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DoingTheBestICan Sun 04-Oct-09 10:54:28

I am trying to get as much done as i can before i start work & am really struggling for ideas for my nieces & in-laws.

I need gift ideas around the £20 mark for,

DN - 2yrs old

DN - 4yrs old

DN - 15mths old

MIL - about £30 mark

FIL - about £30 mark

BF son - 8yrs old - about £15 mark

I would be really grateful for any suggestions as i am clueless,thanks for reading.

DLI Sun 04-Oct-09 14:49:05

i would wait until the Boots brochure comes out and then you may be able to buy everything in the 2 for 3 offers and also save money. They have toys for the children and gift sets for adults, MIL and FIL i would maybe buy a nice hamper between them, such as the tea and biscuit hampers Boots do and maybe some small smellies for each of them. Or what about a subscription to their favourite magazines? I would ask DNs's parents what they might want, ask for three or four things each and then pick one of them - that way they get what they want and will use, also there is no fear of doubling up. I always give my side of the family a list with various present ideas ranging from a couple of pound to £20 that way they can buy something in whatever price range they have. I have a smallish family and make sure they discuss with each other what they are buying or i give them different lists of about four or five things each.

tassisssss Sun 04-Oct-09 14:53:34

wooden hobby horses for all 3 nieces, or at least the younger 2. seriously, my baby got hers for her first b'day and loves it already at 16 months!

or get the older 2 nieces the fisher price click and style doll (see if on amazon). dd got it recently for her 3rd b'day and loves it (actually so do I!)

mag subscription for your PILs?

xayuk Mon 19-Oct-09 20:30:24

For a present for your in-laws take a look at;
http://www.squidoo.com/ChristmasDecorationIdeas
and for children you might like to take a look at;

http://www.squidoo.com/WhereTheWildThingsAreGifts
or also
http://www.squidoo.com/CountdownAdventCalendars

Hope this helps!

xayuk Tue 20-Oct-09 17:33:28

The links are
www.squidoo.com/ChristmasDecorationIdeas

www.squidoo.com/WhereTheWildThingsAreGifts

www.squidoo.com/CountdownAdventCalendars

Lilyloooohhhh Tue 20-Oct-09 17:42:57

For my dd 22mth she likes anything In the night garden lot's of stuff for this and my 4 year old likes Charlie and Lola and Peppa pig if that helps or anything singing / dancing related.
What about lego for boy , always good for ds or set of Horrid Henry books. The lego ramses pyramid game looks good but that about £20 you can get other lego games cheaper.
Are your il's into gardening ?
The rocket garden , very good company do xmas gift vouchers thinking of doing that for mine.
I also did theatre tickets last year which went down well!

StealthPolarBear Tue 20-Oct-09 17:44:58

kite for 4yo??

herbietea Tue 20-Oct-09 17:45:48

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deepdarkwood Tue 20-Oct-09 18:03:02

wow, xayac - I now NEED a where the wild things are T shirt, never mind the dcs smile

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