Category Archives: Health

Amplifying Kids Voices at Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on www.letsmove.gov. To view the original post, click here. Posted by Hannah E. Hardy, Director of Programming and Operations, Let’s Move Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens One year after First Lady Michelle Obama launched the Let’s Move! initiative, … Continue reading

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Staying Active at The National Museum of Play

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on www.letsmove.gov. To view the original post, click here. By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to hibernate! The National Museum of … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum of Manhattan Launches Early Childhood Health Curriculum Approved by the National Institutes of Health

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on www.letsmove.gov. To view the original post, click here. By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the federal agency that supports the nation’s libraries and museums. The agency manages … Continue reading

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Our Moving is Our Learning: The Power of Kinesthetic Learning and Programming in Children’s Museums

Ed note: This blog post is made in conjunction with September’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.  By Logan Block Programs Manager, Miami Children’s Museum My father, a lifelong elementary school educator, used to say of children and learning, “Our work is our play.” … Continue reading

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