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Too dangerous for children to play in the snow?


New research by Chessington World of Adventure Resort has found that 29 per cent of parents say that it is too dangerous for children to play outside in the snow because they may slip on ice or be bruised by a tightly packed snowball.

The survey of 1000 people found that 20 per cent of parents would not encourage their children to take part in activities they enjoyed as children – such as climbing trees, building dens and camping overnight in the garden.

The biggest concern cited by parents was that their children would hurt themselves (35 per cent).

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