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Roller skating party for an 8 year old

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CountryLovingGirl Sun 05-Jun-16 21:03:33

Ok or not? Are they old enough for a roller skating party? All kids will be 8 or almost 8 (a couple of 12 year olds too).
I am worried they will (a) not like it (b) injure themselves!

blibblibs Sun 05-Jun-16 21:07:21

We've just had a rollerskating party for DD and it was her 7th birthday. No injuries and the kids seemed to love it.

Coldtoeswarmheart Sun 05-Jun-16 21:10:47

Fabulous party idea. DS (7) and DD (3) both skate (DS better than DD, obviously, as she's only just started!) and love it. DS first tried at a skating party, he got the hang of it by the end and was hooked.

Gizlotsmum Sun 05-Jun-16 21:15:06

Dd (8) has been to several and seems to enjoy them despite not being a great skater

iloveredwine Sun 05-Jun-16 21:17:44

My daughter had a roller skating party for her 7th and loved it. Started a trend for all her friends!

voodoolooloo Sun 05-Jun-16 21:18:35

DD 8 had a skating party. They all loved it and it sparked a spate of the same with her friends.
DD 11 had the same ( but the disco night rather than a party) and again loads of friends followed suit.
Out of them all we only had one girl who couldn't skate and didn't like it.
I Love it too! Enjoy.

CountryLovingGirl Mon 06-Jun-16 06:32:02

Great! Thanks for putting my mind at rest :-) I don't want a load of broken bones on the day.

EmmapausalBitch Mon 06-Jun-16 06:45:27

I had a roller skating party at that age and loved it so much I had another one the next year. I never did grow out of roller skating, skate at least twice a week and would kind of like a roller skating party for my 50th in a couple of years grin

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