Best Podcasts: Our Recommendations for Families

Press play on podcasts: Whether you're new to podcasts or looking for something fresh to add to your queue, our (screen-free!) picks keep kids of all ages listening and learning.
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Best Podcasts of the Year: 2022

All the best listens of the year, all in one place.

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Podcasts That Feature Indigenous Voices and Stories

Authentic podcasts that highlight and celebrate diverse Indigenous stories, voices, and experiences.

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Scary Podcasts for Kids

Spooky listening for kids of all ages.

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True Crime Podcasts for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

True crime and true-ish crime podcasts for listeners of all ages.

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Best Bilingual and Spanish Podcasts for Kids

Kids, tweens, and teens will love these educational and entertaining picks.

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Great Podcasts to Listen to as a Family

Kid-friendly podcasts that you'll love, too.

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Kids' Podcasts That Promote Learning

Science, history, language, and more: The best educational podcasts for kids of all ages!

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Fun Podcasts for Curious Kids

If your kids have lots of questions, these fun and informative podcasts have the answers.

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Helpful Podcasts for Teens

Engaging programs that guide teens through tough topics and relatable experiences.

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Podcasts with Diverse Characters and Stories

Get a range of perspectives, cultures, experiences, families, and more in these inclusive picks.

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Kids & Family Podcasts with Black Hosts and Black Lead Characters

Elevate Black voices and characters with these amazing podcasts.

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Kids & Family Podcasts with Latino Hosts and Latino Lead Characters

Find great podcasts with Latino voices and characters for kids of all ages.

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Podcasts for Kids by Kids

Kids', tweens', and teens' voices are loud and clear in these entertaining and inspiring podcasts.

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Kids' Podcasts for Social-Emotional Learning

Help teach kids how to regulate their emotions and strengthen their relationships with other people.

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Best Story Podcasts for Kids of All Ages

Entertaining audio stories that are sure to leave kids asking for "just one more episode."

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Podcasts Featuring Inspiring Women

Motivate kids of all ages with these female-centered podcasts.

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Podcasts That Help Kids Talk About Feelings

Encourage kids to understand and express their emotions with these sympathetic shows.

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Podcasts That Discuss Mental Health

Thoughtful podcasts that help kids, tweens, teens, and families understand and address mental health and wellness.

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Best Mindfulness Podcasts for Kids

Help kids stay connected to their mind and body with these great picks.

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Great Podcasts for Little Kids

For bedtime, storytime, or playtime, these podcasts are lovely screen-free options for little ones.