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Ear Snacks

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Ear Snacks is a musical podcast for kids about the world. Andrew & Polly and their friends consider music, science, art and culture in a fun-filled podcast that parents enjoy and younger kids eat right up. www.earsnacks.org

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Ear Snacks is a musical podcast for kids about the world. Andrew & Polly and their friends consider music, science, art and culture in a fun-filled podcast that parents enjoy and younger kids eat right up. www.earsnacks.org

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306 Ratings
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By celia Leiby! - Sep 29 2019
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I love Walter Martin, he personally gave me a vinyl record!

Love you guys

By I WANT ONE NOW!!!!! - Sep 28 2019
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Love you guys But i HATE SCHOOL ! 1 2 3 4 I Don’t Want Schools Anymore!Who's With Me Guys!

iTunes Ratings

306 Ratings
Average Ratings
243
14
12
9
28

Wm

By celia Leiby! - Sep 29 2019
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I love Walter Martin, he personally gave me a vinyl record!

Love you guys

By I WANT ONE NOW!!!!! - Sep 28 2019
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Love you guys But i HATE SCHOOL ! 1 2 3 4 I Don’t Want Schools Anymore!Who's With Me Guys!
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Ear Snacks

Latest release on Jan 18, 2020

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Ear Snacks is a musical podcast for kids about the world. Andrew & Polly and their friends consider music, science, art and culture in a fun-filled podcast that parents enjoy and younger kids eat right up. www.earsnacks.org

Rank #1: Episode 12: Letters! (Part I)

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H-E-L-L-O! What's a letter? How old is the invention of type? How does a ballpoint pen work? Andrew & Polly investigate... Ana Gomez-Bernaus explains the art of typography and designing your own letters, and The Pen Addict's Brad Dowdy muses on drawing miniature cities and writing letters to baseball players to get their autographs. Parts of this episode were recorded live at the Strathmore Performing Arts Center in North Bethesda, MD. For more information, check out: Ana Gomez-Bernaus's lettering art: http://anenocena.com/ The Pen Addict Website: http://www.penaddict.com/ The Pen Addict Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pen-addict/id909109717?mt=2 Strathmore Performing Arts Center: https://www.strathmore.org/

Oct 13 2016

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Rank #2: Episode 5: Critters!

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What IS a CRITTER? Andrew & Polly ask some friends around the world about the different critters that live in their neighborhoods.

Nov 24 2015

23mins

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Rank #3: Episode 2: Hats!

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What is a hat!?!? Andrew & Polly are determined to find out. Get this episode for free: https://goo.gl/qI2mu9

Aug 10 2015

22mins

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Rank #4: Episode 1: Hands

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What can hands do? What shouldn't hands do? Andrew & Polly ask Frankie, Ellie, Matteo and Palmer all about those wriggly things at the end of their arms and talk to a professional stunt woman about what it feels like when you get hurt.

Kids are physical.  Whether they are bouncing off the walls, roughhousing or even hitting, children use their bodies to connect to the world around them.  This episodes asks kids what to do when you hurt someone or someone hurts you.  Also, fun games for hands to play.

To be on the show or for more information about Ear Snacks, visit earsnacks.org.  Rate & review Ear Snacks in your podcast app by November 1 and send your review to earsnacks@andrewandpolly.com.  We'll pick one reviewer at random to receive this awesome sock puppet kit!

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Oct 18 2017

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Rank #5: Episode 3: Balls!

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Balls - a journey, with Andrew & Polly. Get this episode for free: https://goo.gl/qI2mu9 Thank you to Ace, Birdie (a.k.a. Ryan), Rosie, Elsa, Betula, Henry, Lil' J, Sadie, Liliana, Addie, Ella, Grant, Gussy, and grown-ups Sound Man Gus & Astronomer Kate for telling us all about BALLS!!! Check out the music video for "Ballphabet" here: https://youtu.be/Hsv1o1ZD8y4

Sep 10 2015

24mins

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Rank #6: Episode 4: Disguises!

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Andrew & Polly receive an urgent voice message from their friends Kevin & Louise. Get this episode for free: https://goo.gl/qI2mu9 We learned A LOT about disguises from marine biologist Rebecca Johnson from the California Academy of Sciences and voice actor and composer Greg Chun. Thanks to our pals Sadie A, Sadie E, Grey, Georgia, Zoey, Gavin, Gavin, Devorah, Elliot, Ainsley, Tanner, Luke & Ace for making Ear Snacks so delicious!

