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 & […]

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 […]

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 […]

Death & Grief

Death & Grief

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore how kids cope with death and grief. Our Kids Crew interview our friends from the Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico, children’s book Evan & The Skygoats author Vanessa Vassar,  and death […]

Unappreciated Animals

Unappreciated Animals

Does an animal have to be adorable to be appreciated? This week on The Children’s Hour, we’re covering unappreciated animals.  How do commonly animals like snakes, bugs, lizards and others fit into the web of life? Our friend Bethany Dunn, […]

Climate Change

Climate Change

This week on The Children’s Hour, how do weather and climate interact? To find out, the kids interview climatologist Dr. Dave Gutzler and meteorologist Dr. Dierdra Kahn about our changing climate. Plus, the crew talked with kids attending the school […]

Birthdays

Birthdays

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore birthdays. Birthdays are celebrated in many different ways, but some traditions cross cultural boundaries. The Kids Crew explore birthdays around the world, and find out the story behind the famous Happy Birthday […]

Radio Astronomy

Radio Astronomy

This week on The Children’s Hour, in a galaxy far, far away, we can tell there’s a black hole at its center. We know this because of the Very Large Array, a huge radio telescope in central New Mexico that […]

Chamber Music And Molly of Denali

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 […]

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