Studies have suggested that nowadays children watch much more television than they
did in the past and spend less time on active or creative things. What are the reasons and
what measures should be taken to encourage children to spend more time on active or
There has been a worrying trend that children watch an excessive amount of television and do not engage much in active or creative activities. This trend can be ascribed to a number of reasons and it must be addressed by definite actions.
Reasons for the trend vary. The primary reason is that children’s television programmes are being broadcast all day with addictive contents, such as vivid and colourful animations. Cartoon Network and Disney Channel with their all-day-long series of animation shows are an evident example of this.Read more