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Tips & Facts

High quality, educational, television programs can help children learn. Watch and discuss programs with your children to help increase the amount that they learn from TV.

After watching a show with your children, point out related examples in your daily life.

Limit the time your children spend in front of the TV. Educational television has been shown to be beneficial when viewed in moderation.

Make sure the shows your children are watching are ones you feel are appropriate for them.

Promote active screen time by having your children reflect upon and talk about what they view on TV and other media.

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