Bedtime History: Inspirational Stories for Kids

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 Apr 5, 2020
I love bedtime history podcast!!! I especially love the music, and learning about indigenous people!

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 Mar 26, 2020
i love bedtime more history lessons!!!!!

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 Jan 30, 2020
bedtime history videos save me from history lessons


Bedtime History is a series of educational, relaxing stories for kids and families. Learn about inspirational characters such as Neil Armstrong, Sacajawea, George Lucas and J.K. Rowling. Other topics include space exploration, current events, and great feats of engineering such as The Transcontinental Railroad.

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Learn about the history of glass and glass-making.

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Sep 19, 2020

Learn about the fascinating country and continent of Australia.

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Sep 14, 2020
The Great Wall of China

Learn about one of the most extensive building projects and structures in the history of the world. 

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Sep 06, 2020
Mother Teresa

Learn about the Catholic missionary nun who devoted her life to serving the people of India.

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Aug 31, 2020
The Spanish Armada, Queen Elizabeth and Sir Francis Drake

Learn about the famous naval battle between England and Spain.

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Aug 23, 2020
Stan Lee

Learn about the famous comic book writer of the Marvel Universe, Stan Lee.

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Aug 15, 2020
Albert Einstein

Learn about one of the most famous thinkers and scientists of all time, Albert Einstein. 

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Aug 04, 2020
Mars Exploration

Learn about the history of human interest in the Red Planet and its modern-day exploration.

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Jul 27, 2020
Maya Angelou

Learn about the famous author and poet who helped the Civil Rights Movement and changed the world with her inspiring words and life story.

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Jul 19, 2020
Athens vs. Sparta

Learn about the early Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta, how they were different, and the war that eventually started between them.

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Jul 13, 2020
Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli

Learn about the world-renowned Japanese animator and film director, Hayao Miyazaki.

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Jul 06, 2020
Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

Learn more about the history of artificial intelligence and robotics, and how advances in these fields are changing our world today.

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Jun 29, 2020
Beatrice Shilling

Learn about the British motorcycle racer and talented aircraft engineer, Beatrice Shilling.

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Jun 22, 2020
Han Dynasty

Learn about China's Han Dynasty.

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Jun 18, 2020
Jackie Robinson

Learn about Jackie Robinson, who against all odds, became the first Major League baseball player for the Brooklyn Dodgers. 

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Jun 15, 2020
Mayan Empire

Learn about the Mayan Civilization and their powerful empire that encompassed ancient Mesoamerica. 

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Jun 11, 2020
Helen Keller

Learn about Helen Keller's journey to overcome all odds by learning to speak, read, write books and later tour the world bringing attention to others with her disabilities.

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Jun 08, 2020
Steve Jobs

Learn about the creation of Apple computers and its infamous founder, Steve Jobs.

