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Child ‘Lost’ In Shopping Centre For Eight Hours Ignored By Thousands Of People

A ‘lost’ child, stood alone for eight hours in the middle of the bustling Queen Street Mall in Brisbane, Australia, was offered help by just 21 people out of thousands of passers-by. Two child actors, Samuel and Ava, took turns standing alone for 20 minute periods as shoppers milled around them, as part of a social experiment…

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Background Noise Makes It Harder For Toddlers To Learn Language: Here’s How Parents Can Help

Children find it harder to learn new words if they are surrounded by background noise, a study has found. “Modern homes are filled with noisy distractions such as TV, radio, and people talking that could affect how children learn words at early ages,” said Brianna McMillan, doctoral student in psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who…

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The Heartwarming Reason This Man ‘Tattoos’ Kids

An artist is using his skills to cheer up children in hospital, by giving them customised “tattoo sleeves”. Benjamin Lloyd, 25, from New Zealand, shared pictures on Facebook showing him giving his friend’s son a customised ‘tattoo sleeve’, featuring skulls and roses. “Nothing brings me more joy than boosting a kid’s confidence with a custom tattoo,”…

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