Leela Kids - Best Audio Content for 3-15 Yr Olds

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Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Rich, free repertoire of kid-friendly podcasts.

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Educational Value

Kids can learn about a variety of science- and nature-related subjects, listen to fiction stories and classical music, and more. As they listen to the podcasts, kids learn how people use storytelling to craft engaging podcasts.

Ease of Play

Very simple user interface: Just select a general podcast theme, select a podcast and an episode, and tap the Play icon.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Leela Kids - Best Audio Content for 3-15 Yr Olds is a podcast-aggregating app for kids. This free app organizes kid-centric science podcasts, such as Wow in the World (by NPR), brains on!, and StarTalk Radio; music podcasts, including Ear Snacks and Classics for Kids; children's stories, such as Stories Podcast; relaxation audio stories; and more. Apps are organized by categories and age groups (3-5, 5-8, 8-12, 12-15). Kids and parents can rate and share any podcast episode. Read the app's privacy policy to find out about the types of information collected and shared.

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What's it about?

To listen to a podcast on LEELA KIDS - BEST AUDIO CONTENT FOR 3-15 YR OLDS, first select your child's age range. Then view and select one of the categories: Stories, Music, Animals, Ocean, Space, "Curious," Dinosaurs, Science. Search for a particular podcast in the search field, or scroll to view all choices in the category. Read the description of the episodes and tap the Play icon of the one you want to hear. Pause, speed up, or slow down the audio, rewind or fast-forward, rate, and share the podcast.

Is it any good?

This app is a terrific way to introduce kids to the incredibly informative, entertaining world of podcasts. The quality of the podcasts' content on Leela Kids - Best Audio Content for 3-15 Yr Olds varies; some are definitely more well-produced than others. Also, kids will likely prefer some podcasts with content or voices that they like more than others. But that's the best thing about this app: It's free! So it doesn't matter if kids start one podcast, decide it's not for them, and then try another. Hours and hours of listening awaits!

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about which categories of podcasts appeal to your kid. Listen to a few episodes together using Leela Kids - Best Audio Content for 3-15 Yr Olds, ask your kid questions about each one's content, and show how to rate a podcast using the app's star rating.

  • Encourage your kids to record their own audio "podcast" about a topic they're interested in and know lots about.

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