403 ERROR The request could not be satisfied. Do We Reveal Too Much About Our Kids Online? When Should You Get Your Kid a Cell Phone? By now, most parents educational tv programs for preschoolers heard about studies that discourage exposing very young children to television.
But the reality is that almost three quarters of infants and toddlers are exposed to TV programs before they turn 2. So what exactly are the dangers? Are any programs or videos acceptable for infants and toddlers? Studies on TV and toddlers are fairly rare, but children’s media expert Shelley Pasnik has scoured the research to answer parents’ most common questions about young children and television. How prevalent is TV in the lives of very young children?