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Mashups is a new podcast, brought to you by Kids Listen, that introduces you to some of our talented friends. We want you to get a taste of these kidcasts and their pods. In each episode we ‘mash up’ two KL podcasts, first through an introductory clip, then a game that mashes up their styles and brings out their personalities, and ending with a behind the scenes bit they chose to share with you. 

Ep1: Good Words About Animals 

Cool Facts About Animals - website | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Good Words Podcast - website | Twitter

Meet two smart podcasts that make learning fun! The Good Words Podcast’s Lynn and Cool Facts About Animals’ Ali and her kids Grady, Clara & Teddy bring their collective wit, acumen and phat lexicon to the table. See if you can play along and test your knowledge of words used to describe groups of different animals. We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 

Ep2: Ten Times the Newsy News (without bubbles)

The Ten News

Newsy Pooloozi

Meet two news podcasts. Would you rather play reporter and ask the questions or be in the spotlight? We thought it might be fun for you to play along with how news is made. Our friends Leela and Lyndee of Newsy Poolouzi have news of their own - they had to change their name! Join us as The Ten News’ curator and producer Tracy Leads Kaplan asks the hard-hitting questions. We also invited The Ten News’ Bethany Van Delft to represent! We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners.

Ep3: A Tell Tale Journey with Girls After Your Own Heart

Girl Tales

Journey with Story

Do you love stories? In this episode you meet two inspiring tale tellers. Our friends Rebecca Cunnigham Executive Producer and Host of Girl Tales and Kathleen Pelley - Author, Scottish Storyteller and Speaker are challenged in a storytelling game of idioms. Would you like to take a turn of phrase yourself? See if you can try out this challenging mashup game with your family. As in every episode, we start off with a highlight each of our KL friends share, showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 
 

Ep4: The Curious Children's Conversation... got an Hour?

The Children's Hour

Curious Conversations

It’s time to have more kids on our show! Katie Stone, Executive Producer of the Children’s Hour brings some of her crew to join Emma and Xavier of Curious Conversations. We had a lot of fun playing together, we hope you’ll join us and play along. We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 

Ep5: Like Your Best Day: A Mindfulness Mashup

Best Day Yet

Like You: Mindfulness for Kids

Meet two mindfulness podcasts. Our friends Noah of Like You and Marjorie of Best Day Yet, along with her kids North and Amelie join us. What kind of game do you think we could play with two mindfulness podcasts? We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 
 

Ep6: Pastime and The Curious Lunch

The Past and The Curious

Time For Lunch

These two podcasts teach us a lot about ourselves, through our past and through the foods we eat. The Past and the Curious’ Mick Sullivan joins us for a mashup game of ‘fun facts’ along with Hannah Fordin and Harry Rosenblum of Time for Lunch. Harry’s kids Moxie and Frank join in the fun; we hope you will too. We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 

Ep7: A Mystery Recipe that's At Your Level

Mystery Recipe

At Your Level

Meet two engaging podcasts that invite you to be on their shows. Join us for a sound guessing game with Mystery Recipe’s Molly Birnbaum and Chad Chenail and At Your Level’s Ari Kelly, Chloe Wesson, Swara Viswanath and our Mashups host, Tal Kelly. We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 

Ep8: Kids know Jack! Let's Pod into the Future

Kids Pod

Jack To The Future

On this episode of Mashups you will meet two podcasts that are passionate about our kids’ future. Join Kids Pod’s Aimee Chan and Jack to the future’s Jack as we play a game of scattergories. We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 

Ep9: Dorktales for Wonderful Children

Dorktales Storytime

Stories for Wonderful Children
 

These two storytellers turned this episode of Mashups into a spontaneous spectacle. Dorktale’s actor and voiceover artist Jonathan Cormur joins forces with Stories for Wonderful Children’s Dan Wendelin. Together they improv their way to a wonderfully dorky story made just for you. We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 

Ep10: Little ears, snacky ears, put'em on.. your listening ears

Ear Snacks

Little News Ears

This season finale has a few games for you to play along with, and these games are all about ears. That’s because our Kids Listen friends are none other than Ear Snack’s Andrew & Polly mashed up with Little News Ears’ Dan Buck, Genesis and little Addie. Ears - a perfectly sound season finale topic with lots of fun gunk to explore. We start off with a highlight they each share showcasing their mash-up partner’s pod, and end with a personal contribution created just for you listeners. 

Mashups is produced and hosted by Tal Kelly | Music by Melly & Miss Lynn