A child’s television viewing habits is a hot conversation topic among parents – its pros and cons, tips and strategies to restrict viewing time, etc. But what’s the ground reality? According to research, an average American kid watches TV 1500 hours a year. He goes to school only 900 hours a year!
Between ages 0-8, children watch an average 1.44 hours of TV every day. In comparison, reading (or being read to) is only 29 minutes! This hard-hitting infographic is a wake-up call – don’t wait till TV-viewing becomes addictive – don’t allow the habit to form!
This is Your Child’s Brain on Television:
Infographic by – Speech Buddies