Armadillos, sloths and opossums spend about 80% of their lives sleeping.
The body uses protein to build healthy muscle and tissue. Good sources of protein include lean meats, eggs, fish, poultry, beans, nuts, and cheese.
The year the Walnut Street Theatre opened in Philadelphia, PA. It is now the oldest theatre in America.
Trees produce oxygen and reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
An aluminum can that is thrown away will still be a can 500 years from now! There is no limit to the amount of times an aluminum can can be recycled.
According to John Riley of the White House Historical Association, Harry Truman was a haberdasher. A haberdasher (HAB-er-dash-er) is someone who deals in men's clothing and accessories, particularly hats.
Only 6% of children ages 9-13 play outside on their own in a typical week. (Children & Nature Network, 2008)
The National Children’s Museum and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, have established a partnership, making NCM the only museum home for Sesame Street within the National Capital area. As part of the partnership, Sesame Street and its characters extend the Workshop’s educational mission with a significant presence in the museum. Interactive exhibits and educational video segments are most integrated into elements of the Museum’s 3 & Undergallery and incorporated in select events and programming. Additionally, Sesame Workshop and NCM collaborate on content development and program creation throughout the Museum space.
Ready for funsies in your onesies?!? Join us tomorrow (yes, we're OPEN) from 10am-4pm for NCM's PAJAM-A-RAMA!! Wear your favorite PJs!