Oct 24 2015

31mins

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Rank #7: Episode 13: Moves! (Part I)

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Andrew & Polly talk to their friends about moves! Andrew shows off his tap-dancing moves, Polly explains stereophonic sound, and Ramona, Bela, Colon John Wagner, Desmond, Hank, Willa & Charlie tell Andrew & Polly about things that move and how they do it. Plus, Bruce Perelman tells us about his amusement park rides and driving a big rig all around the country. Honk honk! We give a special shout out to Winona & the Conner family for supporting Ear Snacks and a hello to Al, who is making his Ear Snacks debut in this episode! If you want to be on Ear Snacks or find out more, just visit http://andrewandpolly.com. Stay tuned for Moves: Part II - we'll be talking to kids and grown-ups who have had to move to a new place and to our pal Maria, who does CAPOEIRA moves (!) and uses moves to communicate through American Sign Language.

Dec 16 2016

16mins

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Rank #8: Episode 7: Pairs!

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As it turns out, there are many different kinds of pairs. In this episode, Jenn Salcido drops some seahorse knowledge, Kevin & Louise return to Ear Snacks to share what they know about each other. Thanks to Palmer, Sadie A, Sadie D, Capella, Marea, Tanner, Hunter, Ruslan, Manny, Kalinga, Westley, Devon, Gavin & Lane (and their parents) for participating in this delicious episode of Ear Snacks! Subscribe to Ear Snacks here: http://bit.ly/earsnacks // If you or your family wants to be on Ear Snacks - or support it - visit andrewandpolly.com.

Feb 11 2016

22mins

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Rank #9: Episode 12: Seeds

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Tell me: what do you know about seeds?  Andrew & Polly's friends from Austria, Australia, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts invite you into their homes and gardens to discover what kinds of seeds there are where they live.  We also welcome Chanel Tsang from Toronto, Canada who shares a lovely meditation from her podcast Peace Out called "Ready, Set, Grow!" inviting listeners to move their bodies and imagine what it might be like to be a seed.

You can find more mindful listening at bedtime.fm, an independent UK-based podcast producer.  Thanks to Chanel and founder/producer Rob Griffiths for sharing their wonderful show with us.  To find and support other podcasts for kids, visit kidslisten.org

And many thanks to Amelia, Bennett, Charlie, Kalinga, Sam and their families for sharing their seeds with us! We'll hear more from them about growing and planting next week, and if your child has something to say about seeds, visit earsnacks.org.

Mar 29 2018

22mins

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Rank #10: The Clockmakers of London

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Why do some clocks tick and tock? Why doesn’t Polly’s watch sound like Maria’s watch?

In our second Clocks episode, three intrepid Ear Snacks foreign correspondents invite us on a journey to jolly old England to find out what makes clocks tick! We learn the story of the word “clock”, how pendulums and other parts move inside a clock, and how the invention of clocks that work on boats changed the world.

Our pal Eilis Cahill has tea and steps INTO a clock in John Kendall’s Number Four clock repair shop. Andrew’s parents travel to the English countryside to visit Johnny Flower, a regulator clock expert who lives in a house full of clocks. And our pal Eliza Gregory pokes around the oldest collection of clocks and watches in the world in the Clockmakers’ Museum inside of London’s Science Museum.

Please take a minute to fill out the Kids Listen Listener Survey! For more information or to be on the show, visit earsnacks.org

Jan 08 2020

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Rank #11: Episode 12: Letters (Part III)

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Andrew & Polly receive letters from their friends and find out what they have to say about letters. Andrew's dad, John, talks about Post Office Bay in the Galapagos Islands. Plus, we write a letter to our listeners. Dear You, Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing: we are glad to know you. We feel lucky and thankful to know you. You are special. You’re special to us and everyone who knows you. We love to hear what you’re thinking about! Whether you’re thinking about where you are, what you’re eating for lunch, or something that's big and heavy on your mind… Your thoughts are an important part of what makes you special and we’re proud of you for thinking and sharing - and caring and growing and, most of all, just being Y - O - U. Love from us, Andrew & Polly

Nov 15 2016

21mins

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Rank #12: Roadtrip Mixtape

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01 Trail of Hearts by Underbirds

02 Lighten Your Load by The Okee Dokee Brothers

03 Sunshine Family by Mista Cookie Jar and Aaron Nigel Smith

04 Camp Songs by KB Whirly

05 Mr. Spaceman by Randy Kaplan

06 Paletero Man by Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (and us!)

07 In Your Biz by Mike Phirman

08 City of Hills by Frances England

09 Hey, Hat by Andrew & Polly

Find out more at www.earsnacks.org

Jun 27 2018

32mins

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Rank #13: Episode 20: Decoding Bugs

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Fungus farming ants, digital bees, composting worms, metamorphic caterpillars -- how can these all be bugs? In this episode, Andrew & Polly dive deeper into the world of the squiggly and the wriggly, parsing out the differences between insects and other things that crawl around a garden.

