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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.

Circle Round WBUR

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 6.4K 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.

    Encore: The Goat in the Garden

    Encore: The Goat in the Garden

    In this favorite episode from the archives, Ray Magliozzi (Car Talk) plays a stubborn goat who inadvertently reminds us that true heroes comes in all shapes and sizes.

    This episode was originally released on January 23, 2018.

    • 16 min
    Encore: Sweet Corn and Clever Rabbit

    Encore: Sweet Corn and Clever Rabbit

    In this favorite episode from the archives, Eris Baker (This Is Us) plays a tricky rabbit who presents her fellow animals with an offer they can't refuse.

    This episode originally released April 9, 2019.

    • 19 min
    She Tells Seashells feat. Joaquina Kalukango

    She Tells Seashells feat. Joaquina Kalukango

    Tony Award nominee Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play, One Night in Miami) stars in this Zulu tale from South Africa about how stories came to the world.

    • 22 min
    The Unfair Share feat. Jon Huertas & Faith Salie

    The Unfair Share feat. Jon Huertas & Faith Salie

    Jon Huertas (This Is Us, Initiation) and Faith Salie (CBS Sunday Morning, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me) headline this folktale about a generous queen, a cunning farmer, and a devious gatekeeper who takes more than his fair share.

    • 21 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
6.4K Ratings

6.4K Ratings

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