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 will educate us all about vaccinations. Why do we use vaccines, and what diseases do they prevent? How do they work? We’ll learn everything we can about vaccines. Plus, there’s always time to be grateful as we honor the week of Thanksgiving. It’s all in an hour – The Children’s Hour broadcasts live on Saturdays 9 to 10am on KUNM-fm or streaming live or later at our website: ChildrensHour.org

Healthy Holidays

Healthy Holidays

Healthy food choices can seem to be hard to make during the holidays, but nutritionist Patricia Keane from UNM’s Prevention Research Center has many tips and ideas to make healthy holidays happy holidays. Find out how you can help the nearly 2 in 5 New Mexican children who don’t know where they’ll get their next meal. We broadcast live Saturdays from 9 to 10am here, or on KUNM-fm in central and northern New Mexico. You can tune in live or later from our site.

Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

  Traditional Southwest Hispanic folk music includes many beloved children’s songs. An expert in New Mexico folklore and music, Dr. Enrique Lamadrid shares songs and their stories of a traditional New Mexican childhood. Sing along with us! We featured music by the UNM Farrolitos Choir and UNM Lobitos Choir, both part of UNM Music Prep program, under the direction of Julia Church Hoffman. We also had music by Elizabeth Mitchell and Suni Paz, the Okee Dokee Brothers from the compilation release Hold Tight, Shine Bright benefitting Raices. Lin Manuel Miranda and Mandy Gonzales from the benefit release Singing You Home: Children’s […]

Live From The Balloon Museum

Live From The Balloon Museum

  Recorded live from the Albuquerque Balloon Museum, learn what the museum has to offer kids and families from museum educator Roxanne Tuong, and why Albuquerque is the international capital of hot air ballooning.     The world’s largest fractal balloon, Infinitude couldn’t be inflated because of the weather, but Dr. Jonathan Wolfe from the Fractal Foundation teaches about how to spot a fractal, and where to find them in nature.   We were treated to a story about balloons and animals from Lauren Coons. Live music throughout the show by Rowan McJimsey.  With more music by Keb Mo, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo,  […]

Teal Pumpkins On Halloween

Teal Pumpkins On Halloween

  Halloween is supposed to be a little spooky, but for kids with food allergies, it can be justifiably terrifying. Learn how you can make trick or treating a fun for everyone with Charlotte Joseph from the Food Allergy Support New Mexico.  Find our about the Teal Pumpkin Project.       We’ve got a ghost story by Bill Harley, and music by Trout Fishing in America, Kyle Dine, The Okee Dokee Brothers, Donovan, Anne Hill, Ralph Covert, Newell Oler, Sho Mo & The Monkey Bunch and more.  Broadcasting live here from 9 to 10am MST every Saturday or listen […]

How Do Elections Work?

How Do Elections Work?

  How do our elections actually work? Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover explains the whole process. Also, what happens when three field reporters head into the Rio Grande Community Farm corn maze? They get lost! With music by Dana Lyons, Elizabeth Mitchell, Peter Lenton and Friends, Raffi, The Citizens’ Band, Grady Tate, Big Bird, and The Handsome Family.

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Saturday, October 13, 2018,  9 – 10am MST Kerry Jones from the National Weather Service joins us to talk about the weather. New Mexico is forecast to continue to get unlimited sunshine capable of producing limitless solar energy. Find out all about it with our friends from the New Mexico Solar Energy Association. With great music, a family events calendar, the Birthday Club, jokes, live and local kids, The Children’s Hour delivers commercial free, family friendly media for listeners of all ages. Listen live Saturdays 9-10am Mountain Standard Time at this site, or listen later by clicking on the yellow […]

Live From The Outpost

Live From The Outpost

Broadcasting live from the Outpost Performance Space, we’ll have a performance from award winning young pianist Rowan McJimsey, and kid naturalist Adya Radcliffe will help us identify migrating birds that we should be listening for this fall. Audience participation is expected and all ages are welcome. The Outpost Performance Space is at 210 Yale SE, in Albuquerque, and if you’re in New Mexico, we hope you’ll join us!  Free! Doors open at 8:30am.

Spiders

Spiders

Spiders! New Mexico is home to hundreds of species of spiders. We’ve invited Dr. Sandra Brantley and Dr. Rachel Alfarro from UNM’s Museum of Southwestern Biology’s Arthropod Division to help us understand, and maybe even learn to love, the arthropods among us. Find out which are venomous and how we can live together harmoniously. With music by Aaron Nigel Smith with Dan Zanes, O.A.R, NRBQ, Jeff & Paige, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, and The Big Kidz Band Feat. Skip Ewing. Originally broadcast on KUNM-fm on September 29, 2018 Learn more about spiders online here. And this is […]

Globalquerque Kids

Globalquerque Kids

Enjoy a taste of Globalquerque, the music festival that brings the world to Albuquerque, New Mexico. We’re recording a kids concert with two bands, the Latina, four woman  LADAMA, and from Egypt, Youssra El Hawary. 

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