'I'm Bored!' How To Avoid Hearing Those Two Little Words This Half Term

24/11/2017 15:17 GMT

Watch the video above for tips from real parents (and children) about how to make the week pass in a whirlwind of fun and games.

Including advice on encouraging creative play to help children develop and learn; how to avoid constant squabbling; making the most of family time with ideas for free fun; how to make journeys enjoyable; and what to do if your children are threatening to spend the entire week glued to a screen.

We've also included some videos focused on older kids, including one discussing when it is OK to leave a child home alone - invaluable if you're facing a daily battle trying to get your teen to accompany you on errand runs.

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