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Christmas present for 12 year old girl - getting desperate!

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Billingsgatedoxy Fri 11-Dec-15 10:47:00

So dd has no idea what she wants for Christmas. She's got a laptop, iPod a kindle fire and a cheap phone

I have around £75 to spend and would to get something she'll love but I have no ideas! Any help greatly appreciated

cherrrycola Fri 11-Dec-15 10:51:03

A giant bean bag/floor cushion? My 11 yo loves hers and lounges around on it reading and it can be used outside in the summer.

Billingsgatedoxy Fri 11-Dec-15 10:54:03

I think she probably would love that, but room on her floor is limited so not sure where it would fit

Thanks for the idea though, I will check it out.

Sparkletastic Fri 11-Dec-15 10:56:26

What's her style? I've got mine a pair of patent DMs which she will love. Vans? Nikes? Gift box from Lush? Back-pack or satchel?

Billingsgatedoxy Fri 11-Dec-15 11:01:32

She has a leather satchel for school and shiny black patent dms that she got for her birthday a couple of months ago

She doesn't use make up, isn't into gaming, and still likes the occasional play with her sylvanian families.

balletgirlmum Fri 11-Dec-15 11:02:15

Dd at that are asked for things like

Bluetooth speakers for Her laptop/iPad
Gift card for our local shopping centre & IOU for girly shopping trip including hot Choc & cakes with me
Handbag & purse (owls seem to be quite in)

balletgirlmum Fri 11-Dec-15 11:05:12

We also bought her perfume & theatre tickets when she was that age.

youngestisapsycho Fri 11-Dec-15 11:16:08

A camera, or one of those Fuji instant cameras?

YesOfCourseAlways Fri 11-Dec-15 15:08:19

Dd is getting a Fuji Instax camera, blue tooth speaker, Kawai box subscription. Her GPs are giving her a 'grown up' watch.

Dancergirl Fri 11-Dec-15 15:20:02

Ice watch
Camera - either digital or instant (my 12.5 year old dd loves her instant camera and this year I have bought her some film for it, you can get different designs)
Something for her room - nice lamp, cushions, fur rug, duvet cover
Lava lamp
Would you consider getting her a new phone?
Kipling bag - these are really in at my dd's school
Lego?

MeMyElfandI Fri 11-Dec-15 18:29:04

My DD 11 will be getting

A 3D pen
scunci Instatwist
Artist set
Lush smellies,
Hollister and Superdry bits from the sales
Craft sets
And the usual new PJs, undies etc.

StompyFreckles Fri 11-Dec-15 22:35:19

I have been thinking about getting my Dd (12) an instax camera or a sewing machine. Really can't decide which would be best. How have people found the instax camera? The cost of film does put me off a little.

Davros Sat 12-Dec-15 00:08:10

Ikea sewing machine is good.

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Sat 12-Dec-15 00:26:49

Hoodies, trainers, dvds, bored games, day out, concert tickets,

shouldwestayorshouldwego Sat 12-Dec-15 06:18:05

We are getting (shared) netball post and ball because both dd play in team. Is there anything outdoorsy/sporty which she might like?

steakpunararemediumwelldone Sat 12-Dec-15 07:03:51

If she likes to still play with some of her younger toys perhaps she would enjoy an animation kit. You can get them with the cameras and software and she could put the sylvanian families in and act them out to make videos. You can use almost anything in front of them so it would grow with her, including drawings,lego, even her!
Amazon and wicked uncle have a good selection.

KatnissEverdene Sat 12-Dec-15 08:17:32

Dd (12) is getting a Fuji instax camera and case, and then bedding and bits and pieces - hoodie, make up, cushion etc.

Whyamihere Sat 12-Dec-15 08:24:47

I bought dd the Fuji instead camera last year as a surprise gift, she has said it is the best thing I'be ever bought her!! The film is quite expensive but dd is really good with it and uses it mostly for sleepovers or holiday.

This year I've got her a graphic pad for her laptop, she can use it for drawing etc, so hopefully she will like it.

Domino777 Sat 12-Dec-15 08:30:06

Audible membership.

enderwoman Sat 12-Dec-15 09:37:29

Does she like YouTube? A lot of fan memorabilia like hoodies, books etc.
In Etsy there are a few people doing fan prints of popular YouTubers like Dan and Phil.

My daughter will get an Iou for a phone case. Her taste is so specific I will never be able to choose the "right one". She's also getting a voucher for Costa which is half way between home and school, emoji clothes from Primark, stationery, more emoji pillows and American sweets.

fairyjasmine Sat 12-Dec-15 10:17:58

I've got mine a Canon Selphy so she can print photos wirelessly from her phone. Also a candy floss machine, kawaii box subscription, Stitch stuff, Smiggle stuff and tons of books and sweets.

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