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SP00KYLilBucket1 Wed 18-Oct-17 11:36:08

I have 4 dc. For Christmas I like to keep it very traditional and do '3 wise men' presents, so something to read, something to wear and something they really want. I also get them a couple of little wrap ups. This year none of them have any idea what they want. What are you getting your dc?. Dd is 4, ds will be 3 at Christmas time. Ds will be 18 months at Christmas time and ds will be 5 months!.

1stTimeMama Wed 18-Oct-17 11:49:21

As they're all so close in age, could you get a bigger joint gift, so you're not buying things for the sake of it? I have 4 too, and it can get overwhelming, can't it?!

SP00KYLilBucket1 Wed 18-Oct-17 12:22:46

That's a good idea!. It's really overwhelming!.

nocutsnobuttsnococonuts Wed 18-Oct-17 17:07:47

You could give then the smyths catalogue or similar to look at?
Or popular things my dd's enjoyed at that age were dressing up, tent, happyland.
My just turned 5 yr old likes moana and drawing at the moment. She has an art tray from argos which is used daily. Was under £10 too smile she's getting the moana singing doll she's asked for.

peachy94 Wed 18-Oct-17 18:09:40

I have a 4 year old and 5 month old, can't imagine having 2 more in between you are superwoman! DS is 4 and he's getting Lego, an easel, lots of board games, play doh. 5 month old is getting a push walker, shape sorter, Toot toot car, the fisher price puppy, a ball popper and some books. I agree with PP could you get a big present? Trampoline, climbing frame? Do you have a play kitchen that's something they will all enjoy

SP00KYLilBucket1 Wed 18-Oct-17 18:49:33

I took them to SMYTHS after school and have got a little idea on what they'd like. Thank you!.

SP00KYLilBucket1 Wed 18-Oct-17 18:50:36

Thank you Peachy!. I must be mad because I still want more. I don't have a play kitchen but have saw some really good ones. We're moving house too and there's big space in the kitchen so we could put that there!.

Fishcalledlola Wed 18-Oct-17 18:59:50

Dd is nearly 6, her present she's used on Christmas Day for the last 3 Christmas's has been a colouring book and new crayons. I refuse to buy felt pens through the year because of the mess so she definitely knows they are from Father Christmas. Going to get 2 year old an aqua doodle.
DM buys the kids a book, something to wear, and a game. Elefun is really good for little ones (the batteries cost more than the game though) Think we're going to get pop-up pirate this time.

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