Healthy Numbers for Kids and Families: Limit TV, Computer Use, and Screen Time to Two Hours or Less
This six-panel brochure educates parents about limiting screen time for children. It explains that limiting screen time means limiting time spent watching TV, using the computer or tablet, and playing computer or hand held games. The document discusses the benefits of exploring and playing for brain development in young children. It describes healthy screen time, and provides ways for parents to set limits, help children plan screen time in advance, and be role models for the family.
Adapted from materials developed by the Kentucky Department of Public Health 5-2-1-0 Healthy Numbers for Kentucky Families program.