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What are you buying for 5 year old girls?

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Dancergirl Thu 29-Nov-12 23:22:52

I need some inspiration!

So far I have got dd:

Ballerina doll (Corolle)
Rapunzel dress up dress
Unicorn huggle buddy

Want to get a couple of other things. I was thinking maybe a Lego Friends set perhaps....?

izzyishavingababyAGAIN Fri 30-Nov-12 15:03:32

Boots have an amazing deal on the Playmobil Grand Mansion, I have bought for DDs 4th birthday/next christmas

grande mansion

Then if you bump your spend up to £100 I found a code for £15 off if you spend £100, also cash back with Quidco and free delivery.

So I have bought the mansion, 3 extra furniture sets (3 for 2), got 3.5% cash back and £11.20 in clubcard point, which I am going to use to get some more furniture for the house.

Total spend £95 minus (11.20 advantage points)


The discount code definitely works with all the 3 for 2s etc, I used it this morning, but the site I got it from says that it runs out today.

actiongirl1978 Fri 30-Nov-12 18:10:20

I am definitely not shopping anymore....!

My dd 4.9 is getting:

Brave doll and horse
Brave dressing up, wig, bow and arrows
Brave book
A handful of other books
A disney torch/nightlight
A full stocking with the usual culprits - hairclips, childrens jewellery etc etc

None of it was on offer apart from the wig!

CharlotteBronteSaurus Fri 30-Nov-12 18:27:50

dancer dd1 got the treehouse for her fifth birthday. getting it build was a joint effort, but now she has the basic structure she is able to do alterations and improvements

Shattereddreams Fri 30-Nov-12 18:28:09

Girls world head but not girls world brand coz it was cheap and nasty.
Dress and leggings with matching headband
Books - 2nd hand set found on charity shop thank god not rainbow fairies
Lego friends set
A small my little pony
Sticker dolly dressing book
Play money

Family are getting
Dress up Minnie mouse (age 2 plus but this is the third year she asked for it)
My little pony stable

spookysal Fri 30-Nov-12 18:38:35

DD1, 5yo, is getting:

A bike and new helmet
A wooden toy cake stand
Where's wally book set with a wally bag (bargain on book people)
A playmobil Unicorn (The only thing she has picked up whilst in a shop and asked for)
A handknitted Tig (from Wolly and Tig her fav prog still)
The full collection of Peter Rabbit books (bought before she was born and been sat waiting)
The Lorax DVD
An inflatable globe (£1.99!)
A Rodger McGough poetry book (bad bad cats)
A diecast Ambulance (fascinated by ambulances at the moment)
Hama beads (half price in The Entertainer)
Orchard Toys Tummy Ache game
Olivia doll

To share with her sister (from Father Christmas):

Playmobil plane (half price in Sainsburys toy sale)
A wooden Little Tikes kitchen
A silly game that involves wearing a headband and picking things up
Dressing up box (mainly filled with costumes I bought cheap after Halloween)

Her stocking will have the obligatory chocolate, satsuma, toothbrush, magic flannel, character socks and the Olivia Rainbow doll (mascot for the Rainbow pack she belongs to)

That looks a lot but no one else buys for them and they only get presents on their birthdays and at Christmas.

spookysal Fri 30-Nov-12 18:43:09

Oh and the [[ noisy Peter Pan book] which is beautiful and I would recommend for any childs book collection.

spookysal Fri 30-Nov-12 18:43:47

[ A better link!]]

spookysal Fri 30-Nov-12 18:44:10

I am failing! Last attempt!

fuzzpig Fri 30-Nov-12 18:44:55

Main gift is to share with little brother - playmobil castle.

Also got the Barbie ultimate closet <ick>
And loads of craft stuff.
Brave jigsaw

I'm sure there's more but I can't remember - haven't been very organised this year blush

AnnaMS Fri 30-Nov-12 19:01:50

DD 5.8 is getting:
Sky high tinkerbell
Disney snow globe maker
Sticker books
Pig goes pop game shock
Brave DVD
She really needs a new scooter but trying to get a bargain on a maxi micro one is proving impossible.

CarefulUpThere Fri 30-Nov-12 19:51:51

Dd1 is getting from us:
A barbie
Rapunzel dress up dress
Books (usbourne body book, read-it-yourself style King Arthur and 3 Musketeers, lovely kids cartoon style version of a few Shakespeare plays)

In her stocking will be:
Ballet leotard and skirt
Learn piano for kids type book
Possibly a new dress
Plus little bits haven't sorted yet like colouring pencils, bit of plastic tat etc etc.

Dd2 has got her:
Bunny slippers

Her Christmas list said:

OohMrDarcy Fri 30-Nov-12 19:59:58

DD (6 in feb) is getting - not just from us!

