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Top 5 parenting tips for media literacy in preschoolers

There are five essentials that will help preschoolers become media literate, says Modern Parenthood guest blogger Rebecca Hains, a children's media culture expert at Salem State University, in Salem, Mass.

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Parenting media literate kids involves choosing appropriate content that corresponds with your family values. 'Cowboys & Aliens: The Kids' is an entertainment based educational App Book for kids. (Orbit Media Group, LLC/PR Newswire)

2. It’s OK to set limits.

Don’t let young children watch shows and films that really go against your family’s values, or that you do not feel are age-appropriate.

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