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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

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 […]

Spiders

Spiders

Spiders! New Mexico is home to hundreds of species of spiders.  Dr. Sandra Brantley and Dr. Rachel Alfarro fromUNM’s Museum of Southwestern Biology’s Arthropod Division helps us understand, and maybe even learn to love, the arthropods among us. Find out which are venomous and how we can live together harmoniously. […]

Exploring the Arctic

Exploring the Arctic

  What does it mean to be an explorer? Jen Chavez Miller is an 8th grade teacher who just returned from exploring Arctic Svalbard. The Arctic is experiencing unprecedented melting due to climate change. Find out how curiosity and exploration are essential tools for all kids to have a full […]

Chaco Canyon

Chaco Canyon

Take a trip to Chaco Canyon with The Children’s Hour with our special guests, Hilary Grabowska, Park Ranger (Interpretation) at Chaco, Wendy Bustard, Chaco Curator, Brenna Lissoway, Chaco Archivist, and 6 year old Rowan Lissoway who recently earned his Junior Ranger badge at Chaco. This UNESCO world heritage site was […]

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