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Circle Round

By WBUR

Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.

  1. 1.
    Coyote’s Flame feat. Brittany O’Grady10/20/2020
    18:55
  2. 2.
    Encore: Grandfather Stone feat. Diane Rehm and Jonathan Joss10/13/2020
    22:03
  3. 3.
    The Glittering Gourd feat. Glenn Fleshler & Corey Stoll10/06/2020
    20:57
  4. 4.
    The Olive Jar feat. Maggie Siff, Santino Fontana & Denim Richards09/29/2020
    24:54
  5. 5.
    Long Hair and the Waterfall feat. Rosalind Chao09/22/2020
    23:36
  6. 6.
    Little Cu feat. Desmin Borges09/15/2020
    24:16
  7. 7.
    Dirt Into Gold feat. Tzi Ma & Jimmy Wong09/08/2020
    20:08
  8. 8.
    Circle Round: Fan Edition!09/01/2020
    32:56
  1. 9.
    Encore: 'The Forbidden Knot'08/25/2020
    24:43
  2. 10.
    The Charming Flute feat. Amy Hargreaves08/18/2020
    26:13
  3. 11.
    Encore: 'A Taste Of Honey'08/11/2020
    22:48
  4. 12.
    Naming the Tree feat. Chloe Coleman08/04/2020
    24:30
  5. 13.
    Encore: 'Latchkey Stew'07/28/2020
    22:58
  6. 14.
    The Farmer’s Coin feat. Jin Ha and Greta Jung07/21/2020
    28:58
  7. 15.
    Encore: The Enchanted Paintbrush feat. Phillipa Soo07/14/2020
    24:45
  8. 16.
    Every Other Friday feat. Melora Hardin and Gildart Jackson07/07/2020
    27:18
  9. 17.
    Encore: 'Kangaroo And Joey Too'06/30/2020
    25:18
  10. 18.
    Shortie: The Leaky Bucket06/23/2020
    16:07
  11. 19.
    Encore: 'The Great Ball Game'06/16/2020
    22:05
  12. 20.
    Shortie: The Dinner Date06/09/2020
    16:57
  13. 21.
    Encore: The Most Powerful Of All06/02/2020
    20:42
  14. 22.
    The Noblest Tale feat. Lisa Loeb05/26/2020
    27:37
  15. 23.
    Leopard’s Rhythm feat. Tonya Mosley05/19/2020
    24:31
  16. 24.
    Sweet and Sour feat. Avi Nash & Marshall Escamilla05/12/2020
    28:01
  17. 25.
    Chief Know-It-All feat. Chris Sullivan05/05/2020
    30:55
  18. 26.
    The Sultan’s Figs feat. Shazad Latif and Anthony Rapp04/28/2020
    28:55
  19. 27.
    The Treasured Axe feat. Adrian Martinez04/21/2020
    26:20
  20. 28.
    Shortie: 'The Money Tree'04/17/2020
    15:20
  21. 29.
    The Fallen Sparrow feat. Molly Bloom and Jane Lindholm04/14/2020
    21:55
  22. 30.
    Shortie: 'The First Ring'04/10/2020
    16:01
  23. 31.
    The Birds and the Trees feat. Krys Marshall04/07/2020
    25:44
  24. 32.
    Shortie: 'A Cup of Poi'04/03/2020
    14:31
  25. 33.
    The Search For Rain feat. Amory Sivertson03/31/2020
    25:23
  26. 34.
    Circle Round Presents: 'Mystery Recipe'03/27/2020
    17:13
  27. 35.
    Encore: 'The King And The Cobbler'03/24/2020
    26:09
  28. 36.
    The Elephant’s Tub feat. Analeigh Tipton and Stephen Tobolowsky03/17/2020
    26:33
  29. 37.
    Song of the Horse feat. David Archuleta and Sherry Cola03/10/2020
    26:20
  30. 38.
    Granny’s Leather Bag feat. Orla Brady03/03/2020
    26:04
  31. 39.
    The Mountain Spring feat. Kelli O’Hara & Greg Naughton02/25/2020
    21:18
  32. 40.
    Encore: 'The Lute Player'02/18/2020
    22:17
  33. 41.
