to ask what you're getting your dc's for Xmas?

(69 Posts)
marvelousdcomics Sat 05-Nov-16 17:27:06

I know it's only November, but me and dp always plan in advance. We've asked kids what they want:

Dd(14):
Clothes
Earrings
Cd
Earrings
Books
Haircut
Couple of pairs of shoes

Ds1(13):
Trainers
Clothes
Books
Lego
DVD
Headphones

Ds2(10):
Books
Lego
Clothes
Football trainers
Chess set
Scalextric set

We also get them an annual each and some shared board games/sports stuff, but there lists aren't very long this year.

What are you getting your dc?

ProudBadMum Sat 05-Nov-16 17:28:08

Fuck knows

Got birthdays to get out of the way first. I'll think about Christmas around the 15th December.

dementedma Sat 05-Nov-16 17:35:00

DS14
Gaming keyboard and mouse
Book
Football print framed
Coin eating Moneybox
Goody

Dd 23
Perfume
Something from Zara
Something from Hotel Chocolat
Isle of Skye Candles
Metal elephant - she loves elephants

Dd1 26
Jodhpurs
Thermals
Watch
Isle for Skye candle

Those are what we have so far

Boundaries Sat 05-Nov-16 17:45:17

A lump of coal.

Bah humbug.

Christmas can do one.

unlimiteddilutingjuice Sat 05-Nov-16 17:46:49

DS (4): Octonauts stuff
Dd (nearly 2) Peppa pig weebles

DesperatelySeeking2016 Sat 05-Nov-16 17:50:18

We are cutting down this year as they have so much stuff. We have also asked other people to only give them 1 present.
From us..
Dd (6)- Barbie stage
Rockstar Barbie
An outfit
Shopkins annual
Ds (3) - lion guard characters
Optimus prime
An outfit
Paw patrol annual
We will also spend about £30 each on stockings which will include pants and a toothbrush!

SemiNormal Sat 05-Nov-16 17:51:39

DS 6

An Xbox 360 - second hand with a load of games. Obviously with him being only 6 I don't want to buy the latest model and the expense of all the latest games. We regularly shop second hand so I know he won't mind. He loves playing Minecraft so that'll be the first game I'll get him.
Lego - He loves Lego but will probably buy him the cheaper version ones to be honest as I find it very overpriced.
Arts and crafts stuff - He loves journaling, painting, drawing etc so always buy him new arts and crafts stuff every year.
Rubix Cube - He's been asking for one lately so will put one in his stocking.
Ties - He likes to wear ties so will get him fun Christmas ones.
Bath Bombs - He loves them
Chocolates and other treats

That's all I've planned for now but there'll be lots of other little things too. Not going too man on toys this year though as he just doesn't play with them much.

wetpebbles Sat 05-Nov-16 17:54:19

Dd (12) has a graphics pad for her pc so far and a few stocking fillers, got my eye on new velvet jacket as well.

Soubriquet Sat 05-Nov-16 17:55:07

Well we've got some things but I need dd to make her mind up with her main present because it affects what I get ds (he likes to copy her)

So far:-

Dd (3)
Hair glow rapunzel
Sing along Elsa
Singing Ariel

Ds (20 months):-

My first rollaball Thomas
Cookie sorting shapes

going to get ds the sit and stand car garage and dd some play mobile and some board games

Then they are either having a bike each (balance bike for ds) or a scooter

Lightsoffplease Sat 05-Nov-16 17:58:33

For each dc:
Dress up costume, annual, game/puzzle, kinectic sand/something arts n craftsy, Lego, book, socks

nocutsnobuttsnococonuts Sat 05-Nov-16 18:02:08

DD (8) kindle fire with headphones. Need to wait till her birthday has been to see what she asks for. Then stocking fillers, clothes and a couple of games/books.

DD (4) DC superhero girl dolls, paw patrol plane, the new paw patrol pup, skye dressing up costume. Stocking fillers, clothes, games and books.

