Early learning child development blog — kindergarten snack time

Alternatives to screen time at snack or lunch time

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Alternatives to screen time at snack or lunch time

  A recent email from a preschool teacher sparked my interest in the controversial topic of screens (movies, tv shows, video count down timers) being used to help children to sit down and focus on their snack or lunch at daycare, preschool, or primary school.   If you have followed me on Facebook or Instagram for a while you will know that I have a torn relationship with technology.   Firstly, I see the concerning decline in children's fine motor, gross motor, social, emotional and focus skills since the introduction of screens.   However, I also can understand the challenges that teachers, educators,...

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