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Children playing outside just half as much as their parents

Modern children spend just half the time playing outdoors than their parents did when they were young, a study has revealed. Researchers found today’s kids are more inclined to stay indoors and watch television, play computer games and in some cases, even do their homework, rather than go outside to play. The figures show during [...]


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Playground Games- old classics still triumph when it comes to breaktime

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Traditional games such as skipping, trading cards and hopscotch are still amongst the most popular in playgrounds today, it has been revealed. The study of 2,000 parents also found that while modern children no longer enjoy traditional games such as conkers, marbles and Yo-Yo, some of the old classics are still being enjoyed. Indeed, kids [...]


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‘Generation Give-in’- parents spend nearly £500 a year keeping kids up with trends

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Modern mums and dads have become swept up in a ‘Generation Give-In’ style of parenting – by buying children gifts whenever they ask for them, it has emerged. A new study shows parents spend almost £500 a year making sure their children ‘fit in’ at school, feeling compelled to buy their children exactly the same [...]


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