428 episodes

What if a dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? Pirates, fairies, wizards, robots, and friends help Mr. Eric tell stories inspired by kids’ questions. What If World’s progressive stories will keep kids laughing while fostering curiosity, imagination, and resilience. Listen Ad-Free: patreon.com/whatifworld
Call in a What-If Question to 205-605-WHAT or email whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com!

What If World - Stories for Kids What If World

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 5.9K Ratings

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What if a dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? Pirates, fairies, wizards, robots, and friends help Mr. Eric tell stories inspired by kids’ questions. What If World’s progressive stories will keep kids laughing while fostering curiosity, imagination, and resilience. Listen Ad-Free: patreon.com/whatifworld
Call in a What-If Question to 205-605-WHAT or email whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com!

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    M.C. Detective Agency - Chapter 9 - Chemistry Is Yummy

    M.C. Detective Agency - Chapter 9 - Chemistry Is Yummy

    Join us for File 4: The Case of the Vanishing Van Gogh, and help Poppi and Ray by learning about polyatomic ions. It’s gonna rock!
    The M.C. Detective Agency is a comic book series written by Colleen Kelley, Ph.D., as part of Kids Chemical Solutions. These comics give kids a fun introduction to chemistry concepts taught at the college level. The four-part comic book series, along with activity packets and sample lesson plans, are available at kidschemicalsolutions.com
    Click here for your free Periodic Table with Ions, and Granny Eve’s Polyatomic Recipes! 
    Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. 
    What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. A big thanks to our producer Miss Lynn. Our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe, and our theme song is by Craig Martinson.

    • 19 min
    Alivia asks: What if butterflies could fly to the moon? (w/ Kristen Kim)

    Alivia asks: What if butterflies could fly to the moon? (w/ Kristen Kim)

    Kristen Kim, co-host of Culture Kids Podcast plays Luna, a caterpillar who dreams of one day reaching the moon. She will learn lessons from an owl, a wolf, and her monarch butterfly siblings along the way.
    Lessons include: If you pursue your dreams, you will find people who share them; our differences are beautiful and important.
    Culture Kids Podcast is hosted by Kristen Kim and her son Asher. They explore a new theme each week, providing children a sense of adventure and a deeper understanding of different cultures. They have several episodes related to the moon: Moonlight Magic: Mid-Autumn Adventures, Spring Festival: Exploring LNY Celebrations in China (Part 1 and Part 2), and Embracing Tet Traditions: A Vibrant Lunar New Year Celebration in Vietnam! Find all this and more at: culturekidsmedia.com
    Join our Patreon for ad-free stories, monthly bonus episodes, a shout-out on the show, bi-annual mailings, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld
    Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. 
    Eric and Karen O'Keeffe make What If World. Ana Stretcu created our character art, and our episode art is by our producer, Lynn Hickernell. Jason O’Keefe created our podcast art, and Craig Martinson wrote our theme song.
    Advertise on What If World: advertising@airwavemedia.com

    • 21 min
    Juma asks: What if trains didn’t stop? (Freddy Booboo Bear Part 2)

    Juma asks: What if trains didn’t stop? (Freddy Booboo Bear Part 2)

    Alabaster Zero and Mustachery Inc. must find the monster of the week and recover the Mona Pizza!
    Listen to episode, 314, “Elliot asks: What if everyone had a mustache?” to hear Alabaster’s first adventure in the Freddy Booboo Bear universe.
    Lessons include: Examine your fears logically and be willing to step out of your comfort zone.
    Join our Patreon for ad-free stories, monthly bonus episodes, a shout-out on the show, bi-annual mailings, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld
    Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions & submissions with a grownup's help via email at whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com, voicemail at 205-605-WHAT (9428), Instagram @whatifworldpodcast, or snail mail:
    What If World (or Mr. Eric)
    P.O. Box 4905
    Panorama City, CA 91412
    Eric and Karen O'Keeffe make What If World. Ana Stretcu created our character art, and our episode art is by our producer, Lynn Hickernell. Jason O’Keefe created our podcast art, and Craig Martinson wrote our theme song.
    Advertise on What If World: advertising@airwavemedia.com

    • 25 min
    SME #20: Baa Baa Make ‘Em Ups

    SME #20: Baa Baa Make ‘Em Ups

    Fred the Dog goes head to head with Mr. Eric in a singing contest. Plus, listeners submit a real-world trivia challenge, complete with a bibliography!
    Part trivia, part interview, Stump Mr. Eric is a show where you can ask us any question. Share some trivia you know, or ask a question for Mr. Eric, Miss Lynn, or a What If World character of your choice. If you'd like to see something weird happen on the show, give us a challenge for one of our trivia/interview segments. Unusual speaking challenges? Improv games? Riddles? Contests? You name it, and (with any luck) we'll try it!
    We need your questions! Send stumper questions, answers, and ideas to whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com with your grownup's permission. Please use "Stump" or "Stumper" in the subject line.
    Please share the answers, too, so we can learn together. And as always, let's keep it kind!
    “Baa Baa Black Sheep” song by Trygve Larsen from Pixabay.

    Emma asks: What if it snowed even in summer? (Remastered)

    Emma asks: What if it snowed even in summer? (Remastered)

    Sneakers, why’d it have to be sneakers? Whendiana Joan is back to solve the mystery of Howswell’s lost alien and its sneaker-powered Snowship. Will the people of Howswell accept their newest resident, or will this snow alien lead the town to disaster? Tune in and find out!
    Lessons include: When we accommodate each other, we help our community grow.
    This remastered episode first aired on March 20th, 2017.
    Join our Patreon for ad-free stories, monthly bonus episodes, a shout-out on the show, bi-annual mailings, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld
    Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions & submissions with a grownup's help via email at whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com, voicemail at 205-605-WHAT (9428), Instagram @whatifworldpodcast, or snail mail:
    What If World (or Mr. Eric)
    P.O. Box 4905
    Panorama City, CA 91412
    Eric and Karen O'Keeffe make What If World. Ana Stretcu created our character art, and our episode art is by our producer, Lynn Hickernell. Jason O’Keefe created our podcast art, and Craig Martinson wrote our theme song.
    Advertise on What If World: advertising@airwavemedia.com

    • 24 min
    M.C. Detective Agency - Chapter 8 - It’s Ion Town

    M.C. Detective Agency - Chapter 8 - It’s Ion Town

    Poppi and Ray finally find the treasure and meet the pirates. Can their knowledge of ions and ionic compounds save the day, or will Chlorine Clive take the treasure and rule the seven seas?
    The M.C. Detective Agency is a comic book series written by Colleen Kelley, Ph.D., as part of Kids Chemical Solutions. These comics help kids get an early introduction to chemistry and master material taught at the college level. The four-part comic book series, along with activity packets and sample lesson plans, are available at kidschemicalsolutions.com
    Click here for their free Periodic Table with Ions! It’s also got some of Ray’s Rules to help you solve the case. You can also check out Chemistry Colleen on YouTube.
    Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. 
    What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. A big thanks to our producer Miss Lynn. Our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe, and our theme song is by Craig Martinson.
    Advertise on What If World: advertising@airwavemedia.com

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
5.9K Ratings

5.9K Ratings

saxbine ,

Awsome Podcast!

I love this podcast, especially the G&G episodes, I absolutely love role-playing games, I am even making my own, and I think What if World was a great idea, thank you for making it!

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Good!

I like this but I’m kinda outgrowing it.

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The best plus my question

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