Understanding State Legislatures

Understanding State Legislatures

How does a state’s Legislature work? New Mexico State Representative Elizabeth Thomson, and the Wild Friends of New Mexico help us understand the process of making an idea into a law using the legislative process. Kids in Wild Friends have teamed up with Rep. Thomson this year to try to […]

Best Kids Music 2018

Best Kids Music 2018

We play some of what we think are the best kids songs from 2018, and we play all the Grammy nominees for 2018’s Best Children’s Release, plus more of our favorites that came out this year. Find out what happens when a dog or cat ends up in “the pound”. […]

Sing-a-long With Andy Mason

Sing-a-long With Andy Mason

Sing-a-long holiday music with Andy Mason from Santa Fe, New Mexico in a with The Children’s Hour kids crew and Katie Stone. Andy will play his tune that won the “Best Children’s Song” at the New Mexico Music Awards. Also, hear the world debut of Milla Marmaras’ song “Christmas Means […]

Geologic History of the Sandia Mountains

Geologic History of the Sandia Mountains

Fifth graders in Mrs. Charles’ class at La Mesa Elementary School in Albuquerque teach us about the geologic history of the Sandia Mountains, including how they were created and what treasures they hold. The kids in Mrs. Charles’ classroom do not have functional keyboards for their classroom computers. You can […]

Storyriders & Our Children’s Trust

Storyriders & Our Children’s Trust

  Some Albuquerque 4th and 5th graders are riding bikes to learn literacy and cultural education through a special after school program called Story Riders. We also got an update from Our Children’s Trust about the children who are suing the Federal Government for not doing enough to curb climate […]

Treasuring Our Money

Treasuring Our Money

What does a treasurer do? Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce explains her work.  It’s more than just collecting property taxes. Find out how a government treasurer’s work i mpacts every person in the district, including kids. Also John Lanza, author of The Art of Allowance, explains how kids can be treasurers for […]

Kids and Vaccinations

Kids and Vaccinations

Tis the season for the flu and colds, but some of the sicknesses that kids get can be prevented with vaccinations. Dr. William Dehority from UNM Pediatrics Division of Infectious Diseases educates us all about vaccinations. Why do we use vaccines, and what diseases do they prevent? How do they […]

Healthy Food Choices

Healthy Food Choices

Healthy food choices can seem to be hard to make, but nutritionist Patricia Keane from UNM’s Prevention Research Center has info on how to find the right balance for kids. And, with nearly 2 in 5 New Mexican children who don’t know where they’ll get their next meal, you can […]

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