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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.

    Arisa Trew, Skateboarding Sensation - Squiz Kids Q+A

    Arisa Trew, Skateboarding Sensation - Squiz Kids Q+A

    Women's world number two park skateboarder Arisa Trew answers questions from Aussie kids in a very special Squiz Kids Q+A.
    Even as she's busy preparing for the Olympics, Arisa Trew takes time out to answer the questions put to her by the kids of Australia. Squiz Kids want to know how often she trains, what her favourite skateboarding trick is, does she ever get nervous before she competes, and, as she's representing Australia on the world stage, does she like Vegemite?
    For the full episode transcript, click here.

    • 13 min
    Plastic clean up clash goes to court; Herculaneum’s hidden treasure; Aussie skaters shine bright; and a royal Swiftie gets his groove on.

    Plastic clean up clash goes to court; Herculaneum’s hidden treasure; Aussie skaters shine bright; and a royal Swiftie gets his groove on.

    Squiz Kids Media Literacy Survey 
    Your daily kids news podcast.
    Baltimore is tired of cleaning up plastic waste left by big companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. The city is suing these companies for creating so much trash. Scientists found that just 60 companies produce half of the world's plastic waste. Time to reduce, reuse, recycle and keep our planet clean!
    Herculaneum, Italy, is reopening its beach after 2,000 years! This ancient town was buried by Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE. Archaeologists have uncovered amazing artefacts, and now the black volcanic sand beach is ready for tourists.
    Three young Aussies, Keegan Palmer, Chloe Covell, and Arisa Trew, have qualified for the Olympics in skateboarding. They've worked hard for two years and now they're ready to wow the world. Plus, Arisa Trew will answer your burning questions in an exclusive Q&A. Go Team Australia!
    Prince William went viral for dancing at Taylor Swift's concert, celebrating his 42nd birthday. His kids, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, joined him and even got a backstage selfie with Taylor and her boyfriend, Travis Kelce. Who can blame him for dancing to TayTay's tunes?
    For the full episode transcript, click here.

    • 11 min
    Kids vs Adults Weekly News S'Quiz

    Kids vs Adults Weekly News S'Quiz

    Squiz Kids Media Literacy Survey 
    Who's smarter, kids or adults?
    For the full episode transcript, click here.

    • 9 min
    Nuclear power in play; Egypt’s Marge Simpson mummy; Social media warning; and Mbappe’s nose and Ronaldo’s return.

    Nuclear power in play; Egypt’s Marge Simpson mummy; Social media warning; and Mbappe’s nose and Ronaldo’s return.

    Squiz Kids Media Literacy Survey 
    Your daily kids news podcast.
    Nuclear power in play; Egypt’s Marge Simpson mummy; Social media warning; and Mbappe’s nose and Ronaldo’s return.
    Get ready to hear a lot about nuclear energy! The Federal Opposition has announced plans to build nuclear power plants if they win the next election. Nuclear power is super efficient but can be dangerous. Stay tuned for more election updates!
    Archeologists in Egypt found a 3,500-year-old mummy with a striking resemblance to Marge Simpson! Despite the uncanny look, experts say it's the daughter of an ancient high priest. Time travel or just a funny coincidence? You decide!
    Euro 2024 is on, and it's thrilling! France, England, Portugal, and Germany are the favorites. But France faces a setback with Mbappe's injury, while Ronaldo is back in action for Portugal. Game on, soccer fans!
    Squiz-E the Newshound brings big news! America's top doctor says social media is as harmful as cigarettes and should have warning labels. Studies show too much social media can make teens anxious or depressed. Remember to think before you scroll! Thanks, Squiz-E!
    For the full episode transcript, click here.

    • 10 min
    A native title victory in the Sunny State; a Californian piglet pursuit; the snow-white kookaburra; and the facial-fitness gum craze.

    A native title victory in the Sunny State; a Californian piglet pursuit; the snow-white kookaburra; and the facial-fitness gum craze.

    Your daily kids news podcast.
    After a long 14-year legal battle, the Kabi Kabi people of South East Queensland are finally recognised as the Traditional Owners of their land. This big win means they can hunt, fish, and camp on their ancestral land, including popular spots like Noosa and Bribie Island!
    A California king snake caused a commotion on a busy Hong Kong train during rush hour. The train was evacuated, and the snake was safely captured. Luckily, no one, including the snake, was hurt. It was quite the scaly surprise for commuters!
    A new trend called 'Facial-Fitness Gum' claims to give young men a more defined jawline. While the gum is extra chewy, there's no proof it actually works. It might just give you a sore jaw and lighten your wallet!
    A rare albino kookaburra has been spotted in Wynnum, Brisbane, delighting locals. With its pure white feathers, it looks almost magical. However, this unique bird must be careful in the sun to avoid sunburn.
    Piglet on the run in California.
    For the full episode transcript, click here.

    • 10 min
    Russia... Squiz the World

    Russia... 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 Russia, the world's largest country! This vast nation stretches across Europe and Asia, spanning 11 time zones and offering a rich tapestry of cultures and landscapes. Along the way, we'll learn some Russian language, delve into its unique history, and uncover fun facts about Russia’s incredible landmarks and hearty cuisine. So buckle up and join us on the Squiz Kids Super Fast Supersonic Jetliner for an exciting adventure to Russia!
    For the full episode transcript, click here.
    LINKS:
    Map of Russia
    Simple Borscht Recipe
    Cyrillic Alphabet
    More Facts on Russia

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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