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Highlights Hangout is a monthly podcast that brings Highlights Magazine, an American icon, to life in a whole new way. This magazine-style show hosted by Tim Kubart and Juanita Andersen offers a unique audio spin on the stories, characters, puzzles, and jokes that millions of kids dive into each month in the pages of Highlights including "Goofus and Gallant", "The Hidden Sound Game" ("Hidden Pictures" with sounds!), and listener submitted jokes, tongue twisters, poems and wow-worthy science questions answered by Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz from "Wow in the World"!

Highlights Hangout is a monthly podcast that brings Highlights Magazine, an American icon, to life in a whole new way. This magazine-style show hosted by Tim Kubart and Juanita Andersen offers a unique audio spin on the stories, characters, puzzles, and jokes that millions of kids dive into each month in the pages of Highlights including "Goofus and Gallant", "The Hidden Sound Game" ("Hidden Pictures" with sounds!), and listener submitted jokes, tongue twisters, poems and wow-worthy science questions answered by Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz from "Wow in the World"!
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Highlights Hangout is a monthly podcast that brings Highlights Magazine, an American icon, to life in a whole new way. This magazine-style show hosted by Tim Kubart and Juanita Andersen offers a unique audio spin on the stories, characters, puzzles, and jokes that millions of kids dive into each month in the pages of Highlights including "Goofus and Gallant", "The Hidden Sound Game" ("Hidden Pictures" with sounds!), and listener submitted jokes, tongue twisters, poems and wow-worthy science questions answered by Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz from "Wow in the World"!

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English


Episodes

Lost on a Train of Thought

10/7/2019
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Juanita has a lot on her mind, and she’s having trouble focusing on her storytelling assignment. Tim shares some tips that help her get her “brain train” back on track. This episode also features the Hidden Sound game, My Sci with Mindy and Guy, and kids’ answers to the Big Question: What superpower do you wish you had?

Duration:00:19:00

Worldwide Wave of Kindness

9/2/2019
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After a rippling act of kindness turns Juanita’s mishap-filled morning around, Juanita and Tim decide to set off a wave of kindness that wraps around the whole world. This episode also features the Hidden Sound game, Ask Arizona, and kids’ answers to the Big Question: Which person do you look up to?

Duration:00:18:09

Highlights Hangout Home Makeover Show

8/5/2019
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After Goofus and Gallant hear that Juanita lost Tim’s prized banana tree, they offer to renovate and organize the Hangout in "Highlights Hangout Home Makeover Show." This episode also features the Hidden Sound Game; a visit with Allison Stocks, teen founder of Home Is Where The Art Is; and kids’ answers to the Big Question: What do you do to make the world a better place?

Duration:00:16:46

Costume Parade Charades (Encore)

7/1/2019
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After struggling to decide on a costume for their big party, Juanita asks Tim for help. They end up creating costumes out of things from around the house, resulting in a punny game of Costume Parade Charades. And as we kick off the month-long Supremely Stupendous State of the Kid Survey Celebration, kids share the kinds of superpowers they would like to have. This episode also features the Hidden Sound Game, a Wow-worthy science question for Mindy and Guy, and a bedtime routine duet by...

Duration:00:25:42

Rainy Day Radio Play (Encore)

6/3/2019
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On this stormy day in the Hangout, Tim and Juanita decide to combine Tim’s love of detective radio plays and Juanita’s fondness for fairy tales into one epic Rainy Day Radio Play. This episode also features the Hidden Sound Game, Ask Arizona™, a Wow-worthy science question for Mindy and Guy, and a back-to-school duet by Goofus and Gallant™.

Duration:00:28:44

Space-Alien Listening Lab! (Encore)

5/6/2019
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In “Space-Alien Listening Lab,” Tim is helping Juanita learn to play guitar in the Hangout when new friends Zatz and Zurkle™ arrive. These space-alien visitors are seeking sounds, and they’ve come looking for Tim and Juanita’s music—along with other audio specimens—to take back to their home planet. Of course, as they work on the songs, interruptions abound! First, there’s a visit from Goofus and Gallant™, who swing by to sing about helping with a community cleanup. Then, they hear from...

Duration:00:28:06

I Spy the Sky! (Encore)

4/9/2019
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In this Encore favorite episode, “I Spy the Sky,” Tim and Juanita are back in the Hangout, and this time, Goofus and Gallant™ send our hosts and Paws the dog on an “I Spy the Sky Scavenger Hunt,” where they follow clues leading to a meteor-shower party. This episode also features a Paws and Think adventure to a fish market where we meet Lulu the Lobsterwoman; a campfire song with Goofus and Gallant; a “My Sci with Mindy and Guy” segment where they answer a wow-worthy question about hiccups;...

Duration:00:21:46

Hang Ten! (Encore)

3/4/2019
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On this special encore episode of the Highlights Hangout, Tim and Juanita put the finishing touches on the Hangout and introduce listeners to a new way to play. They reveal the Hidden Sound, a sonic twist on the classic Highlights’ Hidden Picture Game, and invite listeners to listen for, identify, and count up the Hidden Sound throughout the show. They receive some HangMail for Arizona who answers one of life's big questions in the narrative-driven soundscaped story, Ask Arizona. Tim and...

Duration:00:30:45

Great Big Little Joys Holiday

12/21/2018
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Juanita offers to turn Tim's rough day into a joyful one by making up a holiday that celebrates the little joys in life in the "Great Big Little Joys Holiday." This episode also features the Hidden Sound Game, a visit with Gallant Kid Sanya Pirani of Sanya's Hope for Children, and a cookie-making duet by Goofus and Gallant™.

