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How old is the appropriate age for a little girls to go to a slumber party?

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djbarkley1988

Asked by djbarkley1988 at 11:06 AM on Oct. 18, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • I think it depends on each family, but I would say 5
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 11:10 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • My dd had a slumber party for her 6th bday. It was a crazy long night of rme but lots of fun. I think it depends on the kids and how well they know eachother and how well you know the parents.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 11:11 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • My daughter was 6 when she went to her first slumber party.
    andrea96

    Answer by andrea96 at 11:13 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • Completely depends on the child and whether that is something the parent is comfortable with.
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 11:14 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • It really depends on the child. It might be easier to have one at your house for the first time. That way she can be comfortable, having a new activity, but being at home. Then when she's asked to go to one, she'll most likely have a good time, and you won't be called to go pick her up. She might be ready at 6, or it might not happen till later. Has she spent the night with grandma or another relative? Does she wake up in the middle of the night scared, and want to get into your bed? How does she do on playdates? Does she come home upset because someone hurt her feelings? Take all those things into account.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 11:46 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • depends on the child and where its gonna be and the supervision
    diana398

    Answer by diana398 at 2:03 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • NEVER! So many bad things happen to children at slumber parties. Molestation, rape, drinking, etc.... My child will never attend a sleep over

    00momma00

    Answer by 00momma00 at 9:35 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • however old they need to be to stay all night somewhere alone. If they have to go home early because they are homesick kids will make fun on them.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:46 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • For my kids "slummer" parties started fairly early as they started out staying with family members when me and their dad were going threw a divorce. We hosted our first non family sleep over when DS was 6 and DD was 4.
    Momof2Stepof3

    Answer by Momof2Stepof3 at 12:31 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • I think it depends on the child and the family holding the party. For me, I think we would be waiting until atleast 10 or 12.
    mom2queenie2004

    Answer by mom2queenie2004 at 8:05 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

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