Little News Ears is a podcast for parents, teachers, and anybody who wants to learn about the news in a simple way. With 10 different shows and counting, it is made for kids (and adults) who want to laugh! The newest audio and video episodes are always on https:/LittleNewsEars.com! All episodes are curated, and often written by Dan Buck, a school leader at an independent school in Texas with close to 20 years of experience as a teacher and school leader around the world. There are several types...more
It's November 30, 2021. Noopur is back with Nuntium! She'll teach us how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting supply and demand of teen jobs through a digital presentation! And as always, she includes a song!
It's November 28, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about Uganda's schools still being closed, a Swiss company called Climeworks that is converting CO2 to rocks (with Coldplay helping out), a Japanese town converting adult poop into energy, a new law in Portugal that bans texting, and the possibility of a spaceport being built on a remote island in Indonesia.
It's November 26, 2021. Angelina teaches us all about koalas and how they are endangered. Angelina teaches kids about their diet and habits. Did you know that koalas smell like cough drops?
It's November 25, 2021. Clementine and her two dads are back to teach kids about Mike Huckabee's conservative kids books and how they use federal funds, Marc Lore's plan to make a Utopian city he calls Telosa in the desert, a prankster organization called MSCHF which sells Chick Fil-A sandwiches on Sundays, chess champ Nona Gaprindashvili suing Netflix for defamation, and scientists are trying to use CRISPR to resurrect the woolly mammoth. They also learn a little bit about human trafficking in ...more
It's November 23, 2021. Ericka's News and Views - 7 year-old Ericka interviewed Julio Ignacio, Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy.
It's November 21, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headline news for kids. F.W. De Klerk, who helped eliminate Apartheid, passes away; Daniel Ortega crushes democracy in Nicaragua; Brexit is causing braindrain to Estonia, a penguin wandered from Antarctica to New Zealand; a storm is bringing out dangerous snakes and scorpions in Egypt.
It's November 19, 2021. Taylor from the UK teaches kids about the Taliban returning to power in Afghanistan and the civilians who traveled into space through Elon Musk's company, Space-X.
It's November 18, 2021. Quinn 'kidifies' LGBTQ+ news for kids including Disney's Pride Celebration Spectacular, many "firsts," Florida transgender sports bans, The Equality Act, and Joe Biden celebrates the 10th anniversary of the end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
It's November 16, 2021. Annabella and John in their debut show, AJ News, teach kids what it's like to get the Covid-19 vaccine. After some ice cream, they also teach us about the World Series 2021.
It's November 14, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about Cop26, reparations for people taken away in the Belgian Congo, a 900 year-old Crusader sword found off the coast of Israel, innovations in Russia, and the prince of Saudi Arabia reportedly saying he wants to kill the king with a poison ring.
It's November 12, 2021. Annabel is back with news for kids about many endangered animals. Her focus is on the hawksbill turtle. She also teaches us that the Ivory Billed woodpecker is now extinct, along with 22 other species, and that the American bumblebee population is going down. She also tells us about California teenagers saving thousands of endangered salmon, and about a rare Arabian leopard cub being born in Saudi Arabia. She even interviewed a researcher at the MOC Marine Institute in Ha...more
It's November 11, 2021. Chooki and Pleep with science and sports 'kidlines.' This week they learn the science of fireflies synching, how Cristiano Ronaldo caused the value of Coca-cola to drop by $4 billion dollars, how spider venom can save lives, how a girl has the new Guinness World Record for indoor skydiving, and how a married couple found so many echinoderms.
It's November 9, 2021. Ericka teaches us all about the importance of voting, as well as the history of voting for women and African Americans. She teaches us about Glenn Youngkin's victory in Virginia and Eric Adams's win in NYC.
It's November 7, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world news headlines. Aleksei Navalny wins the European Union's top Human Rights award, a transgender woman flees Malaysia, women who want to be judges in Egypt do not have many chances, Mar Menor in Spain is not looking so good, and Colombia now has an anti-machismo hotline.
