Podcasts are nonetheless rising in recognition amongst children and households as a free, participating, and entertaining type of content material. To the delight of younger audiences nationwide, PBS Children is constant to hop on the development by increasing its rising library of podcasts within the coming months.
Simply in time for back-to-school season, issues will kick off in September with a brand new unique podcast collection known as Jamming on the Job. This music-centered podcast for youths ages 4 and up and their households stars Christina Sanabria and Andrés Salguero, the Latin Grammy Award-winning children’ music duo referred to as 123 Andrés. Listeners will be a part of the pair as they tour the U.S. performing songs concerning the “world of work.” At every tour cease, they meet a grownup with an attention-grabbing job who helps them clear up an issue. Because the duo learns concerning the profession of the day and the abilities crucial to achieve success at that job, they then write a model new tune about it with the assistance of their magic music-making machine BoomBox, voiced by Grammy-nominated musician Pierce Freelon. A number of the featured jobs embrace a nurse practitioner, prescribed hearth supervisor, language teacher, robotics engineers, and extra.
Along with giving children a window into all kinds of profession paths, every episode of the brand new collection highlights foundational expertise related to every job resembling empathy, social problem-solving, and duty, in addition to versatile pondering, impulse management, and persistence. Jamming on the Job, produced by PBS North Carolina and delivered to listeners in partnership with PRX, will premiere on Sept. 14.
Fortunately, that’s not all PBS Children has to supply. As well as, an eagerly anticipated third season of The Arthur Podcast will premiere on Nov. 9. Produced by GBH Children along with Gen-Z Media and distributed in partnership with PRX, The Arthur Podcast is the highest PBS Children podcast with almost 5M streams and 1.3M downloads this yr. Households can hear because the world-famous aardvark Arthur Learn goes on a few of his favourite adventures, that includes D.W., Buster, and all their buddies from Elwood Metropolis. Every episode is an audio adaptation of a narrative from the animated collection with some new commentary from Arthur himself, in addition to Arthur’s Inbox, a question-and-answer portion that features responses from listeners in every single place.
Lastly, the Playdate with the Wombats! podcast welcomes children ages 3 and up to participate in fun-filled playdates with Malik, Zadie, and Zeke, the marsupial sibling stars of the hit PBS Children collection Work it Out Wombats! Beginning on Jan. 4, this podcast will welcome listeners to take the position of “Wombuddies” on an interactive playdate and encourage them to reply questions, depend, sing, dance, and use their imaginations. Produced by GBH Children and Cultural Whisperers, this podcast reinforces computational pondering expertise and encourages listeners to place them to make use of by figuring out and coping patterns and connecting the trigger to the impact.
These three podcasts will probably be accessible free on-demand on the PBS Children Video App throughout all main podcast platforms. Following their premieres, new episodes of Jamming on the Job, The Arthur Podcast, and Playdate with the Wombats! will roll out weekly. Take a look at the trailer for Jamming on the Job under!