interviewing people and introducing the songs. Today she is here on Kids Pod to tell us all about her job.  If you’ve enjoy...more

  • Episode 61: Builder with Jamie Wilkinson

    Jul 05 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Jamie Wilkinson is a builder. Today on Kids Pod he is going to tell us how to build a house and what it's like laying bricks all day.  If you’ve enjoyed listening to this or any episode of Kids Pod, please vote for our podcast at the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Just go t...more

  • Episode 60: Kids Pod Bloopers 3

    Jun 27 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Isabella Fraser. Special thanks to Abi, Harry, Geordie, Ted and Gracie. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe ...more

  • Episode 59: Day Spa with Keegan Dyt

    Jun 27 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Keegan Dyt runs a day spa called Endota. Today she is going to tell Kids Pod all about what it's like to visit a day spa and whether kids can get massages and facials there. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Joshua Sandr...more

  • Episode 58: Robots with Dr Christian Hubicki

    Jun 25 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Christian Hubicki is an Assistant Professor of Robotics at Florida State University. He specialises in the engineering of legged locomotion and biomechanics. What this means is he is an expert in robots that have two legs and can walk like humans. We are super excited to have him w...more

  • Episode 57: Reptile Keeper with Del Leong from Taronga Zoo

    Jun 22 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Del Leong is a reptile keeper at Taronga Zoo in Sydney. Although she works with frogs, crocodiles and lizards, she thinks her animals are just as cute as the big fluffy ones like the lions and bears. Today on Kids Pod she is going to answer your questions about all things reptile, inc...more

  • Episode 56: Hearing Impaired with Glen Strauss

    Jun 22 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Glen Strauss is deaf or hearing impaired. You might think this means he can't hear anything at all like music or when other people speak. But actually, he is a very talented dancer and even runs a dance studio called Albury-Wodonga Dance Centre. Today on Kids Pod he is here to answer ...more

  • Episode 55: Comic Writer with Wayne Ree

    Jun 20 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Wayne Ree is a writer and podcaster. He loves superheroes and comics so much he has been to San Diego Comic-Con and he regularly attends the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention. He has also written his own comic series called Yellow Princess. Today Wayne joins Kids Pod to answer ...more

  • Episode 54: Actor with Marika Aubrey

    Jun 19 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Marika Aubrey is an actor, singer and dancer. You may have seen her performing as Mrs Wormwood in the Australian stage production of Matilda. Right now she is based in the US and is part of the touring cast of the Broadway hit musical Come From Away. Today she is going to share some o...more

  • Episode 53: High School with Amelia Robertson

    Jun 14 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Today our guest on Kids Pod is not technically an adult because she is only 15 years old. But Amelia Robertson is a teenager who is goes to high school and we are happy to welcome her here today to answer all your questions about what it's like being a high school student.  Kids ...more

  • Episode 52: Living in a Resort with Zannie Odobasic-Leong

    Jun 14 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Have you ever been on a beach holiday with your family to a resort where you get to stay in a hotel room or villa, build sandcastles every day and eat ice cream every afternoon? Well imagine if you got to live there all the time for your job! Today on Kids Pod we welcome Zannie Odobas...more

  • Episode 51: Paleontologist with Dr Karen Chin

    Jun 13 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Dr Karen Chin is an associate professor and a paleontologist. That means she is an expert on dinosaurs and fossils. Karen is joining us from Boulder, Colorado today to answer all your dinosaur questions. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Stra...more

  • Episode 50: Science Teacher with Alison Richmond

    Jun 12 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Alison Richmond worked for many years as a scientist. When she decided she wanted a change she got her teaching degree so she could teach science to kids. Today she is going to answer your science questions for Kids Pod. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover...more

  • Episode 49: Having A Weird Name with Anais Craig

    Jun 11 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Do you have a weird name that no one knows how to spell or pronounce? Our guest on Kids Pod today has a very unusual first name. In the 1930s there was a famous French writer who had the same name as our guest. But if you are a kid living in 2020, you might not know that, so her name ...more

  • Episode 48: Owning A Private Island with Andrew Dixon

    Jun 11 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Andrew Dixon owns a private island. Actually, he owns two! Nikoi and Cempedak are both in Indonesia and have beautiful white sands, coral reefs and turtles laying eggs on the beach. Today Andrew is going to tell us what you put on your own private island and if owning a private island...more

  • Episode 47: Kids Pod Bloopers 2

    Jun 05 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Kristina Ucchino. Special thanks to Harry, Mabelle, Ted, Artie, Henry and Joshua. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please ...more

