Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Feb 5, 2010
    Heather from TN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Pin trading; would you recommend this for a 2yr old and a 5yr old?

    Hi, Heather!    Pin Trading is very popular around WDW, but I really wouldn't recommend it for young children.  For one thing, those pins are sharp!  I would not want to see your kids get hurt.   Another thing is the pins can get heavy on the lanyards, and I can almost guarantee that you will end up carrying around the pins and lanyards!  (Not to mention small backings/pieces that may not be suitable for this age.)

    I suggest waiting until they are a bit older and the hazard goes away and they can appreciate it more!  If you are looking for a collectible, take a look at the Disney Racers.  They are small cars that come decorated as so many fun Disney characters.  At about $5 each, this might be a better idea for this age (both my son and daughter love these!)  

    I hope you are not disappointed in my answer, but look at Pin Trading as something to look forward to in a few years!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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