Articles mentioning: screen time

Balancing Virtual and Real Life

Balancing Act Balancing Virtual and Real Life for your tween or teen is tricky when they are becoming increasingly connected online. A Pew Research Center study reveals 95% of teens use a smartphone with 45% saying they are online ‘almost constantly’. In addition, technology can also pose serious risks to including cyber bullying, trolling and potential […]

Rethinking Screen Time with Dr Mari Swingle

Nature Play WA, in partnership with the Department of Communities, Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation, Parenting Connections, and the Commissioner for Children and Young People have joined together to bring internationally renowned speaker Dr. Mari Swingle to Perth. Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation and venue partner the City of Swan invites you to attend a free one-hour […]

Technology and Children.

PROFESSOR DONNA CROSS – CHILDREN’S WEEK PRESENTATION What is your opinion on young children  flat screen technology? How does technology affect the way children develop and learn? It’s a big question the topic of our seminar for Early Childhood Professionals during Children’s Week WA attempted to answer. The event – hosted by Professor Donna Cross […]

Play Away from Screens for Children’s Week

Our CEO Lesley Moreschi spoke with The Sunday Times/Perth Now during Children’s Week in October to discuss the impact of too much time in front of TV, computer and tablet screens on children’s development. Read the article and find out what Lesley had to say here.