Creative Solutions To Minimize Your Kids’ Screen Time
It’s summer time and while kids have been waiting for the time off from school, now that it’s here, you may hear these complaints: “I’m bored,” “It’s Hot outside,” or “I don’t know what to do.” Does that sound like your child “enjoying” the summer vacation? They say you have to choose your battles. “I admit it, at the end of the hectic day especially during the LONG summer days, I will just give my child the cell phone or the ipad to just give me peace, ” admits one mom. It can be difficult to find creative solutions to minimize that screen time. And why shouldn’t you let them spend time with their social media “friends” before they drive you crazy?
How About Some Arts And Crafts
Arts and crafts are one idea to get your child away from those screens. Try to get them involved in making jewelry. A friendship bracelet with beads, for example, gets them closer to their real friends and lets them be creative. You would not need much to get started just some strings, leathers, or yarns and some beads in different colors. Your creative child will do the rest.