Overly wired

December 4, 2012 

ELIZABETH THAI, Pasco

When I was little, my imagination was my best friend. I used Legos to build a city, a kitchen set to pretend that I was working at a restaurant, and Candyland was the best board game out there.

Now that iPads, iPhones and iPods were invented, it seems like kids are losing their sense of imagination and creativity. If you look around in public, like at the mall or at a birthday party, children are now playing on their parents' iPhones. Many children even have their own iPod touches and iPads.

Because of this, it seems as if kids are becoming less social and harder to handle. Once you take that iPad or iPod away, kids seem to cry and scream until they get it back. If this is how the kids of today are acting now, imagine what their future will be like. Will they become successful? Will they start a family? Will they be happy? What will the children of the future be like? What will those children have to play with? Think about it.

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