Crayola and a colouring pad, Henry? No thanks, I wanna play Draw Something.
The days of children playing in the streets are fading away, as youngsters opt for digital alternatives across consoles, PCs, laptops – and now tablets, according to an infographic from Schools.com.
Almost a quarter of parents have given their child a smartphone, iPad or iPod to keep them busy during errand runs.
Gameplay is the most common child tablet use with 77 per cent and 57 per complete educational tasks, while communicating to friends and family is the least common activity on just 15 per cent.
Interestingly, 77 per cent of parents believe tablets are beneficial to kids, and the same figure reckon they help with creativity.
Check out infographic below.
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Courtesy of: Schools.com