Real Cool History for Kids

By Angela O'Dell

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Episodes: 133

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 Jan 1, 2024
I use this podcast to sleep to lol 😴😴😴😴🤣🤣🤣🤣

 May 10, 2021
it's a great podcast but sometimes it can be a little boring 😉☺️


Note: please use the Official Request Form linked at the top of my website ( to submit podcast episode requests! All requests must come through that form. Thank you! Real Cool History for Kids tells amazing stories from history, from a Biblical worldview perspective. Hey, kids, do you like stories about weird, cool, and just plain awesome events and people in history? If you do, you're going to love this podcast show! From creepy abandoned places all over the world to little-known facts about well-known people in history, Angela O'Dell, author of the history series, America's Story and The World's Story, brings you new episodes of Real Cool History just for kids, twice a month.

Episode Date
The Faith, Hope, and Love of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot (a special episode for Jacob Gerringer)
Jul 15, 2024
Wild Horse Annie Saves the Mustangs (a special episode for Kenna Manley)
Jul 01, 2024
The Story of the Irish Potato Famine (a special episode for Gabriel Webb)
Jun 17, 2024
The Adventures of Marco Polo (a special episode for Mary Bai)
Jun 03, 2024
Queen Elizabeth II and her family (a special episode for Abbey Beaza)
May 20, 2024
The Uncommon Courage of Sergeant Alvin York (a special episode for Mary Frigaard)
May 06, 2024
Gladys Aylward's Child-like Faith (a special episode for Mila Sharratt)
Apr 22, 2024
The Sad Story of the Last Tsar's Family (a special episode for Eliana Claxton)
Apr 08, 2024
The Ridiculously Strange Story of King Henry VIII (a special episode for Lennin Burt)
Mar 25, 2024
The Story of Bass Reeves - the real Lone Ranger? (a special episode for Clara Kimmel)
Mar 11, 2024
The Story of Ruth (a special episode for Lileigh Boggs)
Feb 26, 2024
The Story of Robin Hood (a special episode for Isaiah and Benjamin Falmagne)
Feb 12, 2024
Clara Barton - Angel of the Battlefield (a special episode for Eva Duer)
Jan 29, 2024
Stonewall Jackson and William T. Sherman (a special episode for Lucy Fancis)
Jan 15, 2024
Harriet Beecher Stowe - Author and Abolitionist (a special episode for Ben Richmond)
Jan 01, 2024
Robert E. Lee, the (real) Man Without a Country (a special episode for Emma Hurley)
Dec 18, 2023
Civil War Submarines and Hot Air Balloons (a special episode of ro Joey and Caleb Mueller)
Dec 04, 2023
Abraham Lincoln, Leader Extraordinaire (A special episode for Abram Nachtigal)
Nov 20, 2023
Our Divided Country - the Beginning of the Civil War (A special episode for Cora Collins)
Nov 06, 2023
The story of David and Goliath (A special episode for Everley & Renaeley Chiveral)
Oct 23, 2023
The Brilliant Thomas Edison (a special episode for the Mueller family)
Oct 09, 2023
Abandoned Places - Amusement Parks (a special episode for Caleb, Jacob, and Isaac Abbott)
Sep 25, 2023
The True Story of Blackbeard and Other Pirates (a special episode for Easton Greter)
Sep 11, 2023
The Inventive Life of Benjamin Franklin (a special episode for for Armanno, Arrow and Alessio Mancini)
Aug 28, 2023
Young George Washington (a special episode for Wallace Kelsay)
Aug 14, 2023
The Story of Alexander Hamilton (a special episode for Emerson Kumakura)
Jul 31, 2023
Spies of the American Revolution (A special episode for Liberty Clark)
Jul 17, 2023
Stopping Hitler's Atomic Dreams (A special episode for Savannah, Katie, Owen, Gabriel, Rachelle, and Rick)
Jul 03, 2023
The Story of Ernest Shackleton (a special episode for Evan Knutowski)
Jun 19, 2023
The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder (a special episode for Layanna Velasquez)
Jun 05, 2023
The Story of the Korean War (A special episode for Wyatt Adkisson)
May 22, 2023
