Screen time to blame for decline in children’s imaginary friends

Olivia Rook
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Electronic devices are stopping children from developing ‘the skills of problem solving, social interaction and how to build their own resilience’.

72 per cent of respondents in the daynurseries.co.uk survey reported fewer children as having imaginary friends compared to five years ago.
72 per cent of respondents in the daynurseries.co.uk survey reported fewer children as having imaginary friends compared to five years ago.

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