Television and Child Development

Television is known to play a significant role in a child’s life. Studies have shown that exposure to television has been linked to Attention disorder Sleep problems Behavior problems Long term effect on social development, academic achievement, and classroom engagement. What can parents do? Talk to your child, ask them about their day, or tell them about your day. Engage them in various interactions. Sing to your children, it will be exciting for them to hear different tones, pitched, and other kinds of noises. A parent can count new and different objects and also let your baby touch them. Babis are known to learn basic mathematical concepts by watching you count. Know what your kids are watching, even if a program gets violent you can explain the context. On the other hand, some of the positive aspects are It contributes to personality development Encourages creativity with a lot of content on drawing, music which stimulates the mind and encourages them to do something of their interests Educational and informative channel content leads to growth in emotional and mental awareness. Limited Tv time surely keeps them engaged but also helps in cognitive development.

Television and Child Development