Television has been an important part of modern life. Very often, most children watch some television. Consequently, many parents feel their kids would be better off watching less. After the end of National TV Turn Off week (September 16-22), we have few insights for you. Follow the infographic.
Today, 66% of Americans regularly watch televisions while eating dinner. 55% of children aged 6-17 have TV sets in their bedrooms while 70% of day care centres use TV during a typical day. But it just takes an extra effort to restrict television viewing.
Activities for children and Families
Volunteer in a school to teach reading, math and computer skills
Visit library, barrow a book, attend library activities
Learn to play the guitar or other musical instrument
Attend community concerts
Organize community clean-up
Put together a puzzle
Go ice skating or roller skating
Listen to the radio
Visit the zoo
Paint a picture or a mural or a room