Unfortunately, the reality of summertime may not be so sweet. First, kids aren’t always that great at entertaining themselves. Then, with all of the technology that surrounds us, getting kids away from the screen can be difficult. And keeping kids completely disconnected from technology is unrealistic and not even necessary. Unrealistic because when we aren’t going to disconnect completely, why should we expect our kids to? And unnecessary because technology offers many learning opportunities.
However, research does show that too much screen time is not good for kids. So find ways to limit the amount of time your child spends in front of the screen. Here are some great tips for summer (and beyond):
The best rule of thumb is to use common sense when it comes to how much time your kids – and you – spend in front of a screen. Set limits and find other activities to make the most of summer and beyond! Visit us today at http://www.bricks4kidz.com/