Friday, June 7, 2013

Move It Movement Tour Comes To Life at The Fernbank Museum

The Move It Movement Tour, a mobile, interactive tour event that motivate, energize and educate kids and families about living an active lifestyle had a successful preview at the Fernbank Museum. 

The tour kicked off in Atlanta, GA and will wrap up in Houston, TX on August 12th.  At each of the tour stops, kids and families will experience a range of sports and games – from basketball and soccer, to football and golf – that will help them get the 60 minutes of daily activity they need to stay healthy. 

In addition, each tour stop will feature a Let’s Move! booth where kids and parents can sign up to earn a Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+). PALA+ challenges kids to be active and for 60 minutes a day and fuel up with healthy foods over a period of six weeks.  The Let’s Move! booth will also offer healthy recipes and other nutrition and activity tips designed for families. 

By hosting these free events and encouraging healthy, active lifestyles, Cartoon Network and its partners are helping to advance First Lady Michelle Obama’s goal of ending childhood obesity within a generation. “By finding the activities you love, and then getting up and getting active for an hour a day, you’re showing the rest of us that being healthy isn’t just good for you, it’s fun, too,” says First Lady Michelle Obama. 

Visit to find out if the tour is coming to an area near you!

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