Lingokids: Growin’ Up - Professions & Jobs for Kids

Lingokids: Growin’ Up - Professions & Jobs for Kids

"Lingokids: Growin' Up" is a podcast for kids that can spark children's imagination to answer one question we all had once: 'what should I be when I grow up?' There are no wrong answers, and we are here with the Emmy-nominated presenter Emily Calandrelli and her young assistants to explore all the different dream jobs that kids can do. Join us in this interactive audio journey where we combine fun with learning to ignite kids' minds. Meet inspiring grown-ups and learn all about their jobs! For a full interactive Playlearning™ experience explore our Lingokids app - www.lingokids.com/app. Have any questions? Contact us at podcast@lingokids.com 💙

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February 3, 2023 13 min

Do you love to create art? Then today's episode is for you! 🧑‍🎨 Put on your apron and get ready to be inspired –– we're going to an art class to unleash your inner artist. Our guest in this episode is Aelita Andre, the youngest painter in the world. She started painting when she was just 9 months old. Wow, color us inspired! Tune into the Growin' Up podcast for kids as our host Emily Calandrelli asks Ael...

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Do you love to take photos of food, people, nature, and everything in between? In this episode of the Growin' Up podcast for kids, our guest, Marcus Enno, joins us all the way from the beautiful island of Tasmania. As a kid, Marcus enjoyed taking photos of Australia's bush and mountains. Today, he's a cycling photographer who travels the world taking professional photographs of cyclists. Join us as our host Emily Caland...

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Do you have big dreams of changing the world? Our guest knows a thing or two about what it takes to make change happen. Gabby Wild is a passionate eco-champion who travels the world helping animals in need. In this episode of the Growin' Up podcast for kids, our host Emily Calandrelli asks Gabby how she gets her voice heard, what kids can do now to get involved in activism, and how they can nurture that passion into a career as...

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Do you like to tinker? Kids invent cool things all the time - our guest invented a product when he was only twelve years old! Was he afraid of failing? Nope. Has he failed? - Multiple times! In this episode of the Lingokids Growin’ Up podcast for kids, Emilly Calandrelli meets a young Canadian engineer and inventor, Alex Deans, who shares how kids can become inventors.
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December 30, 2022 3 min

As the year comes to a close, we want to look back at all the amazing stories our guests have shared and remember a few things that can help us as we continue our Growin' Up journey.
What was your favorite episode of Growin' Up? Let us know at podcast@lingokids.com!
We'll be back on January 13, 2023. Until then, happy holidays from the Lingokids team and Emilly Calandrelli!
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December 23, 2022 12 min

Have you ever thought, 'I want to be a farmer when I grow up?' We're puttin' on our overalls and heading to a dairy farm in Wisconsin to meet a real farmer 👩‍🌾! Annaliese Wegner, a farm mom and a second-generation farmer, tells us why it's important to milk cows regularly, how a cow can become her favorite 😉, and why farming is the best job in the world. Join us as our host Emily Calandre...

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Do you know why pigs need to roll around in the mud? 🐷 Or what to watch out for when playing with a dog? 🐶 Michael the Vet is here to answer all of our questions.
Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli chats with a real vet about how amazing it is to work with animals, and about all the gross and fun things you get to experience as a vet!
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Do you think you're too young to be the 🧑‍🍳 master and commander of the kitchen? Our guest on this episode decided he wanted to be a chef when he was just four years old! Today he's a famous TV-celebrity chef, and there's hardly any dish in the world that he hasn't tried. Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli chats with chef Andrew Zimmern as he tells us about his lifelong passion for cooking and foo...

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December 2, 2022 15 min

Don't you just love the smell of freshly baked cinnamon rolls? We sure do! In this episode, we're rolling up our sleeves to roll out the pastry sheets. 🥐 To be a baker, you need strong arms, sharp math skills, and to be a morning person. Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli meets Ken Forkish, a master of artisanal bread and the author of the best-selling book, "Flour-Water-Salt-Yeast." Ken says it's nev...

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November 25, 2022 15 min

Do you find vultures fascinating? Our guest, Corina Newsome, certainly does! And she bravely held one, as well as all sorts of birds, snakes, and reptiles, because Corina is a scientist who works with wildlife. 🦅 Join us and our host Emily Calandrelli as we learn about the scientific world, where your lab is a wildlife protection center.
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November 18, 2022 15 min

Buckle up, friends! We're going for a ride on a propeller plane to soak in the views and feel the adrenaline rush only pilots get to experience. Do you get butterflies 🦋 in your stomach when you fly? Our guest and a second-generation pilot, Maria Fagerström, says that with time this feeling disappears. Maria believes being a pilot is the best job in the world and, if you want, you can become a pilot too. Join us as we f...

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Do you think going to space is a pipe dream? 🚀 Well, put on your space suits because, in this episode, we're visiting the NASA center! And we're going to meet Katya Echazarreta, the first 🇲🇽 Mexican-born woman ever to go to space. Katya was selected from a pool of 7,000 applicants to join Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin trip to space. Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli chats with Katya about her child...

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November 4, 2022 12 min

Do you think you can be the boss without being bossy? Do you like helping others be better at what they do? Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli meets Alexa Sorden, the principal who transformed a low-performing school into one of the highest-performing in New York State, to discover what it takes to become a principal.
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October 28, 2022 15 min

Do you want to turn your passion for sports into a career? Let's start with the basics first and learn about the origins of gymnastics! Our guest on this episode is an elite junior gymnast who has her heart set on competing in the Olympics. Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli meets Hezly Rivera to find out how she balances school and her professional sports career.
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October 21, 2022 15 min

Do you dream of being a sports coach or soccer player? Our guest on this episode scores for Nashville, SC, and his name is CJ. And if you think it's not ok to cry when your team loses or wins, CJ is here to say he has done it many times! Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli chats with CJ to learn how to manage these intense emotions and build your leg speed!
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October 14, 2022 14 min

Do you want to make a difference in the world? Are you good at planning? Then maybe you can be a great teacher! Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli chats with Alexia Sberna, an Aussie primary school teacher, host of the Teacher Talk podcast, about what you need to learn to become a teacher.
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October 7, 2022 13 min

Is it true that doctors have to study for the rest of their lives? 🧑‍⚕️ How do doctors know what's wrong with a tiny human who can't speak yet? Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli answers those questions and chats with Dr. Kelly Fradin, a pediatrician who decided to be a doctor in first grade!
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September 30, 2022 13 min

Do firefighters go to a special school? 👩‍🚒👨‍🚒 How do they know when there's a fire? Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli answers those questions and chats with Adam Mudge, an Australian volunteer firefighter who works hard to save wildlife and people from fires.

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September 23, 2022 12 min

So you want to be a police officer? 👮‍♀️ We're on the case! In this episode, we learn if police officers spend all of their time looking for the bad guys and if they ever get scared while on the job. Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli meets Autumn Clifford, a police officer and life coach who helps women build their confidence.
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September 16, 2022 14 min

Let's jam! 🎹 🎸 🥁 🎺 In this episode, we learn how music can change your mood and if musicians have to write songs. Join us as our host Emily Calandrelli chats with Fernando Moguel, a musician and songwriter who was just 6 years old when he decided to dedicate his life to music.
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