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Should I allow my boy to play with ipad?

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    dderic is offline Registered User
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    Should I allow my boy to play with ipad?

    My 2 yr old boy loves playing ipad. Sometimes he cries when I stop him playing. What should I do?

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    One word - moderation. I think that the iPad can be good and even educational at times - they are good on planes, in restaurants, just for a bit of fun... but can be very addictive even to small children. I think time limits are good, and I think it's also good to be involved WITH him when he is playing. Ask him questions about what he is doing, help him with things he doesn't understand, get apps that are age-appropriate and interesting, things he can learn from...
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    After some time, they will get bored of it IF you don't get new apps. I only get new apps before a trip, or every few months now. My 3.5 yr old still loves YouTube though but less addicted now.
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    My boy loves playing ipad too. I let him play educational app instead of game so he can learn while playing. I recently downloaded this app "My Baby Drawing", its educational and its fun.

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    Everything in moderation. There are some good apps just need to look.

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    Everything in moderation agreed! There are some great apps out there, and my 2 year old has learned so much.

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    http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/...-play-the-ipad

    Link to an article saying babies should not be playing with ipad.... Much better to give them a box of legos!

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    A group of teachers and I are always debating whether or not to use iPads during lessons.

    Personally, I am highly against any screen time for children under five. There are always other forms of entertainment.





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