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Will the real thing ruin his imagination?

I want to get my 2 1/2 year old a digital camera for Christmas. But he has an old one that doesn't work and he's always taking pretend pictures of things like dinosaurs and baby ducks.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:51 PM on Nov. 22, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • paparazziI think now he'll just be more excited. This will open a more creative door for him. I say go for it.

    Jenaiko01

    Answer by Jenaiko01 at 7:53 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Yes i would get my children one to if I could afford 3 of them:)
    jem102675

    Answer by jem102675 at 8:01 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • My son had one that didn't work and would take pretend pictures all the time. I bought him a new one that works and he still uses the broken one all the time.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 8:51 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • i dont think so, and maybe if the interest lasts u will have a photographer!!
    Caelums_mama

    Answer by Caelums_mama at 9:40 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • thats cool! Get him one of the kid ones, they are fun and not too expensive, what a cool mom :)
    sarlove01

    Answer by sarlove01 at 2:15 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • go for it
    dorispierce

    Answer by dorispierce at 9:25 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • My two and a half year old wants a camera too. Fisher-Price has a nice one with a double viewfinder and looks like it can withstand drops and falls. You can see it on the FP website if you're interested. I agree with Caelums Mama: you might have a budding photographer on your hands!
    thebruce

    Answer by thebruce at 4:52 PM on Nov. 24, 2010

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