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Dr Kristy Goodwin

What are some guilt-free (even educational) ideas for screen-time for pre-schoolers?

    There are so many apps, websites, digital devices and toys that claim to be ‘educational’. But are they really? In this video Dr Kristy debunks the myths and misinformation about educational screen-time for pre-schoolers and shares some simple, accessible ideas for getting the most out of kids’ screen-time. Parents and carers will be equipped with an extensive list of screen ideas that they can use with their little one, that will not only help them to stop feeling guilty about TV or iPad time and will also help their child learn.

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