Ambie Award-Nominated Podcasts for Kids and Families

Podcasts are a unique, accessible, and easily digestible form of entertainment that -- like movies, TV shows, books, and games -- deserve to be recognized when they excel. The Podcast Academy developed the Ambie Awards to do just that. The shows on this list have been nominated as outstanding for kids and families. Not only are these podcasts engaging for kids, they feature exceptional storytelling, audio quality, and expression that adults will love, too. Give these shows a round of applause by listening to them now, then come back to find more great podcasts to listen to as a family.

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African Folktales with Miss Jo Jo

age 5+

Traditional African stories for young kids; strong values.

Host: N/A (2020)
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Greeking Out

age 8+

Greek myths packed with action, humor, and lots of battles.

Host: Kenny Curtis, Tori Kerr (2019)
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The Two Princes

age 8+

Star-studded audio adventure centers LGBTQ+ community.

Host: N/A (2019)
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Music Blocks

age 10+

Bite-sized episodes explore how music conveys emotions.

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Tai Asks Why

age 10+

Curious teen tackles big questions in info-packed podcast.

Host: Tai Poole (2019)