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Where can I get cheap barbie dolls from?

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Elkat Mon 11-Aug-08 23:17:10

My DD has decided that she wants a barbie party for her 5th birthday. So we thought instead of giving away tat in the party bags, we would give the girls a barbie doll to take home. At the mo, the cheapest I can source them is £2.50 each - not bad, party bads aren't usually much cheaper... and at least it is something that will be kept grin. But can anyone find them anywhere cheaper?? Thanks

Shitemum Mon 11-Aug-08 23:18:32

Charity shops

ImForeverBlowingBuble Mon 11-Aug-08 23:18:48

Carboot sale

Elkat Mon 11-Aug-08 23:20:17

Thanks for the suggestions... but if I'm giving them away as a party bag, I was kind of hoping for brand new ones. Not sure how some of the mums would react to a second hand barbie doll as a party bag gift.

AddictedToMyEarplugs Mon 11-Aug-08 23:22:23

A pound shop might do a barbie lookalike for,erm, a pound.

ImForeverBlowingBuble Mon 11-Aug-08 23:23:21

Or tesco

Shitemum Mon 11-Aug-08 23:24:32

Sorry , sometimes I see ones that are still in their boxes. I can't believe you can get a genuine Barbie for only £2.50...

Elkat Mon 11-Aug-08 23:33:15

They're £5 in woolworths, but on a buy one get one free promotion, therefore £2.50 each grin

somersetmum Mon 11-Aug-08 23:34:45

Not genuine Barbie, but similar, scented(!) dolls in Tesco for £2 each I think, but are on buy one get one free.

Elkat Mon 11-Aug-08 23:38:42

Thanks. I thought I had seen them, and went to look for those today, but they didn't have any at my local Tescos. That is ideal though, so will keep popping back and having a look. Ta.

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