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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Child's play

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Explainer: A basic guide to how voting works in the UK (and why Brexit has changed the game)
It’s as much about Leave/Remain as Left/Right.
Column: Playground etiquette and other mysteries
I admit it – I don’t like playgrounds with all their dangers and unwritten rules. And I’m not the only one, writes Andrea Mara.
Column: Would you correct another person’s child?
Is it ever ok to discipline someone else’s child? Martina Newe looks at when you should intervene – and when you absolutely shouldn’t.
Column: We need a better (not just a safer) internet for kids
Children need to be taught about online safety – but we must also develop internet content specifically for children to give them opportunities to use the internet in creative and innovative ways, writes Simon Grehan.
Column: Think playdates are all fun and games? Think again.
Playdates are basically the office parties of kid-land: the stakes are higher than they seem and opting out is harder than you think, writes Emily Hourican.
You'll never be as gangster as this baby riding a roomba hoover
Can’t handle the cuteness.
Parents adorably recreate movie scenes using their baby and some cardboard
Babies. What are they for, if not our amusement?
14 kids who have absolutely no idea how funny they're being
Not a notion.
Adult portraits retouched to look like children are extremely creepy
Both terrifying and impressive.
These kids' Halloween costumes will make you want to up your game this year
They make dressing up look like child’s play.
Some of the most amazing playhomes for children ever
A retired architect from Texas now puts his skills to use by building incredible playhouses for his friends’ children.
Teacher with a fear of children sues Ohio school district
The 61-year-old woman says her phobia was triggered when she began teaching younger children.
Pics: The Gardaí's latest crime-fighting vehicle*
*Okay, probably not. But what is it?
7 of the greatest (and scariest) toys that came to life in movies
The foul-mouthed Ted is not the first toy to come to life on the big screen: here are a few of the favourites (and not so nice ones)
Man trapped in kid's swing for nine hours has to be cut free
The unidentified man did not sustain any life-threatening injures but what about the embarrassment?
Imitation is...: Real Madrid sign a seven-year-old Argentinian named Leo
If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.
Kobe Bryant 'goes back to the playground'
Watch how the big boys play – as the Lakers’ talisman assists himself.