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Summer Birds

Learn about the summer birds of the Rio Grande Valley with our young naturalist friend, Adya Radcliffe and Laurel Ladwig, a graduate student in the UNM Dept. of Geography & Environmental Studies. Then, hear from 4th graders who spent a year birding at the Valle Del Oro, and wrote poetry about their favorite birds.

Culture & Music, Podcast

Chamber Music And Molly of Denali

This week on The Children's Hour, learn about chamber music from Leanne DeVane from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. How is chamber music different from symphonies, and are kids really welcome at concerts? Listen for composer jokes and music imitating nature.

The Santa Fe Opera
Culture & Music, Podcast

Summertime Means Opera And Reading

This week on The Children’s Hour: Summertime means going to the pool, picnics in the park, and for Santa Fe New Mexico, summertime is opera season.  We visited the world renown Santa Fe Opera to find out more about what opera is, and how kids can be involved. Summertime also is a great time to dig into new books, and we’ve got suggestions for kids of all ages.

Culture & Music, Podcast

Live From The National Hispanic Cultural Center

The Children's Hour broadcast from the National Hispanic Cultural Center, with a variety show for children with music, jokes, dance and of course, kids! We learn about the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and their kids physical arts program, Circo Latino. Hear a flamenco performance by niños in the National Institute of Flamenco, and just try to keep up with punny guy Chip Saltman. Featuring award winning musical guest Frank Leto.

Podcast, STEM

Wilderness Kids

This time on The Children’s Hour, what happens when the wilderness is the classroom? Teacher Jen Chavez Miller and her 8th graders from Albuquerque’s South Valley Academy explored the wilderness of New Mexico together on day trips, overnight, and for a week in the Gila Wilderness. Hear how kids react to their walk on the wild side. The students put together two videos to capture their experiences that you can see here and here.  Plus Julia talks with Kwame Alexander about his award winning books for kids.  It's all in an hour!

Culture & Music, Literacy, Podcast

Live From The Library

The Children's Hour broadcasted live from the Los Griegos Library in Albuquerque's historic Los Griegos neighborhood.

Dive into the Summer Reading program, hear storytellers Scott and Johanna Hongell Darsee, and learn about Albuquerque Public Schools' Refugee and Newcomers Program.  With musical guest, Maya Falcón from The Children's Hour Kids Crew.

Culture & Music, Literacy, Podcast

Language & Learning

This week on The Children's Hour we explore bilingual books with authors Ana Baca and Anna Nogar, who teach us about writing books in multiple languages. Plus the we had Sean Etigson and the Full Circle Singers from Bosque School, who explore the Bard, William Shakespeare through music, poetry, and his unusual use of language.

Podcast, STEM

Looking For Nature

Do you love looking for nature? Then you're ready for the City Nature Challenge! Laurel Ladwig explains how citizen scientists just like you help collect the data we need to better understand animal populations. Plus, young naturalist, Adya talks about the birds of New Mexico springtime. We also feature Isa, with her poem for Autism Acceptance Month.

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