MsJamieFraser Sat 05-Nov-16 18:10:04

Ds10
Limited edition personalised 3DS XL + 5 games
iPhone 5c (seconds hand)
Football studs and Astros
Books
Jawbreaker machine
Clothes
Personalised unique door plaque
Xbox subscription
Books + a few more things

Ds7
RPI tech + Nixie clock kit
His own WiiU + games
Electric scooter
Karaoke machine
iTunes vouchers
Books
Millions (sweetie) dispenser
Sound speaker (builds his own)
lava lamp (builds his own)
clothes + a few other things

Arfarfanarf Sat 05-Nov-16 18:17:28

Just a ps4 with virtual reality for them to share.
Nothing else at all.

eckythumpenallthat Sat 05-Nov-16 18:22:43

DD (4) is getting an ice hockey top for the team we support.
Then little bits like new colouring books (she's nearly completed all of hers shock), dr suess books, a couple of board games

marvelousdcomics Sun 13-Nov-16 17:44:35

Well, looks like its going to be more expensive than I planned. DD needs loads of clothes and shoes, due to a growth spurt. So does ds1. Lists have also had stuff added (sports stuff and dvds etc)

Soubriquet Sun 13-Nov-16 17:54:48

My Christmas has gotten slightly cheaper

Dd doesn't want a bike or a scooter now.

She wants Belles giant tea party

Thatwaslulu Sun 13-Nov-16 17:58:16

DS (16)
DSLR camera
Novelty camera lens shaped mug
Stable belt
Socks, boxers
Aftershave
Books
Nandos voucher
Smellies

DSS2 (29)
Money or voucher
Aftershave
Smellies

DSS1 (35)
Smellies

Funnyfarmer Sun 13-Nov-16 18:13:20

Dd1. Mac book (reconditioned) will be 16 at Christmas
Makeup
Clothes
Trainers
Baseball cap
TV
Books

Dd2 will be 6 at christmas
Bike
Hatchimal (hopefully )
Baby anabell
Doll accessories
Heeleys
Bat man play set
Paw patrol play set
Electric scooter

That's everything for Christmas and birthdays Dd1 is 16 on the 22nd and Dd2 is 6 on the 27th of dec

EdmundCleverClogs Sun 13-Nov-16 18:14:06

My child (1) has just been spoiled rotten for their birthday (and I know they have more toys on the way). So we're keeping it pretty small this year, mostly as they haven't a clue it's Xmas anyway!

A new big blanket

Clothes (socks! Being bankrupted by socks!)

Bath toys

'Fit the blocks in the hole' type toy

A storybook that makes noise

A sturdy toy box (will probably be the most expensive/needed item on the list)

Dionysuss Sun 13-Nov-16 18:16:26

DD11 - GoPro

DD8 - electric scooter

DS2 - bike

Then for fairness and making shopping less hassle, all three get a board game, jigsaw puzzle, book, craft kit, console game, soft toy.

Funnyfarmer Sun 13-Nov-16 18:17:26

Books for dd 2 as well. She loved roald darhl

CaptainCallisto Sun 13-Nov-16 18:22:00

DS1 (5 next week):
Blow pens
Leap pad
Board game/puzzle depending on what he gets for his birthday

DS2(3):
Magic sand
Leap pad
Board game/puzzle

AliceInUnderpants Sun 13-Nov-16 18:23:44

They are sharing an xbox-one. Going halves with ex-H so paying £100 each.

Have bought DD2 (8) a Teksta robot dog on ebay so far.
DD2 (11) has a few little things just now - a MYO dreamcatcher kit, pin-art, a new pokemon teddy she was after, and probably looking to get her (yet another) pokemon game for her DS. The one she has been covetting forever is around 70 quid second hand though.

wobblywonderwoman Sun 13-Nov-16 18:25:13

Ride on tractors - bought in sale

Little crafts / DVDs for stocking

Thinking about buying the playmobli advent calendar but unsure

Laiste Sun 13-Nov-16 18:36:18

3 older DDs (teens and 20s) - we boy something from DH and i plus something to give 'from' little DD. We try to spend roughly equally on each, be that on one thing or a collection of things.

This year is handbag, hairdryer, jewellery, clothes plus socks, more socks and a light up pineapple (!)

DD4 (nearly 3) gets lots of bits to open as we do the stocking plus tree prezzies - so far we have Lego, a stable with horses, books, frozen figures, dressing up tiara and Brio. We'll probly buy her a couple more little bits for the stocking.

Xmas costs about half what it used to! The early teen years were the worst for being costly present wise for the three older ones.


Little DD (nearly 3) - probly ends up adding up to maybe £60ish?

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