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what are u getting your 2 yr old ds'

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mummypig3 Thu 11-Dec-14 14:45:01

Need ideas for Christmas and his 2nd birthday coming up

IsSpringSprangedYet Thu 11-Dec-14 14:58:24

Same here. We are getting a wooden balance bike thing from eBay and probably a book with buttons/sounds for DS. But not sure what else. Watching with interest.

nottheOP Thu 11-Dec-14 15:02:11

2.5 we bought;

Tent and tunnel
Melissa & Doug birthday cake
Crayola magnetic easel from DGPs
Aquadoodle from other DGPs
Trampoline with handlebar
Gruffalo dvds

Stocking - activity book, stickers, hot wheels car... need more for this but probably some colouring in stuff

nottheOP Thu 11-Dec-14 15:03:24

Sorry, I forgot that we also got musical instruments...

thatsn0tmyname Thu 11-Dec-14 15:06:54

My son is 3. This year and last we got him accessories for his brio train set. Big jigs is compatible but much cheaper.

Skyland Thu 11-Dec-14 15:21:36

I have got my 2 year old daughter the toot toot garage which has dropped to £19.99 on amazon just now and it looks great. Imaginext toys are robust and good value. We have the fire station , bat cave and submarines. Play doh and duplo sets are popular with my kids.

Lilicat1013 Thu 11-Dec-14 15:37:33

My little boy is two at the end of January and is having:

Cozy Coupe shopping trolley
Sing and Giggle Mickey Mouse
Green Toys Fire Engine and fireman's helmet
Wheelies launcher
Tiny 'n' Tuff car transporter
Thomas Project and Play
WOW toys Dudley Dump Truck
ELC Bag for life
Lightning McQueen torch car
My Big Truck Book
Thomas & Friends Annual (he is a big young for it but he saw it in Asda and took a shine to it)

marymouse Thu 11-Dec-14 15:40:35

ds2 will be two in Jan.
For Xmas he's got lots of wow toys and a ride on tractor.
For his birthday we've bought him the Ikea toy kitchen.

We already have from ds1, brio, toy garage, imaginext, duplo. All get played with lots

ShoeJunkie Thu 11-Dec-14 15:46:06

DS has another train for his brio and a builders hat/hi vi vest as his 'main presents' plus bits and bobs in his stocking.

Asleeponasunbeam Thu 11-Dec-14 16:02:08

Mine has a big sister, so we have a house of toys. DS (2.5) is getting some trains and extra bits of track for his train set, a garage and some cars. Sounds really stingy, but he'll be so happy with that.

ZeViteVitchofCwismas Thu 11-Dec-14 16:28:46

etch sketch

digi bird

building blocks thing, polastecine

happer hopperz

PonderousTortoise Thu 11-Dec-14 16:33:48

DS 2.5 is getting a spooner board for Xmas, as is his older sister. Basically because I want to play with it. Am aware this may well end in many bruises/breaks though - we're not the most coordinated family.

Also a monster costume, and some books.

I think the most exciting thing for him though will be stocking as will have chocolate coins and little cars in.

dashoflime Thu 11-Dec-14 16:43:20

Ds (2.5) is getting:
Shleich animals- crocodile, hippo, pigs
Very Hungry Catapiller jigsaw
Threading beads
Tea set- cups, plates, tea pot etc
Plastic play food
Rocking horse

ARGHtoAHHH Thu 11-Dec-14 16:49:40

cars cars cars cars cars.

then some more cars.

and a torch with cars on.

did I mention, cars?

RhubarbAndMustard Thu 11-Dec-14 16:50:48

DS 2.5 is getting:

Either a Leapad Ultra or a train table with brio trains/tracks (2nd hand if I can get in time and Leapad will be kept for birthday)
2x dinosaur train dinosaurs
Thomas track master set
New football
Train turntable and bridge
Mini stocking presents (books, socks, snap cards, Spider-Man cup and torch)

Ownerofalittlechimp Thu 11-Dec-14 20:26:01

Ds 2.5 is getting a toot toot train station, an easel with crayons & chalk, some Duplo & a load of books

apparentlymad Thu 11-Dec-14 23:52:18

Mine is a girl but she's getting the Vtech toot toot safari with some extra animals, a magnadoodle, Peppa pig interactive mat and a light up teddy that projects onto the ceiling.

dancingwitch Thu 11-Dec-14 23:58:27

DS is 2.5 and currently loves playing with the play kitchen, food, trolley & cash register; doctor's set; pushing the dolls around in the pushchair; riding the hobby horse; playing with the Happyland/fisher price pirate ship, farm, space rocket & fair; doing threading beads or a peg board; jigsaws; his musical instruments; he is beginning to play with his Toot Toot stuff that he had for Christmas last year.
For Christmas this year he is having a train set.

JuniperTisane Fri 12-Dec-14 00:01:29

DS will be 2 in early January. He has duplo in various forms and a balance bike for Christmas. Probably a castle of some kind for his birthday.

MoreSnowPlease Fri 12-Dec-14 00:12:46

Lots of lego
sticker books
a book from m&s showing loads of vehicles and their names

beavington Fri 12-Dec-14 00:28:23

This thread is great because the number of presents is so normal. I was starting to feel really stingy because nearly everyone i know goes OTT. Ive got dd a kitchen (really cheap and cheerful one, not an expensive one) and some pretend food, a duplo train and books. Will be adding play doh and a minion night light to it. There are other things that she might like but am waiting to see what fam and friends have got first because she will probably end up with a ton of stuff.

123Jump Fri 12-Dec-14 05:09:55

DS3 2.4 is getting an ELC kitchen and play food from Santa. His stocking has 5 little Caterpiller digger truck things- found for £6! Some markers, books and chocolate.
From relatives he is getting threading beads, a big jigs counting wooden toy and building blocks.
I agree that the amount some folks get seems very big to me. But each to their own I suppose...

Jenijena Fri 12-Dec-14 06:03:51

Things my 2.5 DS will get atChristmas (not just from us)
Balance bike
Trains for wooden set
Dinosaur models
Jig saw
Shopping till
Hobby horse
Some Snowman and the snow dog bits and pieces - stickers, pencils etc.

attheendoftheday Fri 12-Dec-14 07:14:43

Nearly 2 yo dd2 is getting

Happyland rocket
Bubble machine
Dressing up bits
Doll bed
Wooden castle (joint with sister)
Wooden train set extra bits (joint with sister)
Lots of books
Playdoh set

weaselsquirrel Fri 12-Dec-14 10:41:57

Ds was 2 in November so had quite a bit then including a cosy coupe police car. So for Christmas (that I can remember)
Peppa pig Weebles rocket
Peppa pigs Weebles train
Assorted peppa pig Weebles
Happy hopperz
Gruffalo child skittles
B barn
B okie dokie microphone
Gizmo soft toy
Several wow toys
Mega bloks large transporter
Melissa and Doug tool box
Kermit soft backpack
B stickler bricks
Mega blocks thomas table
Assorted mega bloks thomas trains
Mega bloks thomas large carry bag of blocks
MR tumble head shoulders knees and toes
Melissa and Doug fishing puzzle
Monchhichi dolls set
Singing spinning Olaf
Skunk soft toy
Wooden car park play set
Wooden car loader
Sounds peppa pig book

Also a stocking of very small bits.

And now I've seen all that written down I think he will be a little overwhelmed, may have to rethink it.

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