Video games or gaming usually means playing electronic games. You can play them on consoles, computers, mobile phones or another device.
Gaming is often considered to be something children do on their own. However, online multiplayer video games have become very popular.
You won’t be the only one worried about your child playing video games, lots of parents are. But gaming isn’t a bad thing, as long as it is age appropriate for your child, you manage their game time, and they are honest and open about what they are playing.
Like books, films and music, video games have many benefits. Unlike these ‘traditional’ forms of entertainment, it might not be as obvious what they are.
There are many great guides online to help:
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