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A weekly wrap-up of all the amazing stories happening at home and abroad, made especially for young children to help them understand the world around them. Join Ruby for News Time as she counts down the week’s most interesting news stories for pre-schoolers. Featuring stories about children, animals, special events, the natural world, and outer space, News Time invites little ones to engage with the wider world in a safe space, with a lot of fun along the way. 

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    • Kids & Family

A weekly wrap-up of all the amazing stories happening at home and abroad, made especially for young children to help them understand the world around them. Join Ruby for News Time as she counts down the week’s most interesting news stories for pre-schoolers. Featuring stories about children, animals, special events, the natural world, and outer space, News Time invites little ones to engage with the wider world in a safe space, with a lot of fun along the way. 

    Microbats and Lunar New Year

    Microbats and Lunar New Year

    This week, we hear all about Lunar New Year festivities, swarms of backyard microbats, International Day of Education and... a Wonder Dog!

    • 9 min
    Mountain climbing friends and Sunshine the koala

    Mountain climbing friends and Sunshine the koala

    This week, we hear about people working together during the bushfire emergency, a penguin discovered miles from home, the Australian invention cleaning up our seas and a very lucky koala named Sunshine!

    • 8 min
    Young inventors and 3D homes

    Young inventors and 3D homes

    This week, we check out some cool inventions by Aussie kids, we find out what International Migrant Day is, we discover a cool way homes are being built, and astronauts in space receive some unusual Christmas gifts.

    • 7 min
    Mountain Day and stuck in seaweed

    Mountain Day and stuck in seaweed

    This week, we check out what International Mountain Day is, we learn about oxygen, we meet an Aussie adventurer, and we find out how a woman got stuck in seaweed.

    • 7 min
    Saving coral and ancient pup

    Saving coral and ancient pup

    This week, we find out what scientists are doing to try to help sick coral, a pre-historic creature is discovered in Siberia, we meet a young inventor who's designed something very cool, and archeologists uncover some rare mummies.

    • 7 min
    Acoustic observatory and driving dog

    Acoustic observatory and driving dog

    This week, we find out why scientists are capturing the sounds of Australian wildlife, we meet a dog with an important job, we learn about recycling, and we check out what animal was caught driving a car!

    • 7 min

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Daily

We love this so much we wish it was a daily podcast. Great in the car on the way to school and getting settled for bed

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Factual and amazing

This podcast is such a great podcast for my kids to listen to they’ve learnt so much and all they want to do in their free time is either listen to this or tell me facts about each episode. Best podcast for kids!

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Awesome

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