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Ear Snacks

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Rank #117 in Kids & Family category

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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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381 Ratings
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My 5 year old has loved this show for a couple years now!

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Great show to listen together as a family. Super fun

Why do people hate this

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People are stupid who hate this these are so gooooooooooooddddddddd 🤗🤗🤗( ^ω^ )(^∇^)

iTunes Ratings

381 Ratings
Average Ratings
296
16
19
11
39

My 5 year old has loved this show for a couple years now!

By Hliz30 - May 09 2020
Read more
Great show to listen together as a family. Super fun

Why do people hate this

By awsome pizza gamer - May 04 2020
Read more
People are stupid who hate this these are so gooooooooooooddddddddd 🤗🤗🤗( ^ω^ )(^∇^)
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Ear Snacks

Latest release on Mar 20, 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 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 #2: 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

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Rank #3: 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 #4: Episode 9: Rain!

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How do you know if it's going to rain? Does anybody know? Andrew & Polly talk gumboots and galoshes with their friends. Thanks to Kerry Falwell from the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa Forida and our friend Jesse, a real-life water expert! Thanks also to our special panel of Rain Experts: William, Marea, Capella, Alex, Gavin, Ellis, Lane, Johnny, Penny, Kalinga, Chloe, Zoey, Luke, Charlie, Leigh, Lindsay, Kalinga, Izzy, Logan & Arlo (PHEW!). Subscribe to Ear Snacks here: http://bit.ly/earsnacks // For more information or to support Ear Snacks (or get a LA LA LA LA T-Shirt), visit http://andrewandpolly.com

Apr 21 2016

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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: Episode 25: How Time Feels with Story Pirates & The Pop Ups

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Do you want 5 more minutes?

In our third episode about clocks, Andrew & Polly ask kids how rushing and waiting feel different, challenge Jason Rabinowitz of The Pop Ups to a clock scavenger hunt around Brooklyn, and spin some yarns with Story Pirates co-founder Lee Overtree about how time feels when you're in a story.

Thanks to Gimlet Media & The Story Pirates for sharing some time with us. You can find their podcast, Cement Dude and other ridiculous tunes on their album Backstroke Raptor, and you can submit stories you've written at www.storypirates.com

Thanks to Team Rabinowitz for taking minutes out of their busy morning commute to scavenge the streets of Brooklyn for clocks! You can find Time and other dance-y science-y songs at www.thepopups.com

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

Jan 30 2020

28mins

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Rank #11: 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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Rank #12: Episode 10: Shadows!

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Did you know a tiny dinosaur can have a FIERCE SHADOW? Andrew & Polly investigate these sneaky silhouettes. We discuss space shadows with Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan and think about interactive light sculptures with artist Johannes Girardoni.

May 31 2016

21mins

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Rank #13: Episode 11: Strings (Part I)

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In the first episode of a multi-part series all about Strings, Andrew & Polly talk to awesome friends of theirs who all play strings - strings on GUITARS! Frances England (http://francesengland.com), Quentin & Mista Cookie Jar (mistacookiejar.com) all tell us why it is they like their strings. For more information about Ear Snacks, visit http://andrewandpolly.com

Jul 27 2016

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Rank #14: 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

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Rank #15: Episode 8: Beeps!

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A series of dots and dashes! Andrew & Polly dive deep (via SUBMARINE) into the world of BEEPS! Topics include Morse code, robot toast, traffic feelings, the Pony Express, submarines, and some nonsense about beets. Experts include Polly's dad, Pops and Eric Morrill, PhD in visual studies. Thanks to Grey and Georgia the Greats, Ace the Ace, Darby the Delightful, Phenomenal Palmer, Cool Cool Collin, Darlin' Devon, and the incomparable Izzy Robbins. Special thanks to Steven C. Phillips who created the free Morse Code generator we used. Try it yourself at scphillips.com! Subscribe to Ear Snacks here: http://bit.ly/earsnacks // To support Ear Snacks, visit andrewandpolly.com. That's also a good place to purchase a LA LA LA LA T-shirt!

Mar 12 2016

19mins

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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 Special Episode: Halloween Spook-tacular!

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MOO! A cow ghost.

Oct 26 2016

26mins

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Rank #18: 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 #19: Episode 6: Boxes!

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Andrew & Polly talk about BOXES in a special interview with Antoinette Portis, author of Not a Box. This episode also highlights The Box Project with Eliza Gregory - and, of course, thanks to our kid experts: Ruslan, Gavin, Manny, Charlie, Penny, Ainsley, Liliana, Lane, Guy, Grey, Sadie & William. Subscribe to Ear Snacks here: http://bit.ly/earsnacks // To support Ear Snacks, visit andrewandpolly.com

Dec 22 2015

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Rank #20: 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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Little Bitta Joy

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You know what we did at our house this week? We had a dance party. We turned on some of our favorite music and we jumped around our house, all together. And we smiled.

