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50 Things To Do Before You Are Eleven

A campaign by Britain’s National Trust

The charity’s campaign features stone-skimming, mud-pie making and climbing trees as recommended activities for children who may not normally play outside.

The list comes after a report commissioned by the trust revealed fewer than one in 10 children regularly play in wild places, compared with almost half a generation ago. The report found that a third of children have never climbed a tree and one in 10 unable to ride a bike. (I thought bike riding was innate!)

Read the article in The Age/ Sydney Morning Herald
Visit the UK National Trust website
See the YouTube video