Today’s preschoolers are a member of generation which is connected to the society. They have always known a world where social media and apps are the integral part of the life.
How much do they know and how much do they really need to know at this age is a question?
It is common expectation by kids that they ought to know how to use mouse to move the cursor, where main buttons are on the Keyboard, have familiarity about at least 5 applications or games or activities, know technical terminology like digital camera, i pad and etc, be able to type their name on the qwerty key pad, understand basic applications of Google toys.
Children below 3 years constitute of 25% of the internet users and 50% of users are above the age 5. 8 in 10 children access the internet at least once in a week. Majority of applications are being downloaded by children and 60% of the best apps are made for the children.
The exposure of children to technology have increased rapidly from past and this exposure might result into addiction which might be dangerous to the children.
Technology can be used in both good and bad ways as their brains are not that mature to differentiate between good and bad it might be a problem in the future.