    The Rooster in the Sky feat. Rachel Matthews02/11/2020
    23:00
  34. 42.
    The True Mother feat. Alex Landi02/04/2020
    19:40
  35. 43.
    The Beggar and the Baker’s Daughter feat. Margaret Cho01/28/2020
    20:28
  36. 44.
    The Very Busy Fairies feat. Parker Bates 01/21/2020
    18:42
  37. 45.
    The Dozen Loaves of Bread feat. Avery Trufelman01/14/2020
    19:00
  38. 46.
    The Nine Sticks feat. Nikesh Patel and Maulik Pancholy01/07/2020
    18:35
  39. 47.
    Encore: The Months Of The Year12/31/2019
    24:06
  40. 48.
    Encore: Three Wishes12/24/2019
    21:06
  41. 49.
    The Gloomy Pine Tree feat. Mykal-Michelle Harris12/17/2019
    22:20
  42. 50.
    Nilsa And The Troll feat. Raegan Revord12/10/2019
    21:18
  43. 51.
    The Banker’s Riddles feat. Jeannie Mai12/03/2019
    19:22
  44. 52.
    Encore: 'Fiona And The Fairies'11/26/2019
    19:47
  45. 53.
    The Enchanted Paintbrush feat. Phillipa Soo11/19/2019
    24:48
  46. 54.
    Sir Luck and Mister Riches feat. Michael Ian Black and David Wain11/12/2019
    24:11
  47. 55.
    The Fire On The Other Side Of The World feat. Yeardley Smith11/05/2019
    22:36
  48. 56.
    The Chattering Clams feat. Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz10/29/2019
    19:45
  49. 57.
    The King's Face feat. Derrick Baskin and Brandon Uranowitz10/22/2019
    21:52
  50. 58.
    Encore: 'Maushop And Grandfather Sun' 10/15/2019
    22:05
  51. 59.
    The Rusty Cowbell featuring Lake Bell10/08/2019
    23:42
  52. 60.
    One Speckled Hen feat. André de Shields10/01/2019
    22:07
  53. 61.
    The Great Acorn Robbery feat. Katy Mixon and Diedrich Bader 09/24/2019
    21:54
  54. 62.
    Rabbit's Wish feat. Ryan Michelle Bathé09/17/2019
    22:02
  55. 63.
    Curious Boots feat. Colin Hanks09/10/2019
    25:15
  56. 64.
    Circle Round Presents: 'Tai Asks Why'09/03/2019
    29:48
  57. 65.
    Encore: 'What Am I Hearing?'08/27/2019
    13:43
  58. 66.
    Encore: 'The Unwelcome Guest'08/20/2019
    17:26
  59. 67.
    Circle Round Presents: 'Wow in the World'08/13/2019
    23:42
  60. 68.
    Encore: 'Armadillo’s Song' | feat. Gad Elmaleh08/06/2019
    21:22
  61. 69.
    Encore: 'The Hat, The Horn, And The Purse' | feat. Bobby Moynihan07/30/2019
    29:59
  62. 70.
    The Magic Bowl featuring Boston Symphony Orchestra07/23/2019
    23:39
  63. 71.
    Practice Makes Progress featuring Boston Symphony Orchestra07/16/2019
    23:39
  64. 72.
    Kangaroo And Joey Too featuring Boston Symphony Orchestra07/09/2019
    23:19
  65. 73.
    Listeners' Favorite: 'The Piper And The Pooka'07/02/2019
    22:53
  66. 74.
    Circle Round Spotlight: Babayan And The Magic Star06/25/2019
    28:11
  67. 75.
    Circle Round Presents: 'Tumble'06/18/2019
    18:12
  68. 76.
    Circle Round Presents 'Two Princes'06/11/2019
    28:58
  69. 77.
    Circle Round Presents: Kids Listen Summer Sampler06/04/2019
    58:02
  70. 78.
    Grandfather Stone feat. Diane Rehm, Jonathan Joss05/28/2019
    19:50
  71. 79.
    Lazy Jack and the Leprechaun feat. A.J. Buckley, Euan Morton05/21/2019
    20:27
  72. 80.
