The children that have been born in the past ten years, and the ones that are to be born from this day forward, are receiving a digital bombardment that is an inevitable (and some say necessary) part of their formative years as inoculations and stuffed animals. Today’s parents may be somewhat taken aback when the realize that their toddlers can grab a mouse, fire up a browser and start surfing the Internet before they’re even able to tie their shoes.
Of course, they’re just looking for games. Video games have replaced television as the flame that attracts the child’s moth-like attention span, and due to the unpleasant realities of the economy, the average American family’s paucity of disposable income makes online gaming the most affordable option. Online games are great, and not just because they’re free, but because of the limitless selection – which can often seem like a curse just as much it is a blessing.
There are plenty of games to be had that are non-violent, or just non-gory (or that aren’t affiliated with offensive pop-up advertising), games that kids love and that can even teach them math or monetary skills. Video games have also been proven to improve hand-eye coordination; with a few clicks of the mouse, a kid can be playing games of which no sane parent would approve for very young children. Sure, they’re likely to be exposed to all manner of violence and everything else found in our culture eventually, but what’s the rush?
There are some websites that offer only family-friendly fare, but those are few and far between. Since kids have an interest in learning how the computer works, it makes sense to find the games that are most suitable, bookmark them, and then show them how quick and easy it is to open the games from the Bookmark tab. This will take them straight to age-appropriate games, and skip all the other places in between. Looking for baby supplies, such as bloom alma fitted cot sheet.Tags: online