The Saturday courses will start on April 3 and can incorporate art-making, storytelling, music and motion actions for enjoyable and hands-on classes.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is partnering with Cherry Well being – Westside Well being Middle to host the EatPlayGrow program, which makes use of an evidence-based curriculum to show younger kids, sometimes beneath the age of 5, and their caregivers about vitamin and wholesome habits.
The Saturday courses will start on April 3 and can incorporate art-making, storytelling, music and motion actions for enjoyable and hands-on classes. Instructors can even incorporate the Museum’s reveals, artifacts and specimens to make direct connections to classes.
“This program is a wonderful alternative for youthful college students to be taught concerning the significance of wholesome life-style decisions, whereas additionally exploring the Museum’s artifacts and reveals to make connections to the curriculum,” mentioned Rob Schuitema, the GRPM’s director of public packages. “With the small-group class choices, households will take pleasure in being immersed into the Museum setting, whereas studying necessary messages.”
Lessons shall be held in small group settings on the Museum, at both 10:30 a.m. or 2 p.m., for one hour, with eight weeks of sophistication choices and altering matters.
College students use their 5 senses to discover ways to perceive their our bodies’ dietary and bodily wants.
April 10: Fabulous Fruits
College students be taught the significance of incorporating fruit into their day by day life-style.
April 17: Transfer to the Beat
College students be taught concerning the coronary heart and maintaining it wholesome by music, rhythm, and bodily exercise.
April 24: I Love My Veggies
College students be taught the significance of consuming greens every single day.
Might 1: Dem Bones
College students are launched to the skeletal system and significance of calcium.
Might 8: Wholesome Drinks
College students uncover the advantages of consuming wholesome drinks as a substitute of soda and sweetened drinks.
Might 15: Sensible Sleep
College students be taught that growing a wholesome sleep routine is a vital a part of a wholesome life-style.
Might 22: Power Stability
College students be taught what it takes to achieve a wholesome weight by balancing power in, with power output.
Registration is required and is free to kids. A mum or dad or guardian is required to attend with the kid and should buy a ticket. Registrants should join every class individually. Tickets should be reserved upfront at grpm.org.
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