What is Architecture?

What is Architecture?

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore architecture with the legendary New Mexican architect and University of New Mexico professor emerita Edie Cherry in a live broadcast from the Special Collections branch library. With musical guests, the Squash Blossom […]

Pollinator Protectors

Pollinator Protectors

  This week on The Children’s Hour, meet kids who are pollinator protectors with Wild Friends of New Mexico. These students from the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy successfully lobbied the state legislature for a license plate, in order to raise […]

Play Time

Play Time

  This week on The Children’s Hour, how do you play? We sent kid reporters knee-deep into a living video game to find out what that’s like, and we meet toy and history maker, Dr. Lisa, who’s creating multicultural dolls […]

Dance

Dance

Kids love to dance, and it turns out dance loves kids of all ages. The social, psychological, academic and health benefits of dancing are enormous. We explore the history, styles and benefits of dance, with historians and instructors from Keshet […]

Mentors

Mentors

What is a mentor, and how does having a mentor make a difference in a kid’s life? Learn what mentors do with the time they spend with kids. Big Brothers Big Sisters bring mentors and kids to our studio for […]

Anthropology

Anthropology

What is Anthropology, and how does understanding human evolutionary history help us understand people today? The Children’s Hour celebrates a year on the road exploring what makes us human at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico. Recorded […]

Whistles And Flutes

Whistles And Flutes

On this episode of The Children’s Hour, we explore whistles and flutes through stories, poetry and music, with special guests Crawford McCallum, Enid Howarth, and flutist Ingrid Berg. With music by Andrew Bird, Billy Kelly, Maria Muldaur, Mouth Music & […]

Kids & Screens

Kids & Screens

How much screen time is too much for kids? This week on The Children’s Hour we explore digital devices, addiction, and kids. Our crew discuss their own use of screens, and what they think about how they use their devices.  […]

Best of 2019

Best of 2019

On the next episode of The Children’s Hour radio show and podcast, we take a look back at some of our favorite clips and music from 2019. We spoke with New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, author Kwame Alexander, kids […]

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