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Louisiana Children’s Museum – Growing Up Healthy

Educators can earn a certificate for CLU’s by attending this seminar!

Keynote Speaker: Mary A. Younger, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine
Dr. Younger will speak about the importance of nutrition and healthy lifestyles for children as well as the vital role that educators and child care centers play in influencing healthy behaviors.

Contributing Speaker: The ReThinkers “Time to Rethink School Lunch”

Demonstration of LCM’s EatSleepPlay Program Cat Bacelieri Chief Education Officer, Louisiana Children’s Museum

Attendees will be guided through an interactive lesson from the EatSleepPlay childhood obesity prevention program, delivered by the Children’s Museum in community child care centers. Attendees will learn how to incorporate into their classroom ways to engage students in movement, arts & crafts, reading, and enjoying healthy snacks.

Nutrition Learning Pathway
Take a journey through a Nutrition Pathway at the Louisiana Children’s Museum! Attendees will receive a passport to fill with stamps on the journey through 4 interactive experiences in the Museum.  This seminar is ideal for all Educators, Child Care Center Teachers & Directors, and students interested in Education. Clock Hours for Child Care Center Teachers & Directors are pending.  Enjoy complimentary healthy appetizers after the seminar.

Go to www.lcm.org for more information or to register for the Growing Up Healthy Seminar