So this week on Ear Snacks we want to play some moments and music from the show that might bring a smile to your face.

Today is different than yesterday. And tomorrow is going to be different than today. But we wanted to let you know that we're here today, and we know you are too.

Mar 20 2020

26mins

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The Notorious RBG

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Dissenters everywhere! Join us in wishing Ruth Bader Ginsburg a very happy 87th birthday!

Andrew & Polly find some exceptionally aware kids to go on at length about the Supreme Court and it’s most Notorious justice, along with a new single from the Joanie Leeds joint All the Ladies entitled (you guessed it) “RBG”

Thanks to Darius, Lucy, and young podcast mogul Nate (who also made an episode about the supreme court with NPR’s Nina Totenberg) for joining the celebration and sharing what they know about our justice system. Thanks to the ineffable Lucy Kalantari, producer of the RBG song, and songwriter/performer Joanie Leeds for creating an ode to such a swell lady. The two children’s books mentioned in this episode are pictured below.

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

Mar 15 2020

13mins

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Pi + Pie with America's Test Kitchen Kids

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WHAT IS PIE? What about pi? Can I have 3.1415 pieces, please?

Andrew & Polly get granular and investigate the ingredients in both with Palmer, Sadie, William, Izzy, and Molly Birnbaum from America’s Test Kitchen Kids! Molly does all kinds of fascinating kitchen experiments and games on her new kids podcast, Mystery Recipe. Pre-heat your International Pi Day festivities right here!

We hope your family will check out the Mystery Recipe podcast for more food science deliciousness! ATK Kids has lots of interactive experiences set up for families to try and home, and here]s some Pi Day Art Activities wee found — we hope this weekend and beyond can be filled with fun and learning and good food as we weather social distancing together!

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

Mar 13 2020

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The U.S. Census (it's a party, and you're invited!)

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What's a census? Andrew & Polly dig in with special guests Vicki Glazer from the U.S. Census Bureau and Emily McMillan with the Statistics in Schools program that's hitting classrooms across America next week. Next month, everyone will get a postcard in the mail -- it's your invitation to the party that is the next decade of America...RSVP so they bring enough forks!

To help your school support this important civic work, you can find out more at census.gov and here's some handy materials from the NEA. To reach us or be on the show, visit earsnacks.org - and thanks for supporting democracy!

Feb 28 2020

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Episode 26: Tempo!

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Come in, come in! We’re playing around with the speed of music!

In the fourth episode about clocks, we give our metronomes a workout — this episode is designed for kids to experiment with the playback speed function on most podcast players, inviting them to adjust the speed of the our music & conversation from 1x to 2x to 1/2x. We introduce the basics of musical tempo, figure out how to tap along to Parry Gripp’s pleasantly danceable 136 bpm tune Pancake Robot, and wonder why super-slow-moving things always find themselves in a molasses analogy.

Thanks to Parry Gripp for contributing Pancake Robot to our family’s dance playlist, to regulator clock expert Johnny Flower for chiming in about the speed of clocks, to Izzy for not being bored very often, and to all you parents and siblings out there willing to let a small human mess with the speed of this podcast.

We’re putting out a final call to kids who want to share their thoughts about The Future. To find out more or to be on the show, visit www.earsnacks.org

Feb 06 2020

18mins

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Episode 25: How Time Feels with Story Pirates & The Pop Ups

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Do you want 5 more minutes?

In our third episode about clocks, Andrew & Polly ask kids how rushing and waiting feel different, challenge Jason Rabinowitz of The Pop Ups to a clock scavenger hunt around Brooklyn, and spin some yarns with Story Pirates co-founder Lee Overtree about how time feels when you're in a story.

Thanks to Gimlet Media & The Story Pirates for sharing some time with us. You can find their podcast, Cement Dude and other ridiculous tunes on their album Backstroke Raptor, and you can submit stories you've written at www.storypirates.com

Thanks to Team Rabinowitz for taking minutes out of their busy morning commute to scavenge the streets of Brooklyn for clocks! You can find Time and other dance-y science-y songs at www.thepopups.com

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

Jan 30 2020

28mins

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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

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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

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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

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Episode 24: 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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Episode 23: 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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My 5 year old has loved this show for a couple years now!

By Hliz30 - May 09 2020
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Great show to listen together as a family. Super fun

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By awsome pizza gamer - May 04 2020
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People are stupid who hate this these are so gooooooooooooddddddddd 🤗🤗🤗( ^ω^ )(^∇^)