Screen-Free Week 2022

screen-free week

Start Date: May 2, 2022

End Date: May 8, 2022

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Screen-Free Week is May 2-8, 2022!

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What is Screen-Free Week?

Screen-Free Week is an annual invitation to play, explore, and rediscover the joys of life beyond ad-supported screens. During the first week of May, thousands of families, schools, and communities around the world will put down their entertainment screens for seven days of fun, connection, and discovery.

Even though it’s about turning off screens, Screen-Free Week isn’t about going without – it’s about what you can get! An hour once dedicated to YouTube becomes an hour spent outside; ten minutes whiled away on social media turn into ten minutes spent doodling; a movie on a rainy afternoon is replaced by time spent reading, chatting, or playing pretend!

You can celebrate Screen-Free Week at home, in your school, in your community, or anywhere – just put down those entertainment screens and do literally anything else! You might be surprised at what you find.

(“Entertainment screens” means that you can’t use Screen-Free Week as an excuse not to do your homework or your job. But if you’re a teacher or boss, you can help everyone celebrate by reducing the amount of screen-based work you assign!)

Need a little more info? Explore our resources or check out our blog to hear from people who have unplugged and loved it.

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Let’s get ready to unplug!

Now’s the time to start planning your epic Screen-Free Week adventures! Our resource library is full of activity ideas, organizing kits, and tips to make your celebration the best yet! Plus, check out some of our favorite resources below! Happy unplugging!

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