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As I said in a book I wrong a while back, if you want to ruin a child's interest in photography, give them a camera made for "kids." Usually 5-10 year old technology and a poor lens.
I see tons of used 3 - 5 MP Kodaks (fixed focus, SD card) for under five dollars at Goodwill, etc. Tap up the battery compartment and the SD card door and let then use that!
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