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May 31, 2020
Panama Canal
Learn about the construction of the Panama Canal, one of the great feats of engineering in modern history!
May 24, 2020
International Space Station
Learn about the International Space Station, from its gradual creation to its current habitat for research and space discovery.
May 16, 2020
George Washington: Part 3 - The U.S. Constitution and Presidency
Learn about George Washington's role in the Constitutional Convention and his terms as the first President of the United States.
May 12, 2020
George Washington: Part 2 - The American Revolution
Learn about George Washington's part in the Continental Congress and his battles as a general in the American Revolution.
May 03, 2020
George Washington: Part 1 - Childhood and French and Indian War
Learn about the first president of the United States, George Washington, from his boyhood in Virginia to his battles in the French and Indian War. This is part 1 of a 2 part series about his life.
Apr 27, 2020
Ole Kirk Christiansen and Lego
Learn about the history of Ole Kirk Christiansen and the invention of Lego by he and his sons.
Apr 13, 2020
First Live Episode Announcement - Wed, April 8th 3pm PST
First Live Episode Announcement - Wed, April 8th 3pm PST by Bedtime History
Apr 04, 2020
The Grand Canyon
Learn about the history of The Grand Canyon.
Mar 29, 2020
The Titanic
Learn about the history of the construction, maiden voyage and sinking of the Titanic, along with later efforts to discover the wreckage.
Mar 16, 2020
The Berlin Wall
Learn about the wall dividing East and West Germany, the reasons why it was built and the adventurous people who escaped.
Mar 02, 2020
Tania Aebi & Sarah Dekker
Learn about two incredible women who circumnavigated the globe by sailboat.
Feb 17, 2020
Learn about the history of the giant airships of the 1900s also called zeppelins.
Jan 31, 2020
Stan and Jan Berenstain
Learn about the husband and wife creators of the entertaining Berenstain Bears children's book series.
Jan 23, 2020
Nikola Tesla
Learn about one of the geniuses of the electrical age, Nikola Tesla.
Jan 07, 2020
Nintendo: Fusajiro Yamauchi, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Gunpei Yokoi and Shigeru Miyamoto
Learn about the founders of Nintendo and the talented people who have designed their games over the years.
Dec 10, 2019
Mark Twain
Learn about one of America's most famous authors, Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain.
Dec 10, 2019
Edgar Allan Poe
Learn about the difficult but impactful life of the world renowned writer of mystery and detective stories, Edgar Allan Poe.
Nov 09, 2019
I Made a Mistake!
I Made a Mistake! by Bedtime History
Oct 30, 2019
The Bedtime History Story
History of Bedtime History by Bedtime History
Oct 29, 2019
Leonardo Da Vinci
Learn about one of the most curious and creative geniuses in recorded history, a true Renaissance Man who painted, sculpted, sketched and invented.
Oct 14, 2019
Ada Lovelace
Learn about Ada Lovelace, the brilliant Victorian woman who later became known as one of the first computer programmers.
Sep 10, 2019
Learn about the history of camping as one of the world's favorite pastimes!
Aug 18, 2019
The Bone Wars
Learn about Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh and the war that ensued between them as the two paleontologists as they stopped at nothing to discover the most fossils.
Jul 31, 2019
Harriet Tubman
Learn about the brave woman who put her own life at risk to lead others to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
Jul 07, 2019
Notre Dame Cathedral
Learn about the history of the famous cathedral in Paris, the Notre-Dame and the efforts to rebuilt it after the recent fire damage.
Jun 30, 2019
Amelia Earhart
Learn about the famous American pilot and her many adventures to break aviation records and inspire other women to be pilots, too.
Jun 17, 2019
Galileo Galilei
Learn about the famous Italian mathematician and astronomer who defied the authorities of his day in the pursuit of science and reason.
Jun 08, 2019
History of Memorial Day
Learn about the history of Memorial Day.
May 25, 2019
Learn about one of the most powerful kings of ancient Europe, Charlemagne.
May 04, 2019
History of Easter
Learn about the history of Easter, Passover and how the holiday is celebrated today.
Apr 20, 2019
Neil Armstrong: First to the Moon (Updated)
In this updated edition, learn more details about the life of Neil Armstrong. From learning to fly at age 16, to his missions in the Korean War, to the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
Apr 15, 2019
The History of Chocolate
