What do the kids love to watch on T.V mostly? Undoubtedly cartoons and cartoons are great source of fun and entertainment for children. Children are fond of cartoons as because of many reasons. As they found human in cartoon form with cute or weird shape and dress with colorful attire. Child at 3 to 9 years age usually starts to watch cartoons. But At this age kids have growing mind and with curiosity and fast learning capability by observing things. And that’s why cartoons directly make an impact on their minds and nature as well. Better to lead children to watch cartoon having positive effect. And here we shared some positive effect of cartoons on children’s mind.
Why do children love to watch cartoons:
Children have a mind which is full of curiosity and always finding something to learn. IN reality they usually spend time in home, school and in some cases with baby sitter. Means they didn’t see any unusual or funny stuff in surrounding. And while at home they watch Television, always prefer to watch cartoons because here kids found all the funny and entertaining stuff.
The cartoon’s voice, dress, activity and many more tend a kid to be fallen in love with cartoon character. Watching a cartoon show or movie is considered as imaginary world by children, which is full of entertainment.
Positive effect of cartoons on children’s mind:
However, the cartoons are only imaginary animated character but a kid does not have enough mature mind to understand that. And watching cartoon consistently placed an effect on their mind and definitely affects their behavior. Doctors and psychological experts always suggest parents to allow kids to watch cartoons. Some of positive effects are given below which will definitely make a kid better person and intelligent.
1. Helpful in exploring and observing:
Of course cartoon characters are fictional and exactly their lives and actions are not exists in real but apart from that, the message and intention hidden behind every cartoon character is based on reality and facts of life. And no one can deny that kids can learn a lot from cartoons. The curiosity and excitement of observing everything is cartoon character and episodes let a kid to observe new things and surroundings. This is how kids can explore real world via imaginary world. At least cartoon might help them to spark up the curiosity of knowing all aspects of real life.
2. Making kid an active and genius:
Many cartoon characters are students and own decent personality as idol daughter or son. If you have seen the Dexter cartoon character from Dexter’s laboratory then you might wish to own genius kid same like him. He is scientist and always seeks to discover new inventions. So, if a kid loves to watch this genius boy on television consequently he/she want to become active and smart like Dexter of course. The fact is what a kid observe by seeing makes impact on his/her mind.
3. Helpful in maintain good health:
First thing is cartoon make us laugh by activities and doing creepy things this is the reason why kids love to watch cartoons. And research says laughing keeps you healthy as it’s kind of exercise which regulate blood circulation as well. That’s the one of the greatest aspect of watching cartoon and having a laughter dose makes you healthy. Yes, this is so true; various cartoon characters have good physique and are fitness freak as well. Like, Popeye the sailor man, he is the famous cartoon character who belongs to spinach as source of power and energy. It is interesting to know that kids who did not eat spinach have changed their taste and now love to eat green vegetables. Well, that’s good news for parents, isn’t it.
4. Helpful to overcome and reduce stress:
Who would have imagined that cartoon characters may reduce the possibilities of heart attack as these animated characters have spiral up our life with happiness and humorous memories and scenes. Actually laughing keeps the production of endorphin in our body and that’s important for heart and mind. Consequently, it keeps our body disease free and also many more positive effects work on our health. In this hectic life, may be everyone has various source for reducing stress and watching cartoon characters is one of them.
5. Helpful in visual learning and colors:
Scientifically it has been proved that our mind is more active when it comes to visual learning rather than other learning methods. That’s why many institutes suggest seminars and lectures as video tutorials. At the age of kid, mind is blank and always welcome to whatever it observes and see. And therefore, play schools also prefer visual classes for kids. And same happens with cartoon characters, the point is by watching cartoons as with beautiful animations, colors and other scenes, a kid can learn various things at a one time. May be attractive colors enhance a kid to recognize colors differences and also let him/her to use them by making drawing.
6. Helpful in learning new things:
Kids usually don’t love to read book usually, as a book does not have anything interesting or funny according to them. But a child can easily catch the message by watching. That’s why now-a-days schools prefer to teach a kid with video or animation. And here exactly the entertainment with learning is good combination to teach a kid. Many video games and play stations are also used for teaching kids by tutors.
7. Watching cartoon make a kid more loyal:
In cartoons there are families and friends. There a cartoon character always loyal with its loved ones and always speak truth. And if a child watching such kid cartoon on television it will definitely affect the kids mind. It had been proven that child starts learning to always speak the truth to parents.
8. Watching cartoon enhance the talent of children:
Cartoons usually dancing and singing in the show. And that’s the moment where a child
especially found it more funny and interesting. And for a kid this in new unusual thing to learn and of course they are in learning period of life. Finally by watching their favorite cartoon singing or dancing kids also try dancing and singing in same way.
9. Watching cartoon tends children to respect their parents and elders:
Kids actually learning by watching and in cartoon show as their hero or favorite character behaves respectfully with his family. This tends a kid to do it in same way. And child started giving respect to elder brother and sisters in family. In other words we can say that child is making his/her behavior good and appreciable.
10. Watching cartoon a child can learn language and talking way:
One of the most effective and positive effect is that children learn not only the mother tongue but also the foreign language. Many of cartoon series are in different languages as depend on country where the show has to be air. This enhances the learning of language a child and cause to speak in proper way.
11. Parents should have to decide the cartoon show for their children:
Actually this is parent’s responsibility to decide the cartoon. No offense, but as elders knows that cartoon character is just an imaginary anime. But children do not have any idea that there is no real spider man who can jump over building or there is no superman with supernatural powers. Important and suggested by children’s psychological behavior experts recommend to parents for deciding the cartoon show for kids.
A child has a blank mind and at this stage child starts learning by observing what is going around. At this age they can’t differentiate the good and bad things. They always accept what they see and also follow that. Parents should have to spend some time with child by sitting with and watching cartoon. And also care about what would be the effect of cartoons on children’s mind. This will let you know the observation level of children and also improving the bonding with them. Children have soft kind heart with innocent mind full of honesty just need to give them a direction.