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How long have your children been using a computer? What age did they start?

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Asked by plclemo at 12:15 PM on Jul. 5, 2010 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • All my kids started at age 2.

    Answer by Anna92464 at 12:17 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • She started around age 3 playing dress up games online. About 3 1/2 she was on learning websites. Now, she does both, her favorite is tinkerbell dress up.

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 12:19 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • This was like 10-15 yrs ago but we got my son his first "laptop" when he was around 7- 9 or so. My parents gave him their old one when he was around 12.

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 12:22 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • We havve let our kids play on the computer in like art things (paint and such) since they were about 6 months and then just let them play more and more as they got older.

    Answer by My3LittleGirls at 12:25 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Around 2.. my youngest was able to turn on the computer.. put the game disc in and start the program all by himself at that age.

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 12:26 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • they don't use a computer at home.  They learned in school in kindergarten.  We used to allow them some time at home but it just caused massive fights among the kids and then my oldest thought if she got to use it one day then she could use it whenever she wanted at any time.  She would get up at 5am and sneak on the computer and mess it all up.  She also refused to get off of it when her time was up and would throw huge tantrums.  So now they are not allowed to use it at all.  They are 10, 8, 7 and 4.  They don't need to be on the computer.  They have toys, books, bikes, the TV, coloring books, etc.  Lots to do.


    Answer by justanotherjen at 7:17 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • my dd is 10, and she started about 2 years ago.

    Answer by musik16 at 2:40 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • My youngest was 3 when he started. and my girls ages 8 and 12 1/2 started using them in kindergarten! my kids all get an hour a day!

    Answer by karaa3 at 10:49 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • About three with help but by four no help needed

    Answer by CokietheClown at 8:02 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • My two girls started using computers almost a year ago.
    They are 9 and 10.

    Answer by lbjd457 at 7:13 PM on Aug. 23, 2010

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