Mother and Baby

Prince George’s Favourite Toy – Revealed!

Section: Toys & Education

What do you get a royal toddler who wants for nothing? According to Prince William, there’s one thing his little boy loves to do most – and that’s play games on his Apple iPad

Like many other digital-savvy tots across the country, Prince George loves to play around with the tablet – but the Duke of Cambridge can see the benefits.

The Duke of Cambridge made the admission during a tech event at the Empire State Building on the Duke and Duchess’ recent visit to the Big Apple.

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Ayah Bdeir, the chief executive of a firm that builds snap-together electronics for children, told The Times: 'He told me that his son George has been playing iPad games and loves them and that this was a good way to teach him the inner workings of electronics.'

Lucy Gill, from play advice site goodtoyguide.com, can also see benefits for growing children – but only if technology is used in moderation.

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‘The key is balance and sticking to any boundaries you set about when your child  can watch TV or use the iPad.
 
‘Screen time isn’t about using it instead of toys, books, play and actual interaction with your child – it’s meant to compliment that,’ she said.

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Does your little one love technology? Let us know below.

 
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