    Encore: 'The Skylark'05/14/2019
    18:04
  73. 81.
    Circle Round Presents 'Brains On'05/07/2019
    41:14
  74. 82.
    'The Three-Legged Pot' featuring Aparna Nancherla 04/30/2019
    19:22
  75. 83.
    The Lute Player featuring Annie Parisse and Paul Sparks04/23/2019
    21:25
  76. 84.
    'The Star Fruit Tree' featuring Stephanie Hsu04/16/2019
    21:08
  77. 85.
    'Sweet Corn and Clever Rabbit' featuring Eris Baker04/09/2019
    21:24
  78. 86.
    Circle Round Presents 'But Why'04/02/2019
    28:14
  79. 87.
    Encore: 'The Happiest Person In The World' 03/26/2019
    17:11
  80. 88.
    All That Glitters, featuring the cast of Story Pirates03/19/2019
    23:01
  81. 89.
    Circle Round Presents 'Story Pirates'03/12/2019
    32:39
  82. 90.
    'A Bird In The Hand' | feat. Danny Burstein ("My Fair Lady") and Rebecca Luker ("The Sound of Music")03/05/2019
    19:24
  83. 91.
    'Three Clever Brothers' | feat. Alexandra Billings (Transparent)02/26/2019
    20:30
  84. 92.
    "The Great Ball Game" | feat. William Jackson Harper (The Good Place, Jack Ryan)02/19/2019
    21:19
  85. 93.
    'The Most Powerful Of All' | feat. Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon, Big Little Lies)02/12/2019
    20:22
  86. 94.
    Circle Round Presents 'Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls'02/05/2019
    18:30
  87. 95.
    'The Emperor's Challenge' | feat. Christine Toy Johnson (Iron Fist) & Nikki SooHoo (Star Wars Resistance)01/29/2019
    23:19
  88. 96.
    'The Woman In The Moon' | feat. Irene Bedard ("Ralph Breaks The Internet," "Pocahontas")01/22/2019
    19:06
  89. 97.
    'The Queen's Gift' | feat. Jake Borelli (Grey's Anatomy)01/15/2019
    18:21
  90. 98.
    'The Golden Flask' | feat. Allison Strong01/08/2019
    23:47
  91. 99.
    Encore: 'Cow Wells and Cow Bells'01/01/2019
    17:18
  92. 100.
    Road Trip Reel: 'Family Ties'12/24/2018
    1:40:55
  93. 101.
    'The Dancing Goats' | feat. Raul Esparza12/17/2018
    22:37
  94. 102.
    'Wit and Wordplay' | feat. 'American Dad's' Rachael MacFarlane and Dee Bradley Baker12/11/2018
    21:39
  95. 103.
    Circle Round Presents 'Earth Rangers!'12/04/2018
    18:59
  96. 104.
    'Maya's Feathers' | feat. Vella Lovell11/27/2018
    17:16
  97. 105.
    Road Trip Reel: A Feast For Your Ears!11/20/2018
    1:43:59
  98. 106.
    'The Unjust Justice' | feat. Jackie Tohn11/13/2018
    21:41
  99. 107.
    'Turtle Island' | feat. 'The Punies' and 'Earth Ranger Emma'11/06/2018
    17:39
  100. 108.
    Encore: 'The Rice Cakes And The Oni"10/30/2018
    17:47
  101. 109.
    'The Princess and the Egg' | feat. Amber Stevens West10/23/2018
    20:12
  102. 110.
    Circle Round Presents 'Ear Snacks!'10/16/2018
    22:00
  103. 111.
    'Armadillo’s Song' | feat. Gad Elmaleh10/09/2018
    19:05
  104. 112.
    'Fiona and the Fairies' | feat. Selenis Leyva10/02/2018
    18:48
  105. 113.
    'The Tug of War' | feat. Quvenzhane Wallis09/25/2018
    18:42
  106. 114.
    'Dollars and Scents' | feat. Derek Klena and Max Casella09/18/2018
    20:07
  107. 115.
    '100 Rooms' | feat. Ed Asner09/11/2018
    19:47
  108. 116.
