Positive Effects of Movies on Children

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Movies often get a bad rap, but under the right circumstances they have a constructive influence on children's lives. Movies encourage children to hone their imaginations. They provide children the opportunity to develop language skills and promote socialization and family interaction.

Parental Awareness

  • Knowing what movies are appropriate for children is a parent's responsibility. For a positive viewing experience, familiarity with the movie ratings system is a must.

Socialization

Educational

  • Movies introduce children to cultures, historical events and stories with which they are unfamiliar. Movies used in classrooms enhance learning.

Entertainment

Family Time

  • Grab some popcorn and rent a movie that is appropriate for everyone. Family movie night is a fun activity that brings families together for fun and bonding. Also, according to the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of America website, talking about movies gives a parent a jump start on having difficult conversations with children.

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