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Episode one logo Episode 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. 

Maths Challenge Solution: 
10% of 25 million is 2.5 million, or 2,500,000.
That would buy 250,000 children tickets to a Women’s World Cup match! 

Squiz-E’s questions: 

Why do you think the TV show didn’t report WHEN this incident happened? 

Why do you think the exterminator agreed to appear on the show, almost a year after it happened? 

Why do you think the extermination company keeps reposting different versions of the video to TikTok? 

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Harry Souttar highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_BwVNvrxxI

Iranian couple dancing: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-64470506

Chelsea doll with scoliosis: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/barbie-scoliosis-doll-chelsea-b2272781.html

“Terrifying” wasp nest on Channel 9 yesterday: https://9now.nine.com.au/today/giant-wasp-nest-in-melbourne-bathroom-could-break-world-record/212fc7f6-4802-4b13-9a29-55a858ba03a9 

The original April 2022 video (MUTE to avoid slightly salty language): https://www.tiktok.com/@dappestcontrol/video/7076821304434822401?lang=en 

LINKS TO DIG DEEPER: 
Sport participation in Australia: statistics and trends
https://www.clearinghouseforsport.gov.au/kb/sport-participation-in-australia/participation-statistics-and-trends

A parents’ guide to explaining the situation in Iran: https://www.rebelgirls.com/blog/understanding-iran-for-parents 

Some toys that represent disabilities:

11 Great Toys That Celebrate Disabilities

A guide to designing toys that represent disabilities: https://www.toylikeme.org/disability-representation-in-toy-design/ 

Why representation matters for children with disabilities: https://hellocare.com.au/representation-matters-children-with-disabilities-visible-through-inclusive-toys/

More on European wasps: https://www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2020/06/01/forget-murder-hornets-european-wasps-are-beheading-aussie-flies.html 

Australia’s Worst Invasive Species: https://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2019/02/australia%E2%80%99s-10-worst-invasive-species 

Groundhog Day explained: https://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/punxsutawney-phil-and-groundhog-day-explained 

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?

Newshounds
Get started on our free media literacy resource for classrooms
www.squizkids.com.au/newshounds

Stay up to date with us on our Squiz Kids Instagram!  

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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