The goofball science podcast Wow in the World is packed with as much comedy as information. Hosted by Mindy, a klutz with a time machine, and Guy, her uptight foil, Wow in the World takes on serious scientific inquiries and makes learning fun—even for parents. (After all, the podcast is from NPR.) The expanding cast of silly characters, led by Reggie the carrier pigeon, keeps the episodes fresh. A few listens and your kiddo will want to be a Wowzer, too.
This is the golden age of podcasts, and the selection for kids has never been better! The best podcasts for kids will spark imaginations, or teach new ideas, or make kids laugh so hard they snort apple juice out of their nostrils. Sometimes, a podcast like Wow in the World will accomplish all three!
Our list of the best podcasts for kids has something for everybody to enjoy. From mysteries and comedies, to fairy tales and scientific quests, these podcasts are so riveting the whole family will want to tune in. After listening to a podcast like Smash Boom Best, you can take an adventure IRL and go to one of these amazing museums for kids.
These podcasts are perfect for car trips, dinnertime or just chillaxing. Some can help at bedtime as well, and set the mood for when you crack open one of the best children's books to read your kid to sleep. There are so many great podcasts on this list you can listen to a new one every day!
When the weekend rolls around, you could have a movie night, and watch one of the best family movies to watch together. The family that streams together, stays together. Be sure to also check out our daily storytimes with the New York Public Library!
Looking for something more suitable for mum and dad? Check out our definitive list of the best podcasts to listen to right now. Plus, we’ve got our very own podcast – ‘your city or mine?’ – in which Time Out Group CEO Julio Bruno talks to thought-leaders and pioneers about the innovations and ideas shaping our cities.