  • Episode 46: The Amazing Race Australia Winners Tim Sattler and Rod Jones

    Jun 04 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. What's it like to win a race around the world? Husband and husband Tim Sattler and Rod Jones won The Amazing Race Australia last year in 2019 and today they are here on Kids Pod to tell us all about it. Don't worry, we will definitely be asking them about how they spent their $250,000...more

  • Episode 45: Toy Collector with Trent Cucchiarelli from LEGO Masters Australia

    Jun 02 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Imagine if you were a grown up but still had a toy room. Trent Cucchiarelli is a dad and you might recognise his face from the latest season of LEGO Masters Australia. He has a room that is about 6 metres x 5 metres and is full of vintage 1980s and 1990s action figures still in their ...more

  • Episode 44: Magician with Matt Tarrant

    Jun 02 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Matt Tarrant is a magician. His show is so popular he sold out at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and Fringe World in 2018. Today he is going to tell Kids Pod about what he can do with flowers and whether those tricks he does are actually real. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro b...more

  • Episode 43: Bee Keeper with Greg Whitehead

    Jun 02 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Greg Whitehead is a bee keeper and honey maker. His family have been running Walkabout Apiaries since 1982. They sell 11 different types of honey and lots of other bee products like beeswax candles and mead. He is going to tell us how many times he has been stung and how you can tell ...more

  • Episode 42: Voice Actor with Anthony Delongis

    Jun 01 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Anthony Delongis is an extremely experienced Hollywood performer. As well as training himself an other actors in highly skilled stunts at his Rancho Indalo he also specialises in voice acting work. You can hear his voice in video games, movies and TV shows. Today Anthony talks to Kids...more

  • Episode 41: Monopoly Champion Tony Shaw

    Jun 01 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Did you know there is a World Monopoly Championships? Tony Shaw is really good at Monopoly. He is current Australian champion and has competed at the worlds. Today he is going to tell us about whether you really do get all the money from the middle of the board if you land on free par...more

  • Episode 40: Stuntman with Colin Handley

    May 31 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear.  Colin Handley is an experienced stuntman. His has appeared in movies with big stars such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jean Claude Van Damme and David Hasselhoff. Some of his stunts include being able to set himself on fire and throw himself through a window. He also r...more

  • Episode 39: How We Make Kids Pod with Aimee Chan

    May 29 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Aimee Chan is a writer and the creator of Kids Pod. Today she is going to answer all your questions about how this podcast gets made.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Harry Phillips. Special thanks to Joshua, Tom,...more

  • Episode 38: Farmer with Maureen Blampied

    May 28 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Maureen Blampied has spent her entire life on farms. Today she is going to tell Kids Pod about whether farming is dangerous and if it is weird to milk a cow.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Joshua Sandral. Specia...more

  • Episode 37: Sports Photographer with Hamish Blair

    May 28 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Hamish Blair is a very experienced sports photographer. He has worked at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, ALF Grand Finals and he spent over 10 years taking photos with the Australian Cricket Team all over the world. Today he talks to Kids Pod about his favourite photos he has taken ...more

  • Episode 36: Children's Bookstore with Angela Crocombe

    May 27 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Angela Crocombe is the Manager at the famous Readings Kids bookstore in Melbourne. Today she is going to answer your questions about her favourite authors as well as a trick question we've cheekily thrown in for fun.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cov...more

  • Episode 35: Paramedic with Stephanie from NSW Ambulance

    May 26 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Stephanie is a paramedic. Today she is going to tells us about how fast you can drive in an ambulance and what it's like seeing all that blood. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Kristina Ucchino. Special thanks to Stepha...more

  • Episode 34: Ballet Dancer with James Whiteside

    May 24 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Lots of little girls dream of being a ballet dancer when they grow up. But what about little boys? James Whiteside is a Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. He's here to tell us about whether male dancers ever drop their partners in those crazy lifts and that even little...more

  • Episode 33: News Reporter with Liz Gwynn

    May 22 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Liz Gwynn is a television news reporter with Channel 9. In this episode she will tell us about her most embarrassing time on camera and how many takes she needs to get her reporting just right.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss....more

  • Episode 32: Basketball Legend Lauren Jackson

    May 22 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Lauren Jackson is one of greatest basketball players ever. She has played in Australia, Russia, Spain, China and the US including winning two WNBA titles. She has also played basketball for Australia at four Olympics and won three silver medals. We are so excited to have Lauren Jackso...more

  • Episode 31: Working in a Cinema with Isaac Honey

    May 20 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Isaac Honey is the Operations Manager at Regent Cinemas. Today he talks to Kids Pod about whether he gets to watch free movies and what happens to the leftover popcorn at the end of the day.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Na...more

