TURN TV off week

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As if they just read my excited post about the new shows this week, I got info about the Center for Screen-Time Awareness hosts a Turnoff Week to encourage people everywhere to turn off the screens for a week. The second Turnoff Week for 2009 launched yesterday, September 20th and will continue through Saturday, September 26th.
AHHHH – unfortunately at least part of my family WILL NOT be participating in this one. We did participate in April. This is so last minute – oh the guilt!! I will try to reduce, I promise.
If you are a good doobie and want to participate, simplekids (which is a fantastic site linked to simplemom) gives us these resources to help entertain when you eliminate (or reduce – i can do that) TV time:
Kill Your Television
Preschool Activities 101: TV-Free Ways To Keep Your Kid Busy While You Work – Part One and Part Two
Simple Mom: 20 Indoor Activities for Kids – besides TV
Unplug Your Kids blog
The Big Turnoff: Confessions of a TV-Addicted Mom Trying to Raise a TV-Free Kid by Ellen Curry-Wilson
Instead of TV
At least this one is not during April vacation like the other week. Have you ever participated? What do you think?
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