How much do you spend on birthday presents?

(13 Posts)
TiggerWooHoo Wed 24-Jan-18 22:12:19

Just out of curiosity, if your child is invited to a birthday party, how much would you spend on a present for the birthday boy or girl? I've generally spent about £10 but my daughter (nearly 4) has already been invited to 6 parties this year so the cost of presents is quickly adding up. I realise everyone's budgets will be different and will probably depend on how close a friend the birthday child is, but what's the average?!

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Justgivemesomepeace Wed 24-Jan-18 22:15:39

I do about a tenner. Give or take a pound or so.

Sassenach85 Wed 24-Jan-18 22:18:03

£20 but would spend less next time

Thetruthfairy Wed 24-Jan-18 22:20:21


WanderingTrolley1 Wed 24-Jan-18 22:21:02


Emily7708 Wed 24-Jan-18 22:22:48

Generally £10-15 but I try to stock up during the Smiggle sales and buy ahead if I see any bargains.

PeterPiperPickedSeaShells Wed 24-Jan-18 22:23:45

I stockpile during the sales, I have quite a collection of presents waiting to be given


Tanfastic Wed 24-Jan-18 22:25:04

About a tenner roughly.

Stompythedinosaur Tue 30-Jan-18 12:41:52

I aim for around £5 and sometimes less if I can get a 3 for 2 or something.

yaela123 Sat 03-Feb-18 19:24:10

Between £5-£10 for classmates generally, perhaps slightly more than £10 for a good friend. Maybe more as they get older as they tend to get invited to less class parties, just their friends. I also like to grab things in the sales or websites such as the book people can be really good.

AtseneGatnalp Sat 03-Feb-18 19:25:26

Another sale-stockpiler here...

PancakeInMaBelly Sat 03-Feb-18 19:26:21

Anything from £2.50 to £10

If you have 6 to go to get a book set from book people and split it up and give a book each

Phillipa12 Sat 03-Feb-18 19:31:57

When ds was in reception it was about £6 as he was invited to so many, hes now yr4 and goes to about 3/4 a year max so i now spend about £10/15.

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