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What are you buying your 9-10 year old boys?

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saltedcaramelicious Mon 01-Dec-14 10:16:22

My DS just turned 10 and got quite a few things he had wished for, and it's always hard to then think of new things for xmas, especially ideas to then give to relatives.
I need inspiration!

Iloveadrianmole Mon 01-Dec-14 10:23:31

iPad mini
Tony Hawk Circuit Boards set
Xbox games
Stop motion camera and software
joke Kit
Knex Rollercoaster
Sweet Hamper
Disney Infinity Marvel Superheros game and extra figures
Magic 8 Ball
3DS Games
Board Games

saltedcaramelicious Mon 01-Dec-14 10:27:15

Wow iloveadrian that's a fantastic list grin

Likeaninjanow Mon 01-Dec-14 10:55:07

Mine is getting:

Stunt scooter
Halo assault on High
Call if Duty Lego (couple of sets)
Lego hobbit set
Horrible histories book set
Ice watch

StripedOss Mon 01-Dec-14 11:56:11

skylanders trap team game!

Oldraver Mon 01-Dec-14 12:05:02

DS is 9 just after Christmas, we have bought

Lego Lord of the Rings, Tower of Orthanc

Lego The Hobbit, Lonely Mountain

Lego Lord of The Rings, Mines of Moria and another one

Hudl2 (case and screensaver)

Craft Set

Puzzle Set

Micheal Murphurgo Box Set

Back Scratcher

Various sweets/chocolates

I8toys Mon 01-Dec-14 19:35:24

Disney Infinity 2.0 and figures
Skylanders trap team figures - got game for birthday
Lego Batman 3
Wi U games including super smash bros and figures
Pokemon 3DS games and books
Numerous annuals
Xbox 1 shared with brother - joint gift with grandparents
Game of Life
Simpsons Cluedo
Hotel Tycoon
Talking Tom
Nerf Gun
Dr who top trumps
Pass the bomb
Mexican train
Little Bug Planet 3 PS3

Think I'd better stop now!

Norfolkandchance1234 Tue 02-Dec-14 12:15:10

My DS 9 is getting

Lego - Lego film
Lego - teenage mutant ninja turtles
Lego - Christmas snowman and reindeer, stocking fillers
Labyrinth board game
A few books
Mini ipad from Grandparents
Mini speaker for ipad
3D puzzle
2 tops
Chocolate and sweets.
Endeman plush toy

I think a few smaller items for him to open as my DD seems to have loads more this year hmm

Norfolkandchance1234 Tue 02-Dec-14 12:17:05

Ooo I have ordered a couple of ps3 games which haven't arrived yet, phew I think that will be enough. We don't have a massive family this is all he will get basically.

HollyJollyXmas Tue 02-Dec-14 12:19:10

His wishlist (hr may not get all of it!):

Pokemon figures
Minecraft figures
Lego Movie or Minecraft lego
A 3Ds (hmmmm)
Pokemon annual
A wii game
Some books (he likes world records, amazing facts type stuff etc)
A new radio/Cd player for his bedroom

Will also get him a few bits he needs - new PJs, slippers etc

Waitingonasunnyday Tue 02-Dec-14 12:29:41

Does he have any of the Bop It toys - usually on offer at The Entertainer and handy to suggest to relatives as they can play with it as soon as opening which I find aunts/uncles always like.

ihearttc Tue 02-Dec-14 12:34:27

Ds1 is nearly 10.

He is getting from us:-
Lego train set
Cuddly Enderdragon (assuming it actually arrives from China!)
Headset for xbox
Steering wheel for xbox
Forza Horizon 2 (managed to get it for £20 from Amazon)
Blockopedia when it is released
Minecraft calendar
2 more books in the cricket set he is reading

Man U dressing gown, some slippers and new PJ's.

He is also getting the set of HP books and dvds from my parents. Apart from my mum and dad he doesn't get presents from anyone else so we do tend to buy quite a few big presents.

SheilaCanning Tue 02-Dec-14 12:51:48

This thread is giving me the twitch!

iseenodust Tue 02-Dec-14 13:08:37

Tennis racquet (from us)
Cricket bat (from uncle)
How to train your dragon 2 DVD
Water wars (water pistols & vests game)
Articulate boardgame
Fibre optic light for bedroom
Cousin same age is receiving Game of Soccer boardgame

saltedcaramelicious Mon 08-Dec-14 10:51:03

I'm now up to:

Man U football shirt
xbox 360 extra controller
lego minecraft the first night
couple of lush bath bombs
minecraft steve figure
blockopedia minecraft book
star wars clone wars xbox 360 game
chocolate coins

I think he may be done now, unless I get the twitch!!

MarjorieMelon Mon 08-Dec-14 10:56:45

My 10 year old is getting a smart phone, lego, board games, jigsaw puzzle, earphones, wash bag and toiletries, loads of books. He is also getting a joint present with his younger brother of Skylanders Trap Team.

Iamblossom Mon 08-Dec-14 11:39:45

Ds1 is 10.

Liverpool fc track suit
Play station 4 (he has paid for half of this himself though)
Pin art thing
Handy cam with case
Loads of tat for stocking

pigwitch Mon 08-Dec-14 11:58:36

My ds is 9 and I have got him -

Bike and helmet
Lego Simpsons house
Vex Robotics
Tony Hawk Circuit boards
Trivial pursuit - family edition
Nerf gun
Wii game
david walliams book
wimpy kid book
wimpy kid annual
guiness book of records
war horse book set
simpsons box set

and stocking fillers

5madthings Mon 08-Dec-14 12:05:25

Ds3 will be 10 on 23rd Dec, so Pita for presents.

He will be getting

A basic phone
a pink onsie as he has specifically asked for one!

Lego sets, a few.


Probably am Xbox game or two


And a few other bits but I am yet to do the bulk of our shopping!

EllieWid74 Mon 08-Dec-14 12:10:29

I recently shared some alternative gift ideas which are more of an investment to your child than a toy. Have a look and see if something takes your eye...I am going down the route of an day out for my children as an extra treat this yearsmile

Miele72 Mon 08-Dec-14 12:14:20

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