Mount St. Helens Blows Her Top (A special episode for Joanna Stumetz)
May 08, 2023
Daniel's Courageous Identity (a special 100th episode for all of my friends!)
Apr 24, 2023
Courageous Corrie ten Boom (a special episode for the Wade, Mora, Braddy, Bargerbos, Smith, Osborne, Helkenn, Higgins, Grimme, and Dougherty families
Apr 10, 2023
The Story of St. Patrick (a special episode for Montgomery DeVore and Joseph Chastain)
Mar 27, 2023
Esther - the Queen Who Saved Her People (a special episode for Lucy Richardson and Lillian Jones)
Mar 13, 2023
Remember the Alamo! (A special episode for the Lega family, Deacon Clark, Juliette Holcomb, and Walter Dawkins)
Feb 27, 2023
The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers ( a special episode for Hudson May)
Feb 13, 2023
The Story of Pocahontas and Jamestown (a special episode for the Guess Kids)
Jan 30, 2023
Bobbie the Wonder Dog (a special episode for Bailee Wilde)
Jan 16, 2023
The Story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and other Heroes of the Faith (for Caleb Derrer and the Givan kids)
Jan 02, 2023
The King Who won the War (a special episode for James Hodges)
Dec 19, 2022
The Colorful History of LEGOS! (A special episode for Alex, Mia, Charlotte, and Silas)
Dec 05, 2022
The Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving
Nov 21, 2022
The Incredible Story of Helen Keller (a special episode for Sophia Holewski)
Nov 07, 2022
My Conversation with World War 2 Veteran, Mr. Al Huff
Oct 24, 2022
The Ancient Chinese and their Great Wall (a special episode for Andre Nunez)
Oct 10, 2022
The Skiing Soldiers - the story of the 10th Mountain Division (a special episode for Adelaide Hollatz)
Sep 26, 2022
Cleopatra, the Last Pharaoh (a special episode for Joy Shute)
Sep 12, 2022
The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis (A special episode for McCullar Kids)
Aug 29, 2022
Anne's Diary (A special episode for the Hutter Sisters)
Aug 15, 2022
The Amazing Life of Will Rogers (A special episode for Oliver and Georgia Sherin)
Aug 01, 2022
The Wooden Chess Player (A special episode for Katie)
Jul 18, 2022
The Adventures of Lewis & Clark & Sacajawea (A special episode for Sophie Cluetier)
Jul 04, 2022
The Winter War (A special episode for Oscar Pena)
Jun 20, 2022
The History of Ninjas (A special episode for Silas and Leah Werner)
Jun 06, 2022
A Dangerously Sticky Situation (A special episode for Elena Syfrett)
May 23, 2022
William Wilberforce - Abolitionist Hero (a special episode for Jacques Miller!)
May 09, 2022
The Flying Scotsman - Eric Liddell (a special episode for Ezra Van Thomme)
Apr 25, 2022
Jesus Loves Me, This I know! (a special episode for Ellie and Rosie Werner)
Apr 11, 2022
The War to End all Wars (a Special Episode for Jayden Latter)
Mar 28, 2022
Courage On the Beaches of Normandy (a special episode for Aaron Billing)
Mar 14, 2022
Houston, We Have a Problem! Apollo 13 (A special episode for David Greenham!)
Feb 28, 2022
A Visit to an Abandoned Nazi Resort (A special episode for Sophia Carpenter)
Feb 14, 2022
Tromping through the Woods with Mr. Boone (A special episode for Liam Morris)
Jan 31, 2022
The Unsatisfied Conquerer - Alexander the Great (A special episode for Amos Hardesty)
Jan 17, 2022
Take Me Out to the Ballgame! (a special episode for Andrew and Ty Lilly)
Jan 03, 2022
No Greater Love than This - Irena Sendler (a special episode for Sienna Wiersma)
Dec 20, 2021
The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (a special episode for Hannah McCormick)
Dec 06, 2021
Superstitions and Fear: the story of the Salem Witch Trials (a special episode for the Kapple kids)
Nov 22, 2021
Oil and Water - Valdez Oil Spill [A special episode for the Wiley kids]
Nov 08, 2021
The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen [A special episode for Levi Knight]
Oct 25, 2021
Atomic City - the Secret of Oak Ridge [A special episode for Eli Kim]
Oct 11, 2021
