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7th Birthday Present Ideas - boy! help!

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slowreadingprogress Wed 08-Jul-09 21:48:58

Any ideas for something I can get my nephew for his 6th? It's awkward because we don't meet up alot, a few times a year at most, but he's lovely and I want to get him something really good, but don't feel I know him that well.

If I ask his mum she will tell me to get the latest Wii or DS game and tbh I just really, really don't want to. He has tons of relatives and will get those things anyway I just don't want to buy them for a 5 or 6 year old.

So has anyone got any ideas of stuff that went down really well with a boy of this age? Up to fifty quid is ok.....thanks!

DLI Wed 08-Jul-09 22:12:24

what about a remote control car?

saggyhairyarse Fri 10-Jul-09 22:10:51

A telescope?

serin Sat 11-Jul-09 21:39:15

Subscription to National Geographic kids?

Or RSPB, (get a nice welcome pack and free entry to their nature reserves).

Or treat him to a day out at the Natural history museum.

Dottoressa Sat 11-Jul-09 21:47:02

My DS is seven, and loves his Kapla (wooden bricky things). He got it last year and has played with it non-stop. There's a link here (I hope!)

Dottoressa Sat 11-Jul-09 21:48:01

PS I got it from Amazon!

anonandlikeit Mon 13-Jul-09 20:18:09

What about soemthing for the garden, cricket set, or one of those stunt kites.
Huge water pistol thingy.
My boys (9 &6) both prefer active toys.
Skateboard?

slowreadingprogress Tue 14-Jul-09 18:35:03

oh thanks everyone! Stupidly forgot to watch this thread just found it again!

Actually anon I love love the idea of a stunt kite, I think he would LOVE that....and not the sort of thing his parents would buy. Will check them out.

also like the idea of the kapla

ta everyone!

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