MANKATO, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will host a sensory adventure called “Chilling Out with Frozen Fruits” Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, 224 Lamm Street, Mankato.
Occupational therapists from Mayo Clinic Health System will be on hand to answer questions and share information about sensory engagement and tasting different textures. Kids will be able to touch and taste fruit in different forms — fresh, dried and frozen — and vote on which they like best.
Mayo Clinic Health System’s sensory adventure will also include:
- Smoothie tips and kids’ nutrition information
- Tasting lab
- Sensory bins
- Sidewalk painting with frozen chalk
- Shaving cream and food dye experiments
All activities are included with admission to the museum. For more information, please contact the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota at 507-386-0279.
Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other health care facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 60 communities in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.
Press ContactMicah Dorfner