Thursday, February 1, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast.

Another cyclone for Queensland; China’s grandpa gamer; the fake striped pyjama bird; and Gangster Granny gets a new monkey friend.

Queensland is facing another round of extreme weather with heavy rainfall causing floods, school closures, and potential cyclone threats. Stay tuned as the state braces for more wild weather. Check out our Shortcut on Cyclones, Hurricanes and Typhoons.

Meet China’s 88-year-old Yang Binglin, the world’s oldest gaming vlogger and a new Guinness World Record holder. With over 70 videos and 2 million views, this grandpa shares his wise advice for gamers.

Bestselling author David Walliams announces his latest creation, ‘Astro-Chimp,’ a comic strip book. Get ready for a space adventure with Chump the chimpanzee as he battles dog space pirates and evil insects. Coming to bookstores in May!

Beware of the fake pyjama bird meme! This widely shared photo turned out to be a clever hoax, reminding us to always STOP, THINK and CHECK our facts online. Join Squiz Kids’ ‘Newshounds’ course to become a pro at spotting online misinformation.

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