Avery talks to us about bugs in computer code and how she built a pollination video game with a Raspberry Pi. Izaiah updates us about the worms in the compost pile on his farm. And our friends at Valle de Niños in San Francisco take us on a tour of the life cycle of caterpillars.

Thanks to Christina Foust of the Raspberry Pi Foundation (www.raspberrypi.org) for connecting us with young coders participating in Coolest Projects USA, a technology science fair celebrating digital making. Thanks again to entomologist Chris Wheeler, conservation scientist Sergio Avila from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and friends Izaiah, Avery, Ada, Ainsley, Dominic, Teacher Zoe, Nathan, Harrison, Alex, Zoe and Luke for deep diving into so many bugs!

Mar 21 2019

24mins

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Rank #14: Extra: Who are The Beatles?

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Are they a football team? No, they're a SONG TEAM! (Happy Birthday, George Harrison!) Thanks to Ainsley, Ella, Westley, Devin, Grey, Georgia, Emi and Izzy (and their parents) for explaining who The Beatles are (Andrew & Polly have no idea) and wishing George a Happy Birthday!

Feb 25 2017

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Rank #15: How to Talk Like a Pirate!

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Learnnnnn ye how to talk like a pirate from arrrrrrr friends! Thanks to Heidi, Kieran, Lilah, Frankie, Liliana, Bodhin, Izzy & Nano and their parents for this thorrrrrough bonus episode!

Sep 19 2018

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Rank #16: Extra: Facts! (Steven Drozd)

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Fact: Steve Burns (Blues Clues) and Steven Drozd (The Flaming Lips) formed a kids band called STEVENSTEVEN. Fact: Andrew & Polly interviewed Steven Drozd. About facts. Opinion: It was awesome. Discussion topics include: his socks, Brian Eno, the six wives of Henry VIII, naming bands, other Stevens, infinite beats, the speed of light, and snacks. For more about Ear Snacks: andrewandpolly.com

May 10 2017

18mins

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Rank #17: Ear Snacks Bytes: Holiday Glasses!

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Did you make an instrument out of glass? We did - and here are some songs we played with the glass instruments we made!

Dec 22 2017

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Rank #18: Episode 22: Pajamas with Mindy Thomas! Dreams, Rest, Sleepovers and The Incredible Edible Bread Bed (TM)

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Our special coverage of Pajamas continues! We ask our friends Gavin, Zoey, Luke, Lucy, Alexander, Sara Chana, Temima, Miriam, and Yitzy Zev about getting good rest for your mind and body, bedtime routines and we sing a song about our favorite pajamas. Special guest Mindy Thomas from NPR's "Wow in the World" and SiriusXM Kids Place Live shares about sleepovers, her invention "The Incredible Edible Bread Bed," and how important it is to share your dreams.

Nov 01 2019

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Rank #19: Episode 10: Bad Guys (Part I)

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Andrew & Polly play an imaginary space game that evolves into a game of Bad Guys.Sadie, William, Wesley, Adalyn, Grey, Amelia, Kohler, Roland, Betula & Orion share what they know about Bad Guys and learn how to make Bad Guy voices from voice actor Morla Gorrondona. When Andrew gets a little too carried away with his Bad Andrew voice, the two try to figure out - how can they keep playing together?

Mar 07 2018

16mins

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Rank #20: Extra: Roosters & Caterpillars!

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Gung Hay Fat Choy! Andrew & Polly kick off the Year of the Rooster by learning all about caterpillars. Go figure! Last fall, we got to sing at a lovely school in San Francisco called Valle de Niños, and our friends Ainsley, Dominic, Ada and Teacher Zoe gave us a private tour of their temporary pet caterpillars! We also learned some songs in Spanish, and our friends Aoife and Sajan wish us Happy New Year in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Feb 01 2017

10mins

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Alphabet Rockers (Best Kids Music from the 62nd Grammy Awards)

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Kaitlin, Tommy, and an incredible team of young artist/activists invite us to a live session in New York City to relate how the Alphabet Rockers make music to make change, as is crystal clear in their second Grammy-nominated album “The Love”

Thanks to Kaitlin McGaw, Tommy Soulati Shepherd, Kali de Jesus,Lillian Ellis, Maya Fleming, Tommy T3Po Shepherd, and Malik a.k.a. Mahawam for joining us and sharing their music and ideas with your family. If you’re in the LA area for Grammy weekend, check out their free showcase concert (reservations recommended) at 2p on Saturday, January 25th.  You can find more about the music of Alphabet Rockers, their podcast So Get Me, their art movement The Butterfly Effect, and more at alphabetrockers.com - share music, support musicians!

