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Infants ‘unable to use toy building blocks’ due to iPad addiction

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers warn that rising numbers of children   are unable to perform simple tasks such as using building blocks because of   overexposure to iPads

An 8 year old boy playing a computer game on his Apple IPAD

Parents should turn home wi-fi off overnight to stop children playing online games on iPads

Rising numbers of infants lack the motor skills needed to play with building   blocks because of an “addiction” to tablet computers and smartphones,   according to teachers.

Many children aged just three or four can “swipe a screen” but have little or   no dexterity in their fingers after spending hours glued to iPads, it was   claimed.

Members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers also warned how some   older children were unable to complete traditional pen and paper exams   because their memory had been eroded by overexposure to screen-based   technology.

They called on parents to crackdown on tablet computer use and even turn off   wi-fi at night to address the problem

Read More:telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/10767878/Infants-unable-to-use-toy-building-blocks-due-to-iPad-addiction.html

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