hii... my 8th year son is not interested in sports or outdoor games and not even he used to do mobile or Cartoons ..he is happy with his toys and always finds any activity with this how can I convince him to go out making some friends and sports activities pls help

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Updated on May 03, 2019

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If we leave it to the child, the child will choose a mobile due to the visual effect. It is unhealthy and impacts cognition, vision, sleep etc. Enroll him in games. Make it compulsory to attend at least one outdoor class for a year. It takes a year to like something or not like. You will have to take the time and effort to take him outdoors in the evenings - maybe to a park nearby or for a short walk in the neighbourhood. Invite his friends over and organise games. Any indoor game is better than playing with the mobile. Please find some handy tips here. https://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/8-ways-to-keep-your-child-busy-indoors-this-summer/421 Please do read this blog. It may just be what you were looking for. https://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/is-your-child-smartphone-obsessed/546 I hope these give you some ideas.

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