Halloween is just around the corner and the spooky season is in full swing!
How are you celebrating this year?
If you’re looking for ways to keep the kids engaged and entertained all month long, we’ve got you covered.
Below, you’ll find our roundup of the very best Halloween content on the Pinna app — so stay tuned.
8 Spooktacular Podcasts and Audiobooks the Whole Family Will Love
1. Escape the Haunted House
Escape the Haunted House, a brand new Pinna original, takes audio entertainment to a whole new level. Now, your kids can interact with the audio by answering “yes” and “no” at intervals throughout the story. Can you escape the haunted house before it’s too late? If you guys enjoy Escape the Haunted House, check out the other two titles in the series — Escape the Marshmallow Dream Forest and Escape the Sinking Ship.
2. Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest
Hosted by Adam Gidwitz, storyteller extraordinaire, the delightfully creepy fairy tale retellings in Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest will entertain the whole family — young and old alike. These are perfect for the weeks leading up to Halloween when you want to celebrate the spooky season by finding on-theme audio to listen to at home or on the go. Bonus: there are enough episodes to keep you busy from now ‘til Halloween (and beyond!).
3. Fast Fright Thrillers
When time is short and you need a quick listen, check out Fast Fright Thrillers. Each story is 5 minutes or less — just long enough to pique your interest and leave you wanting more. These short stories work wonderfully for car rides down the street or transition times at home. Careful, or your kids will want to binge the whole season at once!
4. The Creeping Hour
A horror anthology like The Creeping Hour is exactly what you need to get your family in the mood for Halloween weekend. The Creeping Hour is hosted by three friends, affectionately known as the Creeps, who listened to so many scary stories they turned into monsters themselves. How’s that for a spooky synopsis? Check out The Creeping Hour on Pinna.
5. Origins Unknown
When strange things start happening in the town of Copper Heights, it looks like it’s gonna be up to the kids to save the day. Join 16-year-old Max Emmerson and his friends as they try to figure out who — or what — is haunting the residents in their small town. Can they solve the mystery before it’s too late? Listen to Origins Unknown to find out!
6. Ghost Stories Series
Pinna has a new series of books out perfect for the month of October. Really, kids love ‘em year round, but they’re extra fun to listen to when you’re gearing up for Halloween. This audiobook series is called Ghost Stories and there are 5 titles in the set.
- Ghost Stories: Ghosts in the White House
- Ghost Stories: Ghosts in Palaces
- Ghost Stories: Ghosts in Hotels
- Ghost Stories: Ghosts at Sea
- Ghost Stories: Ghosts in Prisons
If you enjoy the Ghost Stories series and want more, be sure to check out The Unexplained.
Titles in The Unexplained series include the following.
- The Unexplained: The Bermuda Triangle
- The Unexplained: Atlantis
- The Unexplained: The Loch Ness Monster
- The Unexplained: Bigfoot
- The Unexplained: Sea Monsters
- The Unexplained: The Mummy’s Curse
- The Unexplained: Area 51
- The Unexplained: UFO’s
- The Unexplained: Stonehenge
- The Unexplained: ESP
7. Monster on My Roof
Monster on My Roof is a classic children’s book that tells the story of Billy, a kid who is scared to go to sleep at night because he’s hearing strange noises coming from his roof. Is it a monster? Will Billy finally get a good night’s rest? Listen along to find out.
8. Molly and the Sugar Monster
When your kids wake up from their candy coma the day after Halloween, turn on Molly and the Sugar Monster and teach them all about healthy eating. Want to know more about Molly and the Sugar Monster? We’ll tell you. Put simply, the Sugar Monster is on a mission: never let kids eat healthy foods. Molly and her friends set out to stop the Sugar Monster and save the day. Listen along to find out if Molly and her friends succeed!
Pinna is an excellent tool for screen-free learning and fun all year round. Keep your kids engaged and entertained with Pinna’s comprehensive and growing library.
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