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Old 10-19-2007, 08:54
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Does anyone have any experience with these plastic headbands?
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My daughter tends to pull the ends apart and I'd like to know if they snap in half easily or if they have some flex. I bought a cheap set of colored ones at Target and she can straighten them out without them breaking.

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Hi Jen! Welcome to the "Family" I find that the plastic headbands do have some flexability to them. I have a 3 yo son who thinks they are twistable, and has yet to break one. HTH
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My daughter just wore one to school yesterday. It was her first time wearing one and the headband came home broken in her backpack. I asked her how it happened. I am not sure if it was her pulling on it or if someone tried to take it from her and the headband became the turkey wishbone. It was a thinner one I got at the Ribbon Retreat. I think it was the 3/8 inch size. But it was pretty bent up, so I think sending it with her in a class of four and five year olds was a bad idea. I just wanted to have her show it off, not get it broken. Anyone else have a plastic headband break?

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Ugh! I'd be so upset. Not even at the cost of the materials but the time you spent on it. I've only made my daughter 3 sets of bows so far and I'm so protective of them that I won't let her wear them to school (that's what the cheap Target clips are for!) One fell out on a shopping trip once and I actually found it when I backtracked to the children's section of Old Navy. It sure would be nice if someone would sell solid metal headbands - at least then you could bend them back into shape.
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I think those are the same headbands I have (got them from The Name Game website) and I've had a few break. I think it's always been from someone stepping on them. UGH kids!

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Ok I had to try to see if I could break one by trying to straighten it out and it broke in three places! It was a 1 inch one and it got to the point of almost being all the way straight.
I'm not too happy because I bought a ton of them!

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