Fiona Phillips Reveals How Childhood Activities Are ...

Posted by tvcgroup on Jul. 28, 2009

Fiona Phillips reveals how treasured childhood activities are dying out & giving tips on how parents can go back to basics this summer.To find re-invented old-school games and learn vital skills you can visit a child was there anything better then varnishing a conker in the hope of beating your pal, the rush and excitement of British Bulldog or the elation of skipping?Well if you remember the good old days look away now, as new research reveals the demise of these treasured childhood activities. According to the ‘Big Mothered Britain’ report which surveyed over 4,000 parents, today’s generation of children are missing out on the wide variety of traditional games that previous generations grew up on – and the broad skills base they provided.In fact, 94% of mothers claimed to have skipped “often” as youngsters, compared to 24% of girls today. Furthermore, 83% of fathers said they played conkers whereas only 37% of boys said the same for today.However, this research reaches ... D

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