Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, Pinkalicious and Robots

Sat 2/27/16, 9am : We were joined by Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham in our studios, who was thoroughly grilled by the kids in the studio about everything from balancing her personal and public lives, super delegate status, and what led her to dedicate her life to public service. Plus, we had an in-studio performance from some of the cast of The Growing Stage’s latest show, Pinkalicious . And, we learned how kids can be involved in Roboquerque 2016.

Hakim Bellamy

On January 2, 2016 poet and author Hakim Bellamy joined us into the studio to read his new children’s book, Samuel’s Story. What do you want to be when you grow up? Samuel wrestles with that question as he considers his options.

Scientific Kids

The Children’s Hour, 11/21 9am: New Mexico has brilliant scientists of all ages residing across our state. We’ll talk with a group of students who want to be able to compete in our state’s Science Olympiad. Plus, we’ll hear about what kind of programming is at Ghost Ranch for kids and families. We’ll also feature Naomi Shihab Nye reading her essay: Gate A4. With excellent music, a family events calendar, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club and so much more, all in one hour just for kids!

Trains, Underpants, And Our Senator

Sat. 11/7 9a: Get onboard The Children’s Hour this Saturday when we’ll learn about the historic trains of New Mexico. We’ll also have a visit in our studio from Mr. Captain Underpants himself, Dav Pilkey . And direct from Washington DC, Senator Martin Heinrich will field questions from our intrepid crew. With great music, a family events calendar, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club, all in an hour dedicated to kids. Saturday 11/7, 9-10am