Playing with technology offers a variety of opportunities for skill development. When we sweep with a broad brush and declare everything “screentime,” we close our eyes to what’s really happening under the surface - not to mention how it affects our relationship with our child.
Various games will emphasize some of these skills more than others. But since many parents did not grow up playing a lot of video games, you may need help knowing what to look for!
And all of these skills are developed in a setting where learning is in context, necessary for the game, and fun! (Translation: Much less resistance!)
Now you can have a handy PDF with 35 skills that kids are actually learning while they're having fun with their games!