  • Episode 30: Dog Trainer with Brydie Charlesworth

    May 20 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Brydie Charlesworth runs Dog Education Centre where she trains dogs. In this episode she is going to share some tips for getting your pup to stand up on its hind legs and how to stop it chewing your stuff. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen St...more

  • Episode 29: Being Gay with Cameron Bayley

    May 19 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Today we are talking to Cameron Bayley who is going to tell us what it's like to be gay. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Kristina Ucchino. Special thanks to Cameron Bayley, Phoebe, Sydney, Ted, Isabella and Harry. To s...more

  • Episode 28: Chef with Emmanuel Stroobant

    May 19 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Emmanuel Stroobant is a fine dining chef. He runs two restaurants in Singapore called Saint Pierre and Shoukouwa. Between them they have 4 Michelin stars, some of the most important awards in the restaurant industry. Today he tells Kids Pod about the best and worst things he's ever ma...more

  • Episode 27: Childcare Early Childhood Educator with Summer Furzer

    May 18 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Summer Furzer is an early childcare educator. Today she is going to talk to us about why kids always have so much sand in their shoes after daycare and whether she gets nap time too.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration ...more

  • Episode 26: TV Cameraman with Ryan Selwood

    May 17 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Ryan Selwood is the man behind the camera recording footage for Channel 9. Today he is going to tell us just how heavy all his equipment is and the most interesting (and not so interesting) things he has had to record.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. C...more

  • Episode 25: Midwife with Amy Vaccaro

    May 14 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Do you like babies? Amy Vaccaro is a midwife and that means her job is to work with pregnant mummies every day, helping them to welcome their new babies into the world. She tells us how babies are delivered and if all babies are really cute or if some are actually just funny looking. ...more

  • Episode 24: Kids Pod Bloopers

    May 10 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Harry Phillips. Special thanks to Joshua, Ted and Mabelle. To send us your questions for future episodes, contact us at aimeechan.com. We also ask that you please subscribe so you don't ...more

  • Episode 23: Vegan with Kristy Phang

    May 09 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Kristy Phang is a vegan. That means she doesn't eat or use any products that come from animals. That includes eating dairy (like milk or yoghurt) or buying any leather products (like shoes or bags). But how does she live without ice cream and milkshakes and bacon? Today she is going t...more

  • Episode 22: Wills Lawyer with Sarah Fleet

    May 09 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear.  Can you leave your pets to someone in your will? And do kids need a will? Today we meet Sarah Fleet who is a lawyer and is going to answer some of your questions. A note for parents, this episode addresses some issues around familial death so you may wish to consider whether it ...more

  • Episode 21: Wrestler with Matty Wahlberg

    May 07 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Matty Wahlberg is so good at wrestling he has been called a "21st century success story". He is so athletic he was a player on Australian Survivor. And on the show he was so cocky and agro that his fellow contestants called him "an actual idiot". Today he is going to tell us just how ...more

  • Episode 20: Babysitter with Darcie "Ducky" Reid

    May 06 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Does your babysitter sneak into your pantry and eat the treats while you are asleep? Does he or she have parties with their friends at your house when your parents are out? Ducky Reid is here today to tell us.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art ...more

  • Episode 19: Wildlife Photographer with Chris Bray

    May 05 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Chris Bray is a wildlife photographer. He travels to places like the Galapagos Islands, Patagonia, Kenya and Iceland taking pictures of animals for National Geographic, Time Magazine and Discovery Channel. How does he do this? Today he is here to tell us.  Kids Pod was created by...more

  • Episode 18: Hot Dog Eating Champion Miki Sudo

    May 03 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Do your parents tell you that you eat too fast? Or you don't eat enough? Well Miki Sudo is a really good eater. She enters eating competitions all over the USA, She can eat 221 buffalo chicken wings in 12 minutes and a 10 scoop ice cream sundae with whipped cream in one sitting.  ...more

  • Episode 17: Vet with Emma Pilkington Part 2

    May 02 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Emma Pilkington is a vet. In her house she has a pet cat, dog and a budgie. Today she is going to answer your questions about how to toilet train a rabbit and whether snakes can fart.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration...more

  • Episode 16: Vet with Emma Pilkington Part 1

    May 02 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Emma Pilkington is a vet. She not only looks after unwell animals, she also performs surgery on them. She is going to tell us what it's like to operate on a very sick pet and why dogs poop on the floor.  Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen...more

  • Episode 15: Lego Master with Henry Pinto

    Apr 28 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. How much LEGO should a LEGO master have? Henry Pinto should know. He was the first ever winner of LEGO Masters Australia in 2019 and we are excited to have him answering your questions today. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narrati...more

