Thai kids and the world without play


  • Chalida Thanattherakul Faculty of Nursing, KhonKaen University


“Thai kids and the world without play”. This saying is not exaggeration to reflect the image of Thai kids today. Nowadays, the parents in Thailand have been influenced by the IT boom. Even adults also addictive smart phone with all the social game. Even adults own a smart phone addiction calling phubbing society . Material progress has been infiltrated into the daily lives of children. Children can open the iPad when they are still unable to speak. Human interaction with others were limited. The play was diminished even though it is the main task for children. This article would to reflect the proper use of informational technology equipments for kids. Knowing about the benefits and risks of those to apply appropriate usage for kids is the key point that parents and persons whom working with taking care of children should concern.


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Thanattherakul C. Thai kids and the world without play. JNSH [Internet]. 2016 Aug. 12 [cited 2022 Aug. 17];39(2):155-61. Available from: