Parents should stay away from electronic gifts for kids this year

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(WILX) -- When it comes to buying toys for young children this holiday season, it's best to keep it simple!

The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents to avoid video games, tablets and other electronics

Doctors say these gadgets don't provide kids with parental interaction that is so important for healthy development.

And despite what many parents think, digital toys are not always more educational.