The Get Fit! Kit: Based on Recommendations of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Child Care Initiative
Teaching Strategies Introduces Get Fit! Kit Based on the Recommendations of
First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Child Care Initiative
Diane Trister Dodge Speaks About Teaching Strategies’ Commitment to Combating Early Childhood Obesity at First Annual Building a Healthier Future Summit
Washington, D.C., November 29, 2011—In support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiative to end childhood obesity, Teaching Strategies is introducing the Get Fit! Kit. Over 20 percent of children ages 2–5 in the United States are currently overweight or obese, putting them at risk for a variety of serious illnesses, including asthma, diabetes, and heart disease. Teaching Strategies’ new Get Fit! Kit provides a wealth of resources to assist early childhood educators and families in helping young children lead healthier lives.