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What are your 12 year old girls getting as their main presents this year?

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sweetheart Fri 23-Nov-12 16:54:02

I've got plenty of stocking type ideas for dd this year but I'm really stuck with her main present. What will your dd's be getting this year please?

littlecrispie Sun 05-Apr-15 16:14:10

got to go skiing at the snowdom

annabanana19 Wed 03-Dec-14 20:01:06

A laptop.

MrsLindor Wed 03-Dec-14 19:04:41

Links aren't going to be much use on a thread this old.

happsymum Wed 03-Dec-14 15:25:31

All those looking at converses and uggs - check out m&n very reasonable for designer brands!!! Was a life and money saver for me last year with my designer mad partner x

insanityscratching Wed 03-Dec-14 11:46:51

Dd's having a digital piano and lessons in the new year and then books, games and a stocking full of tat.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 03-Dec-14 09:45:30

From the iPad mini coveting she's promoted her sights to the iPad Air 2.

Which on on it's way to us .................

Also got her a hair drier/brush to blow-dry and straighten her long locks.

SeeChooJimmy Wed 03-Dec-14 08:34:09

Dd1 (11.5) has a lenovo flex laptop and case, an lg smart tv, the new Adidas sambas, diadora as apparently they are in, fred perry polo, lacoste polo (eye watering £110 for both) 4 /5 new look outfits(can't remember exactly) ice watch, electric ball touch lamp thingy, make up and vanity case, still to get her a jacket and jimmy choo flash perfume.

amyjane93 Tue 02-Dec-14 14:55:59

Im not a mum but I was looking for present ideas for my soon to be 12 yo niece and stumbled across this page so thought id try and help!
If shes an outdoorsy type, then have a look on website its got some great stuff! My niece is outdoorsy and loves her bike so Im considering getting her these fancy lights that make shapes and patterns/animations night and day, maybe this could be good for you? I'll put the link if you think its a good idea

amyhamster Sun 27-Jul-14 17:22:14


70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 27-Jul-14 17:17:32

We book a driving lesson for DS and DD twice a year (usually May and November)
Young Drivers - they need to be 11yo + (I think up to 16-17) and 5' +.

itsbetterthanabox Sun 27-Jul-14 16:33:44


Burmama Sun 27-Jul-14 14:53:41

Get her some rock climbing lessons at your nearest climbing centre.

annabanana19 Sun 27-Jul-14 14:21:26

My 12 yr old asked for a laptop. Fine with me cos she does a lot of homework on mine which has no Microsoft and is slowly dying.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Fri 25-Jul-14 00:50:13

DD is 12 and is hankering after a pair of Uggs or Emu.
She knows 'not until your feet stop growing' so until now I've bought her the Costco Kirklands own brand .

She loves earrings, hair products, clothes.
She has an iPhone (she pays for), TV, laptop.

I'm sure she's been eyeing up the iPad Mini too. <<sigh>>

mamalovesmojitos Sat 19-Jul-14 12:26:07

CharmQuark you had me going there for a minute! grin

mamalovesmojitos Sat 19-Jul-14 12:25:12

I'm stuck too. My dd will be turning 11, but I'm not sure what to get her. She doesn't have a phone/iPod touch/tablet/computer/telly in room but I don't think i want to change any of that yet, she's still young. We have been gifted a pre-loved wii, she only has Just Dance but she loves that!

She has a bike already. She loves reading but is joined the library! Has toys. Maybe some art stuff or uggs....Or an 'experience' like horse riding smile.

Stocking fillers, I'm thinking stationary, slipper socks, chocolate coins, body shop fruity soaps. None of this is very original!

CharmQuark Sun 22-Jun-14 22:25:17

A 132" 3D TV, a jaccuzzi (plus outhouse to put it in and potted palms etc) , a personal visit from Justin Bieber, a chinchilla, a MacBook Pro, tickets for her and 3 friends to go to Barbados for a week, and some Uggs.

Unless she changes her mind - which 12 year olds do quite a lot over 6 months.

Still, it can all go back (except the Chinchilla) and her grandparents can maybe get a pony instead.

Or one of those micro-pigs.

But they give me the creeps a bit.

Greenjellybelly123 Sun 22-Jun-14 22:18:08

My daughters getting a 22 inch tv. A kindle fire. A camera all off me. And her dads getting her an iPhone 5s and tickets to see the vamps. Her grand parents are getting her a ps4 and a docking station between the 3 of them

quirrelquarrel Thu 29-Nov-12 21:22:09

I didn;t mean to be sniffy and snobby but I do agree with you! What's wrong with five or six things for Christmas- a book, jeans, CD etc. How are you supposed to "bond" with stuff if you have to share it with 20 other things...I mean my mum says that she could only afford an LP she really really wanted every couple of months or so when she was a teen (70s), and it was such a huge deal when she got one, she treasured it and still wore it out playing it so much. And at Christmas she got mostly practical things like clothes. And she still had a million interests and loads of friends.

But then I am a total Luddite, so I don't like kids getting games consoles and things anyway! wink

CanonFodder Thu 29-Nov-12 19:56:08

No To our8 yr old, sorry.

CanonFodder Thu 29-Nov-12 19:55:39

Quirrel...this is exactly why we have just said not our 8 year old having an iPod touch. It seems that by the time kids get to 12/13 they have everything on a plate and nothing left to want, so parents have to go to bigger and bigger extremes. Tis crazy I tell you, when we were kids we were excited about walkmen or bikes or something at 12. Bloody modern life...bah!

Startail Thu 29-Nov-12 17:06:13

Oh and a hockey stick, bag to put it in and a leotard, but those are kind of in recognition of all manner of hobby related stuff DD1 has had off EBay through the year.

TurkeysDontVote4Xmas Thu 29-Nov-12 11:45:18

GHD's. I'm delighted as it will stop her nicking mine

sweetheart Thu 29-Nov-12 11:21:20

OMG those hedgehogs are super cute - my kids would LOVE them! They'd both quite like pet's actually but i just can't face the trauma after dd's pet hampster died 18 months ago. It was awful, she hand fed it for about 3 days as it chose a bank holiday weekend when the vets were closed to die hmm

qo Thu 29-Nov-12 10:23:44


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