My son is addicted to video games, they are not violent, he plays quads and monster trucks. He's allowed to play for an hour a day. After school and after dinner, half hour each time. But when he's not playing that's all he thinks about. He asks me a million times a day to play when he knows he can only play at those two times. it's driving me crazy. Did I mention he's five?
Answer by ReneeK3 at 9:09 PM on Mar. 10, 2009
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Answer by Wow2boyz at 5:42 AM on Mar. 11, 2009
Answer by Candy423521 at 11:35 AM on Mar. 11, 2009
There is nothing wrong with your child playing video games (even if he is 5) In fact it can be beneficial. You only allow him to play a hour a day which is a good exercise in moderation. Also, it is better for him to play a game for an hour, that way he is still engaging his brain (hand eye coordination, problem solving, logic) as opposed to watching an hour of TV he would docile in body and mind.
Answer by DixieRoadrash at 12:13 PM on Mar. 11, 2009
Answer by IMAMOM2-2KIDS at 2:25 PM on Mar. 11, 2009
video games are not bad, if they are age appropriate. my son has been playing video games since he was 2 and that is great for hand-eye coordination. now we didn't go out and purchase one for him, we just had one before any kids came around. but just limit the play time and just have other activities lined up for him to do to occupy his time. if he is just wondering around the house and bored then of course that is all he will think about because they are fun. i keep out books, homework, board games, then of course we are outside as much as possible. but find things that he can do alone and things that you can do with him.
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