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Arty Farty

A Podcast for Kids

Our brand new podcast Arty Farty – A Podcast for Kids has been created especially for Kid Creatives. We’re excited to share special moments, insights, tips, tricks and more from kids themselves, and creative types who appear here at the House.

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Season 2: Creative Conversations

Creative Conversations features well-known artists sharing their creative process and inspiration. These conversations will spark the imaginations of children and adults alike. 

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Episode 2: David Walliams

A global phenomenon in the world of film, TV and comedy, David Walliams first made the foray into writing children’s books in 2008. The rest has been history and his hilarious books are a modern staple in every kid’s bookshelf. David talks about his 2010 book Billionaire Boy and delves into the unlikely places that he’s found inspiration.

Episode 1: Shaun Tan

A renowned Australian writer and artist, Shaun Tan’s books have been translated into 25 different languages and his 2000 book The Lost Thing was adapted into an Academy Award-winning animated short film. Shaun dives into what it means to be an artist and shares some insightful advice: “Pay attention to things that you like. Draw, paint, and then write first and ask questions later. Don’t be afraid of failure.”

Season 1: This Kid Life

We unpack big ideas by little thinkers. Join our host Jennifer Macey to find out what kids think about science, resilience, diversity and accessibility. 

Episode 9:

What if you couldn’t participate in the activities you wanted to, just because you couldn’t use the stairs or weren’t able to see what type of money you were holding? In this episode we talk about disability and learn about the importance of accessibility, so all kids can participate in the activities they love. Plus, learn the rules of wheelchair basketball! 

Episode 8:

When we think about sport and the workplace- are we treated differently depending on if we are a girl or a boy or what cultural background we are from? In this episode we discuss the importance of gender and cultural diversity. Plus, learn why girls are just as capable as boys!

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