-- Your Insides: "Your Insides" is an exploration of what goes on inside
the body. Activities include the "Count's Organ Organ," which
musically teaches kids about their internal organs' locations and
functions; "Digestion with Oscar," a display that shows kids what
happens to food when they eat it; and "Oscar's Sneeze Machine," where
children pull a lever to irritate a big nose that actually sneezes!
-- Your Outsides: Children learn to identify different body parts, learn
what they do and explore the many ways they can put them to use.
Exhibits include "Your Wonderful Hands," featuring puzzles, sign
language games, shadow puppets and more; "Your Legs and Feet," an
interactive exhibit that shows what happens when you put your legs in
motion; and "Use Your Head," a play-along question and answer game
show about the parts of the head.
-- Staying Healthy: Learn how eating healthy foods, staying clean, and
getting plenty of physical activity as well as sleep can help the body
stay healthy. Ernie and Rubber Ducky get kids started in "Rub-A-Dub
Tub," a silly game that shows them just how much fun staying clean can
be. Then it's on to "Mr. Hooper's Store," where children scan
groceries and learn specific messages about how different kinds of
healthy foods are good for their bodies, and "Baby Bear's Mini-Mart,"
a toddler-sized activity area where children can stock up on a variety
of healthy foods and drinks.
New Balance, a leading manufacturer of innovative performance footwear,
is the national sponsor of Sesame Street Presents: The Body. The brand,
which emphasizes the importance of fit and widths for kids through its "We
Fit Kids" marketing campaign, is integrated into a "learn to tie your
shoelaces" lesson as a partner in the Heal
|SOURCE The Health Museum|
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