Parents may be able to pass on their famous sauce recipe, but did they know who Yung Gravy and Sheri Easterling were when they made headlines at the MTV VMAs on Sunday?
A new survey from OnePoll and Kahoot polled 2,000 parents with children aged 3 to 12 and found that their offspring tended to get upset when their parents showed interest in something they liked or showed knowledge. about it, according to 63% of adults.
However, while two in five parents were aware of the movies “Frozen” (43%) and “Moana” (42%), as well as the infamous “Baby Shark” (40%), only 29% were aware of the Cartoon Network show” Steven Universe”.
In the music department, only 24% of parents could correctly identify Fifth Harmony as the girl group shown to them in a photo. The “Work From Home” singers announced an indefinite hiatus in March 2018, but broke the record for most Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards the same year.
Certainly, 47% of parents revealed that they couldn’t stand their children’s favorite songs.
Parents also revealed that children aged 6 to 12 were more likely to identify Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” than legendary rock band The Rolling Stones (41% vs. 28%).
While there may be a gap in pop cultural information between generations, 61% of parents said they were eager to learn more about their children’s hobbies or interests.
“Finding things to do for the whole family can be difficult, especially for parents with children of different ages, who often have different interests and hobbies,” Sean D’Arcy, Vice President from Kahoot! at home and at school, says.
“Game-based learning is a great way for parents and children to learn something new together while spending quality family time,” he added.
Eighty-three percent of parents said they use quizzes to get their children interested in more serious topics, such as historical events that happened when they were young (41%), music (39%) and nature and animals (39%).
This, in turn, makes 79% of children more likely to ask questions about these topics.
“Our results show that quality family screen time could play a key role in helping children make better content and media choices on their own, as 62% of parents observed that their children were inspired to consume better content,” D’Arcy added.
“Furthermore, 55% said their children create content themselves as a result. Actively engaging with children, such as playing games together, can help them develop better screen time habits. .
GAME SHOWS PARENTS LOOK TOGETHER WITH THEIR CHILDREN
- “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” – 39%
- “Wheel of Fortune” – 37%
- “Family Quarrel” – 34%
- “Agree or not agree” – 34%
- “Are you smarter than a fifth grader?” – 33%
- “The price is right” – 33%
- “Danger!” – 29%
MUSIC PARENTS SHARE WITH THEIR CHILDREN
- The Beatles
- George Strait
- michael jackson
- Mister Mix-a-Lot
- Motley Crue
- gospel songs
- Judas Priest
- foo fighters
- Splashback Clearwater Revival