Nowadays, TV does great harm to children. For example, watching TV replaces children’s play, which is very important for children’s growth. Another example is that watching TV hinders children’s language development, because watching TV is one-way, and language learning needs to be realized through communication. So how can children say “goodbye” to TV?
Hide the remote control
Mother Li, son 3 years old
Since seeing that we use the remote control to turn on the TV, my son has learned to use the remote control to turn on the TV. The first thing he did when he came home from school was to turn on the TV, which was out of control. If he is not allowed to drive, he will keep crying. However, I put the remote control in place when I sleep at night. But the smart kid still found the remote control.
The temptation of television is really great. When I touched it, I not only unplugged the socket, but also put the remote control in my handbag and took it back to the office. And when my son gets home, I turn on the radio (or music player) and use music and interesting radio programs to be the background music of my family. At first, my son couldn’t find the remote control, and he couldn’t turn on the TV. But at the insistence of the whole family, he was totally out of his way, so he gradually got used to the days when there was no TV but music and radio programs.
Replace TV programs with educational DVDs
Miss Qiu, daughter, grade two
My daughter’s favorite is watching children’s and children’s stations, which are nothing more than cartoons and educational programs. It would be better for me to select useful children’s programs for her and show them to her purposefully. To this end, I went to the book center to buy and download some educational programs, including joyous, qiaohu, Disney and other early education DVDs. When my daughter comes home and finishes her homework, I play these DVDs to her. On the one hand, I can control the time of watching DVDs. On the other hand, I also know what kind of programs the children are watching and have purposeful teaching.
Set the rules for watching TV in advance
Mr. Li, son, fourth grade
“Etiquette before soldiers” can also be used for children. Of course, the so-called “ceremony” is to make three rules with the children, and “soldier” is to carry out appropriate “punishment” if the children violate them.
I have three rules with my child in advance, which can reduce the chance of quarreling with him and his cheating. For example, on weekends, I will discuss with my children what programs I can watch next week, including the time and times of watching, and make certain rules: for example, I can’t watch TV when I eat, I can’t watch my homework when I haven’t done it well, or I have to do my homework when I see it. If not, then the time and frequency of watching TV should be reduced accordingly.
In addition, many parents leave their children on TV because they have no time to accompany them. In fact, parents can ask their children to share some housework, such as preparing dinner together, cleaning the room, etc., so that they can also do something. Over time, you’ll find that you’re getting closer to your children. In addition, if you don’t want your children to watch TV, parents should first set an example, turn off the TV, and devote themselves to creating more interesting family activities, such as participating in various activities or games, exercising together and so on.
Of course, keeping children away from TV doesn’t mean they can’t watch it all the time. When a child’s brain and nerves are growing mature and have certain values and judgment ability, he can watch TV. If you have any questions about children’s home-based knowledge such as electric shock prevention, please continue to pay attention to Baibai safety net children’s electric shock prevention common sense column.