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NHSA in the Classroom is a high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.

We are proud to partner with The Smithsonian National Zoo, The Kennedy Center, Big Heart World, Story Tapestries, Play Motion Music, Radiant Productions, and local artists in your community. All Head Start and Early Head Start programs and families are encouraged to enjoy these high-energy programs—dance, sing, learn, and have fun!

NHSA and The Zoo in The Classroom

Do Sea Lions Wear Sunglasses?

March 21 @ 2 p.m. ET
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Head Start’s Birthday Party at the Zoo

May 16 @ 2 p.m. ET
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Garden Storytimes

Winter Storytime

Jan. 10 @ 2 p.m. ET
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Spring Storytime

March 13 @ 2 p.m. ET
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Summer Storytime

May 8 @ 2 p.m. ET
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Now On-Demand

Virtual Field Trip

We know Head Start kids have fun on playgrounds, but did you know goats do too? Watch now.


Celebrate 50 years of panda conservation with our pals at the National Zoo! Watch now.

Small Mamals Sign Along

Sing and play along with our friends and the small mammals! Watch now.

Kennedy Center

Fable Fun in Africa

An interactive storyhour for all ages! Watch now.

Let's Sing an Opera!

Explore storytelling through song. Watch now.

Let's Play Pretend

Join Psacoya and play make believe. Watch now.

Big Heart World

Walk in the Woods

Let's go for a walk in the woods. Watch now.

Camping Outdoors

Let's go camping outside! Watch now.

Beat the Heat

Join the Big Heart World summer beach party! Watch now.

Story Tapestries

Friendship Stories

Explore friendship stories from India with Arianna. Watch now.

Steady Beat Stories

Share beat stories with Carrie Sue. Watch now.

Feelings Stories

Explore feelings stories from from Indonesia with Valerie. Watch now.

Pinky NHSA

Songs in Spanish

Sing in Spanish with Pinky and Nick the Music Man. Watch now.

Imagine, Explore

Imagination adventure with Pinky and Nick the Music Man. Watch now.

Hide and Seek

Find Pinky and Nick the Music Man! Watch now.

Fall Storytime

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