Sending kids to school can be a taxing time, both financially and emotionally, but most parents are looking forward to it.

Researchers found that 74% of parents are desperate to get their kids back to school and by the end of the summer they are running out of money to do things so their kids don't get bored.

The average child complains of being bored 106 times during the summer break from school.

They study also found that parents think it is easier to entertain the children if they have lots of money (35%) with 36% finding it difficult to find free or low cost activities.