Wilderness Kids

Wilderness Kids

This week 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 […]

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 & […]

Best Kids Music 2018

Best Kids Music 2018

We play some of what we think are the best kids songs from 2018, and we play all the Grammy nominees for 2018’s Best Children’s Release, plus more of our favorites that came out this year. Find out what happens […]

Treasuring Our Money

Treasuring Our Money

What does a treasurer do? Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce explains her work.  It’s more than just collecting property taxes. Find out how a government treasurer’s work i mpacts every person in the district, including kids. Also John Lanza, author of The […]

Healthy Food Choices

Healthy Food Choices

Healthy food choices can seem to be hard to make, but nutritionist Patricia Keane from UNM’s Prevention Research Center has info on how to find the right balance for kids. And, with nearly 2 in 5 New Mexican children who […]

Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

Traditional Southwest Hispanic folk music includes many beloved children’s songs. An expert in New Mexico folklore and music, Dr. Enrique Lamadrid shares songs and their stories of a traditional New Mexican childhood. Sing along with us! We featured music by […]

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