Dads will be boys

Here's an interesting stat for you: according to the Parent24 Kids Nation Survey the majority of parents are spending up to R300 per month on toys. 7% even said they spend up to R500 per month. That's just on fun stuff, not your child's birthday present which may cost you anything from R100 to more than R700. Then you get other kids' parties to which your child would normally take a gift. You can see that SA's parents are investing  loads of cash in toys. Toys are a big part of growing up and learning how to be creative while having fun. In fact, some kids never grow out of the playing stage.

Something nobody tells you but all dads know is that one of the best parts of having kids is getting an excuse to hang out in toy shops. Better yet, you’re probably earning a salary, so you can actually afford some of the things you could only dream about having as a kid. The two men in this short video are in their element as they go to war with kid’s toys (and some insane animation).

Lots of parents have opted for a “no-guns” rule. In a violent society some parents feel that even toy guns send the wrong message to kids. In addition, if there are real guns around, they don’t want their children to make the mistake of thinking that they’re toys and picking them up.

But you can’t take this video too seriously. We’re fairly sure both participants escaped with only a few minor scrapes and bruises. Or else they’re better actors than we thought.

Take a look at this deadly-serious fun battle between two grown-up boys:

Toy Wars via andrewmfilms/Youtube

Click here to view the full results of the Parent24 Kids Nation Survey.

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