Budget android tablet (have always refused game consoles etc until now)
Unicorn pillow pet
one of them decapitated head things to practice doing hair on
couple of Disney DVDs
Hello Kitty Aqua Beads
Some polly pocket house crap thing
Waggle tagz
That new 'twister' game where they can make up dances and use their own music
Bracelet making set

spookysal Fri 30-Nov-12 20:57:58

OohMrDarcy - What tablet did you get? I bought dd1 an innotab for her birthday and now wish I had never bothered. She ignores it and prefers to go on the laptop so I am thinking of selling it and replacing with a budget tablet - which is what I should have got in the first place.

OohMrDarcy Fri 30-Nov-12 22:15:18


I got it when it got price dropped to around £65

going to fully lock it down with parental controls etc and put some bits and bobs on ready for her

ISeeThreadPeople Fri 30-Nov-12 22:19:51

Oh lucky girls you all have.

I've bought dd some walkie talkies, a keyring and some books.

fuzzpig Sat 01-Dec-12 07:50:01

As her Xmas eve jammies from the elves, she's getting a rapunzel nightie from Disney store, the skirt bit is sort of like a tutu.

fuckwittery Sat 01-Dec-12 09:41:01

Wow I love those Isla bikes, a friend has one but I didn't know what they were called. I think that is what DD1 is going to be getting for her 6th birthday in April.

My girls (5.5 and 2.5) are going to share quite a bit so this looks like a lot......
walkie talkies to play with together
fairy scene playmobil
lego friends treehouse
Ogo Bild Pod Construction Set and some pretty fabric to make a den
sticky mosaics
the complete little miss library (book people special, only 20 quid! she has the mr men library for her 3rd birthday and there's still not a week go by when we don't read some, she is starting to be able to read them herself now, she is going to love this present).
disney princess colouring set

DD2 is getting
playmobil playpark (deal at toys r us)
baby doll & carry cot
galt octogons
magnetic number maze
I'm going to wrap up one of the big boxes that our internet deliveries came in and fill it with balloons!

still need to get the Xmas eve PJs and some books for DD2, but I'm waiting for the Book People to come to my office next week.

spookysal Sat 01-Dec-12 20:41:07

fuckwittery - Ogo Bild Pod Construction Set looks great for making dens. Have you heard good reviews about it

Thanks OohMrDarcy, that's exactly what I was thinking of. Will keep an eye on the price and hope it drops again.

emalushka Sat 01-Dec-12 20:56:32

My 5 year old dd is getting:

Hair slides, bobbles and hello kitty hairbrush.
Face cloth
Chocolate orange
Chocolate coins
Felt tips and colouring book
Mister men books - about 20 that she needs to complete her set.
A barbie doll
A worst witch book.
Farm Jigsaw
Shrinkies/sprinkles set - those key ring things that you put in the oven.
Jelli baff

I'm a bit worried that she has too much though- she has twice as many presents as my 2 year old. I may leave out the Lego. Plus relatives always buy her lots of stuff too.

fuckwittery Sat 01-Dec-12 21:17:01

spookysal, I'm planning to get it out the box and try it out, as I'm actually thinking that 2 sets might be better so they can build big enough dens (DD1 obsessed with den building at present). I will let you know.

ChristmasSALutations Sat 01-Dec-12 21:57:50

Thanks fuckwittery smile My dds are also keen den builders!

ChristmasSALutations Sat 01-Dec-12 22:04:52

Christmas name BTW!

RobinDude Sat 01-Dec-12 22:11:25

DD1 is getting:

A bike without stabilisers
Baby Annabell
Candy your very own pony
Aquabeads (from my mum)
A few games (guess who and tumbling mice etc)
Zoobles (the mini ones that are about £5)

Some of these will be shared between her and her little sister. I'm hoping that they'll both play with the doll and pony.

mamasmissionimpossible Sat 01-Dec-12 22:13:20

My dd is getting:

a playmobil school
2 disney princess dolls (half price in toys r us)
playdough cannister
crayola felt tips/pencils
large melissa and doug colouring book
orchard toy game
hello kitty/dolly sticker book
lalaloopsy dolls (x2)
disney cinderella large doll

I have gone way over the budget I had planned this year.must stop looking at bargains Hope she likes it all!

Dancergirl Mon 03-Dec-12 14:08:56

Right I'm sorted! smile

I bid for an Isla bike on Ebay this weekend but the price went right up to over 165 pounds and a new one is 200.

So today I phoned Isla bikes and have ordered her a pink one! Feel a bit guilty about the money with her other presents but hopefully she will get a lot of use out of it and I can always sell it on Ebay when she outgrows it.

I'm hoping it also might inspire her can't ride, won't ride 9 year old sister!

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