Screens Away, Time to Play!

By (author)Kailan Carr


“Screens Away, Time to Play” is a delightful and award-winning children’s book that creatively encourages young readers to explore, create, and learn beyond digital screens. With recommendations from experts in early childcare and psychology, this rhyming book is a must-have for every home and classroom, offering valuable insights and a bundle of free activities that make learning fun for kids aged 3 to 7.


An award-winning children’s book inspiring screen-free activities and sparking conversations about screen time limits. Recommended by early childcare experts, pediatricians, and child psychologists!Us adults understand the effects screens can have on kids and the importance of active play in their day.But how do we explain that to kids?This lighthearted and playful rhyming book for ages 3-7 makes a difficult topic approachable. It’s a must for every home or classroom bookshelf!It is a much needed resource for parents and caregivers to show young readers the value of turning screens off and encourage them to explore, create, learn, and play in so many ways. It’s also a great SEL book for teachers! It won a Teachers Choice Award and Kirkus Reviews says, “This rhyming, well-illustrated book is a useful classroom tool for initiating conversations about screen habits and presenting ideas for alternative activities. Instructional without being soporific!”Screens Away, Time to Play will help kids understand there is so much MORE to life than the digital devices that draw them in and that their job is to play! It’s perfect for social-emotional learning in preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade.The book gives kids important insights about technology in a gentle and child appropriate way, but also showcases the MANY different activities kids can do instead – like an invitation to play! It’s great to discuss healthy screen habits before they become a problem.There is also a QR code inside to download a bundle of FREE activities that go with the book! Coloring pages, a science experiment, puzzles, accessories for a cardboard car, and more bring screen-free fun to children ages 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7!