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Title:TV: Keep TV and Video Games Out of Your Child's Bedroom
Alt. Title:One more thing kids don't need in their rooms.
Pub. date: July 2007
Edition: 2nd
Includes: Posters
Audience: Multiple Audiences, Adults, Parents, Children, Low income households
Language: English
Description:This poster, from the Healthy Weight Awareness Campaign, encourages no television or video games in the bedroom. It also offers simple tips to get up and get moving.
Funding Source: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service funds for Food Stamp Nutrition Education (FSNE)
Developer: Anne-Marie Davee, Amy Root, Lori Kaley
Organization: University of Southern Maine
Pilot Testing: All materials were focus tested with the target audience.
Assessment instrument Used? no
Use Restrictions: Permission needed to copy.
Reviewers Comments: This black and white poster is designed to discourage parents from placing a television in their child’s bedroom. It’s simple design and layout helps to make its message more effective. Text at the bottom of the poster refers specifically to “Maine kids”, which may need to be altered when using in other communities. Most effective when used as a part of campaign including other posters from Maine’s Healthy Awareness Campaign: “TV: This is Not an Exercise Machine”, “Stairs: This is an Exercise Machine”, “These are Athletic Shoes”, and “Winter Workout: Are You Enjoying the Ups and Downs of Winter?” Note from Healthy Main Partnerships: "The Healthy Weight Awareness Campaign was a collaborative effort between the Maine CDC and the Maine Nutrition Network from 2002 to 2012. Materials are no longer available to order, but you can view and/or download our campaign materials from the Web site."
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Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Maine Nutrition Network
    Contact: Anne-Marie Davee
    Mail: 45 Commerce Drive, Suite 11
Augusta, ME 04333
    Phone: 207-626-5275
    Ordering: Healthy Weight Awareness Campaign materials are no longer available to order, but you can view and/or download from the Web site.
    Order URL:Web Address
    Avail. in Qty: No

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