Monthly Archives: January 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 31)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 31 of Newsy Jacuzzi! In this episode, boy, did we have some electric news for you… That’s right experts predict that electric vehicles will be bought as often as traditional cars in the coming...

Jan 27, 2021

How to get kids interested in news!

That sounds like an overly ambitious, not to mention poncy, prospect, doesn’t it? Or possibly even a scary one. But actually, once you’ve embraced the notion that a regular dose of news is actually good for kids (really!), the question is...

Jan 22, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 30)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 30 of Newsy Jacuzzi! In this episode we told the story of India’s cricket team, B-team to be precise. Against all odds, battling through pain, broken bones, racist abuse and more – the Indian...

Jan 20, 2021

Fab Facts gets a “facelift”

So we’ve decided to give our segment “5 Fab Facts” a facelift as we’ve had some fab (get it?) feedback from teachers who listen and use Newsy Jacuzzi to help get their students interested in current events. Since every...

Jan 18, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 29)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 29 of Newsy Jacuzzi! This week was a doozy – because there was big news, ancient news and artistically odd news for our listeners. First, we broke down the storming of the US capital and what it...

Jan 13, 2021

Newsy Jacuzzi’s 2021 resolutions!

Happy New Year! So this is the time to think about new beginnings, right? To evaluate the last 12 months and think about better ways – or just more fun and interesting ways – of doing things. OK, this year it’s a little weird as the world...

Jan 11, 2021

Is news good for kids?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is – should kids really be exposed to news so young? By young they mean the target audience of the Newsy Jacuzzi podcast, which is 8 to 12-years-old, though a lot of slightly younger kids listen and even...

Jan 8, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 28)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 28 of Newsy Jacuzzi — a news podcast for kids and curious minds! In this episode we kicked off 2021 with the happy news that the vaccine is here, the vaccine is here! But does it mean the end of...

Jan 6, 2021