what are you buying your 2 yo ds for xmas?
, Dec 13 2012 11:18 AM
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Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:18 AM
Just wondering what everyone out there with a 2-3 yo boy has got him for chrissy? I am feeling a bit stuck! boys are so hard to buy for!
Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:28 AM
Mine is getting an Aldi wooden train set, some extra train bits from Kmart and Thomas tank engine trains ....
santa is bringing Crayola twister crayons, other ones that are like balls, big colouring books, street chalk... and some books...
I picked up a balance bike for $30 from a 1 day sale website from recommendations here but thats coming from his baby sister when she arrives in March
Hope that helps
Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:36 AM
I find boys so easy! So much easier than girls. DS (just turned 3, acts like a 2yo!) is getting heaps of "Cars" merchandise. Mainly a lot of the race cars from the 1st movie (got them off Ebay).
As they grow there is so much 'construction' type toys, for all ages (blocks, duplo, lego, mecano, etc). Girls are either barbies, babies or play kitchens!
Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:37 AM
Our DS is getting a heap of batman toys, a couple of books & some little tykes car thingy.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:38 AM
Dinosaur play set, dinosaur puzzle, dinosaur books. It's a bit of a theme.
He's also getting a few other things including a backpack for daycare (he starts next year) and a leapfrog phonics fridge magnet set. Oh and a fisher price little people wheelies race track.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:38 AM
More track and bits for the train set.
A water play thing from Kmart.
Some matchbox cars, other vehicles and a space shuttle.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:52 AM
My dS turns 2 on the 23rd so for his birthday, he's getting a scooter and for Christmas we are giving him a 'Wheelie Bug' to ride around the house. We will also give him a few cars & trucks.
The big kids are getting a trampoline so it will be considered his too!
Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:48 PM
My DS is 2.5 and is getting one of those wooden balance bikes, a boogy board, puzzle, a water play set and I'll grab a few cheap cars etc to throw in too.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:53 PM
DS is 2 and his getting alot of little people play sets, a mini trampoline (has one at speech therapy he adores) and alot of cars
Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:54 PM
A big box of Duplo from us and a set of Wheelies cars and racetrack from PIL.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:09 PM
My son will be two 14 days after christmas.
He is getting thomas wooden train sets. Lots of Duplo, dinosaur walk and stomp Arnie plus another big one and a smaller one. (Dinosaur train), megabloks, a huge fire truck, a talking rumbling chuck by tonka, little tikes big adventures toy and little tikes basket ball hoop, books, colouring crayola stuff and some other bits and pieces.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:16 PM
I sound cheap compared but my 2yr old is the 3rd child.
I plan on wrapping up a beach ball we already have for him to unwrap. I may also wrap up some trains if I can find them from when we put them away while renovating. I'll pull out the wooden train set when we get back from holidays.
They don't really 'need' anything and DS has so much stuff as hand me downs from his siblings.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:34 PM
Agree with LucyE that they don't need much.
My 2 year old is getting a $25 sand and water table. I'm sure she'll get other presents from extended family.
We don't really buy toys but she seems to accumulate them anyway from friends/gifts/op shop trips so doesnt really need much. Also I don't know where we would put much more stuff....?
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:40 PM
DS2 is 3 in feb. Hes getting a new bike helmet (because its needed) - we found an awesome "Evel Kineval" helmet which suits him to a tee. Also the octonauts octopod playset as he's obsessed with that show. That was an impulse buy when I found it for only $69 at Target after pining for them online where they've been $100+. A cheap mini-tool bench to go down beside daddy's, and a cheap kitchen playset for upstairs as he loves to roleplay. Plus a second-hand trampoline DH scored of a neighbour who is moving, which we got via the beer economy, but both boys will get use from that one.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:45 PM
Sand pit and some sand toys. Puzzle, book, spiderman electric toothbrush, new pjs, socks, Mr Potato Head.
Rellies are giving him a fireman costume and some duplo.
His brand new brother will be getting some old baby toys re-wrapped... Mostly so Mr 2 doesnt ask why Santa didnt bring the little one anything.
We have space issues too. I'm hoping santa brings me some storage solutions.
ETA, crap, I just remembered the Aldi toy kitchen in the garage we bought a few months ago... We'll need a new house at this rate.
Edited by Lokum, 13 December 2012 - 08:48 PM.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:47 PM
My 28 month old DS is getting a Kidskraft kitchen playset, a wooden train set, some floor puzzles and books.
His grandparents are possibly going overboard - they've got him a sandpit and trike/bike.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:49 PM
I don't have a ds, but recently purchased a felt board for a friend's little boy (his 2nd birthday). He loved it!
I think anything open-ended is great! Blocks, art/craft items (paint, crayons, play dough etc.), threading reels etc.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:49 PM
My 27 month old is getting a play kitchen with food and utensils to go with it.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:58 PM
My 2yo DS is too easy - he's told me what he wants Santa to bring (and the list keeps growing
- but a lot of what he asks for are things he already has) He is getting "Tiny" from Dinosaur Train (he already has Buddy and Morris), a Mr Tickle doll and Mr Strong DVD, a balance bike, a little suitcase for himself, some craft things and things he needs, like suncream and clothes.
Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:19 PM
Books, tonka torch, little tikes construction building thing and a harmonica
Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:24 AM
2.5yo DS is getting: Art stuff (micador giant textas/dot art pens/crayons etc), Peppa pig trunks, book, sticker book, mini micro scooter, plastic golf set...and to my horror (can't believe I'm buying these!)...peppa pig wii game and a small nerf gun, so he doesn't fight/tantrum and take the one his big brother has asked Santa for
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