How To Keep Your Kids Away From Phones?

How To Keep Your Kids Away From Phones?

Table of Contents

  1. Engage Them With Creative Works
  2. Encourage Outdoor Activities
  3. Spend Quality Time With Your Kids
  4. Make Kids Schedule
  5. Conclusion

Looking around you find that mobile phones have replaced good old toys as more and more kids have begun using smartphones at earlier ages affecting their mental and physical health. Every parent wants to keep their kids away from mobile phones because of the addiction of kids to smartphones.

The researchers found that routine and frequent use of mobile devices have adverse effects such as behavioral problems, addiction to the gadgets, sleep disturbances, obesity etc. For many parents nowadays it has become a challenge to keep their kids away from electronic devices.

Here we are going to discuss various techniques to prevent your children from using phones

  1. Engage Them With Creative Works
  2. Encourage Outdoor Activities
  3. Spend Quality Time With Your Kids
  4. Make Kids Schedule
  5. Conclusion

1. Engage Them With Creative Works

By engaging kids in creative based activity, they can gain knowledge while having fun. Question is coming into parents’ minds: how to boost creative thinking in children? The best way is that you can give them various tasks that help build up their mind and are essential for a child's healthy growth.

Parents should make their child involved in creative works like painting, swimming, drawing, creating stories, reading story books and essays, etc. Which helps them to keep productive. These activities make them distracted from mobile and build up their mind.

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2 . Encourage Outdoor Activities

In today’s time, kids have forgotten how to enjoy themselves. Parents should encourage their kids to do outdoor activities such as gardening, watering plants, walking, visits to parks, cycling, and so on. Studies have shown that kids who spend more time outside might be happier and more relaxed. This also helps in refreshing a child's mind and gives them a good brain boost.

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3. Spend Quality Time With Your Kids

Parents need to be the child's best friends and teachers and guide them by spending quality time. The more children spend time with their parents, the more they develop communication skills and gain more knowledge, and also parents can know about their interests and desires.

They can organize a get-together party with their family, can plan a vacation, can go outside for a dinner, can plan events like birthday parties, new year parties,  and so on. It helps kids to explore new places, meet different people, learn new things and become more active.

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4. Make Kid's Schedule

Nowadays kids spend more time in front of the screen to see the cartoons, damaging their eyes. Therefore it is necessary to make a schedule for kids. By introducing a schedule, parents can restrict the amount of time spent on gadgets. It is not always possible to be around your child so in this situation, you can set a password on your phone to restrict the excess usage of your phone by your child.

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5. Conclusion

Being a parent it comes with a lot of responsibilities and duties toward a child. There is nothing more for a parent than to see their child grow happy and healthy. A fruitful hour of peaceful and undistracted quality time must be spent with the children to create a bond with their child and encourage them with activity boxes and involve in creative works instead of offering them mobile in the initial stage of life.

Happy Reading!