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Bored Kids? That’s A Good Thing!

As the threat of lock-down and self-isolation looms, along with public venue closures and the active requirement to socially distance, many parents are no doubt dreading the inevitable cries of ‘I’m bored!”.

But, there’s no need to panic, with experts claiming boredom is not only good for kids, but is necessary for their cognitive development.

“Children need to have opportunities for boredom because boredom helps children to develop creativity and imagination,” says parenting expert, teacher and author or The Magic Coat, Di Wilcox.

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