Kids in the Philippines always seem to be creative and happy

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I often see the kids messing around doing things which to be honest are funny as well as entertaining as you rarely see them with toys or even much supervision in the area so they get left to their own devices most of the time which is a bit sad at the same time it does make me wonder how much worse is actually dumping kids in front of a TV, PC or console instead. The kids here are all socially active with each other and the different generations get on. In the UK generally everyone splinters off to their own age groups which separates a lot of the bonds between family members.

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Last week one of the games they were playing was “scavengers” which I found out by a sack being left in the road full of items they had collected. My wife April said how busy they had been searching for junk as scavengers to sell (although not really selling just role play). But they spent hours looking for scrap plastic bottles, old tins etc. etc. keeping themselves busy.

4 comments for “Kids in the Philippines always seem to be creative and happy

  1. Paul33noodles
    May 1, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    i smell a game. developing..some cheap toys as prize?? wilkie sanitation inc.

    • Tropicalpenpals
      May 1, 2011 at 2:09 pm

      Lol it is a pigpen but its not mine.. also its used for laundry not animals the kids were upto something in there involving a basket full of fruit that looked like eggs and a few other things your guess is as good as mine what they were doing lol

  2. Stevephil220148
    May 2, 2011 at 2:40 am

    One of the joys and pleasant distractions from our daily woes. Despite the difficult times and circumstances the kids there allways seem to be happy and are a joy to behold. I sometimes wish kids in “richer” societies are so lucky!

    • Tropicalpenpals
      May 2, 2011 at 6:28 am

      Agree never heard a kid here say “im bored” in the UK nearly always!