    'When Fish Fly' | feat. HGTV's 'The Cousins:' John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino09/04/2018
    15:39
  109. 117.
    Kids Listen Road Trip Mixtape08/24/2018
    38:21
  110. 118.
    Encore: 'Sadko And The Sea'08/21/2018
    26:57
  111. 119.
    The Mega Awesome Super Huge Wicked Fun Podcast Playdate08/14/2018
    39:49
  112. 120.
    Encore: 'The Owner Of The Sun'08/06/2018
    14:09
  113. 121.
    'Cow Wells And Cow Bells' | feat. Billy Porter and Joshua Boone07/31/2018
    17:25
  114. 122.
    'The Unwelcome Guest' | feat. Richard Kind07/24/2018
    18:11
  115. 123.
    'The King And The Cobbler' | feat. Keith David and James Naughton07/17/2018
    23:45
  116. 124.
    'The Months Of The Year' | feat. Ailsa Chang and Joshua Rush07/10/2018
    24:01
  117. 125.
    Encore: 'The Woman Who Lived In A Vinegar Bottle' feat. Sela Ward07/02/2018
    16:12
  118. 126.
    'The Skylark' | feat. Miriam Shor06/25/2018
    16:04
  119. 127.
    'The Perfect Partnership' | Feat. Joshua Johnson and Sam Sanders06/19/2018
    18:56
  120. 128.
    'The Friendship Orchard' | feat. Susan Stamberg and Linda Wertheimer06/12/2018
    15:57
  121. 129.
    'A Taste Of Honey' | feat. Hannah Simone06/05/2018
    19:57
  122. 130.
    Encore: 'It Could Always Get Worse' | feat. Jason Alexander05/29/2018
    15:22
  123. 131.
    Two Hour Road Trip Reel: 'The Animal Kingdom'05/23/2018
    1:50:50
  124. 132.
    90 Minute Road Trip Reel: 'Casting A Spell'05/23/2018
    1:24:57
  125. 133.
    One Hour Road Trip Reel: 'Playing By Ear'05/23/2018
    1:04:44
  126. 134.
    Encore: 'The Lion's Whisker' | feat. Marsai Martin and Miles Brown05/22/2018
    14:57
  127. 135.
    Encore: 'The Shepherd's Disguise' | feat. Tony Hale05/15/2018
    22:50
  128. 136.
    Encore: 'Stella And The Dragon' | feat. Kathryn Hahn05/08/2018
    19:52
  129. 137.
    Encore: 'Why The Ocean Is Salty' | feat. Lou Diamond Phillips, Jon Jon Briones05/01/2018
    17:13
  130. 138.
    'The Lamb With The Golden Fleece' | feat. Kathleen Chalfant04/24/2018
    23:18
  131. 139.
    'The Piper And The Pooka' | feat. Damian McGinty04/17/2018
    22:04
  132. 140.
    'Ashes for Sale' | feat. Cheyenne Jackson, Patch Darragh04/10/2018
    25:03
  133. 141.
    Encore: 'The Barber's Secret' | feat. Noah Schnapp04/03/2018
    19:32
  134. 142.
    'Maushop And Grandfather Sun' | feat. Wes Studi03/27/2018
    18:37
  135. 143.
    'The Hat, The Horn, And The Purse' | feat. Bobby Moynihan03/20/2018
    26:51
  136. 144.
    'Three Wishes' | feat. Patrick and Mandy Fabian03/13/2018
    18:30
  137. 145.
    'Share and Share Alike' | feat. Tiffany Boone and Glynn Washington03/06/2018
    17:09
  138. 146.
    'The Drum' | feat. Shankar Vedantam02/27/2018
    18:35
  139. 147.
    How Do Our Brains Process Stories?: 'BrainsOn!' Has Some Answers!02/19/2018
    30:35
  140. 148.
    'The Magic Cloth' | feat. Kelly Hu and Albert Tsai02/13/2018
    22:43
  141. 149.
    'What Am I Hearing?' | feat. Composer Eric Shimelonis02/06/2018
    13:54
  142. 150.
    Sadko And The Sea | feat. Max Greenfield01/30/2018
    25:25

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