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Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids - Learning Made Fun!

Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids - Learning Made Fun!

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Become a Paid Subscriber: Sandie lee engages kids on a wide range of topics using fun facts, music, sound effects, and interviews with unique characters! We also showcase original fiction...just for more fun!
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Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids - Learning Made Fun!

Our Frosty Friend the Arctic Fox
Our favorite kid narrator is back to discuss some fun facts about our Frosty Friend the Arctic Fox. 
October 03, 2022
Fun Facts About Our Frosty Friend the Beluga Whale
Listen to our favorite kid narrator as she discusses the Beluga Whale. 
September 28, 2022
Piper Pann Pepperpot Picks a Pet
Listen to this fun allerative story about a girl and her possible pets. What will she choose? 
September 24, 2022
Fun Facts About Polar Bears
Listen to our favorite kid narrator as she talks about Polar Bears.
September 24, 2022
Samuel Squirrel and the Seed Branch
Find out what happens when Samuel Squirrel discovers a mysterious new seed branch on Maple Lane. Will he figure out how to get those delicious seeds from its clutches?
September 21, 2022
That's Five! Mitchell Allen!
Listen to this delightful story by author, Marjie Gold-Vukson, about what happens when Mom reaches the number five and Mitchell still hasn't responded.
May 03, 2022
I Met an Old Man With Wide Open Eyes
Check out this fun poem by Dean Flowerfield about what happens when you talk with animals. 
April 20, 2022
Somersault Sunday
Listen to this fun story by Pamela Love. When Grandpa's pancake begins to act weird, he tells his granddaughter that it could be another Somersault Sunday!
March 21, 2022
Violin Strings and Bird Songs
Listen to this delightful story of a young girl getting ready for her first solo on her violin.
March 01, 2022
Icky Berg - An Iceberg Tale
Listen to this fun story written by Tracy Detz. Meet some of Icky's cool friends (and his annoying sister) while learning all about icebergs.
February 27, 2022
World Thinking Day!
World Thinking Day lands on February 22nd. But you don't need a special day to learn stuff. Check out these fun facts to think about any time.
February 18, 2022
World Animal Day!
We officially celebrate World Animal Day each year on October 4th, but don't wait until then to check out this cool article read by our favorite kid narrator, Pranamya.
January 03, 2022
A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Claus
Santa has run out of ideas for what to get Mrs. Claus for Christmas. See what he finally comes up with in this charming tale by Karen Hodges.
December 19, 2021
First Flight
Listen to this poem about the Wright Brother's first flight of their homemade airplane. Narrated by Jeffrey Grant. 
December 12, 2021
Not Just a Sleepy Sloth
Our favorite kid narrator, Pranamya, is back. Today, she is reading a fun and informative poem about our sleepy friend, the sloth for International Sloth Day celebrated every year on October 20th.
November 29, 2021
Turkey Roll
When the Thanksgiving turkey rolls out the door, listen to how Ava and Eli solve the dilemma. This fun story is written by Melissa G. Christensen. Narration by Jeffrey Grant.
November 23, 2021
It's an Appalachian Thanksgiving
Check out this fun poem read by Miss Bonnie B. about what happens when the family is coming for dinner and there's no turkey! We even have a free pdf for fun activities related to this poem;
November 15, 2021
Dax and the Monster
Listen to this fun story written by Brandi-Ann Uyemura. When Dax is visited by a monster one night, things go very wrong for the lovable duo.
November 10, 2021
A Brief History About the Sandwich
Listen to Sandie lee as she discusses some fun facts about the history of the sandwich!
November 04, 2021
Miss Bonnie B. Talks Turkey
Join Miss Bonnie B. as she takes us through some fun facts about the turkey. Gobble Gobble Gobble
October 17, 2021
The Witches Dance (A Halloween Poem)
Listen to this spooky poem written by, Roseanne B. Frank.
October 13, 2021
Fun Facts About Pigs
Let's take a trip to Fopdoodle Farm where Miss Bonnie B. talks about one of her favorite animals, the pig. We might even hear from Jed, her prized pig, and Henrietta (that pesky chicken).
October 11, 2021
Learn About Pumpkins With Miss Bonnie B.
We have Miss Bonnie B. from Fopdoodle Farm here today to discuss pumpkins. Sit and take a listen! She's funtastic!
October 09, 2021
Weird Wacky Sports
Tired of regular sports? Then check out these weird, wacky sports that are sure to have you cheering for more!
October 03, 2021
The Blarney Castle
Come explore this fun castle with Pranamya (our favorite kid narrator).
September 15, 2021
Let's Celebrate Kids and Pets
Listen to our kid narrator, Pranamya, as she gives us some helpful tips on keeping our best furry (feathery and scaly) pals happy and healthy.
September 14, 2021
Fun Facts About Chickens
Join Miss Bonnie B. as she discusses her favorite barnyard pal, the chicken.
September 02, 2021
The Terrible T-Rex
Let's discover some cool facts about the T-Rex with Sandie lee and Professor Proissant.
August 29, 2021
My Life as a Lizard (by Iggy Iguana)
Join Iggy the Iguana and Sandie lee as they discover some fun facts about this amazing reptile.
August 28, 2021
Why Do Cats Purr?
Sandie lee and Professor Proissant talk to us about why cats do and do not purr.
August 26, 2021
When Animals Get Together, Their Names Are Odd
Discover what groups of animals are called - it's super-cool!
August 25, 2021
