Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America

A Common Sense Research Study
October 25, 2011

Even some young children are media multi-taskers.

Overall, 16% of 0- to 8-year-olds use more than one media “most” or “some” of the time; among 5- to 8- year-olds, 23% do. Among the 79% of 5- to 8-year- olds who have homework, 21% “usually” or “sometimes” have the TV on while they do it.