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’.