235 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
    • 4.9 • 7 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 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
    Treasure Mountain feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Treasure Mountain feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Recorded live at Tanglewood with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and an all-star cast, this tale from China explores the true riches in life.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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