Jump to content

Fluff: most annoying noisy present
that your child received today

  • Please log in to reply
37 replies to this topic

#1 FeralAlpacaWarrior

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:35 PM

DD1 got a toy CD player from my aunt and uncle. It plays very tinny versions of nursery rhymes and despite the dolls house, books and puzzles, this CD player is by far the most popular gift. For about 30 minutes we thought the batteries had run flat (yay! I mean oh no!) but alas she had accidentally switched it off.

So what very annoying noisy present has someone given your kids today?

Edited by lovealpacas, 25 December 2012 - 04:36 PM.

#2 Fr0g

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:51 PM

Karaoke Machine for my 7 year old diva DD.

Santa, you're dead to me.

#3 SummerStar

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

I knew what I was in for. But it was between that and a fijit that she wanted and so furby it was.

#4 Fire_fly

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

A recorder to an almost 3 year old. I did tell the giver that There is going to be payback!

#5 Lickety Split

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:59 PM

A music box that plays an incredibly annoying tune over and over. DD adores it and has been playing it ALL DAY LONG.

#6 Paddlepop

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:13 PM

Some whistles with the bit that unrolls when you blow it (like at children's parties) and some whistle horn thingies. We gave them to her. She's loving them now that she's figured out how to blow them. The noise isn't annoying us too much but might be annoying our neighbours in our unit block and the ones next door!

We still have to give DD her main present of a portable DVD player with some DVDs. She's been too busy playing with her Santa presents that we haven't actually given her the presents from us yet. I think that she would have been overwhelmed. (She's almost 3yo.) The DVD player will be noisy and annoying but also a sanity saver. DH will be able to reclaim his laptop from her using it to watch DVDs on. Once she has it I'm sure that we will be subjected to listening to Giggle and Hoot over and over and over and over...

#7 humphreybear

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:15 PM

QUOTE (Fire_fly @ 25/12/2012, 05:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A recorder to an almost 3 year old. I did tell the giver that There is going to be payback!

I can beat that - Two recorders. I have threatened to leave hem at the in-laws. Otherwise they might just get lost when we pack the car.

#8 WhatWouldBuffyDo

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

A Battle Ops Bumblebee. It isn't really very loud but all i can hear is mumble mumble mumble of BB talking (can't understand it lol) and the "pew pew pew" gun noises.

#9 watching the clock

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:31 PM

No loud pressies here it's been very peaceful in our house


the neighbours boys have been given a great pressie (not) we think its a ride on police car loud sirens with bells and whistles as all morning we've heard revving and sirens on and off and our yards are huge and far enough apart we usually don't hear their 4 young boys at all.

Luckly its all quiet ended down for the past hour or so

#10 fruitbat72

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:39 PM

My sister gave DD2 one of those hand shaped "clapping"  toys that you rattle - she loves it

My lovely BIL just gave us an evil grin and said "We thought you'd like it

Ït's payback for all the noisy toys I bought their kids when I was childless

#11 SlinkyMalinki

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:48 PM

I got my pair (1 and 4) a big box of musical instruments - bells, triangles, drums, tone blocks, clave, more bells, a xylophone, etc.

#12 CFMummy

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:03 PM

We didnt get any YAY. But got a microphone on friday for DD2s bday

#13 greypink

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:04 PM

A whistle shaped like a train, so we have not only had the loud whistle but also DS making loud train noises to accompany it. I must admit we did find it cute for the first few hours wink.gif
Bonus is it also has a bubble compartment so not only is it noisy but it's leaked sticky orange bubble liquid everywhere!

#14 boopyscreet

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:30 PM

A cheap pink karaoke double microphone with stand. It plays an unrecognisable song and magnifies DD1's voice. (The batteries may mysteriously go flat some time tomorrow ph34r.gif )

#15 MinkyMonkey

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

All my 3yo wanted was a violin and drum. The only toy violin I could find was a cheap china import from eBay -- sounds dreadful but DD loves it and has been playing it all day. The smile on her face is worth it though.

The other thing she wanted was a drum, that is actually a pleasant sound in comparison to the electric violin being played by a 3yo.

