Want to keep learning?

This content is taken from the University of Wollongong's online course, Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living. Join the course to learn more.

Skip to 0 minutes and 7 seconds Well I watch TV every day after school normally. My favourite TV show is Peppa Pig. I would rather play computers inside when it’s rainy. I love playing Minecraft and World of Warcraft. I like to play Yu-Gi-Oh, that’s a very common and rare game. I like the running game, but I always fall in the water. I usually play the PlayStation or the iPad. Play School. Yeah, it’s really common and rare, actually. Yeah it is. I like Beyblade Burst and The Big Bang Theory and a couple more. The game and a TV show. Yeah they’re both common and rare. You get sore eyes.

Skip to 1 minute and 16 seconds I get juicy eyes.

Screen time: What the children have to say

Here’s what children have to say about screen time…

Watch the above video and consider the following questions in your comments.

Conversation starter

  • What factors might be influencing children’s ideas and feelings about screen time?
  • How important is a healthy amount of screen time in fighting childhood obesity?

Share this video:

This video is from the free online course:

Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living

University of Wollongong