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Help me think of gift ideas for my 3 year old from family please.

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LokiBear Sat 23-Aug-14 18:33:01

Family members have started to ask me what dd would like for Christmas and I never know what to suggest. We are making her a wooden shop/puppet theatre and will get her a few bits as well, probably games to play and accessories for her shop. People usually want to buy a toy and I'm crap at giving ideas. DH'S family in particular like a big list to choose from. I have previously suggested that people get whatever they would like to and gave been told off for being unhelpful!

strawberrypenguin Sat 23-Aug-14 18:38:30

Does she like a particular tv show? DS will probably be getting a variety of Octonauts and postman pat toys. He already has quite a few postman pat toys that he plays lovely imaginative games with, so we know these are a success!

whitepuddingsupper Sat 23-Aug-14 18:42:52

My 3 year old likes the busy books which come with little figures and a playmat we have the princess and tinkerbell versions. She also likes palace pets there's a few different versions to suit different budgets. Build a bear workshop is popular too, maybe a few relatives could club together to get her vouchers if there's one near you?

BendyBusBuggy Sat 23-Aug-14 18:45:24

How about lego Duplo, a smoby big bobby ride on car, a wooden train set or a selection of little toy cars?

Imperial Sat 23-Aug-14 18:47:52

Mega sketcher, orchard toys games, books, duplo, wooden dress up bears, new bath toys, easel, playmobil, play till, pegboard, elc build it, stamping set, my little pony, cars and car mat to drive round, skipping rope, hula hoop, puzzles, play doh. Take her to a toy shop and see what she gravitates towards.

Sundaedelight Sat 23-Aug-14 18:50:05

Books - Maisie series, Topsy & Tim, Mr Men, Mog, fairy tales etc
Pushchair - doll and baby items
DVDs- The Gruffalo/ Disney classics
Games from Orchard House are popular - Shopping List
Snakes and Ladders game
Shopping trolley and food
Cash register
Beads to thread
Scooter/ bike
Fire engine

LokiBear Sat 23-Aug-14 19:12:47

Thanks, all great ideas. She gravitates towards everything! She has quite a lot of character sets that she never plays with. Her favourite toys are her cuddly toy monkey, playdoh and books. She loves drawing and painting too but people tend to ignore any craft stuff I put on lists (DH thinks it is because craft stuff tends to be fairly cheap and people have a set amount that they want to spend).

306235388 Sat 23-Aug-14 21:16:16

Dd's favourite toys have been:

Bedside crib for her baby
Picnic set
Swing and slide
Dolls house
Peppa pig stuff
Disney animator dolls
Cleaning set
Dressing up stuff

MTWTFSS Sun 24-Aug-14 08:59:20

Could you make an Amazon wish list and email it to them?

LokiBear Sun 24-Aug-14 09:46:17

Amazon wishlist is a great idea! Thanks smile

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