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The “Daily Mail” ran a headline about whether our little ones are at risk from the baby TV stations aimed at pre-school kids. There is concern that some parents are using the TV, iphones, ipads as a form of easy and stress free babysitting – plonking their […]Read more
“When Jessica’s mum, Sandy, tries to take away the iPad, there’s a tantrum that threatens to go nuclear: wobbly lip, tears, hands balled into fists and a high-pitched wail. “She does this a lot,” says Sandy. “She seems to prefer the iPad to everything else. Sometimes it’s […]Read more
I have recently been creating a One Page Profile with a lovely 10 year old who is nagging and nagging and nagging her parents for a mobile phone ! I don’t know what you think but I was recently on Sky News discussing 5 year olds who have […]Read more
I have to say I’m glad to see that the makers of “free” web and app-based games have been warned by the Office of Fair Trading of “potentially unfair and aggressive commercial practices” that could target “susceptible” children to pay to continue playing. It follows cases where children have […]Read more
I love my iPad but are you using them as electric babysitters? It seems that some toddlers play with iPads nearly half of their waking day and this is leading to withdrawal tantrums of an extreme kind! As a former Deputy Head I also worry about their […]Read more
Children today are growing up with computers, Gameboys, Play Stations. X boxes and Wii’s, iPods, iPhones, iPads. They are the generation of screenagers. But what does this mean to your child’s development? Well, it means that your child will be: • Strongly visual and think in pictures […]Read more
In a busy, hectic, stressed filled world of trying to get children interested in learning and being curious about the world, we need to engage them in new ways, and what better way than to download the Smartphone Apps by the Encyclopædia Britannica. In the latest […]Read more