Looking for some easy entertainment that doesn’t involve staring at a screen? These three cool new podcasts for kids are hitting the world Mar. 1 and we think you will love every minute of them. Whether you need downtime at home, during a road trip or your daily commute, these three shows are diverse, exciting and sure to become top podcasts in no time. Scroll down for the details.

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Pants on Fire

Looking for laughs? This podcast comes in the form of a game show where kids meet two “experts” on kid-friendly topics like “pizza” or “space travel”—but only one is a real expert! The other is a total liar, liar, pants on fire, and they’re aiming to fool the young contestants. Will they fool you? Test your skills and play along weekly.

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Six Minutes

Eleven-year-old Holiday is pulled from the icy waters of Alaska with no memory of who she is or where she came from. Are her mom and dad really who they say they are? And when she begins to develop incredible abilities, she’ll soon discover she’s not alone in the world. The big mysteries unfold in six-minute episodes, twice a week, all year long. Set aside each Monday and Wednesday for Six Minutes of adventure!

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The Mayan Crystal

This is the story of Aurela, a girl from a small village in Belize who uses a magic crystal to summon the legendary Mayan gods. But when her plan backfires, she awakens an ancient evil bent on conquering the world!  With the help of her sister and a 20-foot talking snake, Aurela will go on a thrilling journey to save her village and discover her true destiny. This first season will drop weekly, on Thursdays, starting March 1 for nine episodes.

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Will you be tuning in to these cool new podcasts? Tell us in a comment below which one you love the most. 

—Amber Guetebier

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