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Present ideas- for a charitable project. Help!

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pistachio Sun 23-Nov-14 22:31:37

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Lurleene Sun 23-Nov-14 22:38:40

Maybe a book set for that age group? You can get collections for teens for less than £10 from The Book People.

Teen Collections

pistachio Sun 23-Nov-14 22:40:15

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CheckpointCharlie Sun 23-Nov-14 22:42:05

Nerf guns? I tunes vouchers? And YY to Book People books.

CheckpointCharlie Sun 23-Nov-14 22:43:26

And OMG the Moira young books and Chaos Walking trilogy books are completely amazing so lots of them!

pistachio Sun 23-Nov-14 22:46:48

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erin99 Sun 23-Nov-14 22:52:30

Our local radio is doing similar and suggests CDs and clothes.

I did wonder about CDs - how awful if they have nothing to play them on. Any thoughts on that OP?

A watch perhaps?

pistachio Sun 23-Nov-14 22:55:45

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FruitBasedDrinkForALady Sun 23-Nov-14 22:59:19

For something similar in previous years I've bought headphones, TK Maxx vouchers, iTunes or Amazon vouchers.

Lurleene Sun 23-Nov-14 23:02:38

Also how about a nice bag / rucksack? Something a YP can take out every day and feel good about using. When in school uniform it is often accessories like this that can mark teens out as different.

erin99 Sun 23-Nov-14 23:30:01

Thanks Pistachio. Good luck with your collecting.

My 11yo DNephew still likes the Wimpy Kid books, and they are quite accessible for a range of reading abilities. I think the rucksack sounds like a great idea. Toiletries - lynx etc - PJs?

jThompson Mon 24-Nov-14 11:36:22

David Walliams, The Alex Rider series, Tom Gates and Beast Quest all seemed popular with the 9 - 11 year olds I was reading with in school. For the slightly younger boys Captain underpants went down well to.

Skateboard - I've seem the small ones around £11 so not too far over budget. There are a few scooters around that price to which might suit 5 - 8ish

Leather football

Leeds2 Mon 24-Nov-14 11:41:58

Hat and gloves set.

Jewellery and soap/bubblebath sets for the girls.

Pack of cards.

Football shirt.

TiredNow Mon 24-Nov-14 12:10:35

Loads of bits on ASOS Clearance

pistachio Mon 24-Nov-14 20:09:52

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