What are your 8-9 year old Boys getting for chrsitmas?

(14 Posts)
Doshusallie Sun 13-Oct-13 19:56:55

I am getting both dss (7 and 9) wheelies shoes.

Ds 1 is also getting

Operation game
Metal detector loads of small stuff
Possibly a penknife as he has wanted one for years

Lucyccfc Sun 13-Oct-13 19:54:01

My DS wants:

Nitro stunt scooter
FIFA 14 for the Xbox
Gross Magic

He is really easy to buy for other than those 3 things. As long as it comes from the Man City store, he is happy.

EvaBeaversProtege Sun 13-Oct-13 16:02:26

Disney infinity set
ipod
lego
xbox games

BeaWheesht Sun 13-Oct-13 11:59:34

Ds is turning 7 at Xmas but youngest in year so a lot of his friends are almost 8 and seem to be into similar things....

Military air base playset
Go kart
Stunt scooter
Disney infinity starter set
Metal detector
Archery set
Battleships game
Playmobil football stadium (maybe)
Hudl tablet

dobedobedo Sun 13-Oct-13 11:50:28

Ds turns 9 shortly after Xmas and he wants golf lessons, a new scooter and minecraft stuff.

goldenlula Sun 13-Oct-13 11:47:11

Ds1 has asked for a scalextrix and Lego at the moment. It is his birthday a month before Christmas and he has got a Rubix cube and a game for his ds so far.

FannyFifer Sun 13-Oct-13 00:14:03

DS really wants an X-Box.

OVOntToSuckYourBlood Sat 12-Oct-13 23:56:03

Lots of Lego.

I'm making a spy kit.

Microscope.

What about a camera? A normal digital one or a pocket camcorder? I've bought a pocket camcorder for my DS3's upcoming birthday and I had a play with it and it's fabby. Lots of waterproof/shockproof ones available for the more rough and tumble types.

WallyBantersYoniBox Sat 12-Oct-13 23:28:39

My ds has asked for an iPad and a puppy.

I wish he'd change his mind....

I am looking into the Hudl to see if that might be a hardier cheaper alternative.

DoItTooJulia England Thu 10-Oct-13 17:33:37

It's a basic computer. Think a motherboard and not a lot else, which is why I'm getting the starter kit for him.

www.amazon.co.uk/Raspberry-Pi-D4RPISK1-Starter-Kit/dp/B00ALW7WWQ

wfrances Thu 10-Oct-13 17:27:09

doittoojulia-what on earth is raspberry pie?

DoItTooJulia England Thu 10-Oct-13 17:01:35

Raspberry pi starter kit. Not sure what else. It's quite expensive.

PottyLotty Thu 10-Oct-13 16:58:09

A Minigadget tablet. That is all really given the price of them grin

hulahoopsilove Thu 10-Oct-13 15:59:09

My DS cant decide he wants lego then he wants something else...just lookign for ideas please

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