It's November 5, 2021. Addy is back from Australia teaching us about Daylight Saving Time, Blue Origin's successful launch into space, wood frogs and how long they can hold their pee, and National Bandana Day. She also tells us a joke!
It's November 4, 2021. Bram is scared to go to the beach, but BoxerBlu convinces him to go! They also teach us about Jan Zimmerman, a man with Tourette's Syndrome who seems to be causing others to 'catch' Tourette Syndrome; Martin Adler, a WW2 vet, meets with the adult version of the kids he saved; recycled friendship bottles being used as shelters during disasters; the musical notation project for the violin chop; and Carolyn Shoemaker, who became an amazing amateur astronomer, passed away.
It's November 2, 2021. Stuart Maxheimer is back with Goofy News with Stu. An otter plays a shrimp game, New Zealand school children find a penguin fossil, a volcano erupts in Spain, a mama bear teaches her cub how to ride a slide, Malaysian students turn seawater into drinking water with a water pod, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will give its elephants to White Oak Conservation Society, and SpaceX made an amazing all-civilian space mission in September with citizens,
It's October 31, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about Fespaco, North Korean bravado, a Polish rapper superstar named Mata, Israel's required booster shots, and a Columbus statue coming down in Mexico City.
It's October 29, 2021. Queen Zina 'kidifies' weird and gross news. Today she teaches us about professional skateboarded Tony Hawk putting his blood into paint, a new kind of dinner you eat in tablets, a woman who kept a cougar in her apartment in NYC, a man in Maryland choosing a winning lottery ticket based on a voice in his head, and the possibly true origin story of Grimace from McDonalds.
It's October 27, 2021. Alia teaches us about Truth and Reconciliation Week in Canada, 'The Three Sisters,' and folklore about the Sky People.
It's October 24, 2021. Temba 'kidifies' headlines that relate to the black community about controversy around Congo Square in New Orleans, The Black Forager, the community of black surfers, The Harlem Hellfighters, and Critical Race Theory. Here's what students have to say about Critical Race Theory bans. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/s-black-students-say-critical-race-theory-bans-rcna1862
It's October 21, 2021. Quinn 'kidifies' headlines related to the LGBTQ+ community. This month we focus on restrictions against transgenders in Cameroon, an attempt to preserve Oscar Wilde's prison cell, a revival of gay restaurants, a rally in Brooklyn for trans youth, and restrictions against LGBTQ+ adoptions in Philadelphia.
It's October 17, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines for kids. This week we learn about how the government in India seems to be covering up all the snakebites happening there; Rwanda's love for milk bars; New Zealand possibly making Covid-19 vaccines available at Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC; a controversial law to protect French in the province of Quebec; and an upcoming election in The Philippines.
It's October 15, 2021. Genesis teaches us about the social media challenge known as the Devious Licks Challenge.
It's October 14, 2021. Clementine and her dads teach kids about hypebeast cars, a professor's beard crusade, puppet news, the growth of grandfamilies, and the death of Maki Kaji.
It's holiday time at LittleNewsEars.com and we'd like to share a special tradition that happens on Christmas Day in a small province in the Andes of Peru: fist fighting. Paxton will also teach us about Germany's new chancellor and lockdown rules for people who are not vaccinated against Covid-19, camel contestants getting disqualified for using Botox in Saudi Arabia, a worldwide shortage of urea, and countries taking sides on China.
It's October 10, 2021, Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about Portugal's amazing Covid-19 vaccination rate, accusations against the King of Jordan hiding his money, building homes in Mexico with a 3D printer, a Nigerian board game designer that's bringing Nigeria into the game, and the life and death of Kamla Bhasin.
It's October 8, 2021. Noopur teaches us about the difficulties of homelessness through song. She also teaches us about how 3D printers can be used to create homes.
It's October 7, 2021. BoxerBlu and Bram are back for the Season 3 premiere! In this episode, BoxerBlu and Bram teach kids about mostly adult white males who love My Little Pony who sometimes mix white supremacy with their love of the cartoon characters, changes in the ethnic aisle, six new Barbies honoring scientists who are women, bringing back ballooning, and the death of an influential Zouk musician.
