This time on The Children’s Hour, we hear from kids who participated in summertime outdoor learning programs with Environmental Education of New Mexico about the importance of being outside to learn new things.

This episode comes with a free Learn-Along Guide that meets and cites US National Education Standards.

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Find out about EENM’s plan Every Kid, Every Day, Every Way to get outdoor learning incorporated into New Mexico school curriculum.

Then we meet kids from Mrs. Dawson’s 4th grade classroom at Valle Vista Elementary. These students got to go birdwatching one day a week for a whole school year. Learn about how this impacted them.

Playlist Every Kid Outside

Sweet NectarineBen Tatar and the Tatar TotsSeconds2021 Ben Tatar Music02:03
School of the WildThe Missoula Coyote Choir & FriendsAsk the Planet2009 The Biomimicry Institute03:48
We KnowKetsaSingle2021 Ketsa - FMA02:40
OutsideThe BazillionsOn the Bright Side2015 Adam Marshall02:15
Life-Of-An-EmpathKetsasingle2021 Ketsa02:17
I Love the OutdoorsPalo ColoradoLet There Be Peace On Earth2009 Jan-Lee Music02:36
Be OutsideJazzy AshGood Foot - EP2020 Ashli St Armant01:05
Easy EasyCrowanderAcoustic Miniband2019 Crowander01:17
Beautiful DayLyre le TempsOutside the Box2013 French Gramm / Believe Recordings02:56
VultureArtichoke26 Animals2009 greeen02:48
Little Bird, Little BirdElizabeth MitchellYou Are My Little Bird2006 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings02:28
Mother Nature's SonAaron Nigel Smith & One World ChorusWelcome to the Village!2012 Aya World Productions02:31
BirdhouseUncle JumboGarden Groove2019 Jumbo Life01:41
Green IverAri De NiroJules Lives2016 Pete Ho00:28
Outside!Hopalong AndrewHowdy Do! Songs of the Urban Cowpoke2018 Andrew Vladeck02:06
Walk OutsideDan CrowA Friend, a Laugh, a Walk In the Woods2005 Kidztown Productions03:21
Idle WaysBlue Dot SessionsDuck Lake2018 Blue Dot Sessions02:08
Yoho (The Hiking Song)Peter Lenton and FriendsProud Like a Mountain (Deluxe Version)2010 Peter Jonathan Lenton01:58
Big Rock Candy MountainGordie Crazylegs MacKeemanFolk for Little Folk, Vol.12021 Gordie Crazylegs MacKeeman02:34

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