With the recent new WHO guidelines coming out relating to screen time recommendations for children and toddlers; we thought it would be good to share some of our thoughts.
Ipads and tablets can be huge problems in families or a huge helps. For some families there can be tantrums and many arguments over screen times; for others it can be a huge help when used as novelties.
With technology constantly changing and becoming more and more embedded in our lives, and children being able to use Alexa to order many-an-item online, as adults we need to try and stay one step ahead.
Here are some of our key tips to try and keep ahead.
Look Hear Ipad & Tablet Management Ideas
- Refer to the Ipad/Tablet as yours.
- Try to mostly have educational applications on the Ipad/tablet.
- Play the iPad/ Tablet with your child, make it an a social and interactive experience.
- Get a quality case – cases like Griffin, Life Proof and Pelican are all good places to start as they are made to be super tough!
- Manage how much time your child has on the Ipad/Tablet, review the guidelines above – general rules are :
- Children aged 1 and under – no screen time
- Children aged 2 years – no more than 1 hour per day (but less is better; and should involve an adult sharing the experience)
- Children aged 2-3 – no more than 1 hour per day (but less is best; and should involve an adult sharing the experience)
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