Learn about the amazing history of chocolate. From the cacao bean used by the ancient Olmecs in Mesoamerica to the mass production of chocolate bars by modern companies like Hershey, learn how we came to enjoy one of the world's most favorite treats.
Mar 31, 2019
D-Day: Operation Overlord
Learn about the plans leading up to D-Day and its importance as one of the defining battles of World War 2.
Mar 23, 2019
St. Patrick's Day
Learn about the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, and the origin of St. Patrick's Day.
Mar 16, 2019
Marie Curie
Learn about Marie Curie, the extraordinary woman scientist who won multiple Nobel Peace Prizes and helped develop early x-ray technology.
Mar 06, 2019
Presidents' Day: Childhoods
Happy Presidents' Day! Learn about the childhoods of several of the Presidents of the United States of America, many of which were very difficult and very humble beginnings.
Feb 18, 2019
History of Disneyland
Learn about Walt Disney's idea behind Disneyland and how it came to be, from its design to its construction and future.
Feb 03, 2019
Walt Disney
Learn about Walt Disney's childhood in Marceline and his early days as an animator, then on to the success of his early animated films leading up to the creation of Disneyland.
Jan 28, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Learn about the great civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a pastor to his great march on Washington, and about the change that came from his efforts to bring about equality in the United States and across the world.
Jan 21, 2019
Pyramids of Egypt
Learn about the incredible pyramids of Ancient Egypt, pharaohs, mummies, and more about why and how the pyramids were built.
Jan 11, 2019
Christmas Trees
Learn about the origin of Christmas trees which started in ancient European times and now is a primary tradition in cultures around the world who celebrate Christmas.
Dec 18, 2018
Dian Fossey
Learn about Dian Fossey, the zoologist who sacrificed much to study the Gorillas of Rwanda and help to protect them.
Nov 29, 2018
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Learn about the musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Nov 14, 2018
The History of Halloween
Learn about the 2,000 year old history of Halloween, which started with ancient Celtic traditions and evolved into the fun celebration it is today.
Oct 26, 2018
Marco Polo
Learn about Marco Polo, the Italian merchant, who traveled Asia to become one of the earliest European explorers to learn about its culture and people and return to write about it.
Oct 18, 2018
Steve Irwin: The Crocodile Hunter
Learn about Steve Irwin, best known as The Crocodile Hunter, an Australian TV personality and crocodile expert who had a passion for teaching about wildlife and it's preservation.
Oct 11, 2018
Hedy Lamarr
Learn about Hedy Lamarr, the famous actress who also helped invent an early device for radio communications.
Sep 24, 2018
Bruce Lee
Learn about the world famous Chinese martial artist, actor and pop culture icon, Bruce Lee.
Sep 06, 2018
The Eiffel Tower
Learn about the history of Paris's world famous Eiffel Tower.
Aug 29, 2018
Eras In History: The Renaissance
Learn about one of the greatest eras in history, The Renaissance, where education and innovation flourished, the likes of which had never before been seen in the history of the world.
Aug 18, 2018
Nurses Of World War I
Learn about the brave female nurses of World War I and all they did to bring comfort and cheer to the wounded during one of the most difficult periods in the history of the world.
Aug 10, 2018
Michael Jordan
Learn about the world famous basketball player Michael Jordan. Follow us on a journey from his childhood in Brooklyn to championship years with the Bulls and the Olympic "Dream Team."
Aug 04, 2018
Current Events: Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers Castle
Current Events: Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers Castle by Bedtime History
Jul 29, 2018
Jacques Cousteau
Learn about the childhood of Jacques Cousteau, when he first became interested in the ocean, his later invention of the aqua-lung and his filmmaking adventures across the globe.
Jul 21, 2018
Current Events: Thailand soccer team Tham Luang cave rescue
Learn about a current event, the rescue of the soccer team in the Tham Luang Thailand caves; and the brave divers who gave their all to bring the boys to safety.
Jul 15, 2018
Computer Science
Learn about the history of computer technology, from the abacus of the ancient world to smartphones of the modern age.
Jul 07, 2018
Irving Berlin
Learn about the ambitious young immigrant, Irving Berlin, and his rise from poverty to become one of America's greatest songwriters.
Jul 05, 2018
Malala Yousafzai
