Podcast | The Children's Hour

Podcast | The Children's Hour

Kids Public Radio


September 24, 2023 56 mins
Learn about fossils in a Kids Crew field trip to a secret fossil quarry in the mountains outside of Albuquerque, as well as in a chat with New Mexico Natural History Museum educator Mike Sanchez. Will we become fossilized too? Fossils teach us about the Ice Age and climate change at the La Brea Tar pits in the heart of Los Angeles. This episode comes with a Learn-Along guide and is mixed with great music.
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This time on The Children's Hour we are falling into autumn in the northern hemisphere. We learn about equinox, and hear from 5th graders on learning different perspectives about Labor Day, Mexican Independence Day, and Columbus Day.
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September 10, 2023 58 mins
This time on The Children’s Hour, it’s a full hour of stories and story-songs with authors Todd Parr and Michelle Adam, and many more. We hear stories from Bill Harley, Joanne Shenandoah, and song stories throughout the program. This episode takes us on adventures to new worlds and ideas. Join us while we tell you stories, this time on The Children’s Hour.
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September 3, 2023 58 mins
The Kids Crew learn the science, history, and current schedule of vaccination from Newberry Honor author Dr. Rajani Larocca, and from the Center for Disease Control's Dr. Georgina Peacock. Plus we meet Dr. Richard Corsi, a pioneer of the cheap D-I-Y air purifier.
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August 27, 2023 58 mins
Celebrate The Children's Hour's fifth birthday in a show full of memorable moments from our last five years, and mixed with some of our favorite tunes.
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August 20, 2023 58 mins
This time on The Children’s Hour we rock on with Esther Crow. She’s an award winning Kindie rockstar, whose music is full of inspirational lyrics and jamming guitar licks. We also hear from Kids Crew member Isaac about his Gila Wilderness Adventure. Esther Crow is our guest deejay.
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August 13, 2023 58 mins
This week on The Children’s Hour, it’s the three hundred eighty third anniversary of the Pueblo Revolt on August 10th and we cover the story. Taken from our educational series: A Brief History of the American Southwest for Kids, join us for a dive into 23,000 years of American history.
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August 6, 2023 58 mins
This time on The Children's Hour we learn about the largest animal to ever live on Earth, which still roams the oceans today: whales.
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July 30, 2023 58 mins
This week we explore a creature that used to live throughout the mountain west United States, the elusive black footed ferret. Once declared extinct, the highly endangered specialist predator may make a comeback in the North American prairie thanks in part to our guest, Paul Marinari, Senior Curator at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute at the National Zoo.
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July 23, 2023 58 mins
This time on The Children's Hour, we learn about parasites. Parasitologists Dr. Matt Bolek and Dr. Sarah Bush join our Kids Crew for a lively discussion.
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July 16, 2023 58 mins
The Kids Crew is joined by Charles Bergman who is a writer, photographer, and speaker and longtime professor at Pacific Lutheran University. He also wrote Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All.
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July 9, 2023 58 mins
This time on The Children’s Hour, we learn about Manatees, the gentle giants of the sea. In a visit with Andrea Hermann from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the Kids Crew and Katie discuss the current ecological status of manatees, plus we find out all about their lives in the seas around Florida and elsewhere in the world.
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July 2, 2023 58 mins
This time on The Children’s Hour, we immerse ourselves in good vibes with a summer fun soundtrack. We've got brand new Kindie music and a classic Bill Harley story about the terror of the high dive and power of unrequited love. Be uplifted with us!
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June 25, 2023 58 mins
We get into the woods with Dr. Lisa Markovchick from WildEarth Guardians as we learn about forests. This episode comes with a signature Learn-Along Guide that meets and cites education standards. Learn with us!
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June 18, 2023 58 mins
This week on The Children's Hour we honor fathers in a musical special for the dads, stepdads, granddads, papas, and fellas in our lives who help us grow. Featuring some of the best in Kindie musicians, plus old favorites.
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June 11, 2023 58 mins
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. Learn with us!
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June 4, 2023 58 mins
This time on The Children's Hour we explore the most inexpensive energy source in the world: solar power, in a show recorded live at the Solar Fiesta in Albuquerque New Mexico. Comes with a signature Learn-Along Guide!
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May 28, 2023 58 mins
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 episode comes with a free Learn-Along Guide!
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May 21, 2023 58 mins
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.
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May 13, 2023 50 mins
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.
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