Running Head: CHILDRENS PASTIMES TODAY AND THE OTHER DAY
Children's Hobbies Today and Yesterday
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Children's Pastimes Today and Yesterday
Children use their pastime indoors amused by gadgets, video games, computer systems, and television today. It had been only a few many years ago once children spent their pastime outside in the fresh air playing, building forts, and becoming active. With all the advancement of technology, how children spend their activity today is significantly different from the other day. Today kids spend all their pastime watching TV, playing in Gameboy, Playstation 3 or xbox, listening to all their Ipods, and surfing the internet. Children are not as active as they once were and because of this, the obesity price in kids is on the rise. Children are surrounded by the latest technology, rather than available a book is to do homework; children connect to their schools' site to do their very own homework. Everything is at all their fingertips. Rather than go outside to learn baseball or perhaps golf, most children have to do is plug in their Wii and perform virtual football or golf in their living room. Cable connection today features several TELEVISION SET channels specifically for children. Disney, Nick Junior., Noggin, and Cartoon Network have some thing for every age group twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week. Just about every household today has for least 2 or 3 TVs; consequently , a TV SET is always open to watch. With such a range in coding, why could they want to whatever it takes else? Today there is a significant increase in homes consisting of sole working parents or two working parents. The TV and games have become the barnepige while the mother and father are working. Mom and dad are spending less time with their children today and children use their hobby indoors being entertained with the latest technology. The other day children would not have this technology available to them....