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

'Dollars and Scents' | feat. Derek Klena

Our noses can detect nearly a trillion different scents. When the main character in our story smells just a handful of them he winds up in quite a mess! Derek Klena ("Anastasia," "Wicked,") and Max Casella ("The Lion King," "Music Man") co-star in this global folktale.

'100 Rooms' | feat. Ed Asner

Ed Asner ("Up," "Mary Tyler Moore Show") stars in a British folktale about a father who challenges his young daughters to solve a tricky challenge by thinking outside the box.

'When Fish Fly' | feat. HGTV's 'The Cousins:' John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino

John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino (HGTV's "Cousins on Call) co-star in this story about a man who gets a very tricky lesson about the dangers of gossip.

'When Fish Fly' | feat. HGTV's 'The Cousins:' John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino

Kids Listen Road Trip Mixtape

We've teamed up with some of the best kids podcasts out there to bring you our final summer bonus episode, the Kids Listen Road Trip Mixtape. Perfect for your end-of-summer road trip spectacular!

Encore: 'Sadko And The Sea'

Max Greenfield ("The Neighborhood," "New Girl") stars in this Russian folktale about the power of music. Download a coloring page for this episode here: wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages

The Mega Awesome Super Huge Wicked Fun Podcast Playdate

In this special episode, we team up with some of our pals for an awesome mash-up of fun! Featuring Circle Round, Wow In The World, Story Pirates, Brains On, But Why, and Eleanor Amplified.

Encore: 'The Owner Of The Sun'

YouTuber and comedian Joanna Hausmann stars in a Venezuelan folktale about an enterprising young girl and her quest to free the sun. Download a coloring page for this episode here: wbur.org/circleround/coloring-pages

'Cow Wells And Cow Bells' | feat. Billy Porter and Joshua Boone

Greed. Deception. Adorable baby cows. Billy Porter ("Pose") and Joshua Boone ("Seven Seconds") star in this East African folktale that asks: "is honesty always the best policy?"

'The Unwelcome Guest' | feat. Richard Kind

Richard Kind ("Inside Out") stars in this Middle Eastern folktale about a clever man who teaches his village a thing or two about the dangers of judging a book by it's cover.

'The King And The Cobbler' | feat. Keith David and James Naughton

When the most powerful person in the land has never relied on himself, trouble ensues! Keith David ("Greenleaf") and James Naughton ("The Blacklist," "Our Town") co-star in a folktale that claims many homes--from Afghanistan to Greece.

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