The Ten News
10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too 🤪). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. 🙌🏽 Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. ⏱
Yhoselin Gonzalez Balyan • Common Sense Media • Apr 4, 2022
"Informative, compact, and kid-friendly, this podcast delivers news in a fun and approachable way. The audio quality and production are crisp and clean and the fun segments allow kids, teens, tweens and even adults to engage. It's a great way for families to listen to the news together and to talk about current events and how they shape each others' lives."
Shana Liebman • NY Metro Parents • Mar 29, 2021
"Host Bethany Van Delft expertly explains the events as well as their context, and kids are encouraged to create their own takes on the issues. …"
Phoebe Lett • New York Times • Oct 24, 2020
"In 10 minutes or less, the episodes of this current affairs show feature “the stuff grown-ups are talking about, explained, and way more fun.” The host, Bethany Van Delft, breaks down the topic du jour to the basics, giving preteens the background they need to understand why that day’s news matters as well as the context to better help them develop informed opinions of their own."