Category Archives: Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens

Enchanted Garden Explorer Packs

By Ann Hackeling Enchanted Garden Coordinator and Instructor, Howard County Library Miller Branch You might notice children huddled around the Peter Rabbit Patch at Howard County Library’s (HCLS) Enchanted Garden. Those children are exploring the garden and learning about Peter Rabbit’s favorite … Continue reading

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Kicking Off the 2013 Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Series

By Kelsey Donohue Office of Communication and Outreach, U.S. Department of Education. Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of letsmove.gov. You can find the full original post here. “To make your dreams come true, it takes … Continue reading

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Running with Animals and Athletes

Perot Museum of Nature and Science Dallas, TX The new Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s Sports Run Exhibit teaches kids and adults alike the science of running, and allows audiences to race local sports figures and iconic animals both prehistoric and … Continue reading

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Summertime in the Garden

By Courtney Reid Youth Programs Instructor, Gardens on Spring Creek Fort Collins, Colo. The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins, Colo. provides year-round opportunities for exploration and experiential investigation of gardening, healthy eating, fitness, and how that correlates to the … Continue reading

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Pilot Project Serves Free Summer Lunch to Kids in Libraries

This blog was originally posted on the HealthyCal blog. By Lily Dayton California Health Report After working at the Oakland Public Library (OPL) for over 15 years, branch manager Pete Villaseñor has grown accustomed to kids hanging out in the … Continue reading

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