Cartoons As Educators

When a child born he has the capacity for motivation, experience, and training, and because of his mind is very impressionable. Therefore, his brains’ development is a dynamic mix of nature and nurture, so it is important to choose a healthy environment for all children.

Television:Essential Part of every’s Child Life

Television viewing is an essential part of every child’s life. Among all TV shows cartoon shows are all time favorite programme for every child. Cartoon shows comprising entertainment, education & general knowledge are becoming favorite time pass for them. Children have become much more interested in cartoons over many years and it has become a primary action to some lives. When we were at this stage, we have hardly get option to choose our favorite cartoon shows. Because there were only two & three cartoons shows telecast by Doordarshan like-Panchtantra ki Kahani, Vikram Betal, Jungle Book, Tom & Jerry & programmes made by NCRT- Tarang. Tom & Jerry & Jungle Book were the most popular shows of that time. Now, if we compare today’s scenario children have uncountable choices to watch their favorite cartoon shows. There are many cartoon channels, where children can watch cartoon shows for 24X7. Children began watching cartoons on television at an early age of six months, and by the age may be of 3 months.

 

Cartoon for kids as a medium for entertainment

Cartoons, for kids are just a medium for entertainment. They watch cartoons as a show that can make them laugh. So many research studies have been done to evaluate the impact of cartoons on the little minds of kids. The result shows that children learn a lot from these cartoons. The cartoon character influences them, & they start to follow what these character do in their shows. To keep these points in minds, the theme of the cartoon shows are changing towards moral values & basic education. Now there are so many shows those are based on education for different age groups. The content of these shows are made on the recommendation of National Council of Teachers. Shows like Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go teach toddlers about caring for and helping others and they introduce them to the Spanish language. Cyber Chase is one of the few animated shows that promote learning in math. Most of the shows focus on learning to read. The topics for each show are based on the concepts that are given by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in their recommended learning standards. One more channel IKid world is totally based on educative programmes. Toddlers today are more informed than toddlers from decades ago before reaching even preschool level. Channels like Noggin and NickJr. host an array of shows geared at teaching toddlers important life lessons. They are shown that violence is not okay and taught to care about and want to help other people and animals.

Favorite Cartoon Character

Now have kids have so channels to watch cartoons, so every child have their favorite cartoon charater, like- Doraemon, Chota Bheem, Arjun, Spiderman, Donald Duck etc. after watching their favorite cartoon programme they start behave like their hero. Now-a-days cartoons are not a mean just for entertainment they are more than what we understand them. So, this is a good news for those parents also, who thinks that cartoons have a negative impact on the minds of their kids, they are also a mean of primary learning.

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