Podcast has become a convenient medium for new information and although it involves a gadget and internet connection, it does not require screen time. Sounds like a great way to engage our kids!
Here are 5 top educative and entertaining podcasts for children (that you might enjoy as well):
Short and Curly- A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast answering tough questions such as; can you trust a robot? Should you move to Mars?
The Radio Adventures of Dr. Froyd - Adventures and exploits of the World's Most Brilliant Scientist as he tries to thwart the plans of his evil arch nemesis. Follow Dr. Froyd's mission all the while learning about the people and events that shaped the history of the Earth.
Story Pirates - A group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater.
Brains On! - Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio who ask questions ranging from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats.
Stories Podcast - An impressive collection of retold stories ranging from fairy tales like Snow White to classics like Peter Rabbit.