Raising techno kids

By Noemi Zarb

Click culture comes easy to kids… even to tots. Ask any gobsmacked adult watching toddlers juggle TV, DVDs and PCs. It is really no surprise that children are early adopters of new technologies because their ever curious brains make them infinitely more observant, absorbent and adaptable. We must also include the impact of love, care, stimulation and nutrition.

Confronted by a gadget, toddlers pick up tech-savvy skills simply by playing with them. While techno-phobic parents binge on anxiety because their children’s fun and games are so alien to their own upbringing, gizmo geek parents are likely to encourage their tots to go for click culture. They drool at how computer games teach simple but handy sums, and much more.

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