150 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 • 15 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 Missing Knight feat. Sarah, Duchess of York & Jason Mantzoukas

    The Missing Knight feat. Sarah, Duchess of York & Jason Mantzoukas

    Duchess Sarah Ferguson of York (Storytime With Fergie) and Jason Mantzoukas (How Did This Get Made, Housebroken) play a crafty queen and scheming advisor who face off in an unforgettable game of chess.

    • 27 min
    The Bearded Lake feat. Owen Teale

    The Bearded Lake feat. Owen Teale

    Owen Teale (Game of Thrones, Dream Horse) stars in this Welsh legend about a desperate farmer who becomes too greedy for his own good.

    • 22 min
    Encore: 100 Rooms

    Encore: 100 Rooms

    In this favorite episode from the archives, seven-time Emmy-Award winner Ed Asner (Up, The Mary Tyler Moore Show) plays a wise father who challenges his daughters to solve a tricky challenge by thinking outside the box.

    • 19 min
    Growing Courage ft. Kyla Pratt

    Growing Courage ft. Kyla Pratt

    Kyla Pratt (Call Me Kat, The Proud Family) headlines this Ethiopian story about the power of facing your fears.

    • 22 min
    The Giant’s Causeway feat. Alison Wright

    The Giant’s Causeway feat. Alison Wright

    Alison Wright (Snowpiercer, The Americans) stars as a wise and witty Irish giant who proves she's colossal in both size and smarts.

    • 20 min
    The Fire Within feat. Maz Jobrani

    The Fire Within feat. Maz Jobrani

    Comedian and actor Maz Jobrani (Pandemic Warrior, Back To School With Maz Jobrani) plays a wise man with an on-fire imagination in this clever tale from Turkey, Balochistan, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, the West Indies, and the Hispano community of New Mexico.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

milkchocolate456 ,

Good show

Good show. Not the best, but definitely good. Keep trying your best and I can see you are improving in making the stories. I look forward to more episodes!

😊

Fantastiec ,

Circle round review

Circle round is great l think it teaches kids to respect others and share.I have so much fun listening to circle round.

I also wanted to say that l just have one opinion which is l think you should create musical podcasts.

Bye Circle round! 😀From: Francesca

marcus909 ,

Not bad

Not bad

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