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Kidliterate

Kids & Family Podcasts

Kidliterate is hosted by Sarah Powers (of the popular weekly parenting show The Mom Hour) and her 11-year-old daughter. In each episode we discuss the, books, shows, podcasts, and music that our family enjoys – PLUS how we discover great media for kids and how we consume it. We also cover other fun stuff like board games, tablet games and movies. Join us!

Kidliterate is hosted by Sarah Powers (of the popular weekly parenting show The Mom Hour) and her 11-year-old daughter. In each episode we discuss the, books, shows, podcasts, and music that our family enjoys – PLUS how we discover great media for kids and how we consume it. We also cover other fun stuff like board games, tablet games and movies. Join us!

Location:

United States

Description:

Kidliterate is hosted by Sarah Powers (of the popular weekly parenting show The Mom Hour) and her 11-year-old daughter. In each episode we discuss the, books, shows, podcasts, and music that our family enjoys – PLUS how we discover great media for kids and how we consume it. We also cover other fun stuff like board games, tablet games and movies. Join us!

Language:

English

Contact:

4802132203


Episodes

Documentaries For Preschoolers Through Tweens

3/23/2020
Family movie night doesn't have to be for fictional tales only--we love a good documentary or documentary series in our house! With so many kids spending more time at home these days--and even learning remotely--we thought we'd round up a list of good documentaries for preschoolers through tweens and teens. Join us!

Duration:00:18:50

Our Family’s Favorites Lately (Podcasts, TV, Audiobooks, Apps & More!)

3/9/2020
We have recommendations to share across a bunch of genres this week! Listen for a grab bag episode full of podcast, audiobook, television, app, and video game recommendations from our family to yours–plus, as always, we share what WE’re reading and what YOU’re reading. Join us! Six Minutes (Sci-Fi/Fantasy narrative fiction podcast from Gen Z … Continue reading "Our Family’s Favorites Lately (Podcasts, TV, Audiobooks, Apps & More!)"

Duration:00:15:36

History Through Books

2/23/2020
There are so many ways to learn history through reading–and it doesn’t have to be boring! In Episode 9 of Kidliterate we share our favorite biographies and memoirs, historical fiction, and classic fiction, and why we both prefer to get our history lessons through compelling stories. Join us! Who Is? and Who Was? series, by … Continue reading "History Through Books"

Duration:00:17:08

Movies At The Theater!

2/2/2020
How young is too young to enjoy a movie in the theater? How do we handle choosing movies that aren't too loud, scary, or overwhelming when viewed on the silver screen? And what, most importantly, does our 11-year-old co-host think are the best movie snacks and treats? Episode 8 is all about the experience of seeing movies in the theater, from toddler to tween and as a whole family. Join us!

Duration:00:18:00

Classic Cartoons (Featuring Guest Co-Hosts Reid & Violet)

1/19/2020
We’re going back in our TV time machine to celebrate some beloved cartoons from a generation (or more) ago. Sarah is joined by guest co-hosts 9-year-old Reid and 7-year-old Violet for their thoughts on which classic cartoon TV shows hold up for their amusement. Join us! Disney+ DuckTales Tom & Jerry (Amazon affiliate link) Inspector … Continue reading "Classic Cartoons (Featuring Guest Co-Hosts Reid & Violet)"

Duration:00:16:50

What YOU’RE Reading (Book Recs Based On Listener Mail!)

1/13/2020
Our inbox is full of listener mail, with your recommendations for great books to read for kids and adults of all ages. Listen to a special bonus episode of Kidliterate as we answer some listener questions, offer our recommendations, AND share the books that you’re reading and loving lately. Join us! Emma Smith and daughter … Continue reading "What YOU’RE Reading (Book Recs Based On Listener Mail!)"

Duration:00:14:28

Tablet Apps For Creative Play

1/6/2020
Gaming is fun and has its place, but our family loves to use table apps to encourage making and creating, too. Join us for Episode 6 of Kidliterate, where we recommend tablet apps that encourage creativity rather than passive play. Photo editing apps: A Color Story Snapseed (App Store / Google Play) PicMonkey Sarah recommends … Continue reading "Tablet Apps For Creative Play"

Duration:00:17:21

Board Games & Family Games For All Ages

12/23/2019
Two people or ten, little kids to adults, we’ve found card games, board games, and family games that can please a mixed gathering. As always, we discuss what we’re reading lately, PLUS we introduce a new regular segment featuring what YOU’re reading. Join us! Werewolf Labyrinth Othello Left Center Right Catan Sarah is reading Less, … Continue reading "Board Games & Family Games For All Ages"

Duration:00:18:53

Podcasts Kids Love (And Parents Too!)

12/9/2019
Listening to podcasts is a great way to pass the time on short car rides, and we have a few favorites that entertain our minivan full of both little and big kids. Plus we discuss what we’re reading lately. Join us! Pants On Fire from GenZ Media Circle Round from WBUR Story Pirates from Gimlet … Continue reading "Podcasts Kids Love (And Parents Too!)"

Duration:00:16:05

“Can I Watch This?” (The Hunger Games & Parental Guidance)

11/25/2019
How do we handle it when kids want to watch, read, or listen to something that parents think is of questionable appropriateness? We recently read The Hunger Games together – mom and 6th grader – and in Episode 3 of Kidliterate we discuss how we arrived at the decision to do that, as well as … Continue reading "“Can I Watch This?” (The Hunger Games & Parental Guidance)"

Duration:00:17:47

Audiobooks For Road Trips

11/25/2019
Headed out on the road as a family? We’re rounding up our favorite audiobooks for family listening in Episode 2 of Kidliterate. Join us! Audible Libby Hoopla Ramona Quimby series The Phantom Tollbooth Andrew Clements books: Frindle, No Talking, Lunch Money Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (and subsequent books) Mary Poppins The Library Book … Continue reading "Audiobooks For Road Trips"

Duration:00:13:56

TV Shows To Watch As A Family

11/25/2019
In our kickoff episode we’re talking all about TV shows that make for great family viewing. From reality competition to throwback sitcoms, our picks have been tested by the Powers family and we’re rounding up our favorites for you today. Join us! The Amazing Race MasterChef Junior The Titan Games BattleBots The Great British Baking … Continue reading "TV Shows To Watch As A Family"

Duration:00:16:52

Kidliterate Coming Soon!

10/22/2019
Kidliterate launches Fall 2019. Listen to our trailer here!

Duration:00:00:59