Rippy And The Sillyettes

Rippy And The Sillyettes

  This week we had a live performance from the band Rippy and the Sillyettes from Gallup, New Mexico. The girls in the band performed their original music, including a song about the late Ashlynne Mike. Great music, a family events calendar, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club and the fabulous […]

Weather

Weather

July 2016 marked the 16th month in a row of record setting high temperatures across the planet, including in New Mexico. Meteorologist Kerry Jones joined the KUNM Kids on The Children’s Hour Saturday at 9am to talk about the weather and the climate.

Safe Kids

Safe Kids

  The Children’s Hour explored some simple strategies to promote safe habits for kids with special guests Albuquerque Police Officer Drobik and our friend Brennan.

Helper Dogs

Helper Dogs

  The Children’s Hour crew welcomed into the studios our furry friends and their human companions from Assistance Dogs of the West. From picking up pencils to making way in a crowd for their charge, we learned all about the important jobs helper dogs do, how they learn these things, […]

Every Kid In A Park

Every Kid In A Park

  The Children’s Hour crew explored the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, where every 4th grader in America can get a free family pass to all national parks, wilderness areas, wildlife refuges, and historical sites. Also, we found out what the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival offers for kids. […]

Sandia Cave

Sandia Cave

  This week on The Children’s Hour we learned about the mysteries of Sandia Cave from the rangers who work to preserve and protect it. This show was recorded live at KUNM on July 9, 2016.

Symbols Of Enchantment

The Children’s Hour featured musician and educator, Curious Chris who took us through the various symbols representing New Mexico. From the Zia to the coelophysis, turquoise to yucca flowers the Land of Enchantment’s state symbols showcase our unique culture, landscape and history. The KUNM Kids explored these official markers through […]

Climate Activist Kids

Climate Activist Kids

The Children’s Hour welcomed kids who are actively trying to save the planet. Aji Piper joined us from Seattle to talk about the lawsuit that he and 19 other kids are involved with to hold governments accountable for pollution. The kids are winning their cases, and that’s good news for […]

Andy Mason Performs

The KUNM Kids welcomed singer and songwriter, Andy Mason from Portales, New Mexico with a live, in studio concert. Plus we found out when to expect the end of the world, and we celebrated the KUNM Kids Birthday Club members. As always, we also had a family events calendar, great […]

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