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What can I put in DS stocking aged 7?

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cushionpad Wed 21-Nov-12 20:39:33

You all have great ideas, please help apart from the usual coins and satsuma I am a bit stumped...... Anyone

Goneshopping Mon 26-Nov-12 21:45:43


Goneshopping Mon 26-Nov-12 21:40:06

Star Wars fighter pods
Drinking glasses (John Lewis)

cushionpad Fri 23-Nov-12 16:09:56

Excellent idea wild strawberry, I got some of the Lindt teddies will try not to scoff em before Christmas, loads of fab ideas here.

ArtexMonkey Fri 23-Nov-12 13:44:56

B&M bargains have got teeny weeny lindt teddies in atm, 20p each, by the tills.

wildstrawberryplace Fri 23-Nov-12 09:22:09

I wish they would make a chocolate satsuma! Like a chocolate orange but satsuma flavour and size/shape, and not in a box just in its peel coloured wrapping, so it has the same visual effect as a real one.

beingagoodmumishard Thu 22-Nov-12 23:12:18

my DS likes to quote from Horrid Henry "a satsuma is not a present" grin

BeaWheesht Thu 22-Nov-12 15:23:35

Ds is 6 but some ideas:

Mini Hama bead kit
Guitar balloon
Spud gun
Fun bar from lush
Superhero notebook
Angry birds tattoos
Angry birds splat ball
5 moshis
Mini nerf gun
Animal torch
Character slipper socks
Fart putty
Dino goo

tickseed is good

sweetheart Thu 22-Nov-12 14:49:46

Lots of great ideas here. We'll also be including a hat/glove/scalf set and new wellies. I've also just got him a small hand painted treasure chest that he can stash his "junk treasures" in as he loves that sort of thing. We normally also do new colouring pens / pencils and a bubblegum box filled with every flavour of chewing gum and bubble gum you can imagine.

iheartdusty Thu 22-Nov-12 14:41:12

I told myself firmly "no more stocking stuff, you have enough".

then at lunchtime I wandered into local town's museum shop

came out clutching 2 miniature wind-up music boxes playing Christmas carols (£2.50) and a slide whistle (£1.60).

good old Tobar, a fair proportion of DC's stocking fillers are made by them.

wildstrawberryplace Thu 22-Nov-12 14:29:00

They did have them!

ArtexMonkey Thu 22-Nov-12 14:27:25

Wildstrawberry, did you happen to see if they had any of those mosaics that you do with little stickers? They are my dd's very favourite thing.

I found the coins on top of ds's wardrobe hmm

Wallison Thu 22-Nov-12 14:25:38

Oops sweets not toys.

Wallison Thu 22-Nov-12 14:25:21

I was in SportsDirect the other day and picked up a little plastic football boot filled with jelly toys for my football-mad son. Two or three quid I think it was.

wildstrawberryplace Thu 22-Nov-12 14:19:56

I was in Hobbycraft today, they have loads of stuff like mini foil scrapers, mini Fimo sets (robots etc), Melissa and Doug stained glass window colouring books, suncatchers etc. Lots under £5 and stuff boys would like - robots, cars, dinos, wildlife.

iseenodust Thu 22-Nov-12 11:24:22

Just bought DS an audio CD of Mr Gum.

3rdnparty Thu 22-Nov-12 08:32:18

lidl has lego movie on dvd for 2.99 - as well as some other xmas dvds ike shaun the sheep/mr bean xmas-

ArtexMonkey Thu 22-Nov-12 08:19:17

Oh bugger, you know what? Thanks to this thread I just remembered I bought two bags of chocolate coins from lidl the other day, and balls if I can remember where I've put them. Old age is a terrible thing grin

3bunnies Thu 22-Nov-12 07:30:51


3bunnies Thu 22-Nov-12 07:28:47

For dd1 I am getting a set of dice from www.theteachingwindmill there are different numbered dice plus function dice. Hoping to make up our own dice dudes games for a fraction of the price. Free postage too.

Also thinking of getting a prism. Already have mini fig, mini art canvas from the works, some other craft stuff. Might make reindeer soap flannels too.

fruitcorner Wed 21-Nov-12 23:27:10

Head torch, magnifying glass, microscope ( natural history one) , cap gun, nerf jolt gun, some crystals or rocks, UNO

tassisssss Wed 21-Nov-12 23:24:34

ds liked the compass from John Lewis we got him last year.

We have inflatable guitars/globes and silly glasses lined up too.

Jokey trick things like a finger chopped also hits

Top trumps or another card game like Uno or Phase 10.

Have electric toothbrushes for my 3 this year

Often do pants/socks/juice bottle.

MegBusset Wed 21-Nov-12 22:34:58

DS1 (nearly 6) has got for his stocking:

Trash Pack/Bin Weevils activity books
Noisy balloons
Chocolate coins
Finger puppets
Foam aeroplane
Hexbug Nano
Magic wand
Talking Dalek keyring thingy
Squashi Moshi
Top Trumps

Those Plastoy tubes look great! Mustn't buy anything else for Christmas blush but have made a note for his birthday in Feb!

OohMrDarcy Wed 21-Nov-12 22:25:15

artex we've got one of those tube sets to go with DS' wooden castle (from santa) this year

ja9 Wed 21-Nov-12 22:25:00

Pocket telescope (3.50 in john lewis)
Funny pants / boxers
music or story cd
drinks bottle
shrinkie facecloth

DewDr0p Wed 21-Nov-12 22:20:13

Little magic set
Gogos / moshlings
Joke book
Spy glasses
Felt tips / craft stuff?
Coin purse/ wallet
Christmas decoration

My 8 yr old also getting new shin pads and swimming goggles in his!


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