It's October 5, 2021. It's Angelina! She will teach us all about Australian animals! This month we'll learn about the kangaroo.
It's October 3, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about The United Nations, secret mango importing from Pakistan, taekwondo saving teens in Zimbabwe from child marriage, a giant violin in Venice, and inexpensive cab rides for elderly Koreans.
It's October 1, 2021. Alia teaches us about an earthquake in Haiti and how it affected its people in Haiti. We also learn how the Haitian flag was first made and we learn 'The Magic Orange Tree,' retold by Diane Wolkstein
It's September 30, 2021. Zoe teaches us all about what is hot and what is not. She loves fidget spinners and Squishmallows!
Hanukkah is here! Learn from Jonathan all about it!
It's September 29, 2021. Chooki and Pleep give us the 'kidlines' about science and sports. They teach us about scientists studying why humans feed animals, how baseball players cheated over the summer, how a man hooked his brain to a computer to speak, how the Indians changed their names to Guardians, and how scientists made 'noodles' out of ice.
Brand New Show! It's September 28, 2021. From the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida, Addie gives kids a pep talk and teaches us all about sea turtles.
It's September 27, 2021. Taylor teaches kids how to fake a Covid positive test and about the dangers of climate change. And check out S1E2 streaming tomorrow at LittleNewsEars.com
It's September 26, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about many people in the UK wanting to ditch the metric system, ups and downs in Guinea, a secret Nintendo cafe opening up in Japan, potty training cows to save the world, and an oil spill off the coast of Syria.
It's September 26, 2020. Paxton 'kidifies' the headlines about Alexander Lukashenko, a new gargle test from Canada, a giant Mobile Suit Gundam robot in Japan, a tree in Australia with spider venom, and an Algerian billionaire family.
It's September 25, 2021. Queen Zina 'kidifies' weird and gross news for kids. Queen Zina teaches kids about a man who found a bunch of bowling balls in his house, an engineering student who powers a bicycle with swamp gas, American troops invading a sunflower oil factory by accident, a man who tried to walk on water in Florida, and a Tiktok star with the world's biggest mouth.
It's September 24, 2021. Addy teaches kids about SIDS, LGBTQ awareness, and tells us a joke!
In this premiere episode of Goofy News with Stu, Stu teaches kids about Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos going into space, new discoveries about a prehistoric rhino, Zaila Avant-Garde's incredible Scripp's Spelling Bee win, the Perseid meteor showers, national ice cream month, and Salvatore Garau's invisible art.
It's September 22, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about Sweden's Abba, El Salvador using Bitcoin, a low rate of Covid-19 cases in South America, China banning effeminate men, and the dangers of Tiktok.
It's September 21, 2021. Temba 'kidifies' headlines about the black community. This month Temba focuses on black figure skaters, Zaila Avant-garde's historic spelling bee, win, the real history of BBQ, how Simone Biles is bringing up the conversation about mental health, and how a man had to take down his Black Lives Matter fence.
Brand New Show! It's September 20, 2021. Jordyn teaches kids all about fashion and this month focuses on the choker!
It's September 18, 2021. Kiki 'kidifies' headlines about Gavin Newsom in California, former president Donald Trump accusing a general of treason, Fox News personality Tucker Carlson admitting that he sometimes lies, a new climate change opera in NYC that requires a lot of sand, powerful groups paying influencers to say facts and falsehoods on social media, and the death of Norm MacDonald of SNL. CORRECTION: Olivia Rodrigo.
Brand new show! Annabel teaches kids all about the black rhino and its endangered status while sharing an interview with a tracker she read about online.
Brand new show. Clementine, Jasper, and Jarvis are a family living in Houston. Oh yeah, Clementine is half-vampire. Clementine teaches us about news for kids but one of them is from her imagination. Which one? The family teaches us about E. coli that glows near landmines, the image problem of the Black Rifle Coffee Company, robotic skin that repairs itself, a mute swan named Alfie and how it got saved, and how Amazon seems to sometimes treat its customers like guinea pigs.
