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How much does the tooth fairy leave in your house?

(16 Posts)
negrilbaby Sat 14-Sep-13 21:11:52

DS hasn't lost any teeth yet but lots of his class have. His BF got £1 for the first tooth - but I have heard stories about much greater amounts being left.
Just wondering what the norm is.

wigglesrock Sat 14-Sep-13 21:13:46

£1 smile

CheungFun Sat 14-Sep-13 21:14:37

Not sure what the going rate is now, but I used get get 50p. I think it should be a coin rather than notes, so I'd leave £1 for a normal tooth and £2 for a molar!

noisytoys Sat 14-Sep-13 21:16:50

£1 and the bed is left covered in fairy dust (glitter) to prove she has been grin

ilovepowerhoop Sat 14-Sep-13 21:20:54

we do £2 a tooth now -inflation!

mumsdontstop Sat 14-Sep-13 21:35:49

£2 for first then £1.

starfishmummy Sat 14-Sep-13 21:38:23

The "Mummy" tooth fairy leaves £1. "Daddy" tooth fairy leaves two.

2tired2bewitty Sat 14-Sep-13 21:54:46

one of my colleagues arrived at work one morning apoplectic with rage as her dds best friend had received a tenner from the tooth fairy! She does £2 coins as they feel slightly special

trianglesaregood Sat 14-Sep-13 22:18:13

£1 but have heard of one classmate getting a fiver.

kotinka Sat 14-Sep-13 22:19:15

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

DameDeepRedBetty Sat 14-Sep-13 22:22:39


Some friends of mine only had either coppers or a £2 coin when their dd1 first lost a tooth and were very resentful, it set a precedent and their dd1 was assiduous in making sure they kept to it and kept it up for her two sisters too.

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 14-Sep-13 22:29:11

The TF is crap in this house. Very tardy - can sometimes take up to a week to turn up.

Therefore £2. Mostly guilt money I reckon.


Onetwothreeoops Sat 14-Sep-13 22:31:23

£1 here but DDs friend get 20p

cupcakeicing Sat 14-Sep-13 22:33:07

£2 usually. £4 recently when DS had to have two baby teeth extracted to allow adult teeth to grow. Was very brave and price was agreed between him and the dentist!

ilovepowerhoop Sat 14-Sep-13 22:33:20

the tooth fairy nearly didnt turn up last night and i had to sneak through at 6.30am this morning and hope I didnt wake dd! Her tooth had been sitting on my bedside cabinet for a few days prior to that too.

BlueChampagne Mon 16-Sep-13 13:30:48

50p and £1 for a molar

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