  • Episode 14: Being Diagnosed with Cancer with William Chan

    Apr 27 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. In 2007 a huge tumour was found inside William Chan's pancreas. It was the size of a small watermelon and weighed one kilogram. During the operation to remove the tumour the doctors also removed William's spleen and part of his stomach. Since then William has also had bowel cancer and...more

  • Episode 13: Giving Birth in a Car with Rachel McNamara

    Apr 26 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Seven years ago Rachel McNamara was pregnant with her first baby. She was driving to the hospital to give birth when the baby decided she couldn't wait any longer and out she came! First you will hear the real recordings of the emergency call Rachel's partner had to make as the baby w...more

  • Episode 12: Cycling the Arctic Circle with Victoria Great

    Apr 26 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. In March Victoria Great cycled across the Arctic Circle in Greenland to raise over $6000 for UN Women UK. In full blizzard gear, she and 10 friends rode their fat bikes across 200km of ice and snow in temperatures as cold as -33 degrees Celsius. She tells us where she slept, what she ...more

  • Episode 11: Watching TV Shows and Movies for Work with Josh Wigler

    Apr 23 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear.  Are you sick of your parents telling you that you’ve had too much screen time? What if your job was to watch TV and movies all day? And people wanted to pay to hear what you thought about your favourite TV shows? Josh Wigler is an entertainment writer at The Hollywood Reporter&n...more

  • Episode 10: Living in Antarctica with Todd Heery

    Apr 20 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Todd Heery lives in Antartica. He spent 3 months in Tasmania doing survival training before he boarded an icebreaker ship. It took 3 weeks for the ship to get to his new home at the Mawson Station. Today he is going to answer your questions about whether he has a pet penguin, if he li...more

  • Episode 8: Flight Attendant with Jenny Gilder

    Apr 19 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Flight attendants seem like they have a fun job. They get to wheel those carts and play with life vests. But where do they cook those tiny meals? And where do they sleep on the really long flights? Today we are going to talk to Jenny Gilder who will tell us exactly what it is that fli...more

  • Episode 7: Puberty and Breast Milk with Dr Ailene Chan

    Apr 15 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Where does breast milk come from? And what really happens to your body during puberty, especially down there?! Today we are talking to Dr Ailene Chan. She is a General Practitioner and you may have heard her in a previous episode of Kids Pod where she told us a bit about Coronavirus. ...more

  • Episode 6: Twins with Kate Johnson

    Apr 15 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Kate Johnson is an identical twin. She and her sister, Brooke, look the same and that sometimes means people get confused when they see them in the street. Today Kate is going to tell us about what it's like to share a birthday with someone in your family and whether they've ever used...more

  • Episode 5: Living with Paralysis and ALS with Jonathan Penner and Stacy Title

    Apr 15 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Imagine what life would be like if you couldn't move. How would it feel if you couldn't talk or walk or even breathe without a machine? This is every day life for Stacy Title. Stacy lives with ALS. This is a disease sometimes also know as Lou Gehrig's disease. Stacy wasn't born with A...more

  • Episode 4: What are Teachers Really Thinking with Kristy Phang

    Apr 11 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. Have you ever wondered what your teachers are really thinking? In this episode we talk to Kristy Phang who is a primary school teacher. Mrs Phang is going to answer your questions about what the adults at school think about the kids in their classes, if the teachers ever get in troubl...more

  • Episode 3: Ice Cream Maker with Harry Hills

    Apr 09 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. What is your favourite dessert in the summertime? Is it ice cream? Well Harry Hills is an ice cream maker. While you might recognise his voice from Australian Survivor All Stars, he actually gets paid to make ice cream for Kuld Creamery in Western Australia! In this episode Harry will...more

  • Episode 2: Coronavirus or COVID19 with Dr Ailene Chan

    Apr 08 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. In our first episode we talk to Dr Ailene Chan, a general practitioner. She is going to tell us what we really want to know about Coronavirus or COVID19. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Intro by Niki Strauss. Cover art by Glen Strauss. Narration by Mabelle Strauss. Special thanks ...more

  • Episode 1: Welcome to Kids Pod

    Apr 06 2020

    Welcome to Kids Pod, a podcast where kids get to ask adults the questions they really want to know. Nothing is too rude to ask. You send in the questions and our adults will give kids the answers they want to hear. For instance, in our first episode we will talk to Dr Ailene Chan, a general practitioner. She is going to tell us what we really want to know about Coronavirus or COVID19. Kids Pod was created by Aimee Chan. Subscribe here to listen to the episodes as soon as they drop or send us you...more