Duration:00:16:22

Racing Tomatoes and Ticklish Squids

12/10/2018
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It's winter in the hangout and Tim and Juanita are blown away by all the Hangmails from real kid callers featuring jokes about racing tomatoes, riddles about ticklish squids, and even an original song about a cat cat! Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR, jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, poems, songs, or science questions, and you just might hear yourself in our next Hangout! Or, visit HighlightsHangout.com to upload your submissions to us. And grown-ups can find us on Facebook @Highlights...

Duration:00:04:14

Hang Ten! (Encore)

12/4/2018
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Tim and Juanita put the finishing touches on the Hangout and introduce listeners to a new way to play. This episode also features the Hidden Sound Game, a Wow-worthy science question for Mindy and Guy, and a chore-wheel duet by Goofus and Gallant™. (Originally Aired June 4, 2018)

Duration:00:30:35

Extreme Obstacle Course of Gratitude

11/5/2018
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Tim and Juanita are feeling grateful in the Hangout! As Juanita trains for the Extreme Obstacle Course of Gratitude, Tim programs his robot to join in the fun. This episode also features the Hidden Sound Game, a Wow-worthy science question for Mindy and Guy, and a chore-wheel duet by Goofus and Gallant™. Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, poems, or science questions, and you just might hear yourself in our next Hangout! Or visit HighlightsHangout.com to upload...

Duration:00:28:17

Monsters, Ghosts, and Making the World a Better Place

10/29/2018
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October is State of the Kid month at Highlights! Juanita and Tim are thankful for all of the kids who called in with spooky jokes, silly riddles, and answers to our big question: How do you make the world a better place? Kids can call 888-5-HANGOUT to record their jokes, songs, and tongue twisters. Or they can answer our next big question: What do you do to make a difference in the world? They just might hear their brilliant, creative, and heartfelt answers in the next Hangout!

Duration:00:04:45

Heroes and Sanya’s Hope For Children

10/22/2018
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October is State of the Kid month at Highlights, and Juanita and Tim are looking up to the kids who called in to answer our big question: Which people do you look up to and why? Also, the Hangout shines a bright "highlight" on Sanya Pirani and her nonprofit, Sanya's Hope for Children. Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR jokes, songs, and tongue twisters! Or you can answer our next big question: What do YOU do to make a difference in the world? You just might hear your brilliant, creative, and...

Duration:00:06:20

Superpowers and Home is Where the Art Is

10/15/2018
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October is State of the Kid month at Highlights, and Juanita and Tim are feeling super about kids' answers to the big question: What kind of superpower would you like to have? Also, the Hangout shines a big "highlight" on teenager Allison Stocks and her nonprofit, Home Is Where The Art Is. Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR jokes, songs, and tongue twisters! Or you can answer our next big question: What do YOU do to make a difference in the world? You just might hear your brilliant, creative,...

Duration:00:06:12

Supremely Stupendous State of the Kids Survey Celebration

10/8/2018
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In this very special episode, Tim and Juanita host the Supremely Stupendous State of the Kid Survey Celebration, inviting kids to share what's in their hearts and on their minds and shining a big "highlight" on one real kid making a difference in the world. Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, poems, or science questions, and you just might hear yourself in our next Hangout! Or visit HighlightsHangout.com to upload your submissions. Grown-ups can find us on...

Duration:00:15:49

Costume Parade Charades

10/1/2018
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After struggling to decide on a costume for their big party, Juanita asks Tim for help. They end up creating costumes out of things from around the house, resulting in a punny game of Costume Parade Charades. And as we kick off the month-long Supremely Stupendous State of the Kid Survey Celebration, kids share the kinds of superpowers they would like to have. This episode also features the Hidden Sound Game, a Wow-worthy science question for Mindy and Guy, and a bedtime routine duet by...

Duration:00:25:56

Puffy Pancakes and Broken Sherlocks

9/24/2018
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It's fall in the hangout and another bonus edition is marching this way, with Hangmails from real kid callers featuring jokes about "moosicals" and broken Sherlocks, poems about flowing rivers and imagination, and tongue twisters about puffy pancakes. Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR, jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, poems, songs, or science questions, and you just might hear yourself in our next Hangout! Or, visit HighlightsHangout.com to upload your submissions to us. And grown-ups can...

Duration:00:04:50

Smart Fish and Confident Roosters

9/17/2018
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It's time for another bonus edition and the Hangout is full of Hangmails from real kid callers, with jokes about flea parties and brave roosters, poems about colorful rainbows and a shark named Clark, and riddles about smart fish and a blue house. Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR, jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, poems, songs, or science questions, and you just might hear yourself in our next Hangout! Or, visit HighlightsHangout.com to upload your submissions to us. And grown-ups can find...

Duration:00:04:43

Pineapple Pizza and Boat Floating Goats

9/10/2018
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The Hangout is bursting with Hangmails from real kid callers, with tongue twisters about pineapple pizza, riddles about patient pigs, and poems about boat floating goats! Call 888-5-HANGOUT to record YOUR jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, poems, or science questions, and you just might hear yourself in our next Hangout! Or, visit HighlightsHangout.com to upload your submissions to us. And grown-ups can find us on Facebook @Highlights Hangout, and on both Twitter and Instagram @HighlightsPod.

Duration:00:05:28