Tablet use by children and teenagers
Research into tablet use by toddlers up to teens.
In a Nielsen Study (Q4 2011) of homes in the US with children under 12 years old, 70% of tablet owning households let their child use the device. Of that use, 77% said their children played games and 57% said the tablets were used for educational purposes.
Baby and toddler access to Mobile Devices
Poll data from babies.co.uk 2013
Results from 1000+ respondents
Do you let your Baby play with a tablet/smartphone?
Do you think letting your baby use a smartphone/tablet helps them learn?
Does letting your baby play with a smart phone/Tablet too much disconnect them from their relationship with you?
When a baby plays on a smartphone/tablet does it negatively impact his real world social and communication skills?
Does the youth of today spend too much time on smart devices?
If your baby plays on your smart phone/tablet how often do they use it for?
Mobile technology use (US)
10% of 0-1 year olds use mobile technology
39% of 2-4 year olds use mobile technology
54% of 5-8 year olds use mobile technology
90% of student say tablets help them study more efficiently
¾ of those prefer tablets over textbooks
Education apps increase vocab by 17% in study of three year olds 27% 5 year olds
77% of parents believe mob tech aid learning and creativity
22% of parents reported giving child mobile device while running errands
30% of apps on parents phones are for children
72% of educational apps for pre-school.
Source: Kids and the mobile technology takeover infographic - everydayfamily.com