Kids Food Festival features Emmy winners Hadley and Delaney Robertson, co-hosts of the Twice As Good Show on PBS

The Museum of Discovery and Science will host The Creative Kitchen Kids Food Festival To-Go on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event is designed to help in the fight against childhood obesity. Museum visitors will learn about the importance of achieving balance in food choices, through fun activities and sampling family-friendly foods.

Guests can make their own sorbet, participate in food science experiments, join story time with author Ann Gorman as she reads, Ms. Whisk’s Kindergarten Magic Through Food: Egypt and see live demonstrations at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. from Emmy winners Hadley Robertson and Delaney Robertson, co-hosts of theTwice As Good Show on PBS.

The Robertson twins are the featured co-hosts of the Twice As Good Show on PBS and received an Emmy at the 40th Annual National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Boston/New England Emmy Awards Ceremony. Twice as Good http://twiceasgoodshow.com/ is a cooking show for kids airing on PBS stations across the country. Twice As Good encourages nutritious cooking and healthy eating and uses its recipes and ingredients as a platform to teach science, geography, math, and history. Twice As Good is distributed to the PBS community across the country by NETA (the National Educational Telecommunications Association) and produced and presented in association with New Hampshire Public Television. The twins also won the Los Angeles based Google Lunar XPrize Moonbots Challenge.

Shows on Saturday, July 14, 2018

  • 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
    • Title: Food Science is Twice As Good

Hadley and Delaney Robertson, co-hosts of the PBS cooking show Twice As Good demonstrate through food-based science experiments that the combination of science and food is Twice As Good!

  • 1:30 p.m.
    • Title: Storytime Cooking “Ms. Whisk’s Kindergarten Magic Through Food: Egypt”

Learn about the world through cooking as author Ann Gorman reads her book “Ms. Whisk’s Kindergarten Magic Through Food: Egypt.” After the reading, join Ann for an Egyptian activity and a treat.

Classes

  • 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
    • Title: Make Your Own Sorbet

Get fruity while making your own homemade dairy-free sorbet treat!

Activities: Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt and Food Science Activities

  • Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt

Balance your plate by stopping by the five food group activity stations and receive a stamp! Complete your plate with all the stamps to receive a prize!

    • Activities included in the Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt:
      • Protein – The Magic Bean Bag
      • Dairy – Magic Milk Art
      • Grain – Finger-Paint Harvest Corn
      • Vegetable – Vegetable Stamp Art
      • Fruit – Apple Race Cars

  • Food Science Activities
    • Eating Nails for Breakfast – Did you know there is iron in some cereal? Use a magnet to prove that there really is iron in your breakfast cereal.
    • Magic Tea – Watch your tea change colors and act as a pH indicator as you add acid like lemons.
    • Fruit-Power Battery – Learn how you can convert lemon chemical energy into electrical energy.

Sample Giveaways

  • GoGo squeeze, squeezable, re-closable, 100% fruit in a pouch crafted with high-quality, natural ingredients to provide wholesome goodness for squeeZing.
  • KIND® products made from nutritionally dense ingredients like whole nuts, fruits and whole grains – no secret ingredients and no artificial flavors, preservatives or sweeteners.

Community Partners

  • Yummy in My Tummy
  • Holy Cross Hospital

ABOUT THE CREATIVE KITCHEN KIDS FOOD FESTIVAL TO-GO

The Creative Kitchen Kids Food Festival To-Go aids in the prevention of childhood obesity through programming that is simultaneously fun and educational, with a goal of learning through play. At the event, families seek, discover, and win! After completing the Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt, participants enjoy prizes as rewards. The Creative Kitchen Kids Food Festival To-Go is an extension of the annual Kids Food Festival, hosted in New York City. For more information, visit www.kidsfoodfestival.com.