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Kids Public Radio

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Episodes

Lungfish

1/21/2023
This week on The Children's Hour, we learn about one of the most ancient animals to live on our planet, that is still alive today: Lungfish.

Duration:00:59:00

Divinity Roxx

1/15/2023
Divinity Roxx is a Grammy nominee, superstar bassist, and longtime member of Beyoncé's touring band. This time on The Children's Hour, she guest deejays the show, and answers all of our many questions about life as a rockstar.

Duration:00:50:05

Southwestern American History

1/4/2023
This time on The Children's Hour, we have a different kind of show. This episode is taken from our six episode educational podcast series called "A Brief History of the American Southwest - For Kids" which was produced through multiple virtual field trips to sites of significance in our high desert of New Mexico.

Duration:00:58:37

Best of 2022

1/1/2023
This week on The Children's Hour, we explore the best musical releases for kids in 2022, including the five nominees for the Best Children's Grammy.

Duration:00:58:51

Holidays

12/25/2022
We celebrate the holidays this week on The Children's Hour. It's a musical special, full of new and beloved Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs.

Duration:00:58:59

Favorite Things

12/18/2022
This time on The Children's Hour we explore a few of our favorite things. Genevieve goes to the opera, Corbit and Kodiak fly an airplane, and we visit with pet rescuers from Animal Humane New Mexico.

Duration:00:58:54

Kindness

12/11/2022
This time on The Children's Hour, we explore kindness with our Kids Crew and Lindsay Munroe. Acts of kindness are more than just beneficial for the recipient, givers are also rewarded.

Duration:00:58:52

Our Changing Climate

12/4/2022
This time on The Children's Hour, we learn about climate change, including its causes, results, and the actions we must take to protect future generations.

Duration:00:58:55

Grateful

11/23/2022
Coming up on The Children’s Hour, we’ve got a lot of gratitude this year, for our health, well-being, families, food, homes, and so much more. We’re celebrating Thanksgiving with a musical special in recognition of how thankful we are.

Duration:00:58:58

Coyotes

11/20/2022
This time on The Children's Hour, we learn about a canine that is thriving across North America: coyotes. They may look like wild dogs, but we learn from biologist Zoe Rossman that they are quite different from our friendly house pets.

Duration:00:58:44

Watersheds & Fire

11/13/2022
This time on The Children's Hour, we learn what a watersheds are, and how they are impacted by forest fires. All over the world, people rely upon watersheds for drinking water, irrigating farmland, and for ecosystems. We are joined by educators from the New Mexico Watershed and Forest Restoration Institute, Natalia Shaw and Raymundo Melendez, along with educator and ecologist Dr. Krista Bonfantine.

Duration:00:58:56

Little Free Libraries

11/6/2022
This week on The Children's Hour, Katie and the Crew learn about the Little Free Library network with Shelby King, program director and coordinator of the Impact Library Program.

Duration:00:57:59

Spooky Halloween

10/30/2022
This time on The Children's Hour, get spooked out with us as we celebrate kids' favorite holiday: Halloween! We've got spooky ghost stories from Bill Harley, Katherine Dines, AJ, and Show Mo and the Monkey Bunch.

Duration:00:59:00

Being A Leader

10/23/2022
This time on The Children’s Hour, we learn from two people who have dedicated their lives to being leaders in their communities. First, the kids chat with Pierce Freelon, who is a multi-Emmy winning TV and movie producer, Grammy winning children’s musician, educator, and city councilor in the city of Durham, North Carolina. Pierce talks about how he came to wear all these hats, and explains to us what it is a city councilor actually does.

Duration:00:58:36

Running

10/16/2022
The Kids Crew explore the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of running with blind Olympic champion runner George Mendoza, kids and adults from Running Medicine, and Gabe Vasquez whose running is helping him run for Congress.

Duration:00:59:00

Solar Energy

10/9/2022
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. Featuring live music by Eileen & the Inbetweens.

Duration:00:59:00

Whales

10/2/2022
This time on The Children's Hour we’re learning about the largest animal to ever live on Earth, which still roams the oceans today: whales.

Duration:00:58:51

Banned Books

9/25/2022
This time on The Children's Hour, our summer interns Julia Wolfe and Sophie Anderson-Haynie have co-written and produced a program about Banned Books. They teach us what that means, the history of banning books, and how it's even possible in the era of digital reading.

Duration:00:58:44

Birthdays

9/18/2022
This time on The Children’s Hour, the Kids Crew does a deep dive to learn about birthday traditions from around the world. What do you do for your birthday?

Duration:00:58:52

Alphabet Rockers

9/11/2022
We're getting inspired by the two time Grammy nominated Alphabet Rockers founders, Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd. Then Thaniel from our Kids Crew has a review of Arnold Lobel's classic book for kids, Frog and Toad All Year. Mixed with great music.

Duration:00:58:20