They really are growing up fast: Pressures of modern world are eroding childhood

Source: Daily Mail

  • Calls for initiatives to ensure that children’s outdoor play and connection to nature are encouraged
  • All forms of marketing directed at children up to at least age seven ‘should be banned’

Children are growing up too quickly because of a combination of early testing in school, advertising, bad childcare and a reliance on computer games and television, experts warned today.

A group of 200 teachers, academics, authors, charity leaders and other experts have written a letter calling for a drive to ‘interrupt the erosion of childhood’.

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