While I think it's important for children to learn respect for authority (and then how and when to disobey), and I'm certainly not going to dismiss the Presidents responsibility to be a role model, I do wonder exactly what this is all about. Considering the recent attempts to enlist the clergy in the fight for socialized medicine, I'm more than a bit concerned that this will be an attempt at indoctrination.
Take a day of vacation. Go to the zoo. Anything that would save your offspring from what I will bluntly say is just the quasi-fellating the executive branch. That cackling over a bubbling cauldron you hear is the NEA rejoicing.