Children whole over the world love, admire and adore cartoon characters. They love to watch cartoon films and serials for all time. Parents too find it as an easier method to engage the kids, to feed them and to avoid quarrels. As a result, they start to watch television from a tender age, when they are unaware of differentiating the fact from the fiction.
Influence of Cartoon Characters among children.
Spider man, Superman, Ben 10 and some other toys that illustrate cartoon characters are the main influencing factors. They love to watch, how their characters, or heroes defeat the enemies, how their heroes assassin the opponents. They get familiar with lots of weapons, and ugly-looking horrible enemies. They won’t even get tired of watching these fights.
It is true that, there is some good factor in some cartoons, while thinking of it as the victory of truth and innocence over the wicked. But, what is the means they are selecting for that victory? They fight with whatever weapons they get, and they will gain the final victory whatever be the method.
Adverse effect of cartoon characters.
Small and tender brains are filled with innocence. The kids love to communicate with their dear ones, they love to hear stories that contain good morals, and they love to hear songs, they love to play with their father and mother. But, while seeing the cartoon characters, what do they get. By that they get fully engaged in all time. They watch the TV for almost all the day, and their brain gets filled with the cartoon characters and their doings. Innocent brains get contaminated with the cruelties like, fights, killings and weapons. They get a feeling that they can win over anything with weapons like, knife, gun and other explosives. They love to fight with their peers, they find satisfaction in taking revenge on anybody. Tender feelings like, love, service and affection are forgotten. When they start schooling, no doubt, they will become a complete nuisance to teachers and other kids. Not only that, they start to assume themselves as the heroes and they have a feeling that, there is some alien power to save them from any danger. There is the presence of some securities to protect them. As a result, they are spoiled from the tender age.
How to protect from cartoon characters.
It is not advisable to prohibit them from seeing any cartoon character. But, we can set a time limit. Till the age they start schooling, TV is not good, it is the time, they need the love, affection, attention and friendship from their parents. Tell them that, characters are not human beings, and blind imitation will ruin their future. Give the support when they are in need, that is the best way to protect our new generation from any danger.