41 episodes

Who would win in a fight between bigfoot and the Hulk? Is my son a wendigo? Join a father and son as they tackle the important questions while talking about cryptids every other week.

Kid Cryptid Shawn Yates

    • Kids & Family

Who would win in a fight between bigfoot and the Hulk? Is my son a wendigo? Join a father and son as they tackle the important questions while talking about cryptids every other week.

    Slenderman

    Slenderman

    From seemingly out of nowhere, Slenderman burst onto the scene. Join Shawn for a crash course in the history of this modern urban legend.

    Kid Cryptid Theme by Tom Parsons

    • 6 min
    Zombies

    Zombies

    Walk fast, jog, or run! Try to keep up with Shawn and Elias as they take on everyone's favorite undead: Zombies!
    *Episode deals with slightly heavier topics than usual.
    Research for this episode from:
    https://www.history.com/topics/folklore/history-of-zombies
    https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/10/how-america-erased-the-tragic-history-of-the-zombie/412264/
    https://www.livescience.com/23892-zombies-real-facts.html
    Kid Cryptid Theme by Tom Parsons

    • 17 min
    Campfire Critters- Sidehill Gouger

    Campfire Critters- Sidehill Gouger

    If you've ever felt like you're running in circles you've likely got nothing on this week's critter. Join Elias as he chases down the one-way cryptid known as the Sidehill Gouger.
    Research for this episode from:
    http://mythologicalbeastiesandco.blogspot.com/2010/09/sidehill-gouger.html
    http://hoaxes.org/animals/comments/sidehill_gouger
    https://monster.fandom.com/wiki/Sidehill_Gouger
    Kid Cryptid Theme by Tom Parsons

    • 4 min
    Thunderbirds

    Thunderbirds

    Keep an eye to the sky and be ready to run as Elias and Shawn to looking for those giant avian terrors: Thunderbirds!
    Research for this episode from:
    https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-mythic-child-stealing-thunderbirds-of-illinois.amp
    https://www.singularfortean.com/news/2018/3/30/investigator-photographs-giant-bird-40-miles-west-of-chicago
    https://www.liveabout.com/the-giant-thunderbird-returns-3862215
    https://mythology.net/mythical-creatures/thunderbird/
    Kid Cryptid Theme by Tom Parsons

    • 17 min
    Campfire Compendium- Black Eyed Children

    Campfire Compendium- Black Eyed Children

    Is that a knock at the door? Don't answer it! Let Shawn tell you why as he explains all about the black eyed children.
    https://rare.us/rare-life/black-eyed-children/
    https://www.liveabout.com/black-eyed-kids-horror-or-hoax-2594476
    https://creepypasta.fandom.com/wiki/Black-Eyed_People
    https://sites.psu.edu/urbanlegends/2019/03/29/black-eyed-children/
    Kid Cryptid Theme by Tom Parsons

    • 6 min
    The Pukwudgie

    The Pukwudgie

    Into the woods we go! But not too deep. Keep a lookout with Shawn and Elias as they take a harmless look at the pukwudgie.
    Research for this episode from:
    http://www.native-languages.org/pukwudgie.htm
    http://spookysouthcoast.com/pukwudgies-myth-or-monster/
    http://www.paranormal-encounters.com/wp/what-exactly-is-a-puckwudgie/
    Kid Cryptid Theme by Tom Parsons

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

Abrahamlincoln ,

Thank you

Thank your Elias for making this podcast with your dad. It’s brought a lot of joy to my family and we just want to thank you and give you some suggestions for your next episodes. Jeff the killer or Slenderman. My name is Jack and I live in Portland Oregon. I’m only eight years old. I love the supernatural.
Have a happy new year and again thank you for making this podcast kid Cryptid.
Also have you ever tried collaborating with the podcast Lore because it’s an awesome podcast about all the supernatural things you can imagine.

noooooooobone ,

Smart

Can you show me where you got your research, I really want know because I am really into supernatural beings.

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Probably your youngest fan Connor age 11

Kedmoomoo ,

So cute

As a mom and a podcaster, I’m envious of Shawn and Elias. This podcast is adorable, but it’s not only meant for kids. I learned a lot, and wish my son wanted to do a podcast with me! These two are just so so cute and witty!

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