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    DD and DS1 are getting about $250 worth of pressies each.

    DD is getting:
    A lalaloopsey girl
    A fur real panda
    A snorkel, goggles and flippers set
    Two cabbage patch outfits
    An outfit to wear on Christmas Day.
    Plus some stocking stuffers.

    DS1 is getting:
    A light saber night light
    A Disney Infinity 2.0 starter pack
    Starwars Lego
    A snorkel, goggles and flippers set
    A Starwars doona cover.
    Plus some stocking stuffers.

    DS2 - I don't know yet!

    I'm getting my newborn niece
    A Sophie giraffe
    Two little outfits
    A set of animal board books

    I'm getting my nephew
    An Octonauts back pack
    A slinky
    The Wonkey Donkey book/CD
    A play dough pack
    A stuffed Peso toy

    I'm getting my other niece and nephew Pictionary Junior.

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    DS (9)

    Lego Technic
    Book Set
    Skylanders Trap Team, with characters and traps

    DD (7)

    Lego Friends House
    Lalaloopsy Sewing Machine
    Teddy bear, with two outfits
    Lalaloopsie minis with playset
    Book set

    DD (5)

    Vtech computer Disney Princess
    Peppa Pig playset with house, car, characters
    Lalaloopsie minis with playset
    Teddy bear, with two outfits
    Book set

    I have a feeling I'm forgetting some stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aquillah View Post
    By any chance has anyone seen online a cool art supplies set up suitable for a 6/7 yr old? I don't want a cheap set but nothing over $100. DS loves his art and I would like a set just for him.
    My DD won an art set at school - and its great.

    You could make it up yourself though

    hers has
    - sketch pad (thick paper)
    - another book of really thick card for drawing
    - watercolour pencils
    - good quality graphite lead pencils
    - good quality rubber
    - good quality watercolour paints
    - an A3 canvas

    you could add some scrapbooking tools like a cutting mat, cutter and stamps if she was crafty

    She LOVES it

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    DS is getting stuff that he has asked Santa for. So far my list is

    * xbox or a PS4(undecided as of yet)
    * antartic lego set
    * smaller lego set
    * grow your own crystals
    * build a skelton
    * dog out dinosaurs things
    * diary of a wimpy kid book
    * horrible histories seasons 1-4
    * nerf gun and new bullets
    * games for xbox or ps4

    Just need stocking stuffers now and all good to go. Have literally all his big things apart from gaming console/ games and the nerf gun.

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    DS 19. budget $120

    so far 2x PS3 games.undecided what else maybe a clothes voucher

    DD 17 budget $120

    Pandora bracelet, voucher and new pjys

    GS nearly 6 months $120

    toy box with assorted toys, tupperware shape o, book, cd, dvd, pjys, swing,

    DIL- voucher not sure how much yet

    my parents, my dad and his partner and my FIL... $50 each... no idea except wine for my dads partner..

    DH-... no clue as he is a huge shop-a -holic who buys whatever he wants when he wants so i never have any frigging idea.....

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    This year the kids are getting $150 each Except dd3 who has had about $80 she is 15 months.

    I haven't gotten the older 2 anything yet has they still have birthdays coming up

    Also this year the extended family all put in a got them all a wood swing set and cubby house instead of crap ;-) they already have it up and love it :-)

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    We spent more than normal this year because we got tech stuff. We've spent about $600 over the 4 children, aged 8, 6, 4 and 2 years.

    DD:
    Samsung galaxy 8" tab and case

    DS1 and DS2:
    Nintendo 2DS and case each
    3x games

    DS3:
    Kinetic sand

    For everyone:
    A few board games I grabbed earlier in the year.

    Just need to get a couple of small stocking fillers and that's it. All presents are from us, as we don't include Santa

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    DS is 18 months. I don't really have a budget but we're moving to a house with a backyard and cubby house plus more indoor room just before Xmas so I could go crazy. At this stage, I'm thinking a kitchen for the cubby house, table and chairs for inside and a dump truck or similar for the sand pit. I'll also get him some books as I don't think that you can ever have enough books (plus I love buying books). I probably need to get some decent book storage too as I've run out f roo on our bookcases. Will also get a new outfit I think.

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    I have got a new ipad mini - and DH has his own ipad for work ... so DD is getting the old ipad (what was the family ipad) as her own. She is absolutely ecstatic with the idea of it being her own.

    I am getting her a new case and probably an itunes voucher to go with it.


    From Santa (yes, she is 8 and still believes in Santa ) probably a small lego set or something.


    We have just had a major holiday, and she has soooo much stuff, so will be a little more low key this year

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    Quote Originally Posted by 79me View Post

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    Lalaloopsy Sewing Machine.
    I wouldn't bother with this. My DD (3) got one for her birthday from a friend and it went straight in the bin. Was awful and honestly a waste of money.


 

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