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Where in earth is "Santa" going to find this??

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Handmethegin Mon 06-Nov-17 22:13:26

My DS is 6 years old and has requested a big house for his "guys" to live in (zomlings, star monsters, grossery gang etc). He doesn't really want much else in particular and he's had a hard time of things recently so I'd really like to get him what he wants for Christmas. I told him I'd see if I could find one to show Santa and he told me I don't need to look for anything because Santa can build any toy in the world!
Where the hell do I find a big house for little collectibles that isn't a normal dolls house?? Why can't he just want lego?? confused

AlternativeTentacle Mon 06-Nov-17 22:13:51


DayManChampionOfTheSun Mon 06-Nov-17 22:15:27

Can’t you get a dolls house? Paint it the colours he likes?

fucksakefay Mon 06-Nov-17 22:15:44


WheresTheEvidence Mon 06-Nov-17 22:16:41

Ikea expedit unit painted

Bloopbleep Mon 06-Nov-17 22:17:03

Can you still get castle greyskull toys?

hesterton Mon 06-Nov-17 22:17:17

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

implantsandaDyson Mon 06-Nov-17 22:17:39

My 6 year old has a Sylvanian Families house - I think it’s Beechwood Hall? All her little collectibles live in it - she has star monsters, mini ponies, squashy things.

Anotherdayanotherdollar Mon 06-Nov-17 22:18:09


BeanoNoir Mon 06-Nov-17 22:18:16

Are you crafty/a diy-er? You can make amazing stuff from old bookcases or cabinets. Old style lundby dollhouses can be easily customised too

notmaryberry Mon 06-Nov-17 22:19:33

Littlest Pet Shop do houses. Would one of them do?

traviata Mon 06-Nov-17 22:20:10

what do you think the house should look like?

would a standard dolls house not do? especially if you got a bare wood one and painted it in colours that match the "guys".

or how about an Ikea hack?

EvilCleverDog Mon 06-Nov-17 22:20:27

GreatBigPolarBear Mon 06-Nov-17 22:20:29

Something like this?

McWeedie Mon 06-Nov-17 22:20:54

What about Playmobil Ghostbusters Fire House?

elizabethdraper Mon 06-Nov-17 22:21:29

Loads on Amazon

Search Boys Doll House

Handmethegin Mon 06-Nov-17 22:22:48

I should add I'm the least crafty person in Britaingrin, he wants it to be as tall as himself hmm and (due to school bullies angry) is a bit paranoid about anything that could possibly be seen as "babyish"

newperson Mon 06-Nov-17 22:23:36

Has anyone who lives in one area but is under the council of a different postcode ever done jury service?

traviata Mon 06-Nov-17 22:24:32

Argos - over budget?

Handmethegin Mon 06-Nov-17 22:24:41

He had this*PX+-+Toys*PX+-+Shopping+GSC+-+Generic+-+Indoor+Toys*PRODUCT+GROUP461-6760*&gclid=Cj0KCQiArYDQBRDoARIsAMR8s_QsEUfPfDIc9Rs7maVQaNNajA20cEHDr-oHzisDfZPVjby8J2nvZJQaAnKHEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds&dclid=CLuRgfLzqtcCFZeD7QodCuwHwQ&source=others until recently when he gave it away to his 1 year old cousin because it was "too young for him" tbf he hadn't played with it for at least a year

HollyandBrambles Mon 06-Nov-17 22:26:11

I’ve got DS this, I love it!!

Handmethegin Mon 06-Nov-17 22:26:14

Traviata - budget is fine but it's too pink (damn bullies again angry)

hesterton Mon 06-Nov-17 22:26:20

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

sparechange Mon 06-Nov-17 22:27:07

Great Little Trading Company?

HollyandBrambles Mon 06-Nov-17 22:27:17

Oh just seen your previous post!!

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