Brilliant story podcasts for children and stressed out parents available now on Global Player

24 March 2020, 14:29 | Updated: 25 March 2020, 09:40

These podcasts are great for kids
These podcasts are great for kids. Picture: Getty / Global

Having the kids at home during quarantine is fun and frantic in equal measures - but these podcasts will keep them occupied, amused and soothed if you need a little time to chill out, or change the pace.

Hey Diddle Diddle

Floella Benjamin is a household favourite for many adults who spent their early years watching her on Playschool in the 1970s & 80’s.

Now their children can have the same joyful experience and listen to Floella bring favourite nursery rhymes to life. Each episode features a unique look at the story and music behind the the classic rhymes, with exclusive interviews with the nursery rhyme stars.

Click here to listen and subscribe on Global Player.

Little Stories for Tiny People

Little Fox Can't Wait to Dream: An anytime or bedtime story for kids

Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids' podcast featuring original kids' stories and poems that will delight the tiny people in your life.

Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative preschool teachers, and at-wits’-end babysitters looking for an alternative and non-annoying way to engage the toddlers and young kids they love at bedtime or anytime!

Each story for children is lovingly written and performed with attention to the whimsical senses of humour children often possess.

Check out a sample story in the video player above, or listen and subscribe at Global Player.

Story Pirates

The Giraffe Didn't Know - LIVE!

Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theatre.

Check them out in action above, or listen and subscribe on Global Player.

Story Quest - Stories for Kids

KITTENS of TIK TOK! Cute Kitten Memes to Butter Your Beans.

New episodes every week packed full of stories for kids and families from Fun Kids - the UK's children's radio station.

Perfect for all ages - listen in the car, when chilling at home and before bedtimes.

Click here to listen and subscribe on Global Player.

Story Shed

Children's storytelling podcast for kids of all ages with a new and original story each episode.

Stories with a heart, designed to encourage discussion, that are perfect for parents and teachers!

A family friendly podcast which can be used for school assemblies, car journeys, bedtime, anytime!

Click here to listen and subscribe on Global Player.