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The Children's Hour
9:00AM Saturday

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

Find our podcasts at our website http://ChildrensHour.org

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  • Sat. 8/13 9a: This time on The Children's Hour, we partner with our friends at Well Beings Studio to create a show that's about using poetry to heal, support and express yourself. Creating art with kids impacted by medical trauma, Well Beings Studio brings their students' work to The Children's Hour.
  • Sat. 8/6 9a: This time on The Children's Hour we're leaping into learning about lemurs with Faye Goodwin, an educator at the Duke Lemur Center. Find out how humans are related to these adorable primates, and discover why they only live in the wild in one place in the world.
  • Sat. 7/30 9a: This week on The Children's Hour, we're joined by the Lady Gaga of children's music Twinkle! She's an award winning, bilingualchildren's musician, performer, voice actress and TV star.
  • Sat. 7/23 9a: On this episode of The Children's Hour we're joined by the legendary children's musician Laurie Berkner for a mini concert and conversation. Laurie talks with the Kids Crew about her career in music and with children, and plays some songs for us.
  • Sat. 7/16 9a: This time on The Children's Hour we learn about the official musical style of Washington DC, GoGo and how it relates to HipHop, with "drumcussionist" and children's media creator, Uncle Devin.He's the founder of WeenationRadio which showcases performers of color to family audiences worldwide.
  • Sat. 7/9 9a: This week on The Children's Hour, we re-visit a show we recorded in April 2020 with one of the funniest storytellers of our time, Grammy winning singer, songwriter, and award winning author Bill Harley joins us in a mini concert from his studio in Massachusetts.
  • Sat. 7/2 9a: On this episode of The Children's Hour, the Kids Crew talk with an exoplanetologist, Dr. Diana Dragomir. We discover what an exoplanet is, and how astronomers find them in a vast sea of stars. Learn if there's life outside our solar system, and how you can help in the search.
  • Sat. 6/25 9a: This week on The Children's Hour we chat with Julie from Ants on a Log, a band that performs music for children and other childlike people that advocates for positivity, social justice, and silliness through song.This2-person band consists of Julie and Anya from Philadelphia, PA. The two began writing together, finding driving harmonies and song topics that were silly, serious, environmental, feminist, gender-bending, and just plain fun.
  • Sat. 6/18 9a: This week we have a special musical edition of The Children's Hour that honors our dads, just in time for Father's Day. We celebrate with music, poetry and history.
  • Sat. 6/11 9a: There’s no better time than summertime to take a family adventure. This time on The Children’s Hour we’re joined by Christina M. Selby, author of the new book New Mexico Family Outdoor Adventure Guide. She's an expert in taking families on adventure travels and gives us some tips on jumping into a new adventures with children.