05/11/2014 15:25 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Family Time Together Is What Children Really Want

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Forget fancy gadgets and pricey toys - spending time together as a family makes young children the happiest. That's the heart-warming new finding from IKEA.

The study – which surveyed 2,000 adults and 1,000 children – found family life, be that a meal together, watching a movie or curling up with a book, makes children happier than having flashy equipment and expensive holidays. Phew!

Over half of the children and teenagers questioned in the IKEA poll (54Slideshow-84670%