If you’re looking for the best story podcasts for kids, the Stories podcast has wonderful re-tellings of fairy tales and folk stories performed with original music. This children’s stories podcast has quickly become one of our family favorites!
Last fall, I wrote a post about the Circle Round podcast as part of their launch, and since then, our family has been rabid fans.
We have listened to every single episode multiple times (in some cases, upwards of 20 or 30 times) and I think they are marvelously done.
It’s just such an excellent example of a kids story podcast done well.
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But Circle Round only came out just over six months ago, and since only one episode comes out a week, there just wasn’t the backlog of story podcasts we needed for our daily driving.
Plus, because I talked about Circle Round so often on InstaStories, I started getting questions about our other favorite story podcasts for kids and the embarrassing answer was . . . we didn’t listen to any other story podcasts.
Or actually any other children’s podcasts.
We’d tried a few here and there, but none of them really impressed me or captured the attention of my girls like the Circle Round podcast.
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And then, someone mentioned Stories Podcast, telling me it was one of the best story podcasts for kids out there.
So next time we were in the car, I pulled it up on the Podcast app and opened up an episode at random.
One episode and we were all HOOKED.
The stories are so fun and nearly all of them have an original song.
The best part about Stories podcast?
The backlog is massive.
There are something like 200 episodes, so there is plenty to keep us all listening, and we’ve probably listened to probably 50-70 at this point and loved just about all of them.
They also have some longer original stories broken up into sections, but we haven’t listened to those ones yet.
I only have one complaint about this children’s stories podcast.
One is that they occasionally use the word “butt” which is a word I loathe with all my being and it is never ever used in our house. It’s not often, but it does show up in a few episodes, including the punchline for The Golden Screw, which is one of my girls’ very favorite episodes.
Whenever they repeat the last line, they change it to “bum,” because they still want to be allowed to live in my house.
But other than that, it’s just TERRIFICALLY done and I’m thrilled to have a new stash of stories to listen to as we run errands, including dozens of classic fairy tales and folk tales.
Children’s Stories Podcast
If you liked this post about story podcasts, you might also enjoy these posts:
- Circle Round: One of our favorite podcasts for kids
- Five Fantastic Audio Story Collections for Little Listeners
- How to introduce your preschooler to audiobooks
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