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SmiledWithTheRisingSun Sun 12-Nov-17 13:57:57

Aged 5-8 years - Please share your great ideas with me?

Ricekrispie22 Sun 12-Nov-17 15:50:37

Top trumps cards
Mr Men book
Grow your own Venus flytrap
I-spy book
Temporary tattoos
Space ice cream
Glow in the dark stickers
Chocolate coins
Gelli Baff
Bug observation box
Colouring by numbers

SmiledWithTheRisingSun Sun 12-Nov-17 16:10:09

What's gelli baff???

Ricekrispie22 Sun 12-Nov-17 16:33:19

"Sprinkle the goo former over the water and watch in amazement as your boring bath water magically starts to turn into a fun, thick goo. Stir well, get in and have fun!

When the fun is all over, add the dissolver sachet and the goo will turn back into coloured water, easily drained away.

Completely safe: Gellibaff conforms to strict testing and safety regulations and doesn't stain your towels, clothes, carpets or kids."

OdeToAutumn Sun 12-Nov-17 16:44:14

Some of the things I've got for my soon to be 5 year
Magic bubbles
Poke ball
Christmas snap cards
Dinosaur volcano
Chocolate lollies

I'm also going to get him a bath bomb and some bubble bath and then the usual pants socks etc

formerbabe Sun 12-Nov-17 17:13:57

Chocolate game controller
Football tattoos
Rubix cube
Character toothbrush
Projector torch
Fidget spinner or fidget cube
Yo yo
Match attax cards
Character flannel

Cagliostro Sun 12-Nov-17 18:46:17

In the past my 8yo has regularly had:

Character boxers/socks
Magic flannel
Top trumps
Lego mixels
Small transformer/hatch'n'hero

This year he's getting a brickheadz captain America (I tend to do 'proper' presents in the stocking if they're small), a rainbow dash multi colour pen, rainbow dash teddy sticking out the top, not sure what else

Cagliostro Sun 12-Nov-17 18:51:08

Also he has had brainteaser type puzzles (IQ link is his favourite) and he's kept mentioning a Rubik's cube

Often put DVDs in too

MomToWedThorFriday Sun 12-Nov-17 19:02:37

My 6yo has:
Chocolate coins
Wiggle snake thing
Tiny road signs for his hot wheels
Lego blind bag
Lego tape
Hot wheels car
Glow sticks
Gadget stickers
Erasable colouring pencils
Rubiks cube

MaroonPencil Sun 12-Nov-17 19:07:05

My 8 year old boy is having:

Astronaut ice cream
Tinti bath colour and bath crackles
Bubble bath in a bottle that looks like the Hulk (M and S)
Top Trumps
Gel pens
Tracing paper (he wants it!)
Chewing gum (he is always asking for it and I say no)
Small Lego set
A small funny book where you make different animals by folding bits over, bit like Flanimals
Beano annual
Candy cane

yeeyeelovesraaraa Sun 12-Nov-17 19:49:41

my 7 year old is having
harry potter top trumps
lego ninjago minifigure blind bag
pokemon cards booster pack
a light up sliding eyeball
lego ninjago movie pod set (freebie from lego shop)
choc coins
lego batman beaker
prob some stickers/erasers/his own pack of blu tac

PrivateParkin Sun 12-Nov-17 20:08:37

Festive sound machine (M&S)
That's all I've got so far - some good ideas on here!

AutumnalLeaves38 Mon 13-Nov-17 17:13:40

The younger end of 5-8 age range might have great fun 'scaring' the adults at Christmas with


2-for-1 offer on at the moment.

SmiledWithTheRisingSun Sat 25-Nov-17 22:08:28

What's on earth is a light up sliding eyeball YeYee?

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