236 episodes

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.

Circle Round WBUR

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 467 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.

    Plowing the Road feat. Kimiko Glenn

    Plowing the Road feat. Kimiko Glenn

    Kimiko Glenn (My Little Pony, Orange is the New Black) learns the wonders of wisdom that old age can bring in this touching tale with roots in Japan, Laos, Mongolia, Slovenia, Romania, Russia and Haiti.

    • 21 min
    The Wiser Adviser feat. Elaine Hendrix, Devyn McDowell, Mark Pellegrino

    The Wiser Adviser feat. Elaine Hendrix, Devyn McDowell, Mark Pellegrino

    Elaine Hendrix (Dynasty, The Parent Trap), Mark Pellegrino (Supernatural, American Rust), and Devyn McDowell (Annette, The Good Nurse) star in this Jewish and Persian tale about how fortune can change in the blink of an eye.

    • 22 min
    Encore: The Beggar and the Baker’s Daughter

    Encore: The Beggar and the Baker’s Daughter

    In this whimsical tale from the archives, comedian Margaret Cho (The Margaret Cho, Fresh Off The Bloat) plays a greedy woman who bites off more than she can chew.

    • 20 min
    Encore: All That Glitters

    Encore: All That Glitters

    This Circle Round favorite starring Story Pirates Podcast hosts Lee Overtree, Peter McNerney and Meghan O'Neill shines a sparkling light on the treasures that come from honesty, integrity and honor.

    • 20 min
    Encore: The Dozen Loaves of Bread

    Encore: The Dozen Loaves of Bread

    Podcast luminary Avery Trufelman (99% Invisible, Nice Try!) stars as a generous baker touched by magic in this appetizing episode from the Circle Round archives.

    • 19 min
    Encore: The Tug of War

    Encore: The Tug of War

    Does bigger always mean stronger? Oscar nominee & children's author Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild, Annie) stars in this amusing folktale from the Circle Round archives.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
467 Ratings

467 Ratings

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Amazing podcast

Great 10/10 amazing good,I have a lot to say =^). It’s just really good because the stories are interesting and new to me. Thank you WBUR

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