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What are you getting your 6 year old boy this year??

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ConnorTraceptive Mon 08-Nov-10 21:16:14

I'm struggling a bit as it feels like ds has suddenly grown up a lot and much of what I look at seems a bit young for him but I'm not sure what the next stage is??

He doesn't need anymore lego. Help I'm lost!!

mellicauli Mon 08-Nov-10 21:24:16

skateboard pads and and helmet
He had lessons in the summer and loved it..
He'll get some lego - but you are right, doesn't need it!

ThighsWideShut Mon 08-Nov-10 21:26:43

Magnext are good. The rollercoaster one is good fun.

Arty stuff.

Struggling myself this year, DS just turned 7.

He's getting a guitar and lessons. Should make him grin on Christams morn!

blondiemermaid Mon 08-Nov-10 21:27:39

A bike and a digital camera only a cheapy camera but saves my phone being full of his pictures

thisisyesterday Mon 08-Nov-10 21:31:23

ds1 has requested buzz lightyear sadly!

for his birthday he is having a big wooden castle

um, he has a list on amazon actually:
cd player
digital camera
imaginext moon stuff
some dvds
wooden sword and shield (i am so not sure about that one! lol)

iheartdusty Mon 08-Nov-10 21:32:43

Christmas, from us:
- Housebuilder set (bricks and mortar)
- craft stuff,
- possibly a replacement CD player
- Annuals - Beano, Dennis & Gnasher, Simpsons

7th Birthday in January:
- Playmobile Egyptian pyramid
- Horrible Histories books and DVD

From family:
- Marble Skyrail run, possibly with motorised lift
-k'nex
-sciencey kits

He also has and loves:
metal detector
spy/ secret agent stuff
fossils
bow and arrows

iloveblue Mon 08-Nov-10 21:34:25

I'm also struggling

So far
2 Sciency kits - make a volcano type of thing
Wii game for Wii they're getting from my Mum
Yoyo (with instructional dvd)
Monopoly junior
Books including this - he loves to draw
Origami set

Thats prob about it

+ stocking fillers

ConnorTraceptive Mon 08-Nov-10 21:34:53

DS also want a buzz lightyear but he already has one but some reason his doesn't have wings and is therefore inadequate but I refuse to fork out 40 quid jsut for a pair of wings!

Never heard of magnext will take a look. I can think of lots of odds and sods to get but want to make sure he has some stuff that he can actually play with on the day

ConnorTraceptive Mon 08-Nov-10 21:36:03

Iheartdusty - tell me about the sky rail that sound interesting.

ThighsWideShut Mon 08-Nov-10 21:38:40

Yes, I wondered about Skyrail. What is it??

And does anyones DS have the army Metal Detector? And is it good?

ThighsWideShut Mon 08-Nov-10 21:39:05

Sorry, think it's the HM Forces Metal Detector

iheartdusty Mon 08-Nov-10 21:41:36

skyrail so basically a marble run where you can make huge loops of rail. There are various sizes and sets, some have a lift.

bodiddly Mon 08-Nov-10 21:53:26

ds has asked for a table football game but I have been looking at a second hand multi games table as I think he would love having football, snooker, air hockey etc to play!

ConnorTraceptive Mon 08-Nov-10 22:06:09

Hmm I did wonder about the air hockey too

These are usefull ideas thank you!

LyraSilvertongue Mon 08-Nov-10 22:12:23

DS2 is 6 and all he seems to want is K-Nex after playing with it at school.
We'll probably also get him an MP3 player (loaded with his favourite choons) as he's really into music.
I don't know what else.

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