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What are you buying your 10/11yo?

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lucysmam Sun 16-Aug-20 12:34:08

I had a flash of inspiration the other night as I waa falling would have been a brilliant present for dd2. Except, I was toooo lazy to unlock my phone & note it down & now I have no idea what it was confused.

So, I'm really hoping one of you might jog my memory or suggest something amazing!

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Cherryrainbow Sun 16-Aug-20 13:08:56

I dont have a child that age myself but a lot of parents on other threads have mentioned things like instax/ instant or digital cameras/ sprocket printer things for mobile phones.

Do you have a son/daughter?

Cherryrainbow Sun 16-Aug-20 13:10:40

Sorry just re read and saw it says dd2! Any accessories like backpacks, jewellery, makeup and perfume type stuff is good for that tweenager stage (not quite into toys, not yet into more mature stuff)

Ricekrispie22 Sun 16-Aug-20 18:43:17

Karaoke machine
Top from Selfie Clothing co
Horrible histories board game
Kumi Kreator
Chemistry set

Bellyfat Sun 16-Aug-20 20:11:22

Last year my daughter (then 10) got a sprocket, switch, make up, clothes and some board games - game of life and cluedo I think.

This year she is getting a new laptop and an Amazon take on the oodie.

Thegereldine3000 Sun 16-Aug-20 20:15:12

It's August honey

lucysmam Sun 16-Aug-20 20:31:46

No shit @Thegereldine3000 I hadn't noticed. The clue's in the board name; if you don't want to read it, don't click. Just maybe I want/need to think about it around now 🙄

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Cherryrainbow Sun 16-Aug-20 21:22:28

grin lol! I've seen a few people make similar comments on the xmas forum. They would have had to search for it in the first place so why complain about xmas on it?! Lol x

Ricekrispie22 Mon 17-Aug-20 07:09:17

Roller blades
Popcorn machine
Cookery book
Lava lamp
Overnight bag
Heat change mug

Connellschain Mon 17-Aug-20 07:34:00

Lava lamp is a great idea! I’m thinking of getting DS10 one with one of those echo plug thingys (tech inept, apologies)

neverbreaks Mon 17-Aug-20 12:54:50

My DD will be 10 by Christmas. She keeps mentioning a Polaroid type camera. I have my eye on the Instax one for her. There’s the 9 which is around £65 on Amazon, and the 11 which is around £69. My only concern is the cost of the shots - £7.99 for 10. I’m sure she’ll use that many just trying to get the hang of it!

allthingsred Sat 22-Aug-20 19:58:55

@neverbreaks if she has a phone get her a sprocket instead. She can print off her own pics then. My dd have both. The Polaroid was sat on shelf for so long as she didn't want to be taking it out ( too bulky) but sprocket has been fab and still in constant use now ( had it for 2 years)

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