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Created by: Squiz Media

Australia 6-1011+

Started: December 11th, 2022

Status: Active, 143 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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Leaplings have a birthday; a chilly job up for grabs; Meta on AI election watch; and footy fever is here.
00:10:16 | Season: 5 | Episode: 980 | February 28th, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast. Leaplings have a birthday; a chilly job up for grabs; Meta on AI election watch; and footy fever is here. If you’re a Leap Day baby, you’re in the rarest birthday club! Leap Days are those extra special 24 hours we get every four years, thanks to some ancient Roman and later, Papal, calendar tweaks. So, leaplings, party hard because your next birthday bash is in four years! Fancy counting penguins or running a post office surrounded by whales and glaciers? Head to Antarctica for the job of a lifetime! Just remember, it’s super cold, and the penguins are loud. Oh, and it’s Brits only—sorry, everyone else! Feeling bored? The footy season is about to blast off with pies, tackles, and tries! The NRL and AFL are bringing the heat, with games in Las Vegas and Australia. Get ready for big hits, epic goals, and the ultimate sports showdown this weekend! With elections EU coming up, there’s a big push to spot AI deepfakes. And hey, teachers and parents, check out Newshounds, a cool podcast program on beating online misinformation and becoming savvy media consumers! Deepfake voice quiz. For the full episode transcript, click here. Squiz Kids Facebook Squiz Kids Instagram Newshounds Get started on our free media literacy resource for classrooms

Tween skincare TikTok warning; Scotland’s Willy Wonka fail; Another wonky moon landing; and some really big Bluey news.
00:09:33 | Season: 5 | Episode: 979 | February 27th, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast. Kids everywhere are diving into grown-up beauty routines, thanks to those ever-persuasive ‘skinfluencers’ on TikTok and Instagram! But, doctors are waving red flags, saying these adult products aren’t playthings for young skin. Imagine expecting a chocolate paradise and ending up in a lolly-less shed! That’s what happened in Scotland at a Willy Wonka event that was more trick than treat. Disappointed fans and a few tears later, refunds were the day’s special. Heads up, Bluey buffs! Clear your calendars for April 14th because a super-sized episode is on its way. One thing’s for sure, it’s going to be paws-itively unforgettable! Spacecraft SLIM must’ve hit the snooze button, landing sideways on the moon and taking a long nap. But with a little sunlight, it’s back and beaming photos home—just tilt your head to view! It’s one small roll for a spaceship, one giant leap for space snoozes. For the full episode transcript click here. Squiz Kids Facebook Squiz Kids Instagram Newshounds Get started on our free media literacy resource for classrooms

Your Shortcut to… Taylor Swift
00:11:36 | Season: 5 | Episode: 978 | February 26th, 2024

This is your Squiz Kids Shortcut to the Taylor Swift! We’re on a mission to uncover WHO Taylor Swift was before the fame, WHY she’s become a beacon of hope and inspiration to millions, and HOW she became the dazzling, chart-topping, record-breaking superstar we know today. So, grab your glittery microphones, and let’s get this show on the road!

Matildas one step closer to Olympics; Moon mission accomplished; Panthers pipped at post; and a hospital for kiwis.
00:10:15 | Season: 5 | Episode: 977 | February 25th, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast. Matildas one step closer to Olympics; Moon mission accomplished; Panthers pipped at post; and a hospital for kiwis. The Matildas showed the world their soccer superpowers this weekend, zooming past Uzbekistan with a dazzling 3-0 win! With goals flying left and right, these soccer heroes are one step closer to Olympic glory. New Zealand just got a bit more awesome with its first-ever kiwi hospital! This feathery haven is a game-changer for the cutest national birds needing a little TLC. From car mishaps to pool filter adventures, kiwis like ‘Splash’ now have a safe place to heal. Kiwi-tastic indeed! Meet Odie, the moon lander that decided the Moon was the perfect spot for a little lie-down. Despite its sideways snooze, Odie’s still hard at work, proving that even in space, a good rest can lead to great discoveries. A cosmic reminder to keep reaching for the stars! Big news for sports fans! The London Marathon levels the playing field with equal prize money for all athletes. Aussie star Madison de Rozario calls it a game-changer, proving that on the track of fairness, we’re all racing together. For the full episode transcript, click here. Squiz Kids Facebook Squiz Kids Instagram Newshounds Get started on our free media literacy resource for classrooms

