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How long is too long for a 4 year old playing educational computer games?

I limit my daughter to an hour at a time, maybe twice a day on some days when she doesn't have school. I'm not sure if this is too long or okay or what. The time she's not playing the computer, she is doing gymnastics or basketball at the Y, or playing with her toy kitchen making recipes, or coloring, or even having playdates with friends. What do you think, honestly? I'm prepared to hear anything lol.

 
AprilDJC

Asked by AprilDJC at 9:07 PM on Jan. 27, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Teacher here: Sounds like you hit the mark momma!
    She sounds VERY well rounded and that is what parents need to strive for!

    GREAT JOB ;)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:08 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • I let my boys do half hour a piece...total of an hour. But they also have video game time later on.
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 9:08 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • I'd say, honestly, not more than an hour a day.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:08 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • sounds about right. i allow my 4 year old 1 hour a day.
    jcsmummy

    Answer by jcsmummy at 12:36 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

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