Edited by Dr Amanda Gummer Many parents complain to us that it’s a real battle to get children interested in anything other than their tablets or mobile phones and we know how hard it can be at times, but screen time does have its place in a balanced play diet – it’s more about what you do…
January 11, 2019
Welcome to our Fun4All Hub where you will find a wide range of helpful articles and ideas to help make play more accessible and beneficial for everyone!
January 10, 2019
A wide selection of handheld devices and screen-based toys are available today, in addition to the array of social media available to both children and adults. A much-discussed concern is the negative impact too much screen time may have on child social development and parent-child bonding. This can promote stress in parents and caregivers in…
April 10, 2018
Lucy Gill breaks down how to effectively manage your child’s screen time in 10 easy to follow steps without any stress or tantrums involved!
July 11, 2016
“Can Apps really be Educational?” This is a question which many parents, including myself, have asked. Our children are growing up in a society where tablets and phones are readily available to them. Children are exposed to technology from a very young age, and we cannot escape the fact that it plays an important…
May 28, 2015
Parents often worry that video gaming may have a negative impact on the social and emotional development of their children, however a recent study by Oxford University suggested a link between a small amount of video gaming and well adjusted children, as reported by BBC News today: A little video gaming ‘linked to well-adjusted children’. This does not…
August 5, 2014
Our very own Lucy Gill was recently interview by Mother & Baby magazine for their article The Secret Benefits of Screen Time for Toddlers. Talking about the importance of balancing screen time whether TV viewing or tablet/smart phone usage and some of the benefits of getting the balance right. For more information from our website…
June 11, 2014
Happy UK Safer Internet Day! What a good time to focus on helping parents keep children safe online – something the Good App Guide are passionate about. Safety is a big concern for parents and it is even harder for those who are not confident with technology themselves. Lucy Gill, Head of the Good App…
February 11, 2014