Television Has A Positive Effect On Children Essay

986 Words Aug 5th, 2015 4 Pages
Many parents feel differently regarding the influence Television has on children; however, I believe television has a positive effect on children because it educates them. It teaches them different things they will need to be familiar with. In my opinion, it prepares them for school and occurrences they will come across in life. Not only does television influence your child, it takes them to places around the world and opens a “treasure chest of information.”

Educational shows are useful for kids because they can introduce vocabulary and increase their common knowledge. There are shows that will teach them about alphabets, numbers, shapes, and colors. History shows will explain to kids about the past. Documentaries can help improve critical thinking about society. News, current events, and historical programming can make children more aware of other cultures and people. Children who find it difficult to be motivated in school may be entertained by educational shows improving their overall attitude about learning. A recent study said that, “kids who watched education and informative tv shows show better results in math, reading as compared the one that don’t watch television”.

Some shows, for example, are Team Umizoomi it teaches numbers up to 100 and has adding and subtracting. Little Einsteins introduces classical music, art, and geography. The Octonauts opens the world of wild animals. Paw Patrol teaches what community workers do and how to help others. Bubble guppies…

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