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What's in your 9-10 year olds stocking?

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saltedcaramelicious Wed 10-Dec-14 15:19:46

I don't often do a stocking for DS (10) and last year he commented he'd have loved one... I have no idea what to put in. Don't want to put useless tat in it.

Lego minifigure and chocolate coins I have thought of. What else? Ideas please! [santa]

saltedcaramelicious Wed 10-Dec-14 15:21:02

Santa smiley fail! blush

momb Wed 10-Dec-14 15:27:37

I have 10YODD and she gets exactly the same as her teen siblings:
wooden or metal puzzle (a family tradition)
pen or pencil (this year it's a stacking multi coloured snowman felt tip thing)
memory stick for carrying homework
cheap watch
chocolate coins
cadbury's elf or freddo.

HollyJollyXmas Wed 10-Dec-14 15:40:39

DS is nearly 10 yrs old, geeky, quite young for his age and not into sports.

He is getting:

Minecraft figures
A minecraft-related joke book (yes, really! grin)
Pokemon figures
Pikachu soft toy (he still secretly likes cuddly toys grin)
A Tom Gates book he wanted
'How to draw Manga' book
A tamgotchi or whatever theyre called
New pencil case with a few bits inside
Bubble bath/showergel
New toothbrush
Xmas flannel
Slipper socks
Sweets & chocs

traviata Wed 10-Dec-14 18:39:59

Last year DS's included;

tiny torch
Rubik's cube keyring
crazy glasses £1 from Primark
bath bomb from Lush
fortune telling fish
crazy straw kit
a very small wind up music box

marne2 Wed 10-Dec-14 19:23:56

Dd1 ( geeky Tom boy ) is getting:

Lego simpsons mini figure
Pokemon cards
Tooth brush
Christmas socks
Minecraft creeper ( mini plush )
Adventure time stationary and pencil case
Chocolate coins
Chocolate slab
Wham bars
Pokemon watch
Stick on moustache's

twolittledarlings Wed 10-Dec-14 19:36:43

My dd1 and dd13 are getting

automatic pencil sharpener
Gel pens
Nail polish
Nail polish remover
Glass nail files
Choc Lindt bear
Iphone gloves
Pencil case
Postit nots
Book light
2dvds films
Staple free
Facial wet wipes

mumslife Wed 10-Dec-14 19:55:49

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

DamselNotInHerDress Wed 10-Dec-14 20:02:18

I have 9 and 10 yo dds.
Their stockings contain...
Little harajuku perfume
Impulse deodorant
Lip balms from Claire's
Novelty tissues
Paper aeroplane book
Minecraft stuff
Chocolate orange
Hotel chocolat penguins/gingerbread men
Shut the box game
Top trumps
Magic flannel
Lush Fun

Erm, mind has gone blank now, but they have large pillowcases rather than stockings so they fit quite a lot of things in!

Fathertedismyuncle Wed 10-Dec-14 20:03:33

My 9 yr old ds is getting:

Hexbug spider
Lego torch keyring
Chocolate coins
Chocolate santa
Beano mini joke book
Lego rubbers
Lego luggage tag
Set of badges
Story writing kit (v small)
Greek myths book

Prizepudding Wed 10-Dec-14 20:09:30

I was thinking of getting a lush fun bar for my dds stocking but
have no idea whether they are any good, anyone had one?

So far, I have only got a moustache pencil and 3d drawing paper, need to get sorted

I8toys Wed 10-Dec-14 20:22:41

My kids do a treasure hunt every day as an advent calendar in place of a stocking - they've already had

desktop drum kit - went down well
magnetic sculpture
splat snowballs
pin art
jelly bean race game
wooden santa racing ladder thing
doctor who top trumps
Punch pens
Plasma ball - love it
Magic 8 Ball

To come - motion controlled sweet dispenser, jelly bean dispenser, cd hovercrafts, harmonica, Simpsons Cludeo, those christmas trees that grow crystals, poopin elf and snowman, newtons cradle, electronic coin bank

DamselNotInHerDress Wed 10-Dec-14 20:51:24

Prize, mine love them.
We've had all the colours and this year I've bought ds a penguin one, the gold sparkly one for one ds and the pink one for the other.
I'd just say to break off what you want them to use, though it can all e wrapped back up even if it gets wet.

Prizepudding Wed 10-Dec-14 21:14:01

Thanks damsel

MissLurkalot Thu 11-Dec-14 07:59:43

Colour your own pencil case (boots)
Spy stationary kit and magic pen (Phoenix)
Impulse body spray
Magic flannel
Lush bath bubble bar
Desk calendar
Push pop sweet
Ring sweet
Flashing xmas name badge

NorbertDentressangle Thu 11-Dec-14 08:08:05

DS has got similar stuff to what people have already listed but other things include:

Nike sports water bottle
Nanoblocks (like mini Lego)
Novelty straws with moustaches on
Slipper socks
JellyBelly jelly beans

Lucyccfc Thu 11-Dec-14 11:47:07

DS is 9 and usually gets:

Chocolate coins
Packs of match attacks
Man City stickers
Sachets of hot chocolate
Man City pencils
Man City rubber and ruler
Basically anything else Man City lol

clr2014 Thu 11-Dec-14 12:30:13

Ds is 10

Large candy cane
Voucher for the Shake Bar
BAg of sweets
Tube of JellyBeans
Astronaut food
Paper soap
Hot chocolate stirrer
Vimto jelly pouch
Shower gel

stewierooibos Thu 11-Dec-14 18:53:19

Small lego set
Giant party popper
Stick on moustaches
led bike valve
mini microscope
fart putty
motorbike badge
chocolate coins
tube of sweets
bubble bath
tree decoration
shiny coin

I don't like tat either but tbh it's ds' favourite part of Christmas so I try to get disposable tat as a compromise. DS is a bit younger but I don't think a 9/10 year old would be too old for anything listed there, the ones I know wouldn't be anyway.

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