Circle Round Circle Round, a storytelling podcast for kids ages 3 to 10, tells carefully-selected folktales from around the world with an eye towards inclusivity. Stories are adapted for today's families into 10 to 20 minute diverse episodes that delve into topics such as kindness, persistence and generosity.
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Circle Round, a storytelling podcast for kids ages 3 to 10, tells carefully-selected folktales from around the world with an eye towards inclusivity. Stories are adapted for today's families into 10 to 20 minute diverse episodes that delve into topics such as kindness, persistence and generosity.More from Circle Round »

Most Recent Episodes

'The Perfect Partnership' | Feat. Joshua Johnson and Sam Sanders

Being a good partner is all about give and take. But in today's story, Sam Sanders (NPR) and Joshua Johnson (WAMU) co-star in a Ghanaian story about one man who's far more interested in the taking.

'The Friendship Orchard' | feat. Susan Stamberg and Linda Wertheimer

NPR's own Linda Wertheimer and Susan Stamberg co-star in a Kazakh folktale about lifelong friends whose bond is tested by the unexpected discovery of big treasure. Find a free coloring page for this episode at wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages

'A Taste Of Honey' | feat. Hannah Simone

Hannah Simone ("New Girl") stars alongside her real-life father Naren Simone in a South Asian tale about the power of self-reliance. Download a few coloring page for this episode here: wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages

Encore: 'It Could Always Get Worse'

Whether we're 3 or 93, we all love a good story. Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld") stars in this classic Yiddish folktale.

Two Hour Road Trip Reel: 'The Animal Kingdom'

Have a very long road trip ahead? We've got you! This playlist features nearly two hours of your favorite Circle Round stories about our furry and feathered friends. To print out the free coloring pages associated with these stories, visit wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages

90 Minute Road Trip Reel: 'Casting A Spell'

We just made your road trips so much better. This 90 minute playlist features your favorite Circle Round stories about magic including "The Hat, The Horn, and the Purse," "The Rice Cakes and The Oni," "The Magic Cloth," and "The Barber's Secret." To print out the coloring pages associated with these stories, visit wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages

One Hour Road Trip Reel: 'Playing By Ear'

Buckle your seat belt for a spectacular ride! This 60 minute playlist features your favorite Circle Round stories about music including "The Drum," "Sadko and the Sea," and "The Piper and the Pooka."

Encore: 'The Lion's Whisker' | feat. Marsai Martin and Miles Brown

Marsai Martin ("Black-ish"), Miles Brown ("Black-ish"), and NPR's own Ofeibia Quist-Arcton star in this story about a brother and a sister who are prepared to do just about anything in order to get along. Print your free coloring page for this story at: wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages

Encore: 'The Shepherd's Disguise' feat. Tony Hale

Tony Hale ("Veep," "Arrested Development") stars in a German folktale about a royal advisor whose dishonesty gets him into a royal mess.

Encore: 'Stella And The Dragon' featuring Kathryn Hahn

Kathryn Hahn ("Bad Moms") stars in the encore presentation of a Romanian folktale where a clever mother does her best to outwit a powerful dragon.

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