#16 LK1

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:34 PM

I may have given the most annoying one by accident...
I gave my 3 year old nephew a microphone where you can play Christmas songs or change your voice into an elf voice. I gave it to him first and he didn't care about another gift, just wanted to sing and dance. It was pretty funny though.
Merry Elfmas

#17 Liza13

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:37 PM

A mini keyboard with a microphone! From my childless friends. My husband is already planning what to get their future kids.

#18 Chocolate Addict

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:44 PM

Not annoying but loud - I gave my 7yo son an iPod and put some songs on it. He has his headphones plugged in but is singing along loudly!
Only so many times I can hear 'battle scars' but with him singing it is cute, even though it is loud. original.gif

#19 FeralAlpacaWarrior

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:51 PM

QUOTE (fruitbat72 @ 25/12/2012, 06:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My sister gave DD2 one of those hand shaped "clapping"  toys that you rattle - she loves it

My lovely BIL just gave us an evil grin and said "We thought you'd like it

Ït's payback for all the noisy toys I bought their kids when I was childless

A clapper, they have them at the footy, so annoying!

QUOTE (LK1 @ 25/12/2012, 07:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I may have given the most annoying one by accident...
I gave my 3 year old nephew a microphone where you can play Christmas songs or change your voice into an elf voice. I gave it to him first and he didn't care about another gift, just wanted to sing and dance. It was pretty funny though.
Merry Elfmas

That looks so annoying!

QUOTE (humphreybear @ 25/12/2012, 06:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can beat that - Two recorders. I have threatened to leave hem at the in-laws. Otherwise they might just get lost when we pack the car.

We have a winner!

#20 CherrySunday

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:00 PM

My dad gave DD a 'lets go Diego!' motorised trike. It's okay on it's own, but there's 3 buttons on it, one plays a siren, and the other 2...

Weird loops of Vengaboys songs that got for a minute at a time... odd & annoying!

#21 chewchew

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

A three year old receiving a recorder AND a kazoo trumpet. Hell on earth.

#22 sarkazm76

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:25 PM

Guitar playing Shaun The Sheep - plays the theme song (just the music, no lyrics) and dances... it's soooooooo loud!!!!!

#23 Corella

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:30 PM

Vuvuzela from my dad's travels.

#24 ~Mummy~Mel~

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:40 PM

OMG furby!! I am disliking Santa for giving my kids one each. They are so annoying and don't shut up!

#25 -Moxie-

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:44 PM

Wasnt this christmas but about 5 years ago, my brother gave DD1 the Fisher Price mower. OMG, that toy is loud and annoying. The kids love it. Ive never replaced the batteries, although the sounds arent overly annoying, its the rattling balls when you push it. Its been outside iin the weatther now for 6 months or more. It still plays music and the kids still push it around.

1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users


Join the Real Mums Test Drive Team

Five new mums will join the Essential Baby Test Drive Team and discover great new baby toys from Fisher-Price & write a review to be published on Essential Baby.

Two children fall from second storey window

Two young boys have been rushed to hospital after falling out a second-storey window of a home in Eastwood.

Victorian Labor to introduce same-sex adoption laws

Thousands of same-sex couples with children will have the right to be jointly recognised as parents by Victorian law.

Sneak peek: Maxomorra bee dress, t-shirt and romper for babies

Cutest snap find on the planet - bee rompers, tees and dresses for babies.

Toddler found two days after going missing

A two-year-old girl who disappeared on Friday night from her great-grandparents' home in rural Ohio was found alive Sunday evening in a nearby field.

Dad builds the ultimate bed for his toddler son

The transition from cot to big kid bed might be a little easier if every toddler had a bed like this one.

Is Woolworths now cheaper than Coles?

Woolworths appears to have taken the upper hand in its price battle with Coles after investing millions of dollars lowering the cost of groceries, according to new figures.

Aussie babies and parents stranded in Nepal after surrogacy ban

Parents say Australian babies are being "kept captive" and cannot come home after a ban on commercial surrogacy in Nepal.

Wannabe dads left behind in IVF debate

If virgin women can become mothers through IVF, maybe we're ready for another miracle - genuine equality for men in the parenting debate.

The health and fitness lessons I've learned

What I once assumed about health and fitness is wrong.

Our angel baby story: Hunