A Practical Guide To Balancing Screen Time And Play Time

Most parents struggle with the question of how much screen time is too much -- and experts don't make answering it any easier. Some advise that the use of digital devices and video games should be very limited while others say technology can actually be good for kids. The truth is, no matter how engaging and educational certain technologies may be, if a child is sitting in front of a screen they are generally not being physically active or learning social skills.

The infographic below-- compiled by Monkey Joe's -- offers parents a helpful guide to figuring out the right balance between screen time and play time.


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