Jump to content

What is your 3-4 year old DD getting for Christmas?


  • Please log in to reply
44 replies to this topic

#1 Oilucy

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:12 AM

Ideas needed!!
DD is getting a Barbie scooter, Sylvanian families, Barbie doll, dress up shoes but I'm stuck for what else!

#2 Jenflea

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:18 AM

Isn't that enough? How much does she need?
Barbie clothes maybe?
Art and craft stuff?

#3 ~She~

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:19 AM

DD 3 1/2 is getting a scooter, butterscotch pony, lots of necklaces/headbands/handbags as she is obsessed with accessorising at the moment, this:

http://shop.kmart.com.au/product/ballerina-bar/115852 along with some Angelina Ballerina DVDs, new clothes and possibly the swimming Mermaid Dora doll.

#4 shopalot33

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:20 AM

I've bought DD, who is 3 two days after Christmas:

A 36 piece floor puzzle
A jumbo set of Fuzzy Felt (she loves my 20 year old set and it's great for rainy days)
LeapFrog Scribble and Learn
Woody toy from Toy Story (she LOVES Toy Story).  It has a pull string and says cute Woody things.
I'll probably also get her Buzz and am going to ask my sister to get her Jess.

MIL has bought her a Barbie car, Ken doll and some kind of Dora doll.

DD1 is getting her a My Little Pony that has a brush to look after he mane.



#5 shopalot33

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:23 AM

Love that Ballerina Bar, She!  Might pass that idea on to my parents if they ask for ideas.

I also intend getting DD a copy of the new Tinkerbell DVD, but that will most likely be a birthday present.  With her birthday two days after Christmas, I generally just buy stuff and work out what to give her for either Chrissie or birthday at the time.  biggrin.gif

#6 akkiandmalli

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:23 AM

DS is 4.He is getting 2 hard cover lego books and a Lego ninjago book ( includes lego.0 2 pairs of pjs. thats all. I never go  overboard. they have so much from our recent trip overseas ( from family and friends). I have told my parents and sister and brother not to get them much at all...

#7 Missy Shelby

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:30 AM

We are thinking somewhere along the lines of a fish or a turtle...I think the fish will be an easier option!!

She has some many toys that really she doesn't need much else so we thought we would broaden her horizons and give her some responsibility.

#8 livvie7586

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:34 AM

Barbie house.  maybe a few other smallish bits and pieces.



#9 whale-woman

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:39 AM

A pink footy
More tea set things inc toy food/cakes
Duplo
Dora backpack
Fairy costume

#10 Kenzi_Bubble

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:32 AM

Razor scooter with safety pads, lip gloss, garbage truck, Barbie clothes, memory game and possibly puzzles (if I can find what I am after)

#11 SeaPrincess

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:44 AM

Lego tub.

That's all so far!  I'm concentrating on DS2's birthday party, but I picked up some lego stuff for all of the children last week.

R

#12 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:08 AM

Miss 4 is getting-

My Little Pony Train set
Littlest Pet Shop Tree House and a set of LPS animals.
Hula Hoop
LPS wall stick-ons
Fairy Costume and tiara.

In her stocking she is getting craft stuff, books, pretend jewelry, handbag and other little things.

QUOTE
We are thinking somewhere along the lines of a fish or a turtle...I think the fish will be an easier option!!


Fish are not that easy to look after. You will need to 'cycle' the tank (run it) for a few weeks before adding fish. Also get the right amount of fish for the size of the tank. Personally I would get your DD something else and a promise that you will get fish after Christmas. Take time setting up the tank properly and your fish will have a better chance of survival.

#13 poss71

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:43 AM

Well, my nearly 4 and nearly 5 year old DDs are now getting fuzzy felt, thanks to shopalot33 for putting the idea in my head!

Other than that, possibly a my little pony or unicorn type thingy for DD2.

And bikes, maybe. We have the helmets already lol.

Bathers, possibly a book if one catches my fancy.

and that's probably plenty, considering they have birthdays coming up in Jan/Feb.

ETA: DD1 wants a dog. Not happening.

Edited by poss71, 10 November 2012 - 10:44 AM.


#14 mombasa

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:08 PM

DD is getting so far, a Micro Scooter, Lego, some more wooden Thomas stuff, MLP train set (train obsessed). I'm finding it hard to buy for her, her birthday is a week after Christmas to make matters worse. All she's asked for is her Scooter, a bucket and spade and beach towel.

#15 tiggy2

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:15 PM

Pillow pet, doctor set, princess duplo and some books.

#16 jenchristo

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:23 PM

3.5yo DD is getting a scooter and one of those Leap??? laptop thingys. That's it. Plus whatever the grandparents get for her.

#17 Mummytoyou

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:23 PM

DD just turned 4, so far I have a few books.  Next payday I will go shopping for a tea set she has pointed out, a few stocking fillers, that's it this year.

