ABC KIDS News Time
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A weekly wrap-up of all the amazing stories happening at home and abroad, made especially for young children to help them understand the world around them. Join Ruby for News Time as she counts down the week’s most interesting news stories for pre-schoolers. Featuring stories about children, animals, special events, the natural world, and outer space, News Time invites little ones to engage with the wider world in a safe space, with a lot of fun along the way.
||CleanOldest person and squawking seagulls||This week, we find who the oldest person in the world is, we learn about a new type of dinosaur, and we meet some very unusual seagulls.||14 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBalloon pollution and sneaky snake||This week, we find out about a test mission into space, we learn just how dangerous balloons can be for our marine animals, we discover what a woman named Moira accidentally brought home in her suitcase from Australia, and we take a look at which animal||7 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGiant bee and space junk||This week, we learn about the world’s largest bee, we find out which Australian banknote has got a makeover, we take a look at what space junk is, and we meet a dog named Eddie that’s been given a special gift.||28 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMars rover and ocean bin||This week, we find out about a little robot that’s wrapped up a mission on Mars, we learn about a special birthday being celebrated in Antarctica, we discover a new dinosaur in Africa, and we meet a very lucky dog.||21 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolar bears and a tree record||This week, we learn why polar bears have turned up in a Russian town, we meet two friends who share a special bond, we find out about a smelly situation for astronauts up in space, and a family in Queensland has made an unusual friend.||14 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRewilding and milky way||This week, we learn about something called rewilding, we take a look at the role of firefighters during bushfires, astronomers discover something really cool about the Milky Way, and we meet two new friends in the country Thailand.||7 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeteorologists and icy alligators||This week, we learn about what meteorologists do, we find out why alligators are hanging out in an icy swamp, we learn why it’s important to throw our rubbish in the bin, and we find out which unusual creature’s turned up at an Aussie reptile park.||31 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobot hotel and stone circle||This week, we find out why a robot hotel in Japan is saying goodbye to some of its robots, we learn about a Bolivian frog that scientists thought was the only one of its kind, archaeologists in Scotland receive bad news about what they thought was an an||24 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSmart plants and fatberg||This week, we find out if it’s possible to train plants to do tricks, we learn about what fatbergs are, we take a closer look at snow and a very lucky goat, and we meet a clever cat.||17 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnimal soundscape and camel pageant||This week, we learn about Chinese Near Year, we take a look at a mission to the moon, we find out why scientists have set up sound recorders in Australia’s bush, and we’ll tell you about a festival involving camels in Saudi Arabia.||10 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCloud study and hungry cockroaches||This week, we find out why scientists are studying clouds above Antarctica, we meet a cat that went on an adventure, we learn about tombs in Egypt, and we take a look at an insect doing good things for the environment.||20 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristmas comet and beaver return||This week, we find out about a special mission involving our four-legged friends, scientists discover an animal that hasn’t been seen in Italy for more than 500 years, we learn why the sky will be very popular this weekend, and we find out what some a||13 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlatypus numbers and a massive cow||This week, we find out why three astronauts blasted off into space, we learn about an Aussie animal that’s in need of help, we celebrate International Volunteer Day, and we meet what could be Australia’s biggest cow!||6 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMars rover and runaway toad||This week, we find out what has landed on the planet Mars, we learn about a type of reptile that likes Summer, we check out a famous building that’s got a makeover, and we meet a very adventurous toad.||29 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMickey Mouse and emergency parrot||This week, we find out which cartoon character just celebrated a big birthday, we learn about Mountain Gorillas in Africa, we take a look at the role of lifesavers at our beaches, and we meet a parrot named Jazz who’s very good at copying sounds.||22 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEgyptian mummies and robot help||This week, we find out what archaeologists have found in ancient Egyptian tombs, we learn about toilets and where our water goes after we flush, something strange is happening to Flatback turtles in the Northern Territory, and we learn about some new ki||15 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDinosaur eggs and a singing donkey||This week, we find out why scientists have been studying dinosaur eggs, an artist makes a dress out of paper flowers, we find out about a museum in Sweden that’s all about disgusting food, and we meet Harriet the singing donkey.