This week, the National Park Foundation is celebrating National Park Week, and it runs through April 27. The National Parks provide a great opportunity to get outside and be active while having fun discovering new places! And if there was ever a week to discover the diverse wildlife, iconic landscapes, vibrant cultures, and rich history America’s national parks have to offer, this is it.
It was a beautiful day on the South Lawn yesterday as over 30,000 people visited for the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme was “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape,” and many of the day’s activities were in support of Let’s Move!, providing kids and families with opportunities for fun physical activity and helpful tips on eating healthy.
Stars from Disney Channel’s JESSIE joined the First Lady and Chef Marc Murphy to prepare healthy snacks at this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll. Check out the tasty recipes below and try them out at home with your family:
Today marks the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, and we couldn’t be more excited. The theme for this year’s Easter Egg Roll is “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape.”
The MyPlate On Campus initiative, USDA’s effort to promote healthy eating on college campuses nationwide through peer-to-peer education, launched 1 year ago. In that time, nearly 2,000 students, representing all 50 states, have joined the cause by becoming MyPlate On Campus Ambassadors. It has been exciting to watch it grow and see the creative ways that students are bringing nutrition education to life on their campus. Read below about how one group of passionate students is helping to spread the MyPlate message:
Just over four years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama started Let’s Move! to help address rising childhood obesity rates in the U.S. But the First Lady wasn’t the first person in the White House to focus on the health of our nation’s kids.
Yesterday, an exciting new addition to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History arrived: a 66.5 million year old Tyrannosaurus rex.
First Lady Michelle Obama has picked the winning designs of this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll Poster Contest. Elementary and middle school students from across the country submitted entries that featured artwork relating to this year’s theme “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape.” Posters will be handed out as a prize to children who win the Easter Egg Roll or Egg Hunt, and programs will be distributed to all guests at the event.
It's almost time for the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, and Bo and Sunny gave us the go-ahead to reveal some of the special guests who will be joining them on the South Lawn! Jim Carrey, Ariana Grande, and Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri will all be there, and we've still got a few more surprises up our sleeves.