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  Bored kids costs parents hundreds
Updated 27 July 2003, 14.23
Rollercoaster
"I'm bored!"

Wonder how many times you'll be saying that this summer holiday?

But did you realise most parents expect to fork out up to 250 keeping you lot happy this summer.

Some will even get through more than 500!

A report by a financial services group says a third of kids will moan about being bored on a weekly basis during the school holidays.

So parents are spending hundreds of pounds on day trips, meals out and sporting activities to keep you entertained.

On top of this nearly half of parents say they will spend at least 1,000 on their family's summer holiday.

Bet you didn't realise saying you're bored could be so pricey!

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