Quick disclaimer: Alphabet Rockers’ music addresses issues of identity, world news, and politics — the conversation and music you’re about to hear will include those topics.

Jan 18 2020

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Ear Snacks for Parents: Music Therapy with Jon Samson (Best Kids Music from The 62nd GRAMMY Awards)

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In this special episode designed for parents (though PG for kids), Andrew & Polly discuss Jon Samson’s music therapy practice, the therapeutic benefits of musical improvisation, and how we as parents can approach creating a supportive mental health environment for our kids.

Thanks to Jon for sharing his intricately crafted and emotive music with us. You can find more about his music therapy practice and more of his music at cocreativemusic.com or on his YouTube channel - share music, support musicians!

This interview and exploration of the work #behindthealbum is one of five Ear Snacks mini-episodes featuring each of the 5 Grammy-nominated artists for Best Children’s Album in the 62nd Grammy Awards.

Jan 16 2020

41mins

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The Okee Dokee Brothers (Best Kids Music from The 62nd GRAMMY Awards)

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The 62nd Grammy (TM) Awards are almost here! We’re delighted to share this series of 5 Ear Snacks mini-episodes featuring each of the 5 Grammy-nominated artists for Best Children’s Album.

Brrrr! Andrew & Polly brave the frigid Santa Monica winter to hear from Joe Mallander of family folk duo The OKee Dokee Brothers about the art of coziness and their fourth Grammy-nominated album “Winterland”

Thanks to Joe and Justin for sharing their heart-warming music with your family. You can find more about The Okee Dokee Brothers and their nature adventure albums at okeedokee.org - share music, support musicians!

And hey - since you obviously like podcasts, help us out by taking the Kids Listen Parent Survey at www.kidslisten.org - thanks!

Jan 16 2020

24mins

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Daniel Tashian (Best Kids Music from The 62nd GRAMMY Awards)

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The 62nd Grammy (TM) Awards are almost here! We’re delighted to share this series of 5 Ear Snacks mini-episodes featuring each of the 5 Grammy-nominated artists for Best Children’s Album.

Andrew & Polly spend a rainy day getting to know Tigerlily, Tilda, Tinkerbell, and Nashville-based singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Daniel Tashian. Daniel and his daughters wax poetic about pistachio ice cream, how recording with his family compares to working with Kacey Musgraves, and share some lovely songs off his Grammy-nominated album “I Love Rainy Days”

Thanks to the whole Tashian crew for joining us and sharing their music with your family. You can find more about Daniel and his music at www.bigyellowdogmusic.com - share music, support musicians!

To find out more or how to be on the show, visit earsnacks.org

Jan 14 2020

16mins

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Caspar Babypants (Best Kids Music from The 62nd GRAMMY Awards)

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The 62nd Grammy (TM) Awards are almost here! We’re delighted to share this series of 5 Ear Snacks mini-episodes featuring each of the 5 Grammy-nominated artists for Best Children’s Album.

Andrew & Polly attend a deliciously eclectic picnic hosted by prolific, artistic, Seattle-based kindie rock maestro Caspar Babypants! Caspar feeds us millions of peaches, introduces us to some bodacious bugs, and plays some rad tunes off his Grammy-nominated album “Flying High!”

Thanks to Chris Ballew for taking the time to goof around with us and let us share his music with your family. You can find Chris’ art on Instagram and more about Caspar at www.babypantsmusic.com - share music, support musicians!

To support kids podcasts, take the survey at kidslisten.org! And to learn more about us or to be on the show, visit earsnacks.org. Thanks!

Jan 13 2020

13mins

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The Clockmakers of London

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Why do some clocks tick and tock? Why doesn’t Polly’s watch sound like Maria’s watch?

In our second Clocks episode, three intrepid Ear Snacks foreign correspondents invite us on a journey to jolly old England to find out what makes clocks tick! We learn the story of the word “clock”, how pendulums and other parts move inside a clock, and how the invention of clocks that work on boats changed the world.

