For entertainment they went to the beach and also the movies.They had board games.

In the olden days they also had printing. They listened to the radio or played cards and read a lot. They used plasticine and played with skipping ropes.

Many grandparents talked about going on adventures with friends to places like drainage ditches, fields and orchards.

They used their imagination a lot and did drawing and playing house.

One grandad said that on Saturday they would leave the house in the morning and not come back until it was dark. They swam in rivers and rode bikes around the countryside, played at friend's places and so on.