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Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.

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    • Stories for Kids
    • 4.4 • 204 Ratings

Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.

    The Uncommon Offering feat. Ruthie Ann Miles

    The Uncommon Offering feat. Ruthie Ann Miles

    Tony Award Winner Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I, All Rise) stars in this Paraguayan story about giving the most rare and precious gift of all.

    • 23 min
    The Red Leather Shoes feat. Madhur Jaffrey & Aasif Mandvi

    The Red Leather Shoes feat. Madhur Jaffrey & Aasif Mandvi

    Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show, Evil) and Madhur Jaffrey (Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation, I Feel Bad) co-star in this Indian story about a wise king, a generous shoemaker, and a priceless pair of shoes.

    • 22 min
    The Wind Catcher feat. Lea Salonga

    The Wind Catcher feat. Lea Salonga

    Tony Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Misérables) headlines this Marshallese tale about how the first sailboat came to be.

    • 21 min
    Encore: One Speckled Hen

    Encore: One Speckled Hen

    This week, we bring back a favorite story from the archives: Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Full Monty) stars in a Jewish tale that tests the old adage, "Finders keepers, losers weepers."

    • 20 min
    All The King’s Dogs feat. Rory Culkin & Jeremy Sisto

    All The King’s Dogs feat. Rory Culkin & Jeremy Sisto

    Jeremy Sisto (Law and Order, FBI) and Rory Culkin (Waco, Halston) co-star in this Hungarian story about two farmers, one wise king, and a whole mess of canines.

    • 20 min
    The Fishermen’s Leftovers feat. Marc delaCruz

    The Fishermen’s Leftovers feat. Marc delaCruz

    In this magical tale from Japan, Marc delaCruz (If/Then, Hamilton) plays a lowly cook whose kitchen scraps bring him a golden reward.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
204 Ratings

204 Ratings

ice skater10 ,

A little more work

Hi Circle Round,
I think your Podcast is amazing but I think you need lest adds

Felix and Anna ,

Love this!

Wonderful stories - great pacing and love looking at the illustrations while we listen.

lily❤️💜🧡🖤💛🤍💚🤎💙💘💝 ,

Biggest fan🤪🤪

I love but not the ADS don’t put😢
I’m 10 and I people think I’m to old to listen to this podcast but I don’t think that 😊I love how it makes me get to sleep very easily not like some other podcasts😋you make it lovely to listen to(except the ads😫)
Thanks 🙏

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