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Some extra bits for my 12 year old son.

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WireCat Fri 05-Dec-14 17:44:27

Tweenage boys are hard to but for.
Please give me some ideas please. He hadn't got a main present as he has an Xbox and a ps vita the last 2 Christmases and he bought himself a new DS earlier this year. He's got a few games for these for Xmas.
Got loads for go sister as girls seem to be easy to buy for.
Thank you fsmile

Xmas2014MN2531 Fri 05-Dec-14 17:53:55

My DS 12 has an American sweets hamper that I made myself filled with jolly ranchers, twinkles and other American sweets that I picked up in b&m, home bargains and Amazon.

They are an hard age to buy for!

Xmas2014MN2531 Fri 05-Dec-14 17:54:19


Teapot74 Fri 05-Dec-14 18:01:32

Mine is quite into clothing.
jack wills boxers
a whoopee cushion!
I went into Hawkins Bazaar and got some silly stuff and DVD's.

WireCat Fri 05-Dec-14 18:08:19

Oh yes, he asked for a hoodie.
He hasn't used all the lynx from last Xmas fconfused

WireCat Fri 05-Dec-14 18:09:15

Ridiculous boy doesn't like sweets!

Xmas2014MN2531 Fri 05-Dec-14 18:19:42

Mini speaker
Guinness book of world records

Does he have a special interest?

WireCat Fri 05-Dec-14 18:25:56

He likes minecraft and computers/games

Thanks alk

WireCat Fri 05-Dec-14 18:26:06


Leeds2 Fri 05-Dec-14 18:29:00

a football

remote controlled something to or other!

a board game

I8toys Fri 05-Dec-14 18:36:03

Mini destkop drum kit - both mine love this.

Joke Toilet that squirts water.

Water speakers, radio for shower.

Call of duty gift set from Tesco including gloves, mug and beanie.

Nerf gun rampage

Blockopedia - minecraft book

Plasma ball

Jellybean dispenser

Thousands of xbox.wii u and ds games

Trying to remember what I've bought for him.....

Starfishiecloverhv Fri 05-Dec-14 18:47:55

remote control helicopter
Ripley's believe it or not 214
Jar of Marshmellow Fluff
TMNT headphones
Cineworld Voucher so he can go with a friend
Lego light keyring
new trainers / converse / vans
build your own.... electronic kits (they sell them at maplins)
Skates or skateboard

SabrinaMulhollandJjones Fri 05-Dec-14 18:54:42

Just marking place.

fairgame Fri 05-Dec-14 18:59:04

If he likes Minecraft then the there is a new book just come out this week called Blokopedia. It's an official minecraft book and according to DS (who has got it today) it has all the information he will ever need to do minecraft. Apparently it has every single minecraft brick/piece in the book.

TheDetective Fri 05-Dec-14 19:02:13

I have one of these awkward things too!

So far I have on the list (or bought by myself or grandparents!):

Turtle Beach headphones for his xbox/pc (£35)

Xbox live

Bench gift set (contains a pair of boxers - he'll love this!) from Boots (£10 though on 3 for 2)

Sam Smith's Album

X box games (leaving those to DH to purchase suitable ones... confused )

Box of sweets and different chocolates he likes.

Superdry Hoodie


His main present is a sofa bed from Ikea for his bedroom - he knows about this and is excited oddly!.

I've also got him a few bits of clothes, but not expensive ones - just trendy bits I know he will like.

Trying to find him a cool belt too.

His birthday is in March, so I have to go through all this again soon! Arghhhhhh!

Liking the other ideas on here too - never heard of Blockopedia, but he plays minecraft, so I think I'll get him that too! Thank you!

ihearttc Fri 05-Dec-14 19:07:46

DS1 is nearly 10 so obviously a bit younger but we've got him:-

Turtle Beach head set thing
Forza Horizon 2
Steering wheel for xbox
Blockopedia which he will love as obsessed with Minecraft
A huge Enderdragon from Minecraft
zip headphones
Mini speakers
Now 89 (which I realise probably won't be cool for a 12 year old!)
Man U dressing gown
New Pj's
Slipper Boots
Mini Diamond Steve (Minecraft)
2 books in the next series of books that he is reading

He wants a Superdry hoody and bag so will get them if anyone gives him some money

Kim82 Fri 05-Dec-14 19:15:23

Trying to think of things I have bought Ds the last few years (he's 13 now). Headphones for his computer, rubix cube, bop it, pack of playing cards and a book of card games, massive comfy dressing gown, trainers, clothes, books, board games, skateboard, chocolates, watch, alarm clock, poster for his bedroom.

SantasFavouriteHo Fri 05-Dec-14 19:19:01

The Hut and ASOS outlet/sale section do some really nice teen stuff at decent prices, just bought my teenage brother a bench hoody for £15

2fedup Fri 05-Dec-14 19:20:31

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TheScottishPlay Fri 05-Dec-14 20:23:24

Guinness book of gaming records (Amazon)

Totem Pole pencil and rubbers

Racer erasers (both Paperchase).

EightFiftySix Fri 05-Dec-14 20:27:36

A Rubiks Cube (there's a solution guide too).

mumslife Sat 06-Dec-14 09:35:25

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dementedma Sat 06-Dec-14 09:42:46

Minecraft book for Ds here too!
Plus Xbox games
a pebble charger
A robotic arm thingy
A remote controlled drone
A plush Creeper (Minecraft)
A lava lamp

WireCat Sat 06-Dec-14 10:04:35

Fantastic ideas. Thank you fgrin

Namehanger Sat 06-Dec-14 10:10:41

Ds1 (13) getting a Nintendo Wi U and some Mario games and a waste paper bn.

DS2 (11) getting a PSP vita, a new gaming chair and a waste paper bin.

I suppose I should get them some odds and ends as well, but it is all quite expensive. Normally they are happier when they know exactly they are getting!

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