The Girl Who Saw Visions - Joan of Arc [A special episode for Audrey Kruger]
Sep 27, 2021
What's In YOUR Bowl? [A special episode for James McCarthy]
Sep 13, 2021
One Cold Night in April - The Story of the Titanic
Aug 30, 2021
The Best Friend You Could Ask For - The story of "Be the best you ever."[A special episode for Owen, Zack, and Gabriel]
Aug 16, 2021
Flying Through the Air with the Greatest of Ease! the history of dirigibles [A special episode for Emma and Ben Rodriguez]
Aug 02, 2021
The War in the Jungle - The Vietnam War [A special episode for Dillon Knight]
Jul 19, 2021
Yo-yo, What's Up? The history of the yo-yo [A special episode for Esther Trautman]
Jul 05, 2021
Mission...MOON! Apollo 11 [A special episode for Ben Friend]
Jun 21, 2021
Civil War Outlaws [A special episode for Gabe Pratt]
Jun 07, 2021
Little Miss Sure Shot - Annie Oakley [A special episode for Emily Wakefield!]
May 24, 2021
Where did you go, Amelia? [A special episode for Evelyn Wakefield!]
May 10, 2021
Pride Really Does Come Before a Fall - Saddam Hussein [Special episode for Elijah Pratt]
Apr 26, 2021
The War in the Pacific [Special episode for Miller Stevenson]
Apr 12, 2021
Amazing President Stories [A Special Episode for Tacey!]
Mar 29, 2021
Roman Gladiators and Soldiers [A special episode for Caleb Frend!]
Mar 15, 2021
American Children of the Early 1900s [A special episode for Hannah Kim!]
Mar 01, 2021
The Day the Towers Fell [A special episode for Kyle Resa!]
Feb 15, 2021
Treasures in the Desert [A special episode for Maylee Haggard!]
Feb 01, 2021
Egyptian Pharaohs and their Piles of Rocks [A special episode for Jackie and Kristina Hutter]
Jan 18, 2021
A Day that Will Live in Infamy [A special episode for Evan Resa]
Jan 04, 2021
Episode 39: The Heroes Who Fought to Save the Art
Dec 21, 2020
Episode 38: The Story of the 23rd
Dec 07, 2020
Episode 37: The Door that Led to Two Paths
Nov 23, 2020
Episode 36: The Wild Boar in the Vineyard
Nov 09, 2020
Episode 35: Napoleon Goes Marching Out
Oct 26, 2020
Episode 34: Napoleon Came Marching In
Oct 12, 2020
Episode 33: Fascinating Places from World War 2 (part 2)
Sep 28, 2020
Episode 32: Fascinating Places from World War 2
Sep 14, 2020
Episode 31: The Mysterious East - Middle Ages
Aug 31, 2020
Episode30: Richard the Lionheart and His Little Brother
Aug 17, 2020
Episode 29: CRASH! There Goes the Roman Empire
Aug 03, 2020
Episode 28: The American Revolution from the World History Point of View
Jul 20, 2020
Episode 27: Happy Birthday, America! A special first anniversary episode!.
Jul 06, 2020
Episode 26: A Visit to Abandoned Places Part 5
Jun 22, 2020
Episode 25: A Visit to Abandoned Places Part 4
Jun 08, 2020
Episode 24: We Fought Too!
May 25, 2020
Episode 23: Do You Hear the Drums?
May 11, 2020
Episode 22: More Mysterious Ancient People
Apr 27, 2020
Episode 21: Mysterious Ancient People
Apr 11, 2020
Episode 20: A Visit to Abandoned Places Part 3
Mar 30, 2020
Episode 19: A Visit to Abandoned Places Part 2
Mar 16, 2020
Episode 18: A Visit to Abandoned Places Part 1
Mar 02, 2020
Episode 17: In Honor of Black History Month part 2
Feb 17, 2020
Episode 16: In Honor of Black History Month part 1
Feb 03, 2020
Episode 15: Powerful Words
Jan 20, 2020
Episode 14: The Story of the Acadians
Jan 06, 2020
Episode 13: The Song on the Airwaves
Dec 15, 2019
Episode 12: John's Amazing Conversion
Dec 02, 2019
Episode 11: Thank you, Sarah!
Nov 18, 2019
Episode 10: Gustave's Flying Machine
Nov 04, 2019
Episode 9: The Boy in the Hole
Oct 21, 2019
Episode 8: A Chariot and a Woman Named Moses
Oct 07, 2019
Episode 7: The King's Weird Dream
Sep 23, 2019
Episode 6: The Great Big Wheel
Sep 09, 2019
Episode 5: His Name is Mudd part 2
Aug 26, 2019
Episode 4: His Name Is Mudd - part 1
Aug 12, 2019
Episode 3: Why the Elephants Crossed the Bridge
Jul 29, 2019
Episode 2: Jack's Story
Jul 15, 2019
Real Cool History for Kids Episode 1
Jul 01, 2019
Pre-launch Connect!
Jun 30, 2019