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Kids Become Superheroes to Fight Summer Boredom at Children’s Museum

Boredom can often be a problem for kids during the summer months. Kids also love superheroes. What do those two things have to do with each other? Well, kids can get the chance to create their own superheroes, suit up and battle the evil villain Dr. Boredom this summer at the Children’s Museum of Houston‘s […]

Boredom can often be a problem for kids during the summer months. Kids also love superheroes. What do those two things have to do with each other?

Well, kids can get the chance to create their own superheroes, suit up and battle the evil villain Dr. Boredom this summer at the Children’s Museum of Houston‘s Summer of Epic Adventure, now through Sept. 9.

To learn more, Houston Public Media's Ernie Manouse visited the museum to talk with executive director Tammie Kahn about the programs going on there this summer and the importance of play and exploration in

You can learn more about the museum on Arts InSight, Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m. on TV 8.

MORE: Kids Need More than Play, Says Head of Nationally Acclaimed Children's Museum of Houston (UH Bauer College of Business, April 20, 2011)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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