Our S1E1 episode of Dragon Ranger Owl will be coming out this week on all major podcast platforms! In the meanwhile, ask your mom or dad if they are voting today!
It's September 12, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about beavers amok in Scotland, a new president of Zambia, five robotics team scientists who are women fleeing Afghanistan for Mexico, China cracking down on video gaming kids, and a new initiative for superfood in the desert in the UAE
It's September 5, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about bikini bottom requirements in the Norwegian Handball Federation, a new island discovered in Greenland, the absence of pin trading in Japan during the pandemic, a new cartoon character in Kenya, and internet access for remote parts of Chile.
It's August 29, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' news for kids about the Taliban taking over Afghnistan, a new bridge connecting Russia with China, a French phone app that gives kids money for comic books, a new world record by a Jamaican runner, and a new progressive king in Nigeria.
It's August 22, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' headlines about robotic sculptors in Italy, Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi's possible return to Libya, a boy band called Mirror in Hong Kong, a new dark sky park in Canada and Montana, and the deepest diving pool in the world in Dubai
It's August 15, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about the death of Abebech Gobena, looted items being restored to Iraq, a successful test ride of a car in Slovakia, night golf in South Korea, and camel wrestling in Turkey
It's a spooky day with a little bit of Halloween news, story, and history at LNE.news. Nine year-old Jonathan on his new show, 'Today's Wild News' teaches us about Americans spending $10 billion dollars this year on Halloween costumes, decoration, and candy. Then he tells us a spooky story about a bear with something red all over him. Then we learn a little bit about the history of costumes. Check out Jonathan's artwork and sound effects!
Can't wait to see this new Gen Z show coming up with Genesis on LittleNewsEars.com Genesis will talk about trending topics, school issues, and much more relating to Gen Z.
It's August 8, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' news for kids about the conclusion of The Tokyo Olympics, medieval French coins being found in Poland, monkey brawls in Thailand, the erosion of democracy in Tunisia, and poaching of succulents in South Africa.
It's August 1, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about the Tokyo 2020 games, woes in the United Kingdom, an environmental disaster near Sri Lanka, a rescue in Nigeria, and a Canadian gold company in Indonesia.
It's July 25, 2021. Kiki 'kidifies' headlines about the NYPD video game truck, the popularity of natural pools, Molly Lewis bringing back the art of whistling, the NY DA arresting Allen Weisselberg, and a manicure done by robots. The latest news for kids is always at LittleNewsEars.com
It's July 18, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about the situation in Haiti, Richard Branson's voyage into space, photos from UAE's Hope spacecraft, a genius boy from Belgium who plans to learn how to live forever, and a woman who named her children after heavy metal bands.
It's July 10, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about the king of Eswatini, an Eye of Fire in Mexico, Pakistan, social media influencers in Norway, and an app in Japan to find noisy neighbors.
News for Kids at LNE.news - Meet Noopur! Her upcoming show will always have a song about the news! LittleNewsEars.com's new season has begun! Check it out! Noopur's show focuses on politics, art, and more. And there will always be a song....
It's July 3, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about a famine in North Korea, major finds of unknown possible new species of ancient humans in Israel and China, a new microchip-in-fingernail technology in Dubai, a proposal for legalized polyandry in South Africa, and the world's newest ocean.
Coming soon to LittleNewsEars.com: Facts and Folklore with Alia!
It's National Day of the Cowboy! BoxerBlu and Bram get ready to go to Dolly Parton's dinner show in Branson. An injured Iraqi girl is a table tennis champion, girls are now allowed to dance 'the dance of the jaguars'--at least in New York City, a trade war between the US and China is causing China to have too much stuff, a composer of microtones passed away named Ben Johnston, in Croatia the army and firefighters are trying to put out a fire.
Angelina lives in Australia and she is an actor, singer, and dancer. Her upcoming show focuses on Australian animals.
