Teddy Bear Checkup

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Saturday, December 13 

Teddy Bear Checkup
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Bring your teddy bear, doll or other favorite friend for a ‘beary’ special checkup. This annual event lets kids become a doctor for the day by learning all about health & wellness. Santa will be there giving his friend a special checkup too! 

Teddy Bear Checkup is free with the purchase of a general admission ticket. Download a special coupon here.

Breakfast with Santa 
9 - 10 a.m.

Fuel up for this 'beary' special checkup with Breakfast with the big guy himself! Enjoy breakfast, refreshments and lots of holiday cheer plus get early access to Teddy Bear Checkup.

Individual Tickets
$15 members
$20 nonmembers

Group tickets (good for group or family of 4)
$50 members
$70 nonmembers

Tickets are now on sale! Purchase online by clicking here.

KHOU Secret Santa Toy Drive

Support KHOU's Secret Santa Toy Drive benefitting The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program by dropping off your new, unwrapped toys to The Health Museum at Teddy Bear Checkup on Dec. 13!



MD Anderson Cancer Center "Too Cool to Smoke" Puppet Show
11:30 a.m.
 in the McGovern Theater

Too Cool to Smoke: with The Kids on the Block educates youth in the Houston area about the dangers of using tobacco. The puppet show places two lead characters, 14-year-olds Joanne Spinoza and Eric Van Aart, in the food court at a local mall. When Joanne is bothered by cigarette smoke from a nearby smoker, it starts a discussion with her friend Eric about the negative effects of tobacco. 


See more photos from Teddy Bear Checkup here.

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Check-up Stations:

Beary Delicious - Find out about portion size and how to make the best food choices. Then, make a yummy, healthy snack and take home a recipe.

Bear Basics - Check your bear’s heartbeat, blood pressure and other vital signs. Don’t forget to make sure that your bear has all its shots!

Hear All About It - Find out more about your ears and how to keep them safe

Tough Teeth - Take a look at your bear’s teeth to ensure proper brushing and flossing.

Teddy Exam Room - Use Real and toy doctors’ tools to make sure your bear is in tip-top shape.

Squeaky Clean - Show your bear how to keep germs away by washing your hands.

Safety First - It's all in your head! Learn how to protect yourself by wearing a helmet.

Seeing is Believing - Four eyes are better than two. Check out your eyes and your bear’s eyes.

Beary Fit - Health and wellness are important! Learn some easy exercises and stretches that will keep you and your bear healthy.

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