The Children's Hour Inc.

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The Children's Hour is a weekly radio show created for and with kids. We offer the same content through two different PRX delivery methods, the automated PRX delivery service, and the downloadable exchange. 

The Children's Hour is a weekly, educational and entertaining public radio program for kids and families. Using excellent music, expert guests, talented kids and a format that is a proven success in growing and keeping listeners of all ages engaged.

The Children's Hour includes kids in all aspects of the production. We're dedicated to filling educational gaps, by focusing on civics, STEM, culture, and performance, using interviews with scientists, experts in all fields, civil servants, cultural educators, performers and others, and weaving shows together with a wide variety of musical genres.

Kids on our crew and in our community contribute content, design programming, and cohost our shows.

We are happy to make station tags. Just reach out to us at info@childrenshour.org

Learn more about us, get photos from our shows, links on our themes, and more at ChildrensHour.org 

Series

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94 Pieces

The Children’s Hour is a weekly radio show created for and with kids. Incredibly diverse themes are explored using interviews, storytelling, poetry, music, and discussion with kids on our talented Kids Crew. Learn something new with us.

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24 Pieces

The Children’s Hour is an hour long weekly radio show created for and with kids, available 54 and 58 minutes. A wide diversity of themes are explored using interviews, storytelling, poetry, music, and discussion with our Kids Crew. Learn something new with us. Content from this series will deliver automatically to station automation systems. Please reach out to katie@childrenshour.org for more information.


Pieces

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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 Alexa...

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and more


  • Added: Dec 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The Children's Hour plays holiday favorites including the kids' favorite story

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WCNY, RadioFreePalmer, Allegheny Mountain Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Astronaut Christina Koch
The Children's Hour held a live chat with astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station, and the kids interviewed space researchers

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY, Allegheny Mountain Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The Children's Hour is full of Mother Goose stories, songs and poems with live music.

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY, KGLP and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 8
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Learn the science of earthquakes and volcanoes

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY, Allegheny Mountain Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Loren Kahn Puppet Theater, Credit: Gary Newell
This week on The Children’s Hour you’re invited to join us for a live broadcast from the opening of the Jim Henson exhibit at the Albuquerque Museu...

Bought by WLRH


  • Added: Nov 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mrs. Antillon's 2nd Grade Historians, Credit: Katie Stone
We learn about using music to pull out family stories from our elders, and 2nd graders teach us about the legendary painter, Frida Kahlo

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY, and Allegheny Mountain Radio


  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: I'll Miss You Dad, Credit: Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr.
In a broadcast recorded live at the Museum of the American Military Family in Tijeras, New Mexico, The Children's Hour Kids Crew interview military...

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Photo by Russell Lee, New Mexico girls c. 1940
This week on The Children's Hour, we learn about traditional children's songs of New Mexico.

Bought by KGLP, KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Evan and Sam and Goat, Credit: Vanessa Vassar
Kids explore death and grief on the show with authors, experts, and telling their own experiences

Bought by KQRU FM LP, WLRH, WXPR, WCNY, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6