A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this app.
What parents need to know
- Parents say
- Kids say
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.
- Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
- Subjects: Language & Reading: storytelling
Science: animals, astronomy, biology, ecosystems and the environment, physics, plants, substance properties
Social Studies: cultural understanding, global awareness
- Skills: Communication: listening
Health & Fitness: meditation
- Price: Free
- Pricing structure: Free
- Release date: July 24, 2017
- Category: Education
- Size: 22.60 MB
- Publisher: Leela Labs
- Version: 1.0
- Minimum software requirements: iOS 10.0 or later; Android 4.4 and up.
- Last updated: June 20, 2019
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