#18 IsolaBella

Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:02 PM

Wooden pretend play mixmaster and pretend play wooden cookies

http://www.sendatoy.com.au/-Honeybake-Wood...Set-40p2155.htm

http://www.kaleidoscope.com.au/buy/cookie-set-1/LETV286_p

These go with the wooden kitchen she got last year for birthday-Christmas (dec birthday)

Birthday will be wooden cash register to go with shop she is getting as combined present from grandparents.

http://www.entropy.com.au/manufacturers/Ja...er-set-5022.php

http://www.entropy.com.au/manufacturers/Ja...y-shop-5021.php

#19 flowermama

Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:14 PM

DD1 (3.5) is getting -

Cubby house
Water table
Sand/water shell
Easel
Leapfrog Scribble & Write
Barbie Doctor set
Craft box
Fairy cup
Tea set
Personalised Dora dvd
Apron
Game
Skipping rope
Books
Calendar
Name hairbrush
Soap pen
Globe
Hair clips, jewellery

As always I didn't realise how much I'd bought until I sorted through it all! The cubby and water table are to share with DD2.

Edited by flowermama, 11 November 2012 - 03:14 PM.


#20 tibs

Posted 11 November 2012 - 04:03 PM

My daughter will be 3 just after christmas.  All she wants is a baby wanna walk doll.

She will also be getting the little people disney princess castle, duplo, fairy/princess dress ups.  For her birthday just after a scooter and a wooden dolls house.

#21 Cancerian Moon

Posted 11 November 2012 - 04:09 PM

A ton of Littlest Pet Shop stuff that we won on Ebay (we're on a budget).
Pillow Pet.
Hopefully a pair of fun novelty slippers, because getting her to wear slippers is an ongoing battle.

#22 Eirinn

Posted 11 November 2012 - 04:19 PM

A dollhouse and a trampoline to share with her sister.

Lego, Thomas trains, various stocking fillers.

I think what you have is plenty, OP.

#23 mrshappymum

Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:47 PM

My dd is 4 in early Jan so for xmas and birthday she is getting:

2 games (She loves Orchard Toys games ie shopping list)
Geleez pack
Melissa and Doug Ballerina magnetic set
Melissa and Doug bead set
Barbie and horse set
Cash Register
Barbie Guitar
Craft box
Hello Kitty Icecream truck
Play Icecream set
Vtech Kidiminiz


#24 NATPR

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:18 PM

My DD is getting a high chair, for her baby from santa and a stocking with books, puzzle, pjs, art stuff.

For her 3rd bday in January she is getting an Ikea childrens kitchen from us.

#25 SugarMumma

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:54 PM

DD 3 1/2 is getting some of those furry frenzy pets and playsets, a car and a combi thing, I've already wrapped them so I've forgotten lol.
They were at toy word for 10-15 for the playset ones which have a pet and 5 for an individual pet on sale. I've read up on them and apparently they're cuter, make cuter noises and last longer than zhu zhu pets. WIN
(they do say to keep both varieties away from the little ones hair so it doesnt get caught in it )

magna doodle, skipping rope and a book.

she has the biggest pile and I think we've only spent about $45 on her biggrin.gif

Edited by SugarMumma, 12 November 2012 - 09:54 PM.





1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Life with anxiety

At times, I feel pretty worthless. In those moments, all I want to do is curl up into a ball and hide in the dark. I can try to quiet my mind, but it won?t shut up.

IVF leaves woman pregnant with another couple's twins

An Italian woman has been told the twins she is three months pregnant with are not hers.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

What you need for the 'fourth trimester'

In my opinion, the first three months after the birth are the most intense. Here's what got me through that time after welcoming my baby.

Weaning a toddler off a dummy: a 15-day plan

Weaning your child off the dummy can be a traumatic experience for both of you. Here are some tips to help you through.

Choosing to be a solo parent

Two women share their stories of longing for a baby so much that they each decided not to wait for a partner before becoming a mum.

Asphyxia link another piece of the SIDS puzzle

An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Rescue dog Zoey and BFF Jasper star in adorable pics

Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.

The ultimate travel stroller: the Mountain Buggy nano

We tried the Mountain Buggy nano and give it an enthusiastic thumbs up. As the ultimate travel stroller, it's practical, has great features, and looks fab, too.

Mum's heartbreak as son dies in road accident

Daly Thomas and her two young sons were walking home from church on Tuesday afternoon. Her youngest son never made it.

New Kate Spade baby bag designs

Don?t adjust your screen: this bright beauty is coming to you in full colour.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win the brand new phil&teds vibe

Check out the good looking new release of the Vibe 3 and the Verve 4-wheeler inline strollers. To celebrate their release, we have a Vibe with double kit to give away.

Baby sleep

From birth to one year and beyond, read about baby sleep, soothing techniques, routines, and sleep school experiences.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

7 tips for a kid-free trip, not a guilt trip

Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.

Itchibubs: clothes for babies and toddlers with eczema

Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Caring for kids helps grandmothers stay mentally alert

Looking after grandchildren can help grandmothers ward off brain disease - but it's also possible to get too much of a good thing, researchers say.

Why I loved my third home water birth

After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.

Revealed: 7 ways food marketers try to trick consumers

If you?re confused by food labels, you?re not alone. Next time you?re shopping for food, look out for these seven common labelling tricks.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

 

Free Printable Activities

Keeping little hands busy

Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.