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4 Aug 2017 Children’s charity Barretstown launches Barretstown Reconnect campaign for August »

Children’s charity Barretstown launches Barretstown Reconnect campaign for August

  71% of Irish adults say that ‘play’ helped them make friends and build relationships during their childhood 90% feel children should have more freedom to play and 69% believe there is too much emphasis on ‘organised play’ for children today Children’s charity Barretstown encourages adults to reconnect with their childhood this August through a new play-inspired campaign Seven in 10 (71%) Irish adults say that play helped them to make friends and build relationships during their childhood. This, along with developing their imagination (71%), was noted as the primary role of play during childhood, according to new research published...

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