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Present ideas for 8 and 11 yr old boy???

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runlikeagirl Wed 17-Dec-14 20:34:41

For our nephews. We don't really want to spend more than £10 each as we are pretty skint.

They both like the ipods (but can't get £10 vouchers anymore) and minecraft and football.

Any ideas?

springbabydays Wed 17-Dec-14 20:58:11

I'd like to know this too.

Takver Wed 17-Dec-14 21:11:02

I just sent my roughly same age cousins a nice crisp tenner each in a card - I don't know what to get them, and figured they'd enjoy having the money to spend . . .

ThePrincessWhoSatOnTheSprout Wed 17-Dec-14 21:18:04

Lego Minecraft... it's more expensive than £10. But you could get them set to share?
Airfix Kit?
Board game to share... Othello, Connect 4 etc?

Queenofknickers Wed 17-Dec-14 21:20:22

My DSs are 9 and 10 and the crisp tenner suggestion is a winner. They love getting to choose themselves.

meandjulio Wed 17-Dec-14 21:22:13

I think a tenner is great. I had aunts and uncles who sent me money when I was that sort of age. It was like getting jewels and rich spices! Money of my own! I even saved a bit of it at times smile

lordStrange Wed 17-Dec-14 21:23:03

My 11 yr old was delighted with ten pounds to spend, he will add it to other bits of money he was gifted.

CPtart Wed 17-Dec-14 21:40:46

My boys are 9 and just 12.
How about goalie gloves, football annuals, calendars or posters of favourite teams. Minecraft books.
Alternatively my two loved those money box chocolate dispensers, about £8 each I think, or magic sets, gooey science and all that stuff.
You can't go wrong with sending the money either.

ChoudeBruxelles Wed 17-Dec-14 21:42:20

Minecraft paper craft.

Lego

Happypiglet Wed 17-Dec-14 21:43:05

Football! Mine get through loads and loads of them with punctures... A new football is ALWAYS welcome...although tricky to wrap!

anotherdayanothersquabble Wed 17-Dec-14 21:45:11

Eat Sleep Mine t-shirt / Hoodie from Amazon.

CheckpointCharlie Wed 17-Dec-14 21:46:23

Nerf guns?

GooodMythicalMorning Wed 17-Dec-14 22:04:19

Match Attax? Money is a winner here though.

Simile Wed 17-Dec-14 22:29:50

Minecraft papercraft. Argos have it on offer at the moment.

Anything Nerf related.

Beano paper plane kit

Selection box

Taffeta Wed 17-Dec-14 22:55:13

Do they have FIFA 15? If so you can buy Fifa 15 points card for £10 on Amazon. Online code or physical card.

Or cash with a bag of sweets.

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