Simple toys give children more freedom to use their imagination and creativity, practice problem-solving skills, and learn how to interact with others.
Today's children have more choices in toys, and sometimes they do not lose the proficiency of some electronic products such as mobile phones and tablets, and gradually lose interest and enthusiasm for traditional toys.
However, the latest report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that simple toys can give children more freedom, let them fully use their imagination and creativity, practice problem-solving skills, and learn how to Interaction with others.
For those who believe that "advanced digital electronics or toys can better help children learn" and "let children win at the starting line," Mendelsohn, associate professor of pediatrics and population health at NYU Langone Health, said that in addition to play, There are very few things that children can learn in digital products.
At the same time, the American Academy of Pediatrics also recommends that infants under 18 months should stay away from electronic screens. Children between 18 and 24 months old can be accompanied by a small number of electronic screens accompanied by guardians. Children between 2 and 5 years old are advised to watch TV, computers and The time of the mobile device should not exceed one hour.
In addition to the children's requirements for the use of digital electronic products, experts also have more expectations for adults who love to play mobile phones. They think that the more time parents spend on electronic devices, the less time they spend with their children. On the other hand, this will also set up a very bad "example" for the child.