300 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 3-103. Each 15 to 25-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 • 12.1K 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 3-103. Each 15 to 25-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 Valley Visitor

    The Valley Visitor

    NPR’s Ailsa Chang (All Things Considered) headlines a Chinese tale about a mysterious guest, a raging storm, and the true fruits of kindness.

    • 20 min
    Encore: The Red Leather Shoes

    Encore: The Red Leather Shoes

    Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show, Evil) and Madhur Jaffrey (Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation, I Feel Bad) co-star in this Indian story about a wise king, a generous shoemaker, and a priceless pair of shoes.

    • 24 min
    Riches to Rags

    Riches to Rags

    Veteran Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! panelists Tom Bodett and Roxanne Roberts co-star in a Dutch tale about a treasure so precious, it's priceless, and so valuable, it's invaluable!

    • 22 min
    The Upside-Down Tree

    The Upside-Down Tree

    Comedian Alonzo Bodden (Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!, Heavy Lightweight) headlines this African legend about how one animal’s mischief created the savanna’s most majestic, magical trees.

    • 19 min
    The Four Winds

    The Four Winds

    Kimberly Guerrero (Spirit Rangers, Reservation Dogs) stars in a tale from the Lakota people about one thieving fox and four wise winds.

    • 23 min
    The Crowning Achievement

    The Crowning Achievement

    Faith Salie (Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me, CBS Sunday Morning) stars in a Jewish legend about a princess who learns how to lead with her head and her heart.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
12.1K Ratings

12.1K Ratings

Circle round Lover💕💗 ,

Circle round

I really like circle round it is really good and cool 🆒 but try to make the episodes a little bit longer and try to make more episodes!THANK YOU SO MUCH we all and always appreciate and love you!!!!!!!!!

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I love this podcast so much and it always has new episodes and really good stories and I have never heard those stories.

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Awesome podcast!

Make it better for bedtime and make it calmer.Also I HATE THE ADDS.But over all 💛💛💛💛4 stars and if u get rid of adds I will give fiv star and I agree with circle rounder and I have a question, in pulling strings, how would a spider set the table and set out chairs???

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