Screen time - how much(5 Posts)
snowman212 Sun 28-Mar-21 23:38:05
Cormoran Mon 29-Mar-21 04:51:37
OnlyFoolsnMothers Mon 29-Mar-21 05:21:19
snowman212 Mon 29-Mar-21 22:29:37
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I wasn't sure which thread to use, so sorry if not relevant
Was just wondering how much screen time your toddler has?
Mine is between 0-3.5 a day, I'd say 2 hrs a day on average.
I'm not happy with this, but when I need a quiet time or get things done I resort to this.
90% of the time I'm the one looking after dc. She is 2 and doesn't go to nursery yet, I'm a SAHM. We do go out and play outdoors 1-4 hrs a day, average 2 hrs
Not all screens are equal. The worst are hand held devices such as iPad and phones as they affect attention and creativity in a more negative way.
Probably about the same on a regular day’s- probably a bit more this wkend as the baby has a cold and I stuck on Trolls for my 3yr old (hopefully less when we can venture out more). I like CBeebies mainly, on the tv (not iPad) so we can watch and chat about it. I don’t think it does any harm when combined with lots of other activities, time outside and general adult engagement.
Thanks for your replies. Yes she watches it from TV, if it's phone then it's only for a few mins.
I try to describe to her what we see on TV if I'm in the room (sometimes I'm in the kitchen, but can hear her).
When dd was that age, I tired to do structured activities with her during school type hours (9-4) so avoided screens during those times. Outside of those she was allowed TV as she wanted - I wouldn't have let her have it on from 4 til bedtime, but she's always been quite good at self regulating. No other screens allowed until much older.