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Eclectic, entertaining, educational public radio for kids of all ages on every topic under and beyond the sun. The Children's Hour radio show includes kids in every production, and our themes focus on civics, STEM, culture and performance. The Children's Hour keeps everyone in the family engrossed, with great music and subjects that teach listeners something new, regardless of age. Heard on more than 160 radio stations worldwide each week, and hosted by Katie Stone for over 23 years, with her intrepid Kids Crew comprised of real kids learning to make radio, tune in each week to learn with us!

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.3 • 45 Ratings

Eclectic, entertaining, educational public radio for kids of all ages on every topic under and beyond the sun. The Children's Hour radio show includes kids in every production, and our themes focus on civics, STEM, culture and performance. The Children's Hour keeps everyone in the family engrossed, with great music and subjects that teach listeners something new, regardless of age. Heard on more than 160 radio stations worldwide each week, and hosted by Katie Stone for over 23 years, with her intrepid Kids Crew comprised of real kids learning to make radio, tune in each week to learn with us!

    Trains

    Trains

    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!

    • 59 min
    Southwest US History

    Southwest US History

    This week on The Children’s Hour, learn about the history of the Southwest United States. Adapted from our educational podcast series: A Brief History of the American Southwest for Kids, join us for a dive into 23,000 years of American history.

    • 59 min
    The Universe

    The Universe

    This time on The Children's Hour, we go far out into space with Dr. Katie Mack, a theoretical astrophysicist whose current focus is on the timeline of the universe, from its birth through its death, billions of years from now.

    • 59 min
    Banned Books

    Banned Books

    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.

    • 59 min
    Dad’s Day

    Dad’s Day

    We’re celebrating dads for Father’s Day with a musical special. As we think about our fathers, we remember the important role they play in our families, and our lives with their nurturing, love, and care. Happy Father’s Day to all the dads from all of us on The Children’s Hour.



    In our musical special for Father’s Day, we hear some of our favorite Kindie artists with their tributes to Dad, plus we have music from Ghanaian rapper, Jayso, and we hear a love song to Dad sung in Cree by Adrian Sutherland. There are songs for weird dads, songs for quiet moments, and silly songs too.



    This episode was produced by Katie Stone, with help from our Senior Producer Christina Stella. We had additional assistance from our summer intern, Thaniel. Many thanks to the independent children’s musicians who make every show better with their great tunes.



    © 2024 The Children’s Hour Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    • 59 min
    Lungfish

    Lungfish

    This time on The Children's Hour, we learn about one of the planet's most ancient species that's still around today: lungfish. Dr. Irene Salinas is a immunologist who is unlocking the secrets to these creatures' incredible ability to survive in the most unlikely of circumstances. Learn with us!

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

el Tweaker ,

Where kids are treated like people

This show is made by and with children - music, science, and kids interviewing all manners of folks - in the arts, science, and technical fields like water treatment. Kids perform - what a refreshing change from what adults think kids should be told! One more thing - only science and facts are aired.

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Ruby Moon

Not romitter friendly

MelRodG ,

Awesome for families

Our family loves this podcast. It’s not only wonderful for children, but fun for parents to listen to as well. Every week is filled with education, music and fun. We especially love the skunk episode and can’t wait to find out more info about Dr. Dragoo’s center.

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