This time on The Children’s Hour, the Kids Crew does a deep dive to learn about birthday traditions from around the world. Here in the United States, many kids can expect a birthday cake, candles, presents, and maybe even a party. But in some regions, like where The Children’s Hour is in the Southwest, we have even more to add to a birthday celebration.






Elsewhere in the world, families celebrate in many different ways, with different traditions, foods, and ways to mark each new year.






What do you do for your birthday? This show is mixed with music honoring birthdays. Grab a piece of cake and join us for our birthday party, where we learn about birthday traditions from around the world!




Playlist: Birthdays

Hey It's a Good DayYoung FolkGrowing Up2019 Stonycroft Records02:55
On The Day You Were Born (Featuring Brave Combo)Cathy Fink & Marci MarxerAll Wound UP2000 Rounder04:09
Happy BirthdayLm Tien LinhHappy Birthday - Single2019 Yeu Thuong Vao Doi 201801:11
Happy Birthday to YouAsha Bhosle, Manna Dey & Mohd. RafiRough Guide to Bollywood for Children2013 World Music01:23
Premi Sings Happy BirthdayPremi JohalThe Greatest Hits2010 Multitone Records UK Limited02:05
It's My Birthday!NathaliaCuando Era Pequena2016 Nathalia03:17
Happy Birthday to You (Instrumental)Rooftop ZooRooftop Zoo - Music for Fun Jazz Album2013 WIND MUSIC International Corporation01:04
Sana Helwa Ya GameelMixtronicSana Helwa Ya Gameel - Single2014 Mediadix01:01
La Pinata (feat. Lalo Guerrero)Los LobosPapa's Dream (feat. Lalo Guerrero)1995 Music For Little People, Distributed by Concord.00:39
Las MananitasPerla BatallaDiscoteca Batalla2002 Mechuda Music01:48
Happy Birthday To You!Music for Little People Choir100 Toddler Favorites, Vol. 12008 Music For Little People02:10
Happy BirthdayTom ChapinMoonboat2009 Gadfly Records02:20
Its Your BirthdayJustin RobertsMeltdown!2006 Justin Roberts03:06
Hey Now, It's Your BirthdaySugar Free AllstarsFunky Fresh and Sugar Free2010 Wiser Music01:39
CelebrationKool & The GangCelebrate!1980 The Island Def Jam Music Group01:16
Happy Adoption DayJohn McCutcheonFamily Garden1993 Rounder Records Manufactured and distributed by Concord Music Group03:45
Cake For BreakfastGreg LeeCarmen Sandiego Out of This World2007 Zoom Express02:47
Hobbit Birthday SongMarc GunnDon't Go Drinking With Hobbits2011 Marc Gunn00:37
LinenPodington BearSolo Instruments2014 HUSH00:40
Ginkgo FossilPodington BearSolo Instruments2014 HUSH01:30
BirthdayCaspar BabypantsBaby Beatles!2013 Aurora Elephant Music02:30
Happy Birthday, Nobody Hates YouThe DoubleclicksThe Book Was Better2019 The Doubleclicks01:11
Happy Hula BirthdayfleaBITEsingle2022 FleaBITE Music02:10
Happy Birthday, PartnerMiss GinaMiss Gina's Rompin' Stompin' Roundup2008 Gina Pitrello01:21