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#1 purpleblackqueen

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:44 AM

I still have to finish my Christmas Shopping this week. So I am after stocking stuffer ideas for the kids-

For 11yr old Girl and 6yr old Boy.

I am actually hanging santa stockings off our mantel piece.

#2 Escapin

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:53 AM

Toothbrush, new pens, stickers, chocolate money and an orange. Well that's what we always got original.gif

#3 Meagan

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:54 AM

The reject shop! My kids got book lights for a recent trip to qld, $2.50 each big hit. Small findaword, activity, soduku books, pencils, hair ties, tennis balls, feathery pens, notebooks.

#4 Jjbeanz

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:57 AM

My 12 yo girl would like nail polish, jewellery, makeup, iTunes card, movie tickets, swimmers, sunglasses, art packs, pencil case, stationary, chocolate, perfume, nice hair bands & any kind of voucher original.gif

#5 3hearts

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:59 AM

My 6 year old boy is getting chocolates, a mini transformer, sunglasses and a rashie.  That's all I can remember. Might throw it a toothbrush too.
For an 11 year old I guess maybe make up or bath body items from The Body Shop.  Maybe some fun jewellery or new swimmers?

#6 mumto3princesses

Posted 16 December 2012 - 07:03 AM

I can't help with boy ideas. Don't do boys in our family LOL. Poor DH and FIL are the only boys.

But my girls like Smiggle stuff. They have erasable highlihters there that my girls think are good too. DD#1 likes Typo stuff as well. They all want nail polish from Gloss that changes colour with your mood. There is some nice things in gloss that don't cost much. Little handbags, earphones with a bit of bling on them, hairties etc.

#7 ~mimo~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

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how did the move go? happy.gif

#8 JustBeige

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:44 AM

This year they are getting
Pillow pets
Beach towel
Bike helmet
goggles
stationery



previous years - general stationery and craft items.  I agree about the cheap shops.


#9 BronR

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:57 AM

DS 7's stocking will have
A small nano blocks kit (a Santa actually)
A knights activity book (stickers, craft ideas)
A packet of coloured pencils
Plus the 2 things he has asked for which is a snorkel and mask and a DVD
and a rashie and speedos

but I guess you are after ideas for more filler type things than main presents

No big girls in our house but smuggle stuff, lip gloss, etc I guess.

#10 purpleblackqueen

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:10 AM

Thanks for all the replies and ideas.



QUOTE (~mimo~ @ 16/12/2012, 11:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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how did the move go? happy.gif



Move went very smoothly. I spent yesterday cleaning the old house.

#11 muggins_00

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:16 AM

My kids are all getting licensed jocks, sunglasses, some lollies and packs of sultanas in their stockings.

#12 3inthebed

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

No idea about 11 yr old girls sorry. 6 yr old boys:
DVD, matchbox car, spiderman undies, action figurine, board shorts, superhero stickers, drink bottle, pencil case, sunnies, and of course the obligatory chocolate money and other sweets.

#13 be_a_butterfly

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:39 AM

My 11yr old is getting a cadbury chocolate stocking, one direction stuff such as a dvd, watch and postcard things, hairbrush, lip gloss, smiggles stuff.



#14 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:53 AM

My 11yo girl is getting in hers:

Smiggle stationery
Headphones
An outfit
Pj's
Rashie
Boardies
Beach Towel
Drink bottle
Geleez
Shower pack
Torch
2 books
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Chocolates
Licensed knickers
Silly putty
Coloured bubbles
Underwater camera
Lipgloss
Pigsty desk tidy

Alot of that I would put in a SIX year old boy too - Undies, pj's, outfit, chocolates, toothbrush, toothpaste, torch, camera,books, rashie, boardies. Then whatever they are into.

Oh and I don't put rubbish from the $2 shop etc. I buy quality items that will last. nothing worse than items being done and dusted by Boxing day.


Edited by ~THE~MAGICIAN~, 16 December 2012 - 12:02 PM.


#15 mindy05

Posted 16 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

My two are 17 and 9 and I get lots of little things from Typo. I found some cute paperclips and magnets this year- Eiffel towers for DD, and something boyish for DS. Can't look right now as it would spoil the surprise. I also found post it pads in Spotlight in different boy and girl themes. I'll also give some nail polish to DD, and chocolates/sweets for both.

#16 julz78

Posted 16 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

Fart putty! my 6yr old loved this more than his expensive presents and has asked for it again  rolleyes.gif

#17 barrington

Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:01 PM

Kids are 8, 6 and 4.

They are getting in their stockings:
chocolate coins
DVD
book
sunglasses
undies
bionic putty
name stickers for school


#18 Overtherainbow

Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

Chocolate, clothing, socks and underwear.

#19 Julie3Girls

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:07 PM

My girls are 11, 9 and 6, and are all getting similar stuff.'

- hair bands
- toothbrush/toothpaste
- pretty undies
- gomu erasers (found some "surprise" packs for 40c each)
- colouring books (barbie one for the 6yr old, a more detailed, non-licenced one for the older girls)
- chocolate money, random candy canes, other lollies, like a cadbury "wish" chocolate
- rash shirt
- lip smackers
- books
- dvd
- little stationary packs (found some cheap ones with notepad, fancy pen and erasers from kmart)
- keyrings with their names
- bath stuff,
- nail polish

Other smaller gifts that my girls are giving each but would be ok as stocking fillers - for the 11 yr old, geleez, books, nailpolish, jigsaw puzzles.

#20 LynnyP

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:24 PM

Some pretty big stockings out there!

My daughter is getting Lindt chocolate christmas bear, a small Lego Friends pack, a Famous Five book and a card game of PicEureka (or whatever that is called!).

#21 Fr0g

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:29 PM

My 7 & 11 year olds are getting:

Putty/ slime stuff
Lindt choc bag
Those spinning helicopter things that spin to the ceiling
Super balls
Battery operated mini games (I got Operation and Battleships)
Some stone fruit.




#22 ~cake~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:43 PM

My kids are much younger but this is what they are getting:
Chocolate coins
Jelly bean filled giant candy cane
Beach towel
New pair of shorts
Kiddy chopsticks (they are both sushi obsessed)
Torch
Board game (not sure if this will go under the tree or in sack)
Stickers
Balloon
A shiny red apple
And I'm sure there's something else lurking too but can't remember right now...

Our Santa sacks are pillow cases so fit loads in them - hence the balloon!




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