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What do get an 8 month old??

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Flosie1989 Sat 03-Nov-12 20:54:40

So my DD will be 8 months at Christmas and one of her nanny's wants to know what to get her for about £20-30.

Christmas presents already bought for her by other family members are a rocking hedgehog from mamas and papas, push along walker, sit in walker and a trunkie for our holiday later next year.

Does anyone have any ideas for what I can suggest? I think I'd rather suggest a toy as oppose to clothes....

Thanks in advance!

dementedma Sat 03-Nov-12 21:01:24

Ummm, nothing at that age really.
If you must,something musical and rattly?

Northernexile Sat 03-Nov-12 21:07:26

We just got our currently 8 month old DD a musical activity table by Leapfrog. It was £26 from Amazon and she adores it!

Activity Table

Flosie1989 Sat 03-Nov-12 21:09:00

Thank you northernexile that's a good idea and looks fab!

StealthToddler Sat 03-Nov-12 21:11:03

Rather than endless individual presents you could suggest each birthday/Christmas to get something that is part of a bigger set e.g lovely wooden dolls house furniture and then when dd is older you could buy her or get relatives to club together to get a dolls house? That way it is something they will really treasure as they get older as being from nanny.
For our ds one of my brothers has every birthday/Christmas got pieces for a brio train track and now other family members contribute so by age 5 he has a fab set with loads of trains that he and his brothers play with all the time.

Flosie1989 Sat 03-Nov-12 21:16:44

Thank you stealthtoddler another great idea smile

ScottishBritishMNer Sat 03-Nov-12 21:24:01

DS had the leapfrog table - he loved it and enjoyed playing with it for quite a while.

OTS Sun 04-Nov-12 15:14:45

Ds was nearly 8 months and had a v tech push along walker. He has only recently stopped playing with it!

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