Time is best gift for kids at Christmas, say experts

NZ Herald Nov 26, 2010
If you’re worrying about not being able to afford expensive presents for the kids this Christmas, give yourself a break – cheap toys and spending time with children are better for their development, experts say. Plunket’s national community development manager, Claire Rumble, said anything the family could do together helped a child’s learning. “A parent is a child’s greatest play toy,” Mrs Rumble said.