Super Rugby gets smart; a zesty festival in France; a toy car hits the track; and a Swift satire.
00:09:45 | Season: 5 | Episode: 975 | February 21st, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast. Super Rugby players are now suiting up with mouthguards that not only protect their pearly whites but also chat with computers to keep their noodles safe. It’s like having a tiny superhero inside your mouth! Menton, France, is squeezing every drop of fun out of lemons for their annual festival, turning the town into an Olympic-sized citrus spectacle! Imagine lemon statues doing sports – it’s zest-tacular! A student turned his tiny toy car into a lightning-fast racer, earning him a Guinness World Record! Squiz-E the Newshound is on the case, debunking a tail-wagging tale about Taylor Swift renting out Disney World. Turns out, it’s just a joke! Remember, kids, not everything you read online is true, especially if it’s about pop stars and theme parks. For the full episode transcript, click here. LINKS Squiz Kids Facebook Squiz Kids Instagram Newshounds Get started on our free media literacy resource for classrooms

Mars mission needs volunteers; Basketball’s Bryce the MVP; a star munching black hole discovered; and the dog that won the lottery. 
00:09:49 | Season: 5 | Episode: 974 | February 20th, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast. Imagine swapping your safe and cosy bedroom for life on a rocky red planet. NASA is looking for four brave souls to do just that. But instead of blasting off to space, they’ll be stepping into a Mars-like shed filled with red dirt, right here on Earth. In a tale that sounds straight out of a cartoon, a dog in China has turned its nose into a treasure finder, sniffing out not one, but two winning lottery tickets! This furry friend’s sniffing skills have earned its owner some cash and itself a feast of treats. Bryce Cotton, the basketball wizard whose name is now echoing in Aussie sports halls of fame. Bryce has dribbled his way to his fourth MVP award. In the world of hoops, he’s fast becoming a legend. All hail MVP Bryce and all the other Bryces too! Astronomers have discovered a black hole that’s munching on stars like they’re snacks. Gobbling up a whole solar system’s worth of stars every day. It’s a space story that sounds like it’s straight out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s all real! For the full episode transcript, click here.

Historic moon landing has lift off; Florida bear steals choccies from car; Farting dart player causes a stink; and Aussie cricket’s new heroine.
00:10:57 | Season: 5 | Episode: 971 | February 18th, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast. Imagine a spaceship named Odie, zooming past stars on a mission to the Moon! This isn’t just any trip; Odie’s looking for water at the Moon’s south pole, hoping to make it a future home for astronauts. Florida’s animals have turned into sneaky snack stealers! A bear trashed a car for chocolates, while raccoons dined out on a taco delivery. It’s an animal revolution, proving that everyone loves a tasty treat! The darts world was thrown into a stinky scandal when a player accused his rival of using fart tactics to win! While one claimed it was all in the air, the other was left fuming. Aussie cricketer Annabel Sutherland made history with the fastest double century in women’s Test cricket. Scoring 210 runs, she showed the world what it means to be a champion. Annabel Sutherland Q+A   https://www.squizkids.com.au/squiz-kids-specials/annabel-sutherland-qa/ For the full Squiz Kids News transcript click here. LINKS Squiz Kids Facebook Squiz Kids Instagram Newshounds Get started on our free media literacy resource for classrooms

Kids v Adults Weekly News S’Quiz
00:09:17 | Season: 5 | February 15th, 2024

A fun kids vs adults news quiz to test who’s been paying the most attention to the week in news.




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Created by: Squiz Media
Started: December 11th, 2022
Status: Active, 143 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

Australia6-1011+
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