Screen Smart Sam: Battles the Bad Habit Monsters (Paperback)
Let's face it, kids love screens. But they don't know what's best for their own good
Follow Sam on a journey from being a distracted, screen obsessed youngster to a confident, screen smart teen. Written in gender neutral terms, children can relate to Sam's struggles keeping the addictive screen "bad habit monsters" away with new rules that help create new healthy habits. This read-aloud story is a great conversation starter for parents to talk about why limiting screen time is necessary and encourages social emotional learning opportunities.
"The addictive and stimulating programming design of apps and games makes all types of screens irresistible to children, leaving parents feeling like the bad guys when trying to limit. But this book makes it easy to talk about why parent support is essential" Holly, educator and parent.
Featuring easy-to-understand science about the addictive nature of screens and how it affects the body and brain, this internationally-acclaimed book engages young kids to think about how their time would be better served interacting with others off-line. Parents can access resources via the book website www.ScreenSmartFamilies.org.
It's never too early to start talking to children about why healthy screen routines are essential