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Health, Podcast

Giving Back: A Talk With Donovan Smith

The Children's Hour welcomed Donovan Smith, a 13 year old making a difference in the lives of homeless people. Having learned first hand the challenge of living a life without a home, Donovan chooses to give back to those in the community who are the most vulnerable and in need.

Podcast, STEM

Sandia Cave

This week on The Children’s Hour we learned about the mysteries of Sandia Cave from the rangers who work to preserve and protect it. The cave has been a shelter for animals and humans, for more than 10,000 years. Today kids can crawl all the way to the back of the cave, to get a feeling for life as a cave dweller.

Culture & Music, Podcast

Symbols Of Enchantment

The Children's Hour welcomed musician and educator, Curious Chris who took us through the various symbols representing New Mexico. From the Zia to the Coelophysis, turquoise to yucca flowers the Land of Enchantment's state symbols showcase our unique culture, landscape and history. The Kids Crew explored these official markers through music and stories.

Civics, Podcast

Climate Activist Kids

The Children's Hour Kids Crew are joined by kids who are actively trying to save the planet as part of Our Children's Trust. Aji Piper joined us from Seattle to talk about the lawsuit that he and 19 other kids are involved with to hold governments accountable for pollution. The kids are winning their cases, and that's good news for us all.

Culture & Music, Podcast

Andy Mason Performs

The Kids Crew welcomed singer and songwriter, Andy Mason from Portales, New Mexico with a live, in studio concert. Plus we found out when to expect the end of the world, and we celebrated the KUNM Kids Birthday Club members. As always, we also had a family events calendar, great music, and so much more. This show broadcast live from the KUNM studios on May 21, 2016.

Culture & Music, History, Podcast

Spring Rituals

The Children's Hour hosted kids from Jimmy Carter Middle School who told us how cultures around the world welcome spring. From exploding snowmen, drowning dolls, rolling down a hill with cheese, and flinging colored powder at friends, people worldwide have unique ways of saying goodbye to winter.

Podcast, STEM

Valle Vista Bird Watchers

Albuquerque's Valle Vista Elementary School 4th Graders from Mrs. Dawson's class joined The Children's Hour Kids Crew in the studio to talk about how bird watching at the Valle del Oro was a life changing experience. Not only did these kids learn about our feathered friends in the Bosque, but the program enabled them to be citizen scientists.

Literacy, Podcast

Hakim Bellamy Reads Samuel’s Story

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.

Podcast, STEM

Scientific Kids

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.

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