We are looking for children aged 6-11 year olds who are creative and articulate to take part in this exciting and fun study about activities and hobbies in their free time.
There will be a 10 day online diary which will require each child to upload videos and photos and complete given tasks (parents will be allowed to support with this) totalling 2.5 hours across a week and weekend.
Some children may be selected to take part in a 4 hour filmed hangout (this involves the children being observed in different scenarios such as playing with their friends/alone, going online, watching tv, chatting with family members etc) – in home (and will need to do this with either friends or the whole family)
PLEASE ENSURE EACH CHILD IS AVAILABLE FOR BOTH STAGES OF THIS RESEARCH
Please note each child who applies will need to send in a headshot before starting the online diary
Each parent and child will be required to sign a consent form prior to the start of this study
Stage 1: Online
Stage 2: In Home
Stage 1: Thursday 20th July – Sunday 30th July 2017
Stage 2: Tuesday 29th August – 30th August 2017 (to be arranged if selected)
Stage 1: £50.00 per child
Stage 2: £50.00 per each child + £50.00 for parent
To be arranged for Stage 2
Please answer the questions below.
Occupation of chief income earner in the household:
Working status i.e. Full time, part time, retired, etc.
Who do you live with at home?
Please specify children(s) ages and gender?
Which of the following devices does your child have access to?
TV in own room
Which ONE statement best describes you?
I keep an eye on how much screen time my child spends but I do not restrict him/her
I keep an eye on how much screen time my child spends and I do not let him/her spend more than an hour or two a day
I am quite strict when it comes to screen time and only allow my child a couple of hours a week
I am very strict when it comes to screen time and encourage my child to do other things
What after school activities do your child participate in?
If your child does after school activities, were they chosen by you/partner or your child themselves?
Does your child have any hobbies, please specify?
Do you AGREE or DISAGREE with the following statement?
“I think it is important for my kids to get to have some free, unscheduled time where they can just hang out and go and do what they feel like”
Does your child have any of the following?
Mobile disability (i..e, wheelchair bound)
Impairments, such as hearing/sight etc
Behavioural or learning issues
None of the above
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
Unfortunately, it is impossible to reply to all emails or phone messages. We receive lots of responses to researches that are emailed out. You will be contacted by phone if your application is successful. However, we apologise if you do not hear from us, but please keep trying for future projects that are sent out.