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DD11 & DS9 - ideas please!

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whatcolour2016 Sun 27-Nov-16 09:25:53

What are you getting your similar aged children for Christmas???

J0kersSmile Sun 27-Nov-16 09:32:03

Same age, well my dds eleven next month.

Dd is getting Harry Potter stuff, more Percy Jackson books, blue tooth headphones and a phone.

Ds is getting a tablet and I'm debating whether to buy him a bike as well. He does need one but a tablet and a bike seems a bit excessive even if the tablet was only £40. He's got a few bits like pokemon cards, new David walliam book and a car track thing that was half price in sainsburys but I'm not buying a load of toys that won't get played with.

Ineverpromisedyouarosegarden Sun 27-Nov-16 09:40:51

Ds is massively into Star wars at the minute so anything to do with that? Also wimpy kid book Dd is getting Hollister hoody, beats headphones, David Walliams book itunes

TheOnlyPink Sun 27-Nov-16 09:59:22

My ds is 9, he's asked for a beanbag and an Xbox game. I got him a Lego nexo knights set, the Lego doctor who set, a bop it, a Harry potter ravenclaw scarf, a pokemon tshirt, and loads of books (Dan tdm, David Williams, Percy Jackson, how to train your Dragon, diary of a wimpy kid) got him catan Jr board game and back to the future on DVD.

whatcolour2016 Sun 27-Nov-16 11:18:09

Thanks! The wireless headphones are a good idea.
DS hugely into Pokemon and I've managed to get some figures (from Japan so no idea if they will arrive before Christmas).
So far - DD - stable set (she collects Schleich horsey stuff); horse brushes; horse hoodie; bake off recipe book; Lego Big Ben; few other small horsey bits.
DS - Rubiks snake; 6 Pokemon figures...err that's all for now!!
Will definitely get the wimpy kid and Walliams books.

exLtEveDallas Sun 27-Nov-16 11:21:49

DD (11) is getting a laptop (schoolwork), and a data stick. Some Zoella bits from Superdrug, a pair of flashy trainers, a couple of books (Zoella and Walliams) and some small bits of jewellery.

whatcolour2016 Sun 27-Nov-16 11:37:24

Guinness Book of Records now £7 on Amazon! So I've got that too smile

Yoarchie Sun 27-Nov-16 11:52:16

I must watch this thread. Have no idea for mine, both similarly aged. Other than super dry tshirts.

delilahbucket Sun 27-Nov-16 13:23:53

My ds will be 9 in Feb. His main presents is tickets to chitty chitty bang bang the musical. He's never seen a show except the panto. Other stuff includes Lego dimensions characters, scion fix towel, batman fragrance set (from Next), superman bowl and cup, personalised m and m's, a detective board game, 200 piece jigsaw, dressing gown, Lego technics plane, bfg dvd, solar powered plane, strange but true book, slushie cup, horrible histories books box set, a joules top. That's it for now. Will add in some craft related stuff and the obligatory chocolate Santa and coins. Maybe a couple of other bits but not sure yet. Am thinking some super posh trainers.

whatcolour2016 Sun 27-Nov-16 13:52:18

What's the slushie cup? DS loves slushies!

GreenGinger2 Sun 27-Nov-16 14:49:27

Dd 11 for bday and Xmas from everybody is getting a box of books. She wanted murder/mystery,done my best( Wells&Wong etc). Also having a fossil hunting kit I made up with a black canvas bag,old faithful hammer,women scientist book, etc. Elements book,Harry Potter charm bracelet,set of 30 Stabilo 68 felt pens,Harry Potter colouring book,Harry Potter heat change mug, new big Harry Potter illustrated book, Destination Harry Potter game,Patchwork game,Klutz make your own erasers book,hot dog stapler,sequin switch T shirt, Puffin in Bloom Classics box set, Lush box.

themumfairy Sun 27-Nov-16 15:30:13

Ive got ds9
Headset for his ps4
Football boots
Hot wheels
A little safe for his bedroom
Diary of a wimpy kids bookset
Stunt scooter

whatcolour2016 Sun 27-Nov-16 15:43:00

Mumfairy, do you have a link to the safe?

themumfairy Sun 27-Nov-16 16:10:22

Ive added a pic as i dont know how to get the link from the amazon app

whatcolour2016 Sun 27-Nov-16 20:34:47


BrollyXmas Sun 27-Nov-16 23:12:37

Ds 9:
Slushie cup (chillfactor)
Knex rollercoaster
Nerf gun (massive one!)
Goodnight mr Tom DVD (as we're reading the book)
Split second game
Basket ball net
Football kit
Wii u game

Things he has and loves:
Dobble game
Monopoly empire
Pin art toy

Dd. (13)
Jack wills bag
Hype backpack
Duvet cover
Marshmallow toasting kit

Haudyerwheesht Sun 27-Nov-16 23:19:56

Ds turns 10 at cmas

Pokemon 2ds
Football stuff
Pokemon cards
Lots of books and annuals

Howmanysleepstilchristmas Mon 28-Nov-16 07:44:54

Ps4 game
Lego x
Mine craft animation set x
Vr glasses x
Don't panic game
Elementia chronicles books
Young driver lesson

3doodlerstart? X
Game ?labyrinth? X
Pictory / mulberry bush write ur own story kit
Crayola animation x
Pedal racer x

Howmanysleepstilchristmas Mon 28-Nov-16 07:45:35

Plus chocolate, smellies, craft kit each

DashboardLightParadise Mon 28-Nov-16 10:20:41

Ds is 9. Really difficult this year as he's got all outdoor toys, not a huge reader and not long after a birthday where he got his football gear and drone. Plus I'm attempting to cut back as he doesn't really play with toys anymore and it's a waste of money. So far I've got

Kinetic sand (thought it's a bit young for him but he asked for it)
Dan tdm book and guitar music book
Tube heroes figurines
Ps4 games
Match attax mega tin
Solar power machines thing to build
Nerf gun
Usual smellies, slippers, pjs, felt tips, stocking fillers

Might buy something lego related too, haven't decided yet.

delilahbucket Mon 28-Nov-16 10:32:24

whatcolour the slushie cup

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