Fun Podcasts and Websites

Here is a list of podcasts and websites we think you will like. Take a gander and tell us what you think.


1. Grim, Grimmer, Grimmest

Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest is a wildly enchanting fairy tale podcast featuring Adam Gidwitz, bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm. It is composed of witty young children having a conversation in a classroom.

Mars Patel is performed by students in middle school.

2. Mars Patel Podcast

The gripping mystery, sci-fi excitement, and excellent young voice cast of this award-winning series will keep your kids riveted to the speakers from start to finish. The Mysterious Disappearance of Mars Patel is full of positive messages for young children.



Watch and listen to famous actors and actresses as they read your favorite children’s books. If acting is their profession, you know they must be good readers also!

Starfall is great for early readers.

A great site for early readers. You can choose whether to figure out the sentences by yourself, get help with a word here and there, or click to hear the entire sentence read to you. Extremely easy to navigate and TONS of books!

A free online version of TIME magazine. Current news and feature articles written specifically for children K-6. Parents must sign up for free access.

Give your eyes a break and use your ears and imagination instead! Free audiobooks for children and teens. Listen to the classics, contemporary literature, or even Indian fairy tales! Available in 6 different languages, including Japanese.

Won’t life be so much easier if you can type with both hands instead of just two fingers? This site teaches you to use the QWERTY keyboard. Create an account so you can keep track of your progress!