Ochsner Health is here to provide helpful resources to parents during the COVID-19 stay home mandate. Working with our Education Outreach Team, we’ll be sharing a variety of ideas to keep your children entertained, engaged and learning while staying at home.
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Did you know that all living things are made up of cells? Groups of cells form tissues. Tissues form organs. Organs form body systems, which form you and me. In this video, we will go over two very unique ways to model the components of a cell, one is a delicious snack and the other comes to life using a free educational app called Quiver! Watch to learn more.
Tortilla chips and salsa are a delicious refreshing summer snack that you can make right at home! With a few simple ingredients you can make your own homemade, fresh, and healthy version that is sure to be hit. Let’s gather our ingredients and get started!
Have you tried last week's replant and recycle activity? By this point, your veggie garden should be growing. Let’s learn what else we can regrow at home.
Even when we are stuck in quarantine, it is important to keep your body moving. Did you know that the Ochsner Performance Training team has special workouts designed for ages 7-19. These classes help young athletes learn the fundamentals of proper body mechanics in a safe and positive environment. Check out this work out plan and visit performance.ochsner.org to learn more.
Did you know that all the water in the world has always been here? Yep, the same scoop of water that King Tut or Aristotle or Benjamin Franklin drank may have been recycled back to water you may be drinking in your cup of water (cleaned of course). This cycling of the water is called the "water cycle." It is so important that our water is clean and usable for us to stay healthy because only 3% of the water on Earth is fresh water…what we can drink.
A 30 Day Guide to Child Development
As schools are closed, and kids and parents are stuck at home, it can be hard to maintain structure that will keep your child occupied while still learning new concepts. The Boh Center of Child Development at Ochsner Hospital for Children is here to help by providing daily activities that are engaging, educational and promote your child’s development. Check in weekly to try each new activity that your kid will love – in fact, they won’t even realize they are learning!