Weird, Wonderful...Pets?
Learn about some unusual pets with our kid narrator, Pranamya!
August 21, 2021
Humdinger Hummingbird Facts
What's all the "hum" about? We have some super-cool facts on the world's smallest birds.
August 20, 2021
The Queen is Coming! The Queen is Coming!
What was it like to entertain royalty? Find out in this fact-filled podcast.
August 13, 2021
Could a Pigeon Be Man's Best Friend?
Take a "flight" through the amazing world of the pigeon.
August 11, 2021
Water is Liquid Life - Don't Leave Home Without It!
Let's learn about the important role water plays in our bodies.
August 09, 2021
Fun Facts About Butterflies
Let's discover some cool facts about this amazing little critter! For more fun facts visit;
July 30, 2021
When Is a Fly Not a Fly?
Let's discover some fun facts about the fly!
May 25, 2021
Delightful Delaney Detective & the Case of the Missing Teeth
When nine-year-old Delaney gets her new alliterative name from her teacher and a spy kit from her favorite aunt, she is determined to figure out where her neighbor, Mr. Grouchy Grizzle Grump's, teeth have gone! For more stories and fun facts, check out
May 22, 2021
Let's Go Swan Upping With the Queen!
Discover a centuries-old tradition that involves counting the Mute Swan species on the Thames River in England!
May 20, 2021
The Big Red Thing!
What is this strange object that has Georgie and Petie working so hard? Find out in this fiction story titled, The Big Red Thing! Want to hear more audio fiction? Check out our site;
May 15, 2021
A Tale About a Tail...The Rabbit
Let's learn some fun facts about the rabbit's tail!
May 12, 2021
The Art of...Balloons?
Let's discover some fun facts about the Art of Balloons!
May 11, 2021
What Are You Wearing!
Let's take a look back at some odd clothing you may not know (and probably don't want to ever wear).
May 09, 2021
Crown for a Queen
What happens when a naughty Princess becomes Queen? Find out in this fictional story, Crown for a Queen, written by Jo Carol Hebert.
May 08, 2021
Discover Bubble Gum!
February 5th was Bubble Gum Day! However, there's still some 'bubble-icious' facts to learn about this 'chewy' treat!
May 06, 2021
The Immune System
Let's discover how our immune system works - it's like a King in his castle!
May 05, 2021
Look Out! That Plant is Loaded!
Let's discover some fascinating ways some common plants defend themselves against predators. 
April 30, 2021
Top Reasons Why Dogs Are Humans BFF
Discover the top ten reasons why dogs are humans best friend - #10 will surprise you!
April 27, 2021
Five Mind-Blowing Food Facts
Listen to Sandie lee and a special guest discover some mind-blowing facts about common foods like peanut butter, Skittles, potatoes, bananas and chocolate.
April 25, 2021
The Elephant That Crossed the Bridge
Learn about Andrew Carnegie and a brave elephant that crossed a bridge.  http://www,
April 23, 2021
Fun Frogology Facts
Let's discover some fascinating "frogology" facts.
April 21, 2021
Are You "Bugged" by Bugs
Don't let those pesky insects "bug" you! Check out these fun facts about insects and bugs (there is a difference).
April 17, 2021
"Tasty" Tongue Facts
Let's discover some fun facts about our tongues!
April 14, 2021
Hard-Hitters of the Animal World
Let's take a look at just some of the powerful punches, crazy kicks, and stupendous strikes with the hard-hitters of the animal world.
April 13, 2021
Let's Discover the Blue Footed Booby Bird
Fun facts about an amazing blue-footed bird.
April 08, 2021
Let's Learn About the Beaver
Discover some fun facts on this furry mammal!
April 07, 2021
A Tale About the Squirrel's Tail!
Let's discover the fascinating facts about the furry squirrel's tail! Learn more facts about squirrels at;
April 05, 2021
Hey! That Bug's a Lady!
Let's discover some fun facts about the Ladybug!
April 01, 2021
The Sarcastic Fringehead - Not a 'Funny' Fish
Let's "dive" into some fascinating facts about a fearless fish!
March 31, 2021
Let's Discover Some 'Bubbleience'
What fun facts lie within the ordinary soap bubble? Check it out!
March 30, 2021
We've Gone Squirrely!
Let's learn about that fascinating rodent, the squirrel.
March 26, 2021
You Are Just a "Glow Off!"
Let's learn about bioluminescence in the world around us. For more fun facts, visit;
March 25, 2021
Fun Facts About Firefighters
Let's discover some "hot" facts on this "cool" profession.
March 23, 2021
Let's Investigate Popcorn!
Have you every wondered about popcorn? We have some "popping" facts for you today!
March 22, 2021
The Come-Back Toy
Let's learn some fun facts about the Yo-Yo!
March 20, 2021
The Art of Disguise
Let's explore some cool critters that know how to stay hidden! Check out for more cool facts and free fun things to do!
March 16, 2021
Goodnight, Luna Moth
Let's learn about the Luna Moth! For more fun facts visit;
March 14, 2021
One Wacky Woodpecker
Let's learn about the Pileated Woodpecker.  Click the link for more fun facts;
March 11, 2021
Just the Hairy Facts!
Let's learn about hair!
March 10, 2021
I'm a Tortoise Not a Turtle!
Tiberius Tortoise stops by to talk with Sandie lee about the differences between a Forest Tortoise and those other guys. Check out Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids at; for more fun facts!
March 08, 2021
Hold Your Nose! This is One Stinky Flower!
The Titum Arum (aka the Corpse Flower) is full of fascinating facts and "funk." Let's discover more about this Asian floral.
March 06, 2021
Dazzling Dancing Animals - Let's Bust a Move!
Some critters can really get down and boogie. Check out these amazing Dazzling Dancing Animals!
March 05, 2021
Who Is the World's Oldest Living Land Animal?
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March 04, 2021