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British Charity Tries To Get Kids Outside To Play

NPR
Thursday, May 2, 2013

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Britain's National Trust created a list of "50 Things To Do Before You're 11 3/4." Things like climb a tree and cook on a campfire. Enough finished the 50, that the group used social media to gather more ideas for getting kids away from social media.

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Aiming to get more children to play outdoors, Britain's National Trust created a list of the 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 3/4. Things like climb a tree and cook on a campfire. Enough finished the 50 that the trust used social media to gather more ideas for getting kids away from social media.

Some are quite poetic: Catch a falling leaf. Jump over waves. Hold a scary beast. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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