Genius Products and Sesame Workshop Get Kids 'Furry, Fun and Healthy Too'21 Jul, 2008 By: Billy Gil
Genius Products and nonprofit Sesame Workshop are promoting healthy living with Play With Me Sesame: Furry, Fun and Healthy Too, hitting DVD Aug. 12 at $14.93.
The 50-minute program brings together Sesame Street characters Grover, Frazzle Monster and Bert to teach kids healthy habits such as exercise, good oral hygiene, healthy eating and getting enough rest. Grover stars as a personal trainer, with Frazzle Monster as a dentist and Bert engaging children with the interactive “Oatmeal Game.”
The program initially aired on educational channel Noggin as well as PBS Kids Sprout. The title supports Sesame Workshop's Healthy Habits for Life initiative, started in 2004 to help preschoolers and parents fight childhood obesity.