I let my DD wear nail polish when she wanted. No make up was allowed until 7th grade, and then only minimally.
The boys are good without anything.
Nail polish wouldn't bother me but as a teacher and parent, I feel makeup doesn't belong in 4th grade.
The only 4th grader I've had so far was my son, so no to all of the above. lol My daughter is going into 3rd, but I think it's safe to say I'll be the same way when she is in 4th grade- she's not allowed to wear makeup. I occasionally do her nails on weekends for special occasions and they are still done when she's at school. IDK what age I'll allow makeup for her, but it'll be awhile.
nail polish and maybe lip gloss. DD is going into 1st grade and we allowed her bonnie belle lip gloss on windy days so her lips did not get chapped.
I have to say no. I made out just fine waiting until I was older, 16 or so. I am still not into it.
I only have my niece and she's going into 1st, but no. I don't see her wearing make-up at 4th grade.
I had a girl come into our Wed. Church program and I kept trying to send her over to Youth Group. Her make up so done, that I thought she was the same age as my 12 yr old. Yet, she was only 10. So, no I don't think it belongs in elementary school.
Make up no way. I said not till Jr High, and then light make up. But my girls have been wearing nail polish since they were old enough to not eat it lol.
nail polish, ok
makeup, no. why age your child faster then he/she needs to
We only let my daughter paint her toenails. I let her do brighter colors in winter (when no one will see her toes lol), but if she's wearing sandals it has to be a very light/clear shade or just the glittery/clear polish. As far as make up goes, no way. On the first day of school, I did let her wear a little clear lip gloss... behind her dad's back lol. We're a pretty conservative family, though. Most of her friends have the play make up. I'm okay with that for sleepovers occasionally, but she doesn't leave the house with it on, and she knows that it's just for dress up and play time.
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