How to cut down on your children's screen time

Leading health psychologist Dr Aric Sigman has proposed some rules to cut down on your children's screen time:

  • Kids between 3 and 7 should be limited to half-an-hour to an hour of screen time each day.
  • 7-12 year old should have a maximum 1 hour, 12-15 up to 1,5 hrs and 2 hours for 16+.

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Childhood 'screen time' warning

A new report has found that young children are being overexposed to screens at an early age which could to health problems in later life.