Nowadays,we can easily found children as young as two years old are playing with electronic devices and Gadgets anywhere. That is not only the video games that make the children stay, it is also television,mobile phones and smartphone application,computers,tablet,PSP games and etc. commercial have been targeted to young children market. Parent may find it easier to make their children stay in one place by giving them a gadget to play with.
For younger children below preschool age, the gadgets may positively help them to stimulate their senses and imagination. Some may helps tom promote listening ability,learning of sounds and also speaking ability.
Electronic devices and games play positive effects in encourage cognitive learning and development pf analytical skills.
This may helps in build up innovative thinking,investigative skills,strategic thinking and foster the creativity potential of kids.
They may imagine manual dexterity and making the children computer literacy.
It is started to enhance the confident level of the children by mastering certain games, It also helps to develop a good co ordination of eye,hand and mentally coordination over a period of time.Most of the games designed to encourage kids to moving levels and earning score to survive the game.This may have positive encouraging quick mathematical and engineering skills.
According to the sources from survey, Children are spending an average of more than 7 hours per day on the electronic device which includes tv,electronic game,internet and mobile devices.These data shows that,kids today are easily used up to more than 50hrs weekly, which means the time consume is more than working hours of an adult.
A conern on children may be fluent in technical driven skillset rather than real life practical skills. The devices and games tend to keep the children out of touch of reality.
It is important to children to spend some time for outdoor activity with family and friends. The time sent on the devices may curb some outdoor activities.if children spend too much tie on the devices ,this may effect their studies and school achievements.
The addictions of games may also make them get used to the sedentary lifestyles, and develop unhealthy lifestyle and poor time management and poor eating habits.
Cause of distraction in children:
Gadgets occupy kid’s minds. Leave child with a Smartphone, tablet Xbox or any other handheld device he can spend hours or even weeks with it. So you don’t have to worry about the child because there is no risk of getting injured or harmed by these gadgets. Also don’t worry about any other major mess like painting a wall, disturbing other.
Childhood depression is very common and severe medical illness that negatively affects child behavior. The way they think and act. Too much gadget use introduces depression in children of certain ages. It also leads mental health issues in children in childhood and adolescence. They may act depressed or we can see worst of these symptoms in a couple of days.
Negative impact on character
This is one of the biggest problems in this growing world of technology. Children use internet to see adult content rather to search for educational websites. This practice leads bad impact on their character. They forgot their moral values. They are the future of the country. They become mentally advanced beyond their age.