||8 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHalloween and a plastic boat||This week, we learn about how important it is to look after our teeth, we find out about a boat that’s made out of recycled plastic, China is planning on building a fake moon, a kangaroo is rescued from an Aussie beach, and people around the world cel||1 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmu eggs and a leopard rescue||This week, we learn about how important water is as part of National Water Week, we find out about emus and their eggs, a scientist in Antarctica tries cooking outside in freezing temperatures, a soccer ball from England washes up on a beach in Germany,||18 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA baby whale and a giant pumpkin||This week, we learn about a baby whale that was rescued from a tangled net, what daylight saving means, why plastic is really useful but also dangerous for our environment, a supersized pumpkin that Max grew, and some mysterious phone calls that were be||11 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTurtle Wheelchair and New Dinosaur||This month is Dogtober which is all about celebrating Assistance dogs, A Turtle with a cracked shell gets a special wheelchair, A sinkhole has opened up at a beach in Queensland, A new dinosaur has been discovered, And NASA celebrated its 60th Birthday.||4 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPurple orange and an ancient shipwreck||This week we find out what made an orange turn purple, what was discovered on a ship that sank 400 years ago, A baby meerkat that was stolen from a zoo, a special space mission to an asteroid, and a man with some very unusual pets!||27 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorms in space and pets on a bus||This week, we learn about why some people sneeze in Spring, how one man used a bus to save some animals from a big storm, worms that are going on an adventure into outer space, an inflatable animal hospital in the Aussie bush, and why magpies swoop!||21 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfro hair and Trevor the duck||This week, we learn about a little duck who found himself a long way from home, we meet a girl with wonderful afro hair who’s celebrating a special day this weekend, some newborn lambs get all the help they need, we talk about being a good friend for||13 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA ride on a horse and the ruby slippers||This week, we learn about an Australian instrument called the didgeridoo, the veggie that’s been growing like crazy in Australia, some robbers who stole a very precious pair of slippers, Taylor’s long and exciting horse ride, and why there’s somet||6 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA swim in the pool and a bowlful of bugs||This week, discover why shopping at op shops is such a great idea, who's getting free swimming lessons, how many animals are weighed at the London Zoo and what that bright light was that swooped across WA and ended with a big bang!||30 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBig balloons and a big rainbow reef||We're talking balloons! Not the party kind, the kind that people go for rides in on special occasions! We're also going into the wild Aussie bush. It's big, beautiful and fun place to explore, but it can be a pretty tough place for cute Aussie creatures||23 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn icy adventure and elephants in strange places||See if you can guess which animal this story is about. It's got a tail and it's grey. It has ginormous feet. In fact, all over it's large. It drinks through a long nose called a trunk. Can you guess which animal we're talking about? We also meet Keefer||17 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA long drought and some very busy bees||This week, discover something amazing that Banksia Bees in Tasmania can make that will help keep our environment clean. Ruby, Eliza and Heidi live on a farm and tell us about the hard work they do to keep the farm animals fed while there is a drought.||10 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo million penguins and a journey into space||This week, we're talking tech. What happens to your computer when it doesn't work anymore? Ruby's chatting to kids about why they love their friends, and meeting others who are doing a Readathon. Ruby's also checking out a mystery about some missing pen||2 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA dolphin rescue and a party for 361 golden retrievers||It's all about animals! From rescuing four playful dolphins who got stranded on sand when the tide went out, to a huge doggy party for 361 golden retrievers, Ruby has this week's favourite news stories covered. Along the way, Ruby finds out what school||26 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to News Time||Welcome to News Time! It's a brand new podcast from ABC KIDS listen, presented by Ruby Cornish from BTN. News Time will report on some of the amazing things that happen all around the world every week, and it's made especially for little ones||19 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great kids podcast
My son and I love listening to this in the car and at home. He’s just over 2 years old and it’s engaging and fun for little ones plus educational for older kids!
Helps generate great discussion in our household.
Love this, has really helped me to discuss all the wonderful things happening in the world with my kids, as well as broaching subjects like the drought in a way that helps them understand with issue in a safe gentle way. Well done.
Perfect for curious preschoolers
This is such a great podcast!! Thank you!
- Category: Kids & Family
- Language: English
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