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    Can someone please please help me....

    Hiya all,
    well I (well we) have a mega problem, we can't figure out what to get as a main present for our 12 year old daughter, the budget is around £50-£60, she is quite mature for her age.
    Already has a Wii, DS, LG Cookie, Laptop and we have a PS3 downstairs so them things are out of the question.
    Any bits of help would be fantastic, thank you in advance.
    x

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    ipod?

    Banned

    maybe ask her, a voucher for new look, some clothes, books, make up, perfume, etc,etc

    Original Poster

    She uses her phone for music, as likes to play it out loud with her mates.

    And we've already got perfume, clothes, accesories and a few books.

    Thank you though

    Edit: Also tried asking and she doesn't know either!!

    there are a few threads on here for itunes vouchers which would be good if she likes her music

    Banned

    then save yaself £50 or £60

    digital camera?

    perhaps give her money or vouchers to go shopping after crimbo mine always find things the want after crimbo

    Original Poster

    Emzy81;7123721

    ipod?



    sassie;7123722

    maybe ask her, a voucher for new look, some clothes, books, make up, … maybe ask her, a voucher for new look, some clothes, books, make up, perfume, etc,etc



    Classy_Chick06;7123756

    digital camera?



    Again uses phone, as for what she uses it for 3.x mp is good enough.

    Thanks

    Am I the only (stick-in-mud, sensible, boring) one who thinks - open up a savings account for her. If there is really nothing she wants or needs, then why get something for the sake of it. Give her a savings book!! :thumbsup:

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    kjbenja;7123780

    How about a watch … How about a watch like:http://www.hsamuel.co.uk/webstore/detail/R/6678394/?log=off



    Got a watch, although it's only a Me to You one, for the amount of times she will wear it it will do :thumbsup:

    shibi din;7123789

    Am I the only (stick-in-mud, sensible, boring) one who thinks - open up a … Am I the only (stick-in-mud, sensible, boring) one who thinks - open up a savings account for her. If there is really nothing she wants or needs, then why get something for the sake of it. Give her a savings book!! :thumbsup:



    a good idea, especially if there is nothing she wants, you could end up wasting money on something she doesn't want

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    shibi din;7123789

    Am I the only (stick-in-mud, sensible, boring) one who thinks - open up a … Am I the only (stick-in-mud, sensible, boring) one who thinks - open up a savings account for her. If there is really nothing she wants or needs, then why get something for the sake of it. Give her a savings book!! :thumbsup:



    nope, think the same, daughter has had a lot this year,. but alot of it is practial stuff, cant say more than that incase she reads my posts - lol

    How about a speaker dock for her phone so she can blast the tunes with her friends?

    shibi din;7123789

    Am I the only (stick-in-mud, sensible, boring) one who thinks - open up a … Am I the only (stick-in-mud, sensible, boring) one who thinks - open up a savings account for her. If there is really nothing she wants or needs, then why get something for the sake of it. Give her a savings book!! :thumbsup:



    My ten year old would be gutted if I handed him a savings book on christmas day:w00t: Though from mums point of view - would be a fantastic present!

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    whosthere?;7123817

    How about a speaker dock for her phone so she can blast the tunes with … How about a speaker dock for her phone so she can blast the tunes with her friends?



    We got a little i-Dog clip on thing

    This is tougher than i thought

    the bank account seems like a good idea, but she may see it as lazy.

    Original Poster

    bossyboots;7123833

    My ten year old would be gutted if I handed him a savings book on … My ten year old would be gutted if I handed him a savings book on christmas day:w00t: Though from mums point of view - would be a fantastic present!



    Exactly!!

    if you decide to open a bank account she is old enough now to have it in her name and have responsibility for her own pocket money and debit card would be a good opportunity to teach her the value of all those lovely things she owns xxx

    my girls enjoy having speech recorders for class etc or how about a printerdscanner-photocopier to help with the presentation of her homework xx

    Already has a Wii, DS, LG Cookie, Laptop



    :?

    Perhaps nothing!!!

    Take her out for the day......enjoy the free things in life

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    ClarityofMind;7123852

    if you decide to open a bank account she is old enough now to have it in … if you decide to open a bank account she is old enough now to have it in her name and have responsibility for her own pocket money and debit card would be a good opportunity to teach her the value of all those lovely things she owns xxxmy girls enjoy having speech recorders for class etc or how about a printerdscanner-photocopier to help with the presentation of her homework xx



    Well she has a Liverpool bank account and debit card so these are all covered, just it's difficult as she's that inbetween age, too old for toys and too young still for just clothes.
    We have a Kodak all in one printer for us all to use, as it's connected to all laptops.

    Banned

    howabout something from the present aid catalogue or oxfam , helping someone who may never enjoy the luxuries we are surrounded by : )

    choc1969;7123894

    :?Perhaps nothing!!!Take her out for the day......enjoy the free things … :?Perhaps nothing!!!Take her out for the day......enjoy the free things in life



    :thumbsup:

    have you asked her what she would like ?

    How about a special braclet or something ?

    Banned

    surprises are the best

    tangramman;7123975

    surprises are the best



    not when they disappoint:thumbsup:

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    solarforce;7123948

    have you asked her what she would like ?



    Noooooo....never thought of that, lol.
    Yes, and she doesn't know either.

    tangramman;7123935

    howabout something from the present aid catalogue or oxfam , helping … howabout something from the present aid catalogue or oxfam , helping someone who may never enjoy the luxuries we are surrounded by : )



    come on its for a 12 year old, dont get me wrong its a great idea, we should all give more to the less unfortunate but not as a kids present at christmas

    How about a charm/pandora bracelet? she can keep adding to it then with her pocket money and get little charms bought for her on birthdays etc..

    I have included a voucher in my sons christmas for a place called Xscape. Its for him and three of his chosen friends to go sledging at this place. They have an indoor snow place and its just brilliant. Price includes all equipment and clothing.

    You can do the "free things" the other 364 days of the year. We always go down to loch lomond on Boxing day with friends and have fun and costs nothing but the petrol

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    maybe you could get her to choose a charity that she could gift that present too , a good lesson in life maybe.

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    bossyboots;7124047

    I have included a voucher in my sons christmas for a place called Xscape. … I have included a voucher in my sons christmas for a place called Xscape. Its for him and three of his chosen friends to go sledging at this place. They have an indoor snow place and its just brilliant. Price includes all equipment and clothing.You can do the "free things" the other 364 days of the year. We always go down to loch lomond on Boxing day with friends and have fun and costs nothing but the petrol



    We always try go to the local museums and stuff which is free apart from the getting there.

    We don't really have any places like that local, apart from Waterworld, but our neice works there, so that's free anyway.

    Would be nice to have something that she can open and use on the day.

    how about u say she likes her phone get her like some phone assorices ? x

    and get her a nice make up set from boots =] x

    Emzy81;7124041

    How about a charm/pandora bracelet? she can keep adding to it then with … How about a charm/pandora bracelet? she can keep adding to it then with her pocket money and get little charms bought for her on birthdays etc..



    This is good! plus helps with future presents!

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    xbecky07x;7124109

    how about u say she likes her phone get her like some phone assorices ? … how about u say she likes her phone get her like some phone assorices ? xand get her a nice make up set from boots =] x



    Got the Make up sorted, accesories sound like an ok idea but not £50/£60

    Original Poster

    Thanks everyone for your help, got some things to think about.
    Night

    you could get her like desginer assorices ermm what kinda fone has she got? x

    how about trying to get tickets for her and a mate to go to a concert of one of her favourite bands or something?
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