There are definitely parents on both sides of this issue. Some parents give their kids the biggest most powerful Nerf blasters before they can even handle them by themselves, and others completely ban them in favor of more non-violent toys, like erector sets and chemistry kits.
But many of us have parenting policies that lie somewhere in the middle. I do not mind my kids having Nerf blasters, as long as they follow a few rules. First of all, they should never
If you do fall in the pro Nerf blaster camp, which ones are your favorite? My son has the Nerf Vortex Proton, which shoots the discs rather than the darts. It is actually very cool and shoots pretty far. I bought the Nerf N-Strike Longstrike blaster for my nephew, and he loves it, but he is 12 years old. That one is definitely for bigger kids. Most of the Nerf blaster products look like they receive pretty decent reviews on Amazon. They even make a tactical vest!
So are you Pro Nerf blaster or Anti Nerf Blaster? I'd love to hear from you!
Fun bit of trivia for the day: Did you know that "NERF" actually stands for "Non-Expanding Recreational Foam"? What you don't learn from Wikipedia, I tell ya'!