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13 Things From Childhood That Adults Still Secretly Love

One of the best things about being a parent is enjoying those simple moments of childhood with your kids.

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1. Blanket Forts

A cosy cocoon where no monsters could get you.

2. Skipping Rope

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When you'd count down to break time so you could finally use your brand-new skipping rope.

3. Dots and Boxes

Spending ages painstakingly drawing out the grid was all part of the fun.
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Spending ages painstakingly drawing out the grid was all part of the fun.

4. Sticker Collections

Finally getting that one coveted sticker for your collection was probably the highlight of your childhood.

5. Nap Time

*daydreams at work about all the naps during childhood*

6. Tire Swings

These things were even more fun when you jumped off them and into the sand below.
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These things were even more fun when you jumped off them and into the sand below.

7. Blowing Bubbles

So calming.
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So calming.

8. Paper Fortune-Tellers

Making a perfectly folded and aligned fortune-teller gave you more satisfaction than an A ever could.
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Making a perfectly folded and aligned fortune-teller gave you more satisfaction than an A ever could.

9. Water Slides

One of the best things about kids is having an excuse to go to water parks again.
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One of the best things about kids is having an excuse to go to water parks again.

10. Sand

You still love sand just as much now – as long as it doesn't get in your shoes.
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You still love sand just as much now – as long as it doesn't get in your shoes.

11. Playing in Snow

Tobogganing, snowball fights, snow angels, building snowmen... The world was your cold, snowy canvas.

12. Colouring Books

There are two types of people in the world: those who colour within the lines, and those who completely ignore them.

13. Bubble Wrap

Way too often, the Bubble Wrap was better than the thing in the box.
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Way too often, the Bubble Wrap was better than the thing in the box.

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