It's Annabel! We have just watched her first episode of upcoming 'Extinction Status' and we were so impressed that she interviewed a rhino tracker! Her show will debut next week or so on LNE.news. Stay tuned!
In this special, never before heard episode of BoxerBlu and Bram from July 22, 2019 (Selena Gomez's birthday) we learn about the bittersweet discovery of a French submarine that disappeared, a bird from Mynamar with a really long toe, how scientists are trying to understand how Snowball the cockatoo can dance so well, how other scientists have invented robo-bees, and how the world's surprise of frankincense is disturbingly low.
Addie is 6 years old and loves teaching kids about animals!
Coming soon to LNE.news!
Coming soon to LittleNewsEars.com...Taylor's News, Facts, and Fun. Just fyi, Taylor is a girl from the UK!
Lights, Camera, Jordyn - Soon on LNE.news
In this special, never before heard episode of BoxerBlu and Bram from July 13, 2019 we learn about Impossible Foods making an 'impossible' fish, a lost Viking ship that was found, robots that can bluff and play poker, why Karita Mattila is not only an opera star but a Twitter star, and the death of Fernando J. Corbató, one of the fathers of your computer.
It's June 27, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world news headlines about a controversial Chinese artist, 6 citizens of Mali suing US chocolate companies and losing, one of the biggest diamonds in the world found in Botswana, Viktor Orban's pulling out of the Germany-Hungary match, and the new president of Iran.
It's June 30, 2021. Queen Zina 'kidifies' weird and gross news. This month she is focusing on a man who collected thousands of Happy Meals, a man who kept sharks in his house, unusual places to get a Covid-19 vaccine, a man attacked by a hawk, and the world's oldest man.
Ryan gives us an idea about his upcoming news for kids show: Gen Z on Gen Z
It's June 25, 2021. Quinn 'kidifies' LGBTQ+ news about German priests, reversals of laws banning transgender people from hospitals and the military, pride flags flying on US embassies around the world, and a landmark for a lesbian couple in San Francisco.
It's June 22nd, 2021. On this final episode of the second season of BoxerBlu and Bram, the guys report from the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor's Island, NYC. They teach us about WoeBot, how Viacom uses tax shelters to pay little tax on movies like the Transformers and SpongeBob SquarePants, a homemade Disneyland Star Tours ride, new science related to lucid dreaming, and the life and death of Eric Carle. The newest episodes of Little News Ears can always be found on LittleNewsEars.com
It's June 19, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' news about Joe Biden's summit with Vladimir Putin, a diamond rush in South Africa, the patriarch of the largest family in India dying, an activist in Peru who saved millions of acres of rainforest, and a Covid vaccination campaign in Germany with David Hasselhoff.
It's June 17, 2021. Kiki 'kidifies' headlines about a fire at the Silverwood Theme Park in Idaho, Positive Covid-19 News (instead of Covid-19 Positive News), people leaving Zoom for real interactions, 2D pasta that becomes 3D, and the border regarding the Donald Trump administration and Kamala Harris. The latest news for kids is always at LittleNewsEars.com
It's June 15, 2021. This is the season finale of 'Cherry, Bird, Cow!' In this special episode, Winston meets his real moms, Delilah and Liv. The gang also teaches us about the prospect of 'infinite plastic,' a high school in Florida that censored yearbook photos of girls for reasons of modesty, how the CDC is advising to not kiss chickens and ducks, the power of Roblox music, and how scientists partially restored a man's eyesight by using optogenetics.
It's June 12, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about a Portuguese bike boom, fifteen elephants wandering in China, New Zealand needing to choose a side with China, a woman who saves her twin in Mexico by punching a crocodile, and a volcano erupting in the Democratic Republic of China.
It's June 8, 2021. BoxerBlu and Bram teach us about the bringing back of the musical, 'Cabaret,' into Gifs; a wild Jeopardy conspiracy theory involving three percenters; THC being marketed to kids; the US government inadvertently slaughtering wild horses; and David Berglas's unexplainable magic trick,
Check out one of our new shows debuting in September: Goofy News with Stu!
