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Episode one logoEpisode One: Monday, December 12 – Meet the chart topping frogs; Heartbreak and joy in World Cup finals; catching a puma; and how to own a unicorn.

This is an Episodic show. You can listen to it in any order, but episode one is always a great place to start.

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Squiz Kids is an award-winning, free daily news podcast just for kids. Give us ten minutes, and we’ll give you the world. A short podcast that gives kids the lowdown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.

‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)
This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine – helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.

Fun. Free. Fresh. 


The current $5 banknote: https://banknotes.rba.gov.au/australias-banknotes/banknotes-in-circulation/five-dollar/ 
Heatwave Do’s and Don’t’s: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-02-02/queensland-heatwave-hot-weather-heatstroke-safety-health/101917120 
BBC video of the Pope’s mass: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-64482031
Congolese choir rehearsals: https://www.youtube.com/@choralehosannasiloe 
Pictures of the Bremer Canyon orcas: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-01-30/hundreds-of-orcas-return-to-south-coast-hotspot/101897876 
Hercules statue after a cleanup: https://news.artnet.com/art-world/hercules-statue-discovery-roman-sewer-2249303 
American Pie by Don Mclean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngDJIjbAvz4 

All about Australian banknotes: https://banknotes.rba.gov.au/australias-banknotes/ 
Reserve Bank statement on $5 note: https://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2023/mr-23-02.html 
Learn more about orcas: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/facts/orca 
TedEd on Hercules (suitable for older kids): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIIjhAuC76g 
Hercules in Rick Riordan books: https://riordan.fandom.com/wiki/Hercules 

Search For The Ultimate $5 Lunchbox  
Write to us at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au and let us know what three things you’d put in your ultimate lunch box … we’ll read out the best ones on the podcast. #sponsored
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Teachers! Want to access free, curriculum-aligned classroom resources tied to the daily podcast? Sign up to be a Squiz Kids Classroom and download the Classroom Companion each day. Made by teachers for teachers, differentiated to suit all primary school ability levels. And did we mention it’s free?

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Got a birthday coming up and you want a shout-out? Complete the form on our Squiz Kids website. Link: SHOUT OUTS or / send us an email at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au

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