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Old 01-18-2013, 04:34 PM   #24
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Re: what do you allow your 8 year old to do??

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Originally Posted by mama_to_DJM View Post
My 8 year old is still a kid! He plays with Legos, reads books, plays outside (when it's not freezing!), etc. I let him borrow my iPod on occasion to play games, and he gets to play the Wii when he's done with his schoolwork. I have no interest in him growing up too fast!
Like PP said, my ds1 does all of this too. He's still very much a 5 year old. He is currently playing legos with his ds2. He loves legos, drawing/coloring, playing outside in all types of weather, reading, playing cars, playing house, playing with kids of all ages and so on. But he still likes his digital camera. He is very much an artistic type personality and loves taking pictures of nature and people. Maybe he'll be a photographer one day, who knows. But just because he's only 5 and is a child doesn't mean I won't help foster his interests.
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