10 Apps to Get Kids Moving and Grooving
[Source: Your Therapy Source]
There is no doubt about it that kids use iPhone and iPads. In fact, there are some scary, eye-opening statistics regarding media use and children:
- ages 8-10 spend about 6 hours per day in front of a screen for entertainment
- ages 11-14 spend about 9 hours per day in front of a screen for entertainment
- ages 15-18 spend about 7.5 hours per day in front of a screen for entertainment
Pediatric therapists, parents, and teachers should be encouraging children to have at least one hour of physical activity each day and only 1-2 hours of screen time. Be creative during screen time and add in some physical activity. Here are 10 iphone apps to get kids moving and grooving.
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