Too much screen time prevents young tots from meeting healthy movement guidelines
Canadian kids spend hours a day in front of screens. See our award-winning efforts to raise awareness about this alarming trend.
The message is clear: kids shouldn’t have screen time right before bedtime.
As a parent, balancing competing concerns is a constant challenge. And in a lot of ways, the rise of smartphones, tablets, and 24/7 technology has only made that challenge harder.
It’s an effort to inspire active play, one emoji at a time.
If you think kids can get a little exercise and then slack off in front of screens until the wee hours, you’re in for a rude awakening.
There are some universal truths in life that we can all accept—money can’t buy happiness, life isn’t fair, and all kids love to play!
Physical activity guidelines for the early years (i.e, for those under 5 years old), recommend at least 180 minutes, or three hours of physical activity at any intensity per day.
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