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  • What can parents do to make lockdown more fun for kids?
  • What can parents do to make lockdown more fun for kids?
    Five Minute Mum (2020) ©
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Five Minute Mum: easy fixes for lockdown fun

As people around the world experience lockdown, parents are struggling to keep their children entertained and educated while maintaining their day jobs. Online platform Five Minute Mum provides daily inspiration through games that are quick and easy-to-assemble – and to tidy away.

Location United Kingdom

Scope
As the UK government moved to stem the spread of COVID-19 in late March 2020, businesses, schools, and nurseries across the country were closed to all but the children of key workers. Millions of parents across the country are facing the task of juggling working from home with home-schooling and looking after their children, all while remaining largely indoors. Keeping children entertained can be challenging at the best of times – almost three-quarters (74%) of parents say they struggle to come up with fun and creative ideas and activities. [1] “With the increase in both parents ...

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