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Getting Lego advent calendar for DS. Is there an equivalent for a non Lego loving DD?

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M4blues Mon 28-Sep-15 12:07:38

As the title says really. It's obviously an expensive treat just for a change this year. Is there anything similar for a 10yr old girl who isn't into Lego.

heavens2betsy Mon 28-Sep-15 12:09:32

Lego Friends is a more girly type of Lego
Or Playmobil calendars are lovely.

balletgirlmum Mon 28-Sep-15 12:11:27

Check out the Christmas bargain threads.

Depending on whether she is young for her age or not there are some stationery/you type calendars (smiggle) or jewellery, tween cosmetics type ones.

MarkRuffaloCrumble Mon 28-Sep-15 12:13:23

You could make her one with 24 little drawstring bags each containing a little chocolate, a nail varnish or a nice pen/eraser etc. It would probably work out cheaper than the Lego one too!

TeaPleaseLouise Mon 28-Sep-15 12:13:59

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M4blues Mon 28-Sep-15 12:26:56

Thanks. She's not into Lego or play mobile or any of that stuff.

I will have a look at stationery type ones. She isn't young for her age but not really at the 12/13yr stage so it's tricky.

Making one sounds lovely but with a f/t job and 4kids inc 2 under 5, I just can't see that happening. smile

TheMshipIsBack Mon 28-Sep-15 12:28:34

Get one of the make your own ones and put an interesting different bead into each bag/slot with the chocolate - she can put them together to make a bracelet.

TheMshipIsBack Mon 28-Sep-15 12:33:16

Oh you don't actually have to make your own, you can just buy a re-usable one. I saw some nice felt hang-up ones at Dobbies last year, for instance, or if you did feel like a little crafting with the kids, you could decorate something like this wooden one from HobbyCraft.

MuminMama Mon 28-Sep-15 12:41:30

Old fashioned chocolate one?

Nearlyadoctor Mon 28-Sep-15 13:32:50

Smiggle - I would have loved this at that age.

EduCated Mon 28-Sep-15 13:35:11

Just came on to say Smiggle!

RupertTheBear Mon 28-Sep-15 13:36:59

I got my 10 year old a nail varnish one last year. It was from Amazon I think.

M4blues Mon 28-Sep-15 13:48:45

Thanks all! Just ordered the smiggle one! I think she'll really like it.

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