Whether the child can watch TV

Whether the child can watch TV

For kids about one year the TV or the computer are also more senior is "a universal irritant" as involves most bodies of perception – sight, hearing, emotions of the child. At advanced age when children learn to remember a plot, the TV "loads" also intelligence of the kid. Therefore viewing telecasts can perform the developing function, but at observance of certain conditions.


1. Parents should limit watching TV time. Children can watch it from one and a half to three years no more than half an hour in day, children are from three to seven years old – about 40 minutes, the senior children should not spend at screens more than 2 hours a day. The impressionable child is not recommended to watch TV before going to bed as it can provoke problems with falling asleep. It is better for children of younger preschool age to include domestic short animated films which last no more than 15-20 minutes.

2. If the TV is your assistant (for example, the child quietly watches cartoons, and you cut to it nails or you clean ears), choose time when on TV there are animated films or children's programs. However you should not abuse such procedures.

3. Except other, the TV positively influences formation of a lexicon of the child. Therefore it is important that the kid looked through the transfers suitable his age. For fixing of new words and concepts, lead a discussion with the kid or read the book in which these terms occur.

4. In certain cases the TV helps to develop assiduity at children with violations of concentration of attention. For such fidgets it will become a peculiar instrument of training, however viewing programs has to be followed by explanations of the adult surely.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team