Early Learning with Entertainment & Tech: Our Top Picks
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What kind of videos should you introduce to your child in their early years?
As a parent, it can be difficult to know what kind of videos to introduce to your child in their early years. With so many options available, it’s important to choose videos that will not only entertain your child but also provide them with valuable knowledge and skills. Here are some types of videos that could be beneficial for your young child:
- Educational videos: These videos can teach your child about numbers, colors, shapes, animals, and more. Look for videos that are interactive and engaging, so that your child will stay interested and absorb the information.
- Storytime videos: Listening to stories can help develop language skills, imagination, and empathy in young children. Choose videos that feature age-appropriate stories with clear narration and colorful illustrations.
- Music videos: Music can be a fun way for children to learn and express themselves. Look for videos with catchy, upbeat songs that feature simple lyrics and movements that your child can follow along with.
- Nature videos: Learning about the world around us can be fascinating for children. Look for videos that show animals, plants, and landscapes in a way that is easy for children to understand and appreciate.
- Social skills videos: It’s important for children to learn how to interact with others and navigate social situations. Look for videos that teach skills such as sharing, taking turns, and showing kindness.
By introducing these types of videos to your child, you can provide them with a well-rounded early education that will help set them up for success in the future.
Movies and cartoons are a great way to instill good values socially and emotionally in your child. When introducing movies, cartoons, or even apps we should also go for the ones that your child has an interest in or has his favorite toys or animals for example so that he/she can relate with. Movies and cartoons will also let your child’s imagination take flight and help them to learn about emotions and other important values.
Before you start screening videos, do check out the related video below on InspireMyTot #5: 6 Quick Tips for limiting toddler screen time.
Quick Tips for limiting toddler screen time
In this video, we share some tips which may help disconnect your kids from devices so that you can reconnect them to you.
Less screen time is also a lot more beneficial for toddlers as toddlers need more face-to-face interaction and hands-on learning and gameplay.
For more videos check out the InspireMyTot section for more videos like this.