Encouraging children to play free #PetitsFilousPlayFree

How often do you hear those immortal words “I’m bored!” spill from your child’s mouth? It is something I hear fairly frequently in my house, especially after I have enforced time limits on their technology. The question is, what do you do about it? Do you ever wonder what would happen if you just let them be bored, encouraging them to play free? Play is an important part of child development – from physical development of their muscles and motor… Continue Reading “Encouraging children to play free #PetitsFilousPlayFree”

Persil Research shows three quarters of children in the UK spend less time outside than prisoners!

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As a person that loves to get outside with the kids I am aware that research shows that kids spend more time indoors than we did as children but nothing prepared me for the research from Persil that three quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates and one in five UK children don’t play outside at all on an average day What’s more, it seems children are in danger of not engaging in outdoor adventure play, as… Continue Reading “Persil Research shows three quarters of children in the UK spend less time outside than prisoners!”