Learn about the young Pakistani school girl who challenged the Taliban in her quest for womens' rights to education.
Jun 18, 2018
Dr. Seuss
Learn about the childhood and career of world famous children's author and artist, Dr. Seuss.
May 31, 2018
Shirley Temple
Learn about Shirley Temple, the young child star who won the hearts of people everywhere and gave hope to America during The Great Depression.
May 19, 2018
J.K. Rowling
Learn about J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, who dreamed of being a writer and eventually found great success in her world famous fantasy series.
May 09, 2018
Buffalo Bill Cody: Showman of the West
Learn about Buffalo Bill Cody, the American West hunter who eventually started his own Wild West Show and travelled the world with his famous band of performers.
Apr 16, 2018
Mahatma Gandhi
Learn about India and the brave man who led his people to freedom through his example of non-violence and love.
Mar 13, 2018
Nancy Wake
Learn about Nancy Wake, the brave spy and soldier who helped lead the Allies and French Resistance to victory during World War 2.
Jan 29, 2018
George Lucas: The Star Wars Story
Learn about George Lucas's childhood and imagination that led to the creation of one of the greatest movie franchises of all time.
Dec 15, 2017
Take a journey to the place where stars are born and learn about the history of stars and our own star, the Sun.
Dec 02, 2017
Newsies Strike of 1899
Learn about the newsies strike of 1899, when a band of courageous newsboys took on the most powerful newspaper owners in New York City.
Nov 09, 2017
Paul Revere's Ride: A Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Enjoy a reading of Paul Revere's Ride, the famous American poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Oct 23, 2017
Benjamin Franklin
Learn about one of the most well known Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, who was also a writer, inventor and philanthropist.
Sep 27, 2017
Sandra Porter
Learn about an everyday hero who has changed many lives through her goodness and talents, my wonderful grandmother, Sandra Porter.
Aug 22, 2017
Kerri Strug: Olympic Gymnast
Learn about Gymnast Kerri Strug as she started training as a child and improved her skills until winning a Gold Medal at the Atlanta Olympic Games.
Aug 15, 2017
The Navy SEALs
Learn about the specialized military group, what it takes to become a SEAL and some of the missions they have carried out to help others.
Aug 06, 2017
The First Transcontinental Railroad
Learn about the amazing engineering feat of the Transcontinental Railroad and the ingenious and brave Americans who constructed it.
Jul 21, 2017
Sacajawea: Noble Explorer
Learn about the brave young Shoshone, Sacajawea, as she guides Lewis and Clark across the dangerous American wilderness in search of a better path to the West.
Jul 08, 2017
Sylvester Stallone: The Rocky Story
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Jun 26, 2017
The Pony Express
Learn about the adventures of the Pony Express
Jun 18, 2017
Abraham Lincoln: Part 2
Learn about Abraham Lincoln as he enters politics and as President faces the tragedies and challenges of the Civil War.
Jun 02, 2017
Abraham Lincoln: Part 1
Learn about the childhood of Abraham Lincoln in Kentucky as he learned to work hard and study, preparing to become the President of the United States of America.
Apr 22, 2017
The Rosetta Comet Mission
Learn about the first spacecraft to visit a comet, the Rosetta Mission.
Mar 25, 2017
The Chunnel: The World's Longest Undersea Tunnel
Learn about Eurostar, the underwater tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats in the history of the world.
Jan 31, 2017
Joan of Arc: Heroine of Hope
Learn about Joan of Arc, the young French girl who gave her people hope for freedom during a time of war.
Dec 08, 2016
Bob Feller: The Heater from Van Meter
Learn about Bullet Bob Feller who would grow up to become one of the fastest pitchers of all time.
Nov 23, 2016
Gail Halvorsen: Berlin Candy Bomber
Learn about World War 2 pilot Gail Halvorsen, who came up with a creative way to bring hope to the children of war torn Germany.
Nov 02, 2016
Sir Edmund Hillary: Knight of Mount Everest
Learn about the adventures of Sir Edmund Hillary as he grew from boy to man and conquered the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
Oct 19, 2016
Tegla Loroupe: Marathon Hero
Learn about Tegla Loroupe, the little girl from Africa who grew up to be a famous marathon runner and inspiration to her people.
Oct 08, 2016
Nellie Bly: Around the World in 72 Days
Nellie Bly - Around the World in 72 Days by Bedtime History
Sep 23, 2016
Neil Armstrong: First to the Moon
Learn about famous astronaut Neil Armstrong as you drift off to sleep.
Sep 13, 2016