Mentors

Mentors

What is a mentor, and how does having a mentor make a difference in a kid’s life? Learn what mentors do with the time they spend with kids. Big Brothers Big Sisters bring mentors and kids to our studio for […]

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 […]

Kids In Space

Kids In Space

This week on The Children’s Hour, hear our chat with astronaut Christina Koch who is aboard the International Space Station recorded live at the University of New Mexico with an audience of over 600 students. This was a rare and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two Of A Kind Mini Concert

Two Of A Kind Mini Concert

On this edition of The Children’s Hour, the award winning children’s musical duo Two of A Kind perform a mini concert live in our Sunspot Solar Studio. The band tells stories through music, movement, humor and audience participation, covering themes like […]

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