Our pal Eilis Cahill has tea and steps INTO a clock in John Kendall’s Number Four clock repair shop. Andrew’s parents travel to the English countryside to visit Johnny Flower, a regulator clock expert who lives in a house full of clocks. And our pal Eliza Gregory pokes around the oldest collection of clocks and watches in the world in the Clockmakers’ Museum inside of London’s Science Museum.

Please take a minute to fill out the Kids Listen Listener Survey! For more information or to be on the show, visit earsnacks.org

Jan 08 2020

22mins

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Clocks

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What is a clock? How long is a minute? Are all clocks and all minutes the same?

In the first episode of our epic exploration of timekeeping, Andrew & Polly examine Reggio Emilia-educator Maria/Julita’s oddly shaped Salvador Dali-designed watch. Why are most clocks round? Why would someone make a watch that is not round?

Thanks to Matteo, Malcolm, Cadence, Adelyn, Keira, and Izzy (and their parents!) for taking the time to tell us what they know about time, the insides of clocks, ways to tell time, and how different amounts of time can feel. In the near future, we’ll be joined by these same friends along with a wide range of other “experts” to think about where we keep time, how we keep time, what has happened - and what might.

Dec 12 2019

16mins

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Episode 22: Pajamas with Mindy Thomas! Dreams, Rest, Sleepovers and The Incredible Edible Bread Bed (TM)

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Our special coverage of Pajamas continues! We ask our friends Gavin, Zoey, Luke, Lucy, Alexander, Sara Chana, Temima, Miriam, and Yitzy Zev about getting good rest for your mind and body, bedtime routines and we sing a song about our favorite pajamas. Special guest Mindy Thomas from NPR's "Wow in the World" and SiriusXM Kids Place Live shares about sleepovers, her invention "The Incredible Edible Bread Bed," and how important it is to share your dreams.

Nov 01 2019

24mins

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Happy Halloween! Disguises [Encore]

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Andrew & Polly receive an urgent voice message from their friends Kevin & Louise.

We learned A LOT about disguises from marine biologist Rebecca Johnson from the California Academy of Sciences and voice actor and composer Greg Chun. Thanks to our pals Sadie A, Sadie E, Grey, Georgia, Zoey, Gavin, Gavin, Devorah, Elliot, Ainsley, Tanner, Luke & Ace for making Ear Snacks so delicious!

Oct 18 2019

32mins

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A New Album of Our Music: Go for the Moon

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It’s today!!!

Our brand new album, “Go for the Moon” is here!!!

Hear it on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, our shop & CDBaby - all the places! You can even listen to some of it in a special episode of Ear Snacks, hosted by some not-so-random giraffes.

We’re super excited about these songs  and we hope you are too. We’re so excited, in fact, that we are giving away some Moon Swag like a geographically accurate Moon Beach Ball and a lovely little Moon Night Light to a few randomly selected friends who review the record!.

Enter to win by Friday October 4th. Here’s how!
  1. Listen to the music (and/or get your own copy for maximum support :).

  2. Post your family’s words about #goforthemoon anywhere other people can see them! (iTunes review, Apple Music, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter... even leaving a review about the record as a review of our podcast works!)

  3. Let us know you did it with an e-mail or at earsnacks.org.

  4. We’ll be announcing the recipients on our show - thanks so much for listening and sharing the music!

Sep 27 2019

34mins

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Episode 21: Pajamas Part One - Lullabies Musicians Sing

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This month on Ear Snacks, we're talking about Pajamas and everything that comes with them. Rest, snuggles and coziness - and lullabies! Our awesome music pals Lucy Kalantari, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Christopher Tin, Tatiana DeMaria, Kaitlin McGaw share the sweet, soft and special songs they sing to their loved ones - and yours! This is a great episode for helping little ones in calming their bodies down and getting ready for rest.

Sep 14 2019

16mins

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More (More!) Roadtrip Mixtape Summer 2019

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There is just too much good music out there right now! We're back with a second installment of this summer's Ear Snacks Roadtrip Mixtape.

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Jul 24 2019

30mins

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Road Trip Mixtape 2019!

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It's summer! We're super happy to share some of our family's favorite music this summer in an all-new road-trip mixtape. And stay tuned for more tunes - there was just too much music to share in this episode, so a second installment is coming your way next week.

