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Joint present for 3 kids - help!

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ilovetosleep Sun 13-Dec-15 14:43:48

I need to find a game or similar for a family to share - 3yo girl, 7year old boy, 9year old girl. I thought maybe a Christmas themed Lego set but actually that might be too difficult for them to share nicely. A board game perhaps - any suggestions? The 3 yo is nearly 4 and more advanced than most 3yodue to older siblings I guess.
Thanks in advance!

AutumnLeavesArePretty Sun 13-Dec-15 15:11:59

Does it have to be joint? A three year old and nine year old are worlds apart gift wise.

Only thing I can think of is a dvd and treats.

shouldwestayorshouldwego Sun 13-Dec-15 15:18:27

What about a co-operative game like Forbidden Island. Ds was playing from a similar age and because it is co-operative it doesn't matter if the younger one needs help.

Gruach Sun 13-Dec-15 15:19:42

They will fight ...

TheWildRumpyPumpus Sun 13-Dec-15 15:21:07

Twister? Fun for all ages.

I've bought Cranium Junior and Forbidden Island for 5 and 8 yr olds for this year but not played them yet.

wannabestressfree Sun 13-Dec-15 15:21:33

Family edition of trivial pursuit?

MamaDoGood Sun 13-Dec-15 15:36:30

Pie face.

Cressandra Sun 13-Dec-15 15:48:34

My 6 and 8 year old like Forbidden Island but it is better with an adult. I don't think a 3 year old would understand or have the motor control for all the card turning. I think maybe go for a whole family present - board game, big puzzle - pitched to include the 7 year old but not really the 3 year old. You could include a token for the littl'un in recognition that she won't get much of a look in. Light up bath ducks or something.

MakemineaGandT Sun 13-Dec-15 15:51:02

Set of face paints and book of ideas to create

Kite

Paddling pool for the summer

Jigsaw

Cookery book and some cutters/aprons

Box of assorted art and craft materials

SweepTheHalls Sun 13-Dec-15 15:51:48

Junior Monopoly?

snowypenguin Sun 13-Dec-15 15:51:57

Family ticket to the cinema.

PerspicaciaTick Sun 13-Dec-15 15:53:50

Connect 4?
Some sort of garden game?

foragogo Sun 13-Dec-15 15:54:44

Inhave three of similar ages. They would all play a board game, pie face woukd be good for all the ages, I agree. We alsi have surprising fun family games of The Shopping Game which is the youngest ones favourite. There are also some arts and crafts stuff they will ball do - they all like doing qixels or hama beads for example. A big jigsaw would also work i think.

Squashybanana Sun 13-Dec-15 15:55:01

Pass the bomb, junior edition.

MTWTFSS Sun 13-Dec-15 15:55:09

Movie Hamper!!!

MakemineaGandT Sun 13-Dec-15 15:57:12

Set of disco lights

LaChatte Sun 13-Dec-15 15:57:21

Ive just ordered a massive tub of Hama beads and boards as a joint present for my two (6 & 13yo).

Rivercam Sun 13-Dec-15 16:04:05

Mousetrap is good fun

imsorryiasked Sun 13-Dec-15 16:13:44

Games like frustration and kerplunk are good for all ages.

comeagainforbigfudge Sun 13-Dec-15 16:16:12

Puppet theatre

throwingpebbles Sun 13-Dec-15 16:19:16

Board game
Marble run
One of those domino run things?
Arty stuff like paints etc?
Some of the science museum kits are good?

ilovetosleep Sun 13-Dec-15 17:08:28

Wow so many replies, thanks! Will look into kerplunk, junior monopoly, pie face, maybe trivial persuit.

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