Will Pixel Pounds solve my child's screen time problem?
Pixel Pounds will help you to solve your child's screen time problems. It makes it very clear for the whole family including your child what the screen time rules are as well as making it easy for you to keep track an to enforce the rules.
Is Pixel Pounds hard to use?
Pixel Pounds is easy to use, simply follow the instructions included in every Pixel Pounds package. Using is natural, its just like paying for things in the shop with cash!
What ages is Pixel Pounds suitable for?
We recommend Pixel Pounds for ages 3 and over. It works best with children who are still sharing their phones, TVs and computers with parents and older family members, this allows for the best control and implementation.
How much time should my 6 year old spend using a screen?
According to the best research available today from respected institutes such as the American Academy of Pediatrician society, it is recommended that a six year old child not use more than an hour of screens per day.
Is using a screen safe for children?
Screens are safe for children to use in moderation, following well researched medical advice and supervising the nature and content that your child is interacting with will lead to the best outcomes for your child and your family.
What is screen time?
Screen time is a phrase used to describe the time a person is spending in front of an electronic screen. With the rise in computer and smart phone usage it has become a concern for many parents, especially as screen interactions affect a child's growth and development.
What screen time limits do you recommend?
We recommend following the American Academy of Pediatricians guidelines:
- Under two years old - no screen time other than video chat with family
- 2 to 5 years old - limit to no more than one hour per day
- Over 5 years - we recommend staying close to the one hour a day limit
Where can I buy Pixel Pounds?
You can buy Pixel Pounds right here on www.pixelpounds.com
How does Pixel Pounds work?
Pixel Pounds gives your child a screen time allowance that they can spend as they see fit. You set the cost of using a screen, your child pays to use the screen with Pixel Pounds, once they run out no more screen time.
How can I stop screen time arguments?
You can stop screen time arguments at home by having clear rules that the whole family sticks to, using Pixel Pounds to support the rules.
How many packs of Pixel Pounds do I need?
We recommend one pack of Pixel Pounds per child, this will ensure you have enough Pixel Pounds for each child and help you to keep track of how much each child is spending.
What screen time control app should I use?
There are many great apps that you can install on computers, phones and tablets to control screen time use, but best of all is for you to control the device and manage screen time use through Pixel Pounds. Pixel Pounds use will result in you knowing when your screens are being used.
We recommend you visit either the apple app store or google play store and search for either "parental controls" or "Screen time control"
How much screen time is too much?
When screen time is interfering with other parts of your child's life it is too much screen time, if they are not moving about enough, not developing hand eye coordination skills or dexterity at the normal rate screen time is interfering with their healthy development and is too much.