So turn it up for these great summer tunes by some amazing artists (and a few - NEW SONGS - from yours trulies):

"The Wishing Well" - Walter Martin

"A Fact is a Gift that you Give Your Brain" - Steven Steven

"Time" - The Pop Ups

"Halo-Halo" by Mista Cookie Jar featuring Little Miss Ann

"Finca Bellavista" by Michael Hearst featuring Saskia Lane

"Not Alone" - Alphabet Rockers

"Cement Dude" - Story Pirates

"Mom's Name" - Andrew & Polly featuring Mike Phirman

"Monsters in my Head" - Howie D

"All Star" - Andrew & Polly

Jul 18 2019

39mins

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Episode 20: Decoding Bugs

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Fungus farming ants, digital bees, composting worms, metamorphic caterpillars -- how can these all be bugs? In this episode, Andrew & Polly dive deeper into the world of the squiggly and the wriggly, parsing out the differences between insects and other things that crawl around a garden.

Avery talks to us about bugs in computer code and how she built a pollination video game with a Raspberry Pi. Izaiah updates us about the worms in the compost pile on his farm. And our friends at Valle de Niños in San Francisco take us on a tour of the life cycle of caterpillars.

Thanks to Christina Foust of the Raspberry Pi Foundation (www.raspberrypi.org) for connecting us with young coders participating in Coolest Projects USA, a technology science fair celebrating digital making. Thanks again to entomologist Chris Wheeler, conservation scientist Sergio Avila from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and friends Izaiah, Avery, Ada, Ainsley, Dominic, Teacher Zoe, Nathan, Harrison, Alex, Zoe and Luke for deep diving into so many bugs!

Mar 21 2019

24mins

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March 14 is International Pi Day!

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Happy International Pi Day! We talk Pi, Pie & Mud Pies with our pals. So get out there and get cooking!

Mar 14 2019

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Episode 19: Bug(g)s!

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What’s a bug? Who are The Buggs? Can I be a Bugg? These are the hard-hitting questions Andrew & Polly ask in this exposé on all things buggy.

Thanks to entomologist (Entimen-ologist?) Dr. Chris Wheeler for teaching us about moth pheromones and photographer & vegan cookie fan Peter Bugg for introducing us to his awesome extended family: Christopher Bugg, Peggy Bugg, Colin Bugg, Emily Bugg, Ellen Thorderson, Cordelia Bugg, and Juniper Bugg. And thanks to Alex, Zoe, Luke, Nathan, and Harrison for your patience, insights, and spot-on sound effects!

Grown-ups can find Peter Buggs artwork at peterbugg.com

Featured ideas & vocabulary:

  • What’s in a name? Who’s in your family?

  • entomologist

  • Lepidoptera

  • head, thorax, abdomen

  • pheromones

  • antennae

  • taxonomy

  • the scientific method

Mar 06 2019

22mins

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President's Day, Hamilton & More, with our pal Lucy!

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Happy President's Day! School's out and our friend Lucy came by the studio to talk about stuff she knows - mostly Hamilton.

Feb 19 2019

17mins

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Best Kids Music from the 61st GRAMMY Awards!

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It's a New Year, ready for some NEW MUSIC? For the third year in a row, Andrew & Polly are thrilled to be joined by all five fabulously friendly family music artists nominated for Best Children's Album in the 61st GRAMMY Awards. Teleport your earballs into these totally tantalizing tunes:

Enormous thanks to Beth Blenz-Clucas of Sugar Mountain PR and Stephanie Mayers of Mayers Consulting for coordinating and once again to Lucy, Jason, Jacob, Falu, Frank, Deane and Tim for playing along with us and lending their amazing music to you, our listeners - we hope you discovered some new music for your family to try!

Jan 31 2019

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Episode 18: Taking Care of Teeth!

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It's important to keep your teeth healthy! Andrew & Polly learn what to expect when visiting the dentist and get some official teeth info from one of the friendliest pediatric dentists around, Dr. Jessie Schwarz. Plus, a song about a Saw & Zipper (who both have teeth).

Nov 19 2018

14mins

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Episode 17: Human Teeth

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How many teeth do you have? Will you always have that number of teeth? Andrew & Polly ask Izzy, Ainsley, Desmond, Frankie, Jad & Kai about the teeth in their mouths and Frankie shares a song she wrote about her loose tooth.

Nov 15 2018

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iTunes Ratings

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By celia Leiby! - Sep 29 2019
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I love Walter Martin, he personally gave me a vinyl record!

Love you guys

By I WANT ONE NOW!!!!! - Sep 28 2019
Read more
Love you guys But i HATE SCHOOL ! 1 2 3 4 I Don’t Want Schools Anymore!Who's With Me Guys!