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Gifts for train obsessed 9yr old?

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OhFuckOff Wed 16-Nov-16 13:18:37

My ds2 is obsessed with trains, he's got some new hornby trains plus books, DVDs but I'm stuck for anything else. Thanks smile

TiredAndDeadly Wed 16-Nov-16 13:21:57

I ticket for a day out at a steam train thing?

A steam train ride?

Build and paint a train toy?

redexpat Wed 16-Nov-16 17:46:51

The polar express book, film, soundtrack.

CoffeeChocolateWine Thu 17-Nov-16 00:28:16

My Dad is a train enthusiast and we've bought him a fair few train-inspired presents over the years. We usually buy something to add to his train set and he's had things like a train driver hat and whistle, plaques to put in the wall of his train room (yes he has an entire big room of the house for his trains!), posters, books, dvds. We also bought him a steam train driver experience and I think there were some more basic experiences too. This year I've bought him a board game called Ticket to Ride which says it's from age 8 and up. Never played it, but it has excellent reviews and it has a big steam train on the front so I'm guessing it has something to do with trains!

OhFuckOff Thu 17-Nov-16 04:53:41

Thanks everyone smile just found the game, looks good. Will get a whistle and hat for his stocking, also just found a 'station master' badge.

Joinourclub Thu 17-Nov-16 04:57:43

Joinourclub Thu 17-Nov-16 05:00:31

Cath kiddon bags and pencil
Cases :

OhFuckOff Thu 17-Nov-16 05:27:08

Ooh just found a nice train pencil case on catch kidston thanks

CoffeeChocolateWine Thu 17-Nov-16 09:39:53

Glad that was helpful smile Both my DC also have a wooden train sound whistle a bit like this although not personalised so you can probably get them cheaper elsewhere.

CoffeeChocolateWine Thu 17-Nov-16 09:44:18

P.s. where did you find the Station Master badge? Might have to get that for my Dad!

OhFuckOff Thu 17-Nov-16 10:23:12

It was on Amazon, sorry hopeless at links

CoffeeChocolateWine Thu 17-Nov-16 11:29:35

Great, thanks.

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