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Crazy Christmas requests?

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Tigersteeth Tue 14-Nov-17 20:20:17

Anyone''s children come up with any corkers this year?
My 6yo is adamant that all she wants is "a proper wheelchair with a real seat belt that can go outside and you can sit in and push".
Pretty sure Father Christmas isn't going to be delivering that one!
Previously, my other child asked for a table and a ring binder with handwriting sheets...
Rock and roll!
Surely I can't be the only one getting these left-field requests?

TookyClothespin Tue 14-Nov-17 20:27:19

DD1 (age 3) announced she is getting a laptop. No, she is not!

Sittinonthefloor Tue 14-Nov-17 20:31:22

A shed, a zip wire out of bedroom window, a butler.

Invisimamma Tue 14-Nov-17 20:31:35

3yr old has asked for ‘snowman and Santa claus’

Any toys? ‘I told you already I wanting snowman and Santa claus’ Ffs!

lovelyjubilly Tue 14-Nov-17 20:32:28

My 6yo wants her own house. There's a specific one round the corner from us that she's got her eye on and all...

JetCityWoman Tue 14-Nov-17 20:33:11

Last year my DC requested a melon and a pineapple. Yes I decorated them with googley eyes and tinsel.

This year a bath pillow.

mummymi Tue 14-Nov-17 20:34:20

My dd wants a barbie punch bag!
I can't find one!

cook64 Tue 14-Nov-17 20:44:25

my 5 year old wants bananas lol

elQuintoConyo Tue 14-Nov-17 20:51:43

My 6yo wants a plumber. His exact words were 'a man who works with tubes', so i presumed plumber not gynaecologist.

We have already got his presents and as he was wriying his list i was saying things like, 'wouldn't it be cool to have a world map so you can see where Aunty X and Uncle Y live?' and he was most enthusiastic so wrote it on his list grin

JetCityWoman Tue 14-Nov-17 20:53:41

mummymi regular small one and if you're handy with a needle and thread DIY a cover from a barbie pillowcase.

SequinsOnEverything Tue 14-Nov-17 21:00:08

sittin is your child planning on being the next batman? Maybe they know a bat cave is unrealistic, but a shed is a good start?

Bluelonerose Tue 14-Nov-17 21:01:44

Dd has asked for a dishwasher coz she's sick of washing up. grin

goose1964 Tue 14-Nov-17 21:01:45

My in-laws, would you like a capon?

HighwayDragon1 Tue 14-Nov-17 21:04:47

In the last few years we've had - a bed, chopsticks, and a school bookbag on the lists...

ThomasRichard Tue 14-Nov-17 21:05:47

5yo DD wants everything from every advert she’s ever seen. She has also requested that I write to her teacher to say that she would like to be either Mary or the baby Jesus in the school nativity play hmm

Threenme Tue 14-Nov-17 21:07:25

thats great thinking jet!!!

MiddlingMum Tue 14-Nov-17 21:10:27

Years ago, all one of mine wanted was sellotape. A whole reel of her own smile

youokayhun Tue 14-Nov-17 21:30:44

Not Christmas but when my DS was a toddler he asked for a golden diplodocus - I tried and tried, the day before his birthday he changed his mind and only wanted "yellow presents" hmm

Myneighboursnorlax Tue 14-Nov-17 21:34:10

I'm 28 now and my mum still likes to tell everyone about the time I asked for a tin of pilchards for Christmas when I was 4!

MonaChopsis Tue 14-Nov-17 21:34:15

DD last year wanted "a diamond the size of her hand"... She got a glass paperweight cut into a jewel shape and was well chuffed grin

mummymi Tue 14-Nov-17 21:38:08

@JetCityWoman thank you, what a good idea!!!

dontquotemeondailymail Tue 14-Nov-17 21:38:26

My niece once asked for a lanyard for Christmas - it was the only thing she wanted! Think she was about 8 or 9 at the time!

BrieAndChilli Tue 14-Nov-17 21:41:37

The only thing DS (ages 9 at the time ) wanted last year was a book called ‘Transit maps of the world’! It is literally a book that contains maps of all the tube and city transport maps of major cities!

AmethystMoon Tue 14-Nov-17 21:42:33

My 5yo Dd wants a leaf blower......try as I might to explain they aren't's falling on deaf, and I fear soon to be disappointed ears grin

hiyasminitsme Tue 14-Nov-17 21:42:52

My five year old son wants a £200+ lego set for over 16's with a working motor. A specific set.
he's not going to get it

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