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Squiz Kids is a news podcast, just for kids. Published each weekday at 7 am, it's an 8 minutes of age-appropriate news delivered with positivity and humour. We won’t shy away from the hard news stories, but in the usual Squiz tone we'll approach it with positivity, humour, and without opinion. So make it part of your daily routine by whacking it on over breakfast, during the drive to school, or for all the Squiz teachers out there, in the classroom. Squiz Kids is proudly supported by the Judith Nielsen Institute for Journalism and Ideas.
Want a birthday shoutout? Email us at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au, or visit https://www.squizkids.com.au/


Want more things Squiz? Check out The Squiz Today - a free weekday email and podcast for big people - check it out at www.thesquiz.com.au

Squiz Kids Squiz Media

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 12 Ratings

Squiz Kids is a news podcast, just for kids. Published each weekday at 7 am, it's an 8 minutes of age-appropriate news delivered with positivity and humour. We won’t shy away from the hard news stories, but in the usual Squiz tone we'll approach it with positivity, humour, and without opinion. So make it part of your daily routine by whacking it on over breakfast, during the drive to school, or for all the Squiz teachers out there, in the classroom. Squiz Kids is proudly supported by the Judith Nielsen Institute for Journalism and Ideas.
Want a birthday shoutout? Email us at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au, or visit https://www.squizkids.com.au/


Want more things Squiz? Check out The Squiz Today - a free weekday email and podcast for big people - check it out at www.thesquiz.com.au

    Friday, October 22 - Melbourne’s happy day; New Zealand’s coolest cops; big weekend for cricket fans; and Noodle the lazy bones pug.

    Friday, October 22 - Melbourne’s happy day; New Zealand’s coolest cops; big weekend for cricket fans; and Noodle the lazy bones pug.

    Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. Give us ten minutes, and we’ll give you the world.  A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids the lowdown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.
     
    ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)
     
    This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine - helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.
     


    LINKS
     
    New Zealand toy police
    https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1050505582364193




    Noodle the pug
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNyuckfipAs




    Squiz Kids Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/squizkids/?hl=en


    Got a birthday coming up and you want a shout-out? Send us an email at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au
     
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    • 10 min
    Thursday, October 21 - How a pig helped a medical breakthrough; inside Africa’s glaciers; Patty Mills sets an NBA record; and one big, ugly fish.

    Thursday, October 21 - How a pig helped a medical breakthrough; inside Africa’s glaciers; Patty Mills sets an NBA record; and one big, ugly fish.

    Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. Give us ten minutes, and we’ll give you the world. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids the lowdown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.
     
    ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)
     
    This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine - helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.
     
    LINKS
     


    Ginormous sunfish
    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2021/oct/19/huge-sunfish-weighing-up-to-200kg-found-off-coast-of-ceuta-video




    Andy Griffiths Treehouse Q+A - with all your excellent entries!
    https://www.squizkids.com.au/squiz-kids-specials/squiz-kids-qa-with-andy-griffiths/




    Squiz Kids Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/squizkids/?hl=en


    Got a birthday coming up and you want a shout-out? Send us an email at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 9 min
    Wednesday, October 20 - The great Australian vaccine race; Kenya’s camel-ccinos; meet the new Yellow Wiggle; and why Pepsi’s no good with pork.

    Wednesday, October 20 - The great Australian vaccine race; Kenya’s camel-ccinos; meet the new Yellow Wiggle; and why Pepsi’s no good with pork.

    Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. Give us ten minutes, and we’ll give you the world.  A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids the lowdown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.
     
    ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)
     
    This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine - helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.
     
    LINKS
     
    Pepsi and Pork fake video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQg0VRawBHs 


    Andy Griffiths Treehouse Q+A - with all your excellent entries!
    https://www.squizkids.com.au/squiz-kids-specials/squiz-kids-qa-with-andy-griffiths/




    Squiz Kids Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/squizkids/?hl=en


    Got a birthday coming up and you want a shout-out? Send us an email at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 9 min
    Tuesday, October 19 - Squishy toys for Christmas; Growing coral in the Bahamas; the world’s first space movie; and the pigs keeping us safe in the skies.

    Tuesday, October 19 - Squishy toys for Christmas; Growing coral in the Bahamas; the world’s first space movie; and the pigs keeping us safe in the skies.

    Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. Give us ten minutes, and we’ll give you the world. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids the lowdown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.
     
    ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)
     
    This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine - helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.
     
    LINKS


    Earth Shot Prize winners
    https://earthshotprize.org/


    Russian film crew returns to earth: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/oct/17/russian-film-crew-return-to-earth-after-shooting-the-first-movie-in-space 


    Pig patrol: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-58928677


    Andy Griffiths Treehouse Q+A - with all your excellent entries!
    https://www.squizkids.com.au/squiz-kids-specials/squiz-kids-qa-with-andy-griffiths/




    Squiz Kids Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/squizkids/?hl=en


    Got a birthday coming up and you want a shout-out? Send us an email at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 10 min
    Squiz Kids Q+A with Andy Griffiths

    Squiz Kids Q+A with Andy Griffiths

    Beloved treehouse author Andy Griffiths has just released the 143-Storey Treehouse, and is already hard at work on 13 more levels. The kids of Australia give him some wonderful, whacky ideas. 
     
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    • 18 min
    Monday, October 18 - Lockdown lift early for Melbourne; India’s solar powered iron; the mystery sound from outer space; and a croc-plosion in the Northern Territory.

    Monday, October 18 - Lockdown lift early for Melbourne; India’s solar powered iron; the mystery sound from outer space; and a croc-plosion in the Northern Territory.

    Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. Give us ten minutes, and we’ll give you the world.  A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids the lowdown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.
     
    ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)
     
    This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine - helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.
     
    LINKS


    Solar powered iron: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-58889532 


    La Palma volcano 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX5JADlKrnw
     


    Squiz Kids Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/squizkids/?hl=en


    Got a birthday coming up and you want a shout-out? Send us an email at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 9 min

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Brilliant news podcast for children!

This is a great show to listen to. Something for everybody and the shout outs and quiz are our favourite parts!

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