They were once the simple pleasures and pastimes of childhood, but with the burgeoning trend towards sitting motionless playing computer games, these wonderful escapades are slowly dying…
What am I referring to?
When I was growing up in the 70’s (yes I am that old!) this was the norm. Unfortunately these days, with ever stricter health & safety laws and the hold computer games have on our children, simple, life enhancing exploits are slowly passing into history. Fewer than 10% of kids play in wild places, what a sad statistic…
Let’s go retro! We should all encourage our children to put the joystick down get outside and live life, like I did in the 70’s!
The National Trust have begun a campaign to change this torpor listing 50 things to do before you’re 11¾, a list so wonderful, that if your child completes it, it will change them for the better…forever!