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Squiz Kids is a news podcast, just for kids! 10 minutes of age-appropriate news, delivered with positivity and humour. Make it part of your daily routine by playing it over breakfast, during the drive to school or - for all the Squiz teachers out there - in the classroom.
There's also kids v adults quizzes, a book club, kids-only Q&As (with people like the Prime Minister!), deep dives into topics kids love (from Barbie to Halloween, toys, sport, inventions, crazy science stuff, and so much more).

Want a birthday shoutout? Email us at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au, or visit the Squiz Kids website.

PS. We do news for big people (aka adults) over on The Squiz Today - a free weekday email and podcast. Search for Squiz Today in your podcasting app, or check out The Squiz Today newsletter here.

Squiz Kids The Squiz

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6 • 24 Ratings

Squiz Kids is a news podcast, just for kids! 10 minutes of age-appropriate news, delivered with positivity and humour. Make it part of your daily routine by playing it over breakfast, during the drive to school or - for all the Squiz teachers out there - in the classroom.
There's also kids v adults quizzes, a book club, kids-only Q&As (with people like the Prime Minister!), deep dives into topics kids love (from Barbie to Halloween, toys, sport, inventions, crazy science stuff, and so much more).

Want a birthday shoutout? Email us at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au, or visit the Squiz Kids website.

PS. We do news for big people (aka adults) over on The Squiz Today - a free weekday email and podcast. Search for Squiz Today in your podcasting app, or check out The Squiz Today newsletter here.

    Kids v Adults Weekly News S'Quiz

    Kids v Adults Weekly News S'Quiz

    Who's smarter, kids or adults?
    For the full episode transcript, click here.
    Check out the Squiz Kids website for all of our other Fun, Free and Fresh offerings!

    • 9 min
    Operation cripple the cane toad in WA; Blues win the State of Origin series; Squiz-E sniffs a hundred fakes; and a meteor rocks New York City. 

    Operation cripple the cane toad in WA; Blues win the State of Origin series; Squiz-E sniffs a hundred fakes; and a meteor rocks New York City. 

    Your daily kids news podcast.
    Up in Western Australia, scientists are tackling a real-life cane toad invasion! These pesky toads are spreading, causing havoc for native wildlife. But there's hope!
    New York City had a sky-high surprise yesterday when a meteor zoomed across the Manhattan skyline!
    The State of Origin decider was a nail-biter! After 65 minutes without a try, NSW Blues finally broke through, scoring twice in quick succession to win 14-4 against Queensland.
    Squiz-E the Newshound is back with a warning! Following a fake assassination attempt on former President Trump, social media is buzzing with wild conspiracy theories.
    Your Shortcut to Invasive Species.
    Nelson Mandela video explainer.
    For the full episode transcript, click here.
     

    • 10 min
    A mega-cave on the moon; Irish unicycler wins a record; a super dog saves lives; and the space nappy is no more.

    A mega-cave on the moon; Irish unicycler wins a record; a super dog saves lives; and the space nappy is no more.

    Your daily kids news podcast.
    Get ready to be amazed! Italian scientists found a giant cave on the moon using NASA's radar. It's as deep as a Rugby League field is long and might lead to an underground moon world! This could be the perfect spot for future moon bases, keeping astronauts safe from the harsh lunar surface.
    Meet Eamonn Keaveney, the Irishman who unicycled 495 kilometres across Ireland in just over five days, earning a Guinness World Record! Despite a sprained ankle, Eamonn pushed through 12-hour days. This isn’t his first record—he's also the champ of the longest barefoot journey! Way to go, Eamonn, you’re one wheel-y impressive dude!
    Meet Sharwood, the incredible doggy blood donor! This eight-year-old pooch has saved the lives of 160 dogs by donating his blood. Despite retiring, Sharwood's legacy as a life-saver will continue to inspire. Sharwood, Squiz Kids salutes you for being a true canine hero!
    Astronauts no longer need to wear uncomfortable adult diapers during spacewalks! Inspired by sci-fi, researchers have developed a system to recycle pee into drinking water. With NASA's Artemis moon missions approaching, this new tech will be a game-changer. Future astronauts might sip on recycled space juice while exploring the moon! Cheers to that!
    For the full episode transcript, click here.
    Squiz Kids website

    • 11 min
    France... Squiz the World

    France... Squiz the World

    Each fortnight, we give the world globe a spin, and see where we land. Then we take the kids of Australia on an audio excursion to visit that country and its people.
    Join your captain, Christie Kijurina, on an audio adventure. Today, we're off to France, the land of croissants, cheese, and the Eiffel Tower! This beautiful country, known for its rich culture and history, is the most visited in the world. Along the way, we'll learn some French language, explore its iconic landmarks, and discover the secrets of French cuisine. So buckle up and join us on the Squiz Kids Super Fast Supersonic Jetliner for an exciting adventure to France!
    For the full episode transcript, click here.
    LINKS:
    Virtual Tour of the Louvre: https://www.louvre.fr/en/online-tours
    France's Gourmet School Lunches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovO18E-hgew
    French Onion Soup recipe: https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017256-french-onion-soup
    Baguette recipe: https://momsdish.com/baguette
    Jeu de la barbichette/ Game of the goatee: https://www.whistlefritz.com/la-barbichette/

    Squiz Kids Website

    • 13 min
    Gunshot that shocked the world; Euro 2024 grand final; Mr Beast breaks a record; and the tinned tuna Olympics.

    Gunshot that shocked the world; Euro 2024 grand final; Mr Beast breaks a record; and the tinned tuna Olympics.

    Your daily kids news podcast.
    Former US President Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt during a rally. As investigations unfold, we remind listeners to trust only credible news sources. Social media can be misleading, so check your facts!
    Berlin is buzzing as England and Spain face off in the Euro 2024 final. With a crowd of 75,000 cheering and millions watching worldwide, all eyes are on 16-year-old Spanish star Lamine Yamal. Who will claim the trophy?
    The Olympics are just 11 days away! Athletes from around the world, including 460 Aussies, are heading to Paris. Along with them are tonnes of food and other supplies! Get ready for daily updates from the Squiz Kids Olympic Sprint to keep up with all the excitement.
    Mr. Beast, aka Jimmy Donaldson, has hit 300 million YouTube subscribers​​​​​​​! From wild stunts to charitable acts, he’s done it all. His journey teaches us the power of consistency and effort.
    Lamine Yamal’s stunning Euro 2024 goal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDvDyO0UNvw
    Rosetta Stone explainer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHfOg9_sySk
    Bryce’s op-ed in the SMH and The Age
    https://www.smh.com.au/national/how-do-children-tell-if-online-news-is-fake-here-s-a-slip-slop-slap-up-idea-20240710-p5jslz.html
    For the full episode transcript, click here.

    • 11 min
    Julie Inman-Grant, Australia's eSafety Commissioner - A Squiz Kids Conversation

    Julie Inman-Grant, Australia's eSafety Commissioner - A Squiz Kids Conversation

    This is the first in a series of Squiz Kids podcasts made especially for adults. Conversations with people about issues important to parents and carers of kids. In today’s episode, Bryce chats with Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman-Grant about social media and kids - and the parliamentary inquiry currently looking at how to keep kids safe online.
    The Joint Select Committee on Social Media and Australian Society
    Squiz Kids

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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