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What does your 10 year old girl want for xmas?

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georgeclooneyfan Thu 29-Oct-09 14:46:40

I am really struggling for ideas for my dd(10) this year I am not convinced she still believes in santa!I suppose it would be easier if she could just pick what she wanted. We already have the ds, wii, mobile phone, i pod and a bike she is not into HSM, or HMontana stuff. Any ideas what be very grateful. Thanks in advance

ByTheSea Thu 29-Oct-09 14:52:30

My DD1-10 wants an ipod touch for Christmas. My DC don't get phones til secondary school but she already has all the other stuff too and is also not into HSM or HM stuff.

GrimmaTheNome Thu 29-Oct-09 15:02:13

My 10 yr old DD is getting an (unrequested)iPod only because he was desperate to get himself one with more memory.

The other thing she knows about and is keen on is a boat construction kit and if she and DH do a good job on it she'll get the motor and radio control stuff for her birthday. grin Maybe that's not one for every girl!
(Her main pressie last year was chemistry set.)

err...Roller skates? Digital camera?

georgeclooneyfan Thu 29-Oct-09 16:31:35

Thanks for the suggestions looks like the ipods are popular will have a look at those thanks again

JemintheGraveyardwithghouls Thu 29-Oct-09 16:33:33

My 10 year old DD wants clothes.

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 29-Oct-09 16:48:01

my dd won't give me any clues, fortunately doesnt want a phone (good cos she wouldnt get one) doesnt want an mp3 or a dsi.
I think we will get her a wii game and ermmm, I dunno, her birthday is soonish so we have to think of things for both.

Uriel Thu 29-Oct-09 16:54:07

Would she still play along if you asked her for a christmas list?

My 10 yo still wants lots of stuff to play with physically as well as a new ds game, something for the wii etc.

I remember dh's neice wanting a new doll - think she was about 12 - so don't 'go all electronic' as my mum puts it (!) if you think she'd like more toy-y stuff instead.

Uriel Thu 29-Oct-09 16:55:21

and that would be niece

spudmasher Thu 29-Oct-09 16:56:32

Another i pod here.

iheartdusty Thu 29-Oct-09 21:24:05

a few ideas maybe:

pogo stick
basketball and net
bow and arrows (older child's version)
photo printer
things for her room - beanbags, rug, duvet
electric guitar
music lessons
'collectable' type doll
nice dressing gown and slippers
cool scooter
make your own perfume/bath bombs/face pack etc
speakers for ipod

Uriel Thu 29-Oct-09 22:43:07

Space hopper! grin

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 30-Oct-09 08:23:51

great list!!!!!

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 30-Oct-09 08:27:53

In fact - an inspiration!! dd is going to get some stilts. hooray!

tootiredtothink Fri 30-Oct-09 16:52:56

Let me know where you find some stilts please?

Been on the look out for some for dd but can only find lazytown ones.

tibni Fri 30-Oct-09 17:11:10

Bendaroos are good (don't look much but they seem to be the craze with dd and her friends

Jewellery making kit/ card making


wii fit +


radio alarm / docking station


body shop type things


make up magnifying mirror!


new look token

wellie boots

character skirt


make up

That is dd (11 at christmas) birthday / christmas list

Hope it helps!

Fennel Fri 30-Oct-09 17:16:28

My 9.5 year old wants "surprises". She's not very demanding. Last year she wanted "wood to make gravestones with".

I am thinking of things to do with art and craft as she does a lot of that, things like proper watercolour painting set and lots of good drawing/painting paper. Sewing kit (she would like a sew-your-own moose). Maybe a bit of Sylvanian families stuff too.

She would like a remote control boat construction kit, maybe in a year or two, and she likes science kits, and most art and craft activities as long as they are not pink or glittery or remotely girly.

iheartdusty Fri 30-Oct-09 20:10:48

some website for stilts:




tootiredtothink Fri 30-Oct-09 21:21:11

Thanks for the links iheartdusty.

Have bookmarked them and will buy a pair when dh is paidgrin.

georgeclooneyfan Sat 31-Oct-09 14:42:38

Just like to say thank you very much for all your ideas they are very good.I think the bendaroos and the mirror are great ideas my dd would really be into that and anything arty she also mentioned the luxury soap science making kit as well.

MintyCane Mon 02-Nov-09 13:10:03

My dd hates HSM and similar and would like some Converse boots. Sylvanian families stuff. Science kits. Books - especially Last Chance to See. A phone. She sounds very similar to Fennels dd apart from the gravestones bit grin

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