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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.
    Practice Makes Progress featuring Boston Symphony Orchestra07/16/2019
    23:39
  2. 2.
    Kangaroo And Joey Too featuring Boston Symphony Orchestra07/09/2019
    23:19
  3. 3.
    Listeners' Favorite: 'The Piper And The Pooka'07/02/2019
    22:53
  4. 4.
    Circle Round Spotlight: Babayan And The Magic Star06/25/2019
    28:11
  5. 5.
    Circle Round Presents: 'Tumble'06/18/2019
    18:12
  6. 6.
    Circle Round Presents 'Two Princes'06/11/2019
    28:58
  7. 7.
    Circle Round Presents: Kids Listen Summer Sampler06/04/2019
    58:02
  8. 8.
    Grandfather Stone feat. Diane Rehm, Jonathan Joss05/28/2019
    19:50
  1. 9.
    Lazy Jack and the Leprechaun feat. A.J. Buckley, Euan Morton05/21/2019
    20:27
  2. 10.
    Encore: 'The Skylark'05/14/2019
    18:04
  3. 11.
    Circle Round Presents 'Brains On'05/07/2019
    41:14
  4. 12.
    'The Three-Legged Pot' featuring Aparna Nancherla 04/30/2019
    19:22
  5. 13.
    The Lute Player featuring Annie Parisse and Paul Sparks04/23/2019
    21:25
  6. 14.
    'The Star Fruit Tree' featuring Stephanie Hsu04/16/2019
    21:08
  7. 15.
    'Sweet Corn and Clever Rabbit' featuring Eris Baker04/09/2019
    21:24
  8. 16.
    Circle Round Presents 'But Why'04/02/2019
    28:14
  9. 17.
    Encore: 'The Happiest Person In The World' 03/26/2019
    17:11
  10. 18.
    All That Glitters, featuring the cast of Story Pirates03/19/2019
    23:01
  11. 19.
    Circle Round Presents 'Story Pirates'03/12/2019
    32:39
  12. 20.
    'A Bird In The Hand' | feat. Danny Burstein ("My Fair Lady") and Rebecca Luker ("The Sound of Music")03/05/2019
    19:24
  13. 21.
    'Three Clever Brothers' | feat. Alexandra Billings (Transparent)02/26/2019
    20:30
  14. 22.
    "The Great Ball Game" | feat. William Jackson Harper (The Good Place, Jack Ryan)02/19/2019
    21:19
  15. 23.
    'The Most Powerful Of All' | feat. Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon, Big Little Lies)02/12/2019
    20:22
  16. 24.
    Circle Round Presents 'Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls'02/05/2019
    18:30
  17. 25.
    'The Emperor's Challenge' | feat. Christine Toy Johnson (Iron Fist) & Nikki SooHoo (Star Wars Resistance)01/29/2019
    23:19
  18. 26.
    'The Woman In The Moon' | feat. Irene Bedard ("Ralph Breaks The Internet," "Pocahontas")01/22/2019
    19:06
  19. 27.
    'The Queen's Gift' | feat. Jake Borelli (Grey's Anatomy)01/15/2019
    18:21
  20. 28.
    'The Golden Flask' | feat. Allison Strong01/08/2019
    23:47
  21. 29.
    Encore: 'Cow Wells and Cow Bells'01/01/2019
    17:18
  22. 30.
    Road Trip Reel: 'Family Ties'12/24/2018
    1:40:55
  23. 31.
    'The Dancing Goats' | feat. Raul Esparza12/17/2018
    22:37
  24. 32.
    'Wit and Wordplay' | feat. 'American Dad's' Rachael MacFarlane and Dee Bradley Baker12/11/2018
    21:39
  25. 33.
    Circle Round Presents 'Earth Rangers!'12/04/2018
    18:59
  26. 34.
    'Maya's Feathers' | feat. Vella Lovell11/27/2018
    17:16
  27. 35.
    Road Trip Reel: A Feast For Your Ears!11/20/2018
    1:43:59
  28. 36.
    'The Unjust Justice' | feat. Jackie Tohn11/13/2018
    21:41
  29. 37.
    'Turtle Island' | feat. 'The Punies' and 'Earth Ranger Emma'11/06/2018
    17:39
  30. 38.
    Encore: 'The Rice Cakes And The Oni"10/30/2018
    17:47
  31. 39.
    'The Princess and the Egg' | feat. Amber Stevens West10/23/2018
    20:12
  32. 40.
    Circle Round Presents 'Ear Snacks!'10/16/2018
    22:00
  33. 41.
    'Armadillo’s Song' | feat. Gad Elmaleh10/09/2018
    19:05
  34. 42.
    'Fiona and the Fairies' | feat. Selenis Leyva10/02/2018
    18:48
  35. 43.
    'The Tug of War' | feat. Quvenzhane Wallis09/25/2018
    18:42
  36. 44.
    'Dollars and Scents' | feat. Derek Klena and Max Casella09/18/2018
    20:07
  37. 45.
    '100 Rooms' | feat. Ed Asner09/11/2018
    19:47
  38. 46.
    'When Fish Fly' | feat. HGTV's 'The Cousins:' John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino09/04/2018
    15:39
  39. 47.
    Kids Listen Road Trip Mixtape08/24/2018
    38:21
  40. 48.
    Encore: 'Sadko And The Sea'08/21/2018
    26:57
  41. 49.
    The Mega Awesome Super Huge Wicked Fun Podcast Playdate08/14/2018
    39:49
  42. 50.
    Encore: 'The Owner Of The Sun'08/06/2018
    14:09
  43. 51.
    'Cow Wells And Cow Bells' | feat. Billy Porter and Joshua Boone07/31/2018
    17:25
  44. 52.
