Current research advises limiting screen time and app use for children ages 0-2. For kids of all ages, it is important to make sure that technology use includes engagement with peers and caregivers, and leads to interactions rather than replacing interaction. Where there's an app, there should be a lap!
Read the American Academy of Pediatrics report, Media and Young Minds, for more.
It can be hard to find high-quality apps for children. Let a librarian serve as your media mentor and recommend some favorites.
App Picks for Kids from Madison Public Library