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#1 purpleblackqueen

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:26 PM

When your kids are invited to a twins birthday party, do you buy them each a present or 1 combined present?

I asked their mum this and she said it is upto me.

#2 CFMummy

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:28 PM

If they are into the same things I see nothing wrong with a bigger shared pressent and maybe 1 little thig each. If they dont like the same things a pressent each

#3 corbel

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:29 PM

present each

#4 emnut

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

DS is friends with a set of twins - when I asked their mum she said that she preferred a present each for them as they are individuals & already have to share so much.  Not sure if this is how most feel or not.

ETA - the girls themselves also like getting a present each

Edited by emnut, 24 November 2012 - 04:30 PM.

#5 noonehere

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

Present each

#6 LynnyP

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

We buy a present each.

#7 JapNFeral

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

Two kids, present per kid.

#8 Ianthe

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

A present each-they are individuals. not a unit.

#9 Dionysus

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

two birthday kids = 2 birthday presents

#10 Chocolate Addict

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:35 PM

We always give separate presents.

#11 casime

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:43 PM


#12 MGB

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:45 PM

Present each.

#13 jules095

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:49 PM

Are your kids invited to one of the twins party, or both of the twins party?

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne's Party', then it's one present.

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne & Tom's Party', then it's two presents.

Well that's what I would expect as a twin mum.

#14 50ftqueenie

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:50 PM

A present each.

I'm not a twin but my sisters birthday is two days after mine. We had a joint party once or twice but never joint presents (unless a big item from our parents, and only if we were happy to do so)

#15 wombatgirl

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:50 PM

Present each unless the parents specify something bigger they would like together.

#16 unicorn

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:51 PM

There are two people celebrating their birthday so I would take a gift for each of them.

#17 twinmumplus1

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:52 PM

My two are happy to get a combined present.  However, they are definately in the minority from my experience.

For school friends, unless you know them well - a present per child original.gif

#18 wilding

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

Present each.

#19 purpleblackqueen

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:02 PM

QUOTE (jules095 @ 24/11/2012, 05:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Are your kids invited to one of the twins party, or both of the twins party?

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne's Party', then it's one present.

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne & Tom's Party', then it's two presents.

Well that's what I would expect as a twin mum.

Jack is invited to L's and E's Party

#20 jules095

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

QUOTE (purpleblackqueen @ 24/11/2012, 06:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Jack is invited to L's and E's Party
Then it's 2 presents or one big one they can share.

#21 Cat People

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

It depends.  ds was invited to a set of twin's b'day party from school - the twins were in separate classes.  They invited everyone from both classes (yes they were quite insane) so I only bought for the one boy even though ds knew both.

#22 kaboo

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:06 PM

One each, unless it's when you are actually invited to one kid's party eg my DS was invited to a party for X - it wasn't until I got there that I realised that X was a twin, but is in another class from his brother so each twin got to invite his own friends.

Edited by kaboo, 24 November 2012 - 05:06 PM.

#23 Mrs Bouquet

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:09 PM

I'm a twin mum and it honestly doesn't bother me or my boys either way.

#24 tickly_rain

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:13 PM

One for each child.

#25 rainycat

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:18 PM

I'm a twin mum and a small present each would be great.

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