EatSleepPlay™: Building Health Every Day

EatSleepPlay™: Building Health Every Day

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Step into CMOM’s EatSleepPlay™: Building Health Every Day exhibit and experience interactive ways for families to create a healthier lifestyle together. All activities and information based on the latest medical and behavioral research. Learn the essential facts and skills to make simple changes to build a strong and healthy future.
• Having a hard time getting your child to eat fruits and vegetables?
• Is your child’s bedtime getting later and later?
• Worried about the amount of physical activity your child is getting?

The Decision Center
Discover games and simple family routines that support and develop your brain’s ability to make healthier choices.

Consequences
Crawl through a giant digestive system, follow nutrients into the body and pump a giant heart.

The Sleep Center
Discover why nothing can replace sleep for good health and disease prevention.

Play Center
Learn the power of pedaling, dancing, running, bouncing and jumping together as a family.

NYC Green Cart
Meet the Super Sprowtz™, a team of super-powered vegetable heroes and explore the benefits of fruits and vegetables at this giant NYC Green Cart.

 

Learn more about EatSleepPlay™: A CMOM Health Initiative.

Read the the Hunter College School of Urban Public Health evaluation of CMOM’s EatSleepPlay™ exhibition: Click here to download PDF »
• Read the evaluation's Executive Summary: Click here to download PDF »

EatSleepPlay™: Building Health Every Day is funded by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund; the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency; Goldman Sachs Gives and the Joan Ganz Cooney Fund at the New York Community Trust.

Induction Loop Picture
A T-coil compatible induction loop is available where the sign is posted. Induction loops operate in the exhibition at the following components: Hullabaloo, Royal Flush, Stomach and Super Sprowtz™ videos.

 

Follow the Sprowtz!

Meet the Super Sprowtz™, a team of super-powered vegetable heroes and explore the benefits of fruits and vegetables at this giant NYC Green Cart.

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

CMOM'S New York Treasures Scavenger Hunt, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm

Search for hidden New York treasures throughout CMOM’s five floors of interactive exhibitions in a daily scavenger hunt this summer. Learn fun facts about NYC’s most famous attractions and cultural institutions along the way. Each hidden New York treasure will give you clues to solve a secret message and win a small prize!  
 

Messy with Art: Mud Painting, 10:00am

5 & younger

Create paint made of mud and design vibrant artwork inspired by the Earth!

Way Down Underground: Pop-up Water Science, 10:30am

All ages

10:30am – 4:00pm
Weather Permitting

With support from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, join CMOM educators for some pop-up water experiments and story times in CMOM’s outdoor water exhibit City Splash. Learn about where your water comes from and where it goes as we explore NYC way down underground.
 

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Meet the Author: Turtle and Me with Robie H. Harris, 11:00am

All ages

Bring your favorite toy animal, blankie or any “lovey” you have and join author Robie H. Harris as she reads her book Turtle and Me, a story about the adventures of a little child and a beloved cuddly turtle. Create a soft turtle lovey of your own to take home. 

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

First Day of School Picture Frames, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Create a picture frame to commemorate the first day of school.

Meet the Author: Turtle and Me with Robie H. Harris, 12:00pm

All ages

Bring your favorite toy animal, blankie or any “lovey” you have and join author Robie H. Harris as she reads her book Turtle and Me, a story about the adventures of a little child and a beloved cuddly turtle. Create a soft turtle lovey of your own to take home. 

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Good Vibrations, 12:30pm

5 & younger

How are sounds made? How can you change sounds? Learn about the science behind sound waves as we make beautiful music together!
 

Bubble Party, 1:00pm

5 & younger

Listen and dance along to music as museum educators blow bubbles across the PlayWorks™ Lab!

Bubble Wrap Pop, 1:30pm

5 & younger

Snap! Pop! Dance with us on bubble wrap!

Monstrous Pencil Cases, 2:00pm

All ages

Create a monster-inspired pencil case to prepare for the first day of school!

Monster Pencil Cases, 2:00pm

All ages

Create a monster-inspired pencil case to prepare for the first day of school!

2:00pm – 4:30pm 

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.
 

SCENTsory Jars, 3:00pm

5 & younger

What’s that smell?! Did you know that scent memories are stored in our brains? Join us as we test our nose and brain by smelling various mystery items!
 

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Full Calendar