The Children's Hour

Series produced by Katie Stone

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The Children’s Hour is a weekly radio show created for and with kids. We cover topics that are incredibly diverse using interviews, storytelling, poetry, music, and discussion live on the air. Learn something new with us.

“The Children’s Hour” has been a popular Saturday morning staple of the KUNM, 89.9 FM lineup for decades. The show provides a free, easily accessible weekly educational service for children listening, while offering fun, exciting, and useful production opportunities for children involved in making the show happen. Each episode seeks to entertain while recognizing that almost no topic is too “sophisticated” for children, and that through exposure to aspects of science, technology, community service, civic engagement and cultural collaboration, we can successfully address both educational gaps and trends toward low public participation by young people. We feature young performers and thinkers, as well as adult expert guests in all fields, and weave the show themes together with great music.


13 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Father's Day Special to honor all the dads, grandpas, stepdads, and men who make a difference in kids lives

Bought by WSGE


  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Kids are on screens more than ever before, but how much is too much when it comes to screentime?

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller & Childrens Hour Crew, Credit: Vanessa Vassar
We broadcast live from Albuquerque’s Open Space Visitor’s Center with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller in an interview with the Children's Hour kids cr...

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: South Valley Academy 8th Graders & Teacher Jen Chavez Miller, Credit: Katie Stone
Albuquerque 8th graders get a life changing wilderness education, and Kids Crewmember Julia interviews author Kwame Alexander

  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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All about roadrunners

  • Added: May 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
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Live from the Library

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 55:25
Caption: Steven Toya and family , Credit: Vanessa Vassar
Explore the Pueblo people and their ancestors who have called New Mexico home for thousands of years

  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:19
Caption: Children's Fantasy Garden, Credit: ABQ Biopark
The Children's Hour broadcast live from the Albuquerque Biopark's Children's Fantasy Garden, exploring horticulture and entomology with park scient...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:47
Caption: Live from Explora, Katie's View, Credit: Katie Stone
The Children’s Hour broadcasted live from Explora, Albuquerque’s hands on science museum.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 55:31
Caption: Running Medicine kids in the studio
We learn the outcome of the Wild Friends of New Mexico's legislative effort, and we talk with kids from Running Medicine

  • Added: Apr 08, 2019
  • Length: 56:50
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Broadcasting from the ABQBiopark's Aquarium in front of the shark tank with about 100 people in our audience, learn about diving with sharks, growi...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:03
Caption: The Wild Friends of New Mexico, Credit: Wild Friends of New Mexico
The Children's Hour kids explore how state legislatures work, and how kids can participate

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 51:21
Caption: Librarian Laura Metzler reads Tony Hillerman's "Buster Mesquite's Cowboy Band", Credit: Katie Stone
The Children's Hour broadcast live from the Tony Hillerman Public Library in Albuquerque New Mexico.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 56:40