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Capable and charming co-hosts Mindy Thomas and NPR podcaster Guy Raz lead each 20-30 minute, weekly, audio episode investigating factual and fascinating real-world phenomena. Part radio comedy, part scientific research, this podcast is all high-energy and jam-packed with so much sneaky snuck-in science that the learning is almost subliminal.
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This is the golden age of podcasts, and the selection for kids has never been better! The best podcasts for kids will spark imaginations, or teach new ideas, or make kids laugh so hard they snort apple juice out of their nostrils. Sometimes, a podcast like Wow in the World will accomplish all three!

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Since the NPR podcast for kids “Wow in the World” debuted in May, he’s listened to every episode three times. “It’s a little funner” than television, James said. “My brain works better.”
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There’s a new podcast out from NPR, something the network has never done before – a children’s program. It’s called “Wow in the World” and it targets
Harkening back to the ideology of our favorite entertainment mogul, Walt Disney, Wow in the World intrigues and entertains its audience while educating them.
The show will be focused on science, technology, discovery and inventions.
The new podcast will encourage kids ages 5-12 to find the “wow” in the world and also serve as a great alternative to screen time.
As most of us adults know, podcasts are basically the best thing ever. When you’re out for a walk, cooking dinner, or just need a moment to unwind sans screens, listening to a good podcast can be just the thing you need. And now, your kids can unwind
Parents already know how addictive a good podcast can be (Serial, anyone?). Now our kids will too, thanks to NPR’s first ever podcast for children.
Like S-Town and Serial, Wow in the World wants to make listeners feel like they’re helping to solve the show’s mysteries.
Designed for kids 5-12, the NPR podcast is called Wow in the World and looks at the wonders of science, technology, discovery, and inventions. Starting May 15, NPR’s Guy Raz and SiriusXM’s Mindy Thomas will take kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the most incredible science and kid-friendly news stories of the week.