It's June 5, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about counting every animal in Kenya, a 'chocolate' frog in New Guinea, a purple-pink diamond sale in Hong Kong, a controversial mosque in Turkey, and the first woman leader of the Louvre in Paris.
It's June 3, 2021. Chooki and Pleep give us the science and sports headlines about the Beal seed viability experiment, Hawaiian surfers choosing between a flag to raise, a drug called verteporfin that might help people's scars go away, a man who recreated the Rhayader golf course in Wales for one day of golf, and the secret to azhdarchids flying during the Cretaceous period.
It's August 15, 2021. Addy's Little Ears, Big News is coming soon to LittleNewsEars.com! Tune in to learn about world news, Australia news, school politics, climate change, outdoor stories, talent tips, food preparation and food ideas!
It's June 1, 2021. Cherry, Bird, and Cow teach us about Cirque du Soleil's comeback as the Covid-19 pandemic abates, Italians getting angry about a pizza vending machine, animated dads seeming to be getting more attractive, chimps putting grass in their ears as possible fashion statements, and British cooking show experts teaching people to eat the banana peel.
It's May 29, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about Belarus, a Canadian couple that breeds lions, celebrating Mbuya Nehanda in Zimbabwe, Mongolia Covid-19 vaccine successes, and an unexplained airbase in Yemen.
It's May 27th, 2021. Queen Zina 'kidifies' weird and gross news for kids about a stranded moose in Canada, a mysterious light under a bathtub, a possible international ring of Lego thieves, an extremely long tooth, and a man who received his last paycheck in pennies. Correction, the source for the Andreas Flatten story: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/25/business/auto-shop-pennies.html
It's May 25, 2021. BoxerBlu and Bram teach us all about the seriousness of National Missing Children's Day and more lighthearted news about Clarence Thomas speaking a lot on the phone, a bear named Tag who upstages a political challenger to Gavin Newsom, the future of metamaterials, the next would-be queen of Italy, and people who turn junk into cars!
It's May 22, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about Spain, Morocco, Belgium, South Korea, Palestine, Israel, and Ecuador.
It's May 20, 2021. Quinn 'kidifies' LGBTQ+ headlines for kids about a hate crime against gay people in Italy, Rachel Levine, an 88 year-old transgender icon in Mexico, an LGBT free city in Poland paying the price, and a letter of thanks to the Schitt's Creek cast and crew.
It's May 18, 2021. Cherry, Bird, and Cow teach us about Dinosaur Day, the Lakota Sioux Tribe wanting US medals rescinded for the Wounded Knee Massacre, women synthesizer pioneers, kids in NYC who protested pesticides and won, a 6th grader who tests to see if a cat's anus touches everything in a household, and archaeologists thinking they discovered where the alphabet comes from.
It's May 16, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about South African lions, Chinese leopards, El Salvadorian presidential moves, French dilemmas about Napoleon, and Lebanese difficulties during Ramadan.
It's May 12, 2021. It's National Limerick Day! BoxerBlu and Bram are in Chicago and they teach us about Orthodox Jewish women who are EMTs, a London Underground mosquito, making art with stained glass, and the death of Peter Warner
It's May 13, 2021. Chooki and Pleep 'kidify' science and sports headlines about fairy circles in Australia, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and doping, dinosaurs who might have carried rocks in their bellies, San Diego's quirkiest sport, and figuring out what to call a group of black holes.
It's May 9, 2021. Paxton 'kidifies' world headlines about a Nigerian teen, a Belgian farmer changing the border with France, India's Covid Crisis, Uruguay's People's Pots, and an innovation in Japan to save the sacred Nara deer.
It's May 8, 2021. Kiki 'kidifies' headlines about Stephen Miller, Joe Biden's stimulus plan, Gavin Newsom's recall, Nancy Pelosi and the Covid-19 vaccine, and a New York Post writer quitting after writing a false article about Kamala Harris.