things to watch for...

  • Your child has paint or marker on their hands or clothing

  • You child is scribbling markings on their personal items, or within the house

  • If your child is tired in the morning, sleeping in, missing school or other activities, it may be the result of sneaking out late at night

  • Have spray paint, large markers or a large number of markers
  • Carry a backpack outside of school and everywhere they go (to hide graffiti materials)

  • Visiting graffiti related websites on the computer

  • Be aware of the friends your child hangs out with. If their friends are graffiti vandals, your child will be influenced to participate. Also be aware of large age gaps in the people your child is associating with

  • Watch for graffiti photos being uploaded to the internet