10 Family-Friendly Podcasts

It seems like there’s a new podcast released every day.

With seemingly endless options for what to listen to, it can feel a little overwhelming. You can find a podcast for literally every topic under the sun, but we thought we’d narrow it down a bit here. Check out our list of 10 family-friendly podcasts and find your family’s new favorite pastime!



10 Family-Friendly Podcasts

1. Brains On!

Host Molly Bloom invites a new kid co-host every week to chat about the world’s most fascinating things, with episodes like, “Fart Smarts: Understanding the gas we pass” and “Cats: Glowing eyes, puffy tails and secret purrs.”

2. What If World

Running with a new kid-submitted “What If?” question every week, host Mr. Eric tells goofy and exciting stories to inspire imagination and creativity.

3. Story Pirates

Inspired by stories written and ideas dreamed up by kids, this podcast weaves wonderful stories, often with the aid of guest celebrity performers.

4. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian

Finn, his friends, and their pet robots climb aboard their space craft to explore new planets, meet and help aliens, and try to solve the universe’s biggest mysteries, one adventure at a time.

5. Wow in the World

Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them.

6. Molly of Denali

Meet Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl growing up with her parents, family and friends, to discover what life is like for a typical kid on big adventures in Alaska.

7. Tara Tremendous: The Secret Diaries

This series revolves around 11-year-old Tara Callahan who accidentally acquires the powers of every superhero in the world!

8. Dream Big

7-year-old Eva Karpman and her mom interview notable people in a range of fields every week, with the hope of encouraging young people to follow their dreams.

9. The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

This scripted podcast is for middle grade kids by middle grade kids. Winner of a Peabody, this mystery series has been described as the “Goonies meets Spy Kids meets Stranger Things.”

10. Welcome to Night Vale

This bi-monthly podcast comes to you in the style of community (often mysterious) updates for the small desert town of Night Vale.


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