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The Children's Hour
9:00AM Saturday

Eclectic, energetic, enriching radio for kids of all ages. 

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  • This time on The Children's Hour we get onboard and learn about trains. The Kids Crew went on a field trip to The WHEELS Museum of Albuquerque, and discovered the rich history of railroads.
  • This week on The Children's Hour we learn about the most inexpensive energy source in the world: solar power. In a show recorded live at the New Mexico Solar Energy Association's Solar Fiesta, the kids talk with solar educator and engineer, Marlene Brown.
  • This time on The Children’s Hour we learn how everyone can contribute to active scientific research by participating in Community Science with groups like BEMP: the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program.
  • This time on The Children's Hour we explore what sounds classic. First we learn about classical music with prodigy pianist Kayden Kelly. Then we play with sound effects with Kip Allen and Crawford MacCallum.
  • Celebrate Mom with The Children’s Hour in a musical Mother’s Day special. We feature some of the latest tunes from Kindie musicians honoring mothers, and we hear poetry about the special bond between kids and our moms. Happy Mother’s Day to all who celebrate from The Children’s Hour.
  • This time on The Children’s Hour, we take a step back in time, to over 80 years ago to World War II, one of the biggest conflicts in human history, which changed modern humanity forever. Learn from Ms. Teresa Rand Bridges’ bilingual 5th grade class at Alvarado Elementary, a public school in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • This time on The Children's Hour we explore how reading to dogs can help kids feel confident and excited about reading. Read To The Dogs programs can be found in many libraries, and sometimes they come to schools.
  • We celebrate Earth Day on The Children’s Hour with students working to save the environment around them. RiverXchange is a program that partners with schools in Albuquerque, which is nestled along the Rio Grande, to create projects that protect our precious environment.

  • It's National Poetry Month in the USA, and we are celebrating with a Poetry Palooza on The Children's Hour! We're joined by poet and educator, Allan Wolf. Wolf’s books for young people showcase his love of research, history, science, and poetry.
  • This time on The Children’s Hour, we learn about squid with Skype A Scientist, Dr. Sarah McAnulty. These ubiquitous creatures are the psychedelic acrobats of the ocean.