    'The Unwelcome Guest' | feat. Richard Kind07/24/2018
    18:11
  45. 53.
    'The King And The Cobbler' | feat. Keith David and James Naughton07/17/2018
    23:45
  46. 54.
    'The Months Of The Year' | feat. Ailsa Chang and Joshua Rush07/10/2018
    24:01
  47. 55.
    Encore: 'The Woman Who Lived In A Vinegar Bottle' feat. Sela Ward07/02/2018
    16:12
  48. 56.
    'The Skylark' | feat. Miriam Shor06/25/2018
    16:04
  49. 57.
    'The Perfect Partnership' | Feat. Joshua Johnson and Sam Sanders06/19/2018
    18:56
  50. 58.
    'The Friendship Orchard' | feat. Susan Stamberg and Linda Wertheimer06/12/2018
    15:57
  51. 59.
    'A Taste Of Honey' | feat. Hannah Simone06/05/2018
    19:57
  52. 60.
    Encore: 'It Could Always Get Worse' | feat. Jason Alexander05/29/2018
    15:22
  53. 61.
    Two Hour Road Trip Reel: 'The Animal Kingdom'05/23/2018
    1:50:50
  54. 62.
    90 Minute Road Trip Reel: 'Casting A Spell'05/23/2018
    1:24:57
  55. 63.
    One Hour Road Trip Reel: 'Playing By Ear'05/23/2018
    1:04:44
  56. 64.
    Encore: 'The Lion's Whisker' | feat. Marsai Martin and Miles Brown05/22/2018
    14:57
  57. 65.
    Encore: 'The Shepherd's Disguise' | feat. Tony Hale05/15/2018
    22:50
  58. 66.
    Encore: 'Stella And The Dragon' | feat. Kathryn Hahn05/08/2018
    19:52
  59. 67.
    Encore: 'Why The Ocean Is Salty' | feat. Lou Diamond Phillips, Jon Jon Briones05/01/2018
    17:13
  60. 68.
    'The Lamb With The Golden Fleece' | feat. Kathleen Chalfant04/24/2018
    23:18
  61. 69.
    'The Piper And The Pooka' | feat. Damian McGinty04/17/2018
    22:04
  62. 70.
    'Ashes for Sale' | feat. Cheyenne Jackson, Patch Darragh04/10/2018
    25:03
  63. 71.
    Encore: 'The Barber's Secret' | feat. Noah Schnapp04/03/2018
    19:32
  64. 72.
    'Maushop And Grandfather Sun' | feat. Wes Studi03/27/2018
    18:37
  65. 73.
    'The Hat, The Horn, And The Purse' | feat. Bobby Moynihan03/20/2018
    26:51
  66. 74.
    'Three Wishes' | feat. Patrick and Mandy Fabian03/13/2018
    18:30
  67. 75.
    'Share and Share Alike' | feat. Tiffany Boone and Glynn Washington03/06/2018
    17:09
  68. 76.
    'The Drum' | feat. Shankar Vedantam02/27/2018
    18:35
  69. 77.
    How Do Our Brains Process Stories?: 'BrainsOn!' Has Some Answers!02/19/2018
    30:35
  70. 78.
    'The Magic Cloth' | feat. Kelly Hu and Albert Tsai02/13/2018
    22:43
  71. 79.
    'What Am I Hearing?' | feat. Composer Eric Shimelonis02/06/2018
    13:54
  72. 80.
    Sadko And The Sea | feat. Max Greenfield01/30/2018
    25:25
  73. 81.
    'The Goat in the Garden' | feat. 'Car Talk's' Ray Magliozzi01/23/2018
    15:30
  74. 82.
    "The Forbidden Knot" | feat. Mel Rodriguez01/16/2018
    21:09
  75. 83.
    Bonus Episode: 'But Why' Takes Your Questions01/09/2018
    21:36
  76. 84.
    'Latchkey Stew' | feat. Jurnee Smollett-Bell01/02/2018
    19:44
  77. 85.
    'The Answer You Seek' | feat. Ari Shapiro and Wade Goodwyn12/26/2017
    19:49
  78. 86.
    'The Magpie With Salt On Her Tail' | feat. Rachael Harris and Taran Kilam 12/19/2017
    22:25
  79. 87.
    'The Shepherd's Disguise' | feat. Tony Hale12/12/2017
    21:37
  80. 88.
    'Clever Manka' | feat. Bridget Moynahan12/05/2017
    19:27
  81. 89.
    'Onions And Garlic' 11/27/2017
    27:24
  82. 90.
    'Princess In The Mirror' 11/21/2017
    21:47
  83. 91.
    'Thunder and Lightning' | feat. Yetide Badaki and Dayo Okeniyi11/14/2017
    18:21
  84. 92.
    'The Lion's Whisker' | feat. Marsai Martin and Miles Brown11/07/2017
    12:50
  85. 93.
    'The Woman Who Lived In A Vinegar Bottle' | feat. Sela Ward10/31/2017
    14:18
  86. 94.
    'The Owner Of The Sun' | feat. Joanna Hausmann10/24/2017
    12:22
  87. 95.
    A Few More Podcasts For Kids And Their Grown-Ups10/19/2017
    21:39
  88. 96.
    'The Barber's Secret' | ft. Noah Schnapp10/17/2017
    18:15
  89. 97.
    'The Rice Cakes And The Oni' | ft. Tamlyn Tomita and Hudson Yang10/10/2017
    16:01
  90. 98.
    'The Happiest Person In The World' | ft. Jon Cryer10/02/2017
    13:04
  91. 99.
    'Why The Ocean Is Salty' | feat. Lou Diamond Phillips, Jon Jon Briones09/26/2017
    15:05
  92. 100.
    'Stella And The Dragon' | feat. Kathryn Hahn09/18/2017
    18:36

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