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Television: How It Effects Children

Is television a positive force in the lives of young children? That is the question many parents find themselves asking. They come home from work to see their child glued to the TV not willing to move for anything. What these parents do not realize is that many problems may occur from their children watching excessive amounts of TV. Problems such as loss of creativity , increased amounts of laziness and sudden violent attitudes and/or actions may result.

Creativity is an important trait for a young child to have. When growing up it helps a child's mind to develop, as they fantasize images of what they have experienced or are experiencing. When watching TV a child is entertained but also not thinking. The television hands information to them on a silver-platter. By watching too much TV your kid may end up relying on the TV to provide their fantasy for them. Consequently , when it comes time to do a book report your child may have a hard time understanding what they are reading due to lack of creativity from watching too much TV.

While losing creativity , your child can also gain laziness. While some kids are actively involved in sports after school , a majority of them just come home and plop themselves in front of the TV. What is happening when they are watching TV? Absolutely nothing , they are sitting on a couch not moving and not thinking , and sometimes eating to. And we all know what happens when you eat and are not active. If a child keeps up with this scenario , as they grow older it is ...

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