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NNat Sun 05-Nov-17 21:09:58

Hi, I need several gifts for 8-9yo boys (birthday parties season) and looking for current bargains, budget under. Somehow my imagination doesn't stretch behind Lego and there isn't much in this price range. I already have some books purchased.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

MrsHathaway Sun 05-Nov-17 21:12:14

We discovered IQ XOXO yesterday which is on my list for the whole family to play together. Very easy puzzles to start with, but you can skip up to more difficult ones quickly if you get the hang of it.

pinkliquorice Sun 05-Nov-17 21:31:02

It was my 7 year olds part last month so some might be a bit young but some of the things his friends bought were:
-Fidget spinners
-Power ranger action figures
-Pop Vinyls
-Tech decks
-Playmobil
-Slime
-Hot wheels
-Super hero capes
-Little live pets
-WWE figures
And obviously Lego!

Chocolatecake12 Mon 06-Nov-17 08:17:54

How about a light box? You can buy them in the works for £8

Zoesweet Mon 06-Nov-17 08:22:43

Legos are the best and other educational board games as well. Amazon or ebay offers a lot of good deals by the way.

ScrabbleFiend Mon 06-Nov-17 08:26:10

I've just bought a few of these for Christmas as I have several boys in that age range in my family

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Magic-Electric-Flying-Ball-Helicopter-Infrared-Sensor-LED-Light-Kids-Toys-UKship/352161552369?_trksid=p2485497.m4902.l9144

Logoplanter Mon 06-Nov-17 12:23:22

Usborne do a book 100 paper planes to fold and fly. It's currently £4.50 on Amazon and makes a nice present. You could buy some top trumps to go with it. Or how about the Where's the Wookiee book which is currently 3 for £10 on Amazon

Links are below if they work

www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.amazon.co.uk/100-Paper-Planes-Fold-Fly/dp/1409551113&ved=0ahUKEwiDk8K58qnXAhVFqaQKHcUcBooQFghjMAA&usg=AOvVaw2f2p10seFOOIqDBAjY_Oj-

www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.amazon.co.uk/Star-Wars-Wheres-Wookiee-Search/dp/1405284196&ved=0ahUKEwjGz4D796nXAhVSpqQKHUfxDi8QFggwMAE&usg=AOvVaw3byn6RvtHADWhx2tIeai4M

CoffeeChocolateWine Mon 06-Nov-17 14:45:08

My son is into spy gear at the moment. I've just bought him some night vision goggles for £10 on Amazon!

ALemonyPea Mon 06-Nov-17 14:55:17

Thumb chucks
Top trumps cards
Anything mine craft related

FreddieBoswellsHair Mon 06-Nov-17 19:36:43

Just bought DS 9 an Usbourne Write & Draw Your Own Comics book on Amazon for £2.99.
It came today and looks really good!

Book

Dogmatix34 Mon 06-Nov-17 21:39:53

Just ordered 4 of the comic books for the present cupboard- thanks freddie

Tour Mon 06-Nov-17 21:45:39

I bought a remote control Lamborghini from the entertainer yesterday for an 8tg birthday party. It was £10.

Tour Mon 06-Nov-17 21:46:27

This is the Porsche online. The Lamborghini is black. Ds is 7 and he chose it for his friend

NNat Mon 06-Nov-17 22:20:31

Thank you so much for such great ideas!!! I think I'm now sorted for a year smile

vikjul Tue 07-Nov-17 06:45:54

A sound machine! Always very popular ime.

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