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Ear Snacks

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Rank #35 in Kids & Family category

Education
Kids & Family
Music
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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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266 Ratings
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By spacegirl12345678910 - Jul 27 2019
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Awesome awesome awesome! Definitely recommended!!!!!

Love you!!!

By humandsharp - Jun 27 2019
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So very very good!😍🥰😘😻😽😺. Love:Abigail.

iTunes Ratings

266 Ratings
Average Ratings
214
12
10
8
22

Ear snacks

By spacegirl12345678910 - Jul 27 2019
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Awesome awesome awesome! Definitely recommended!!!!!

Love you!!!

By humandsharp - Jun 27 2019
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So very very good!😍🥰😘😻😽😺. Love:Abigail.
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Ear Snacks

Updated 10 days ago

Rank #35 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

Rank #1: Episode 1: Fruit!

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Let's talk about... Fruit! We'll cover the ABC's of fruit, take a trip to the farmer's market and ask some fruit experts some fruit questions. Big thanks to our friends who helped us with this episode - Jasmin, Sadie, Oden, Gavin, Chloe, Ainsley, Betula, Palmer and their parents. Also a shoutout to Farmer Mike and Grandma Joan! Stay tuned for Ear Snacks Extra's throughout July - and a brand new episode on August 1!

May 06 2015
18 mins
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Rank #2: 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
19 mins
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Rank #3: 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.

Featuring:

Jul 24 2019
30 mins
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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
17 mins
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Rank #5: 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
20 mins
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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
23 mins
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Rank #7: 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
19 mins
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Rank #8: 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
24 mins
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Rank #9: 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
31 mins
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Rank #10: 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
24 mins
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Rank #11: 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
17 mins
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Rank #12: 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
21 mins
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Rank #13: 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
22 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 13: Moves! (Part II - Season Finale)

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Andrew & Polly make a top five list of their favorite moves and wonder - what's it like to move your home to a new place? They ask Ruby, Lilana and Gavin about their experiences moving and talk about zip lines in Costa Rica with their director pal, Kat. Maria shares about her favorite movements - capoeira, sign language and political protests. Thanks also to Mista Cookie Jar (mistacookiejar.com)for dropping hot sriracha knowledge in our song, "Dancing Pants." And that's it from us for a while... Ear Snacks is taking a break! We'll be back in the spring of 2017 with brand new episodes but until then, stay tuned for Extras, encores, listener questions & answers. Visit andrewandpolly.com for more information on how to be on the show, listen to archives and find out where you can catch us in person!

Jan 12 2017
28 mins
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Rank #15: 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
22 mins
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Rank #16: 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
39 mins
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Rank #17: 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
32 mins
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Rank #18: 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
1 min
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Rank #19: 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
18 mins
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Rank #20: 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
4 mins
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