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Welcome to the Pinna blog - where we'll share the latest news, tips, and insights to help you seamlessly weave audio into your daily routines (and quite possibly rely less on screens).

New Year, New You: How vision boards can help you and your kids set your intention for 2021

Vision boards are not only a fun art project, but they’re a great way to introduce the skill of goal-setting to kids of all ages. And there’s no better time to set goals than the new year!

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How to Use Podcasts in Your Classroom and Curriculum

Podcasts provide great learning benefits to students but if you are not currently using them in your classroom, it may be hard to think of a good place to start. Here are some ideas from one of our curriculum experts!

Martin Luther King Jr Day Activities & Resources for Teachers and Homeschoolers

Check out our curated collection of lesson plans, curricula, and multimedia resources for teaching the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

31 Classic Children's Picture Books You Can Listen to With Your Kids

We've rounded up some classic tales you may remember from your childhood that your kids will love too!

Pinna staff share their favorite winter listens - and why!

Ever wonder what we, at Pinna, are listening to? We're sharing our current picks for the season. So snuggle up, and take a listen to these suggestions!

Using podcasts, audiobooks, and music to engage kids in STEM

How do you instill a love of science, technology, engineering, and math in your kids? With audio!

Bringing Dreams to Life: Behind the Scenes of Dream Breachers

How we made this: Get behind the scenes of the Pinna Original podcast Dream Breachers to learn how a global pandemic and innovative solutions created two worlds.

Fun & simple activities to engage your kids during and after listening to podcasts this winter break

Keep little hands busy over the winter break - or anytime - with fun activities the whole family can enjoy together.

32 screen-free ways to entertain your kids this winter break

At this point in the year, you may have run out of ideas to keep your kids entertained. Luckily, we've come up with a great list - all screen-free!

How homeschool families can use Pinna to jazz up their routine and make learning fun

Whether you’re a veteran homeschooler or new on the scene, podcasts and audiobooks are great resources and will quickly become a staple in your learning toolbox!

14 Christmas-Themed Audiobooks to Listen to this December

We’re officially 24 days away from Christmas and now is the perfect time to turn on anything holiday themed to get you to the big day!

How to Keep Your Kids Entertained on a Rainy Day - No Matter Their Mood

It's raining and you are out of ideas on how to keep your kids busy

The Origins of Dream Breaching and Why Some Stories are Just Better with Audio

Tara Altebrando, acclaimed middle-grade and young adult (YA) author shares how she decided to make Dream Breachers an audio-first story, and why it makes for a better podcast than a novel.

How listening to audio can spark a conversation with your kids

We've shared some tips on fostering an open line of communication with your kids - finding common ground through audio.

4 Sanity Savers for Road Tripping with Kids this Holiday Season

Wether it's a short or long trip, traveling with kids can be daunting. Fortunately, we've rounded up just 4 simple tips to make your next trip a positive one!

Fall Round Up: New and Noteworthy Podcasts & Audiobooks on Pinna

We've got new podcasts, episodes, and audiobooks that your kids are going to love!

15 podcasts that will engage your kids when you need time for yourself

We all need a break once in a while. Whether it's only for a few minutes or for a longer stretch of time, these podcasts will keep your kids entertained when you need it the most!

29 Things Kids & Families can do While Listening to Podcasts

Podcasts aren't just for car rides anymore! We've come up with 29 tasks and activities your kids - and family - can do solo or together while listening to podcasts. Who knows, maybe your kids will even start asking to do the laundry!?

Take the stress out of bedtime with a routine you can stick with

Bedtime with kids doesn't have to be a chore. We've laid out some expert tips and advice on how to get your kiddos to wind down for the night and look forward to bedtime.

Get in the Halloween spirit with these spooky podcasts & audiobooks for kids 3-12!

Halloween is right around the corner and what better way to set the mood than with spooky tales? From the not-so-scary to the true spine-chilling stories, we have your family covered with these spooktacular listens!