According to a 2020 survey in the US by Common Sense, children spend every day an average of 2 hours in front of screens, watching videos or playing games.
We did the math for you, this represents more than a year of their time awake!
Pediatrics point out the opportunity cost of screen time for children. At an age when their brain is developing the most, they need to spend time exploring, experimenting, and discovering the world with all their senses, which does not really happen when just sitting in front of a video...
This is how children will spend one year of their time awake when they turn 8