What is Architecture?

What is Architecture?

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore architecture with the legendary New Mexican architect and University of New Mexico professor emerita Edie Cherry in a live broadcast from the Special Collections branch library. With musical guests, the Squash Blossom […]

Pollinator Protectors

Pollinator Protectors

  This week on The Children’s Hour, meet kids who are pollinator protectors with Wild Friends of New Mexico. These students from the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy successfully lobbied the state legislature for a license plate, in order to raise […]

Dance

Dance

Kids love to dance, and it turns out dance loves kids of all ages. The social, psychological, academic and health benefits of dancing are enormous. We explore the history, styles and benefits of dance, with historians and instructors from Keshet […]

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 & […]

Kids & Screens

Kids & Screens

How much screen time is too much for kids? This week on The Children’s Hour we explore digital devices, addiction, and kids. Our crew discuss their own use of screens, and what they think about how they use their devices.  […]

Best of 2019

Best of 2019

On the next episode of The Children’s Hour radio show and podcast, we take a look back at some of our favorite clips and music from 2019. We spoke with New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, author Kwame Alexander, kids […]

Holiday Special

Holiday Special

This week on The Children’s Hour, winter break is here and we’re celebrating with a holiday special. We’ll play some of our favorites Christmas and Hanukkah songs. Hear our favorite holiday story, and dance along with us. We’ve got the […]

Mother Goose

Mother Goose

  This week on The Children’s Hour, we’re going to the goose and she’s not cooked! It’s Mother Goose with her stories, songs and rhymes featuring the band Meri Dean in a live performance at the South Valley Library in […]

Earthquakes & Volcanoes

Earthquakes & Volcanoes

This week on The Children’s Hour, it’s not earth shattering information that earthquakes and volcanoes are among the most destructive events on our planet. Join us for an exploration of the science behind them with Dr. Mousumi Roy professor of […]

Puppets & Jim Henson

Puppets & Jim Henson

The Children’s Hour was broadcast live from the opening of the Jim Henson exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum in Old Town Albuquerque. The kids interviewed Cheryl Henson, Jim’s daughter about growing up on Sesame Street. With live music from KUNM’s […]

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