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Can a 3 year old be addicted to TV?

In the last 3 weeks we have been watching way too much TV. So now they can only watch it when one of the other 2 are asleep or while I'm making lunch. So the 3 year old is mopey and constantly saying watch TV, watch TV. He wants to be left alone a lot or wants me to constantly read to him.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:44 AM on Jan. 28, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • yes, they can be. my 5 yr old is. just limit tv and find them things to do that will keep them interested, and is fun!

    Answer by mama2bof2 at 10:46 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Absolutely. My Granddaughter woud be a couch potato if I let her. That's why I have a rule now..the TV doesn't even get turned on until after supper.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 10:49 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes, get him involved with activities. Puzzles, games, coloring, Legos, etc

    Answer by elizabr at 1:24 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • yES! My 3.5 year-old WANTS to be addicted to TV -- I just try and limit it!

    Answer by BaileysMom476 at 3:39 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

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