271 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
    • 4.5 • 9.2K 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 Little Blue Pebble feat. Bret Shuford & Stephen Hanna

    The Little Blue Pebble feat. Bret Shuford & Stephen Hanna

    In this magical story with roots all over the world, Broadway performers Bret Shuford and Stephen Hanna (Broadway Husbands) play farmers who receive a little magic that leads to big transformations!

    • 27 min
    One Wish (feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra)

    One Wish (feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra)

    Recorded live at Tanglewood with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and an all-star cast, this tale with Indian, Irish, and Jewish roots proves that wishes can come true —sometimes all at once!

    • 26 min
    Fair-Feathered Friends (feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra)

    Fair-Feathered Friends (feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra)

    Recorded live at Tanglewood with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and an all-star cast, this Burmese folktale imagines why the thrush's colors are in its voice, not its feathers.

    • 22 min
    Fighting Like Cats and Dogs (feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra)

    Fighting Like Cats and Dogs (feat. Boston Symphony Orchestra)

    Recorded live at Tanglewood with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and an all-star cast, this Korean tale offers an enchanting explanation about why cats and dogs don’t get along.

    • 29 min
    Encore: Long Hair and the Waterfall (feat. Rosalind Chao)

    Encore: Long Hair and the Waterfall (feat. Rosalind Chao)

    Recorded live at Tanglewood with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and an all-star cast, this Korean tale offers an enchanting explanation to why cats and dogs don’t get along.

    • 23 min
    The Golden Advice feat. Kate Siegel

    The Golden Advice feat. Kate Siegel

    Kate Siegel (Midnight Mass, The Time Traveler’s Wife) plays a struggling farmer who learns the true value of wisdom in this tale with origins in Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Scotland, Wales, and the Jewish tradition.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
9.2K Ratings

9.2K Ratings

disney elsa❄️ ,

Circle round stories are so much fun.

I used to have night mirrors but now I don’t Thanks to circle round Your stories are awesome!😍😍😍 your stories are The best stories I ever heard🥰🥰☺️😉

whatrhewow13 ,

Wow

Circle round is soooooooooooooo amazing for children . I put circle round on when my kids are in/on a car. There stories are awsome!!!!

Im da best! 😜 ,

Circle round is the best!

Hi! Circle round is the best! I listen to this every night! And I love the new stories every Tuesday! But there is a lot of ads that kids don’t understand, so maybe u can try to take out the ads? And also same thing with the breaks. But overall this is an amaaaaaaaaaazing podcast!
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