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Fake tats?

Do you allow your kids wear fake tats ? Why or why not ?


Asked by loudnproud87 at 4:02 AM on Apr. 11, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • OF COURSE!! Dad and I both are fairly covered in body art. I let my kids pick their own tattoos but I limit where they can put them on their bodies (no tramp stamps, etc.). When you don't let kids explore things their friends are able to do they become more intrigued by it, but use your judgement ladies.

    Answer by KoolMom617 at 8:04 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • My son doesn't even know what they are yet but when he gets a little older, if he wanted to put one on his hand or arm or something, I think it'd be fine. I don't think anything is wrong with them. As long as a child doesn't have them all over their body and they are appropriate, I think they are ok. I figure my kids will want to do something like that anyway, seeing as how their daddy has tattoos.

    Answer by tiffanynichols at 4:22 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I see no reason for disallowing my LOs to have temp tatoos. I had them as a kid and as an adult I have zero tatoos on my body. I never liked anything that much to permanently mark my body. I will teach my kids that temp tats are fun and then they go away but a real one will never go away. Temporary tatoos are fun and in the summertime my lil girl looks too cute with a butterfly or daisy on her arm or ankle. Don't be such a tightwad let kids have some fun but teach them too.

    Answer by LisaNSienna at 7:51 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I do because it's fun to wear your fav character and they love it. I also color on my kids!! lol We will take some crayola markers and color mustaches and different things on them. They also get to color on mommy and daddy too. It all washes off anyway I don't see the harm and they've never colored on themselves on their own.

    Answer by AmandaH321 at 9:04 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • sure. He thinks they are fun.

    Answer by Liansmommie at 4:26 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • no...

    Answer by smiley745 at 7:13 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • no

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 7:48 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Absolutely! They are fun...and isnt it better to say yes to a fake tatt, then for you to say no, then as soon as they are old enough, they are out getting the real thing! Maybe they will anyway, or maybe they wont...but letting them wear art that washes off, cant really hurt...Or atleast I dont think so!

    Answer by momto4lilangels at 7:50 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • If they are age appropriate, why not? I'd dis-allow if there was an allergy or they were too mature in subject.


    Answer by JSD24 at 8:12 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • i also color on my kids, they think its fun and it washes off. no big deal. tattoos are the same way. its fun for them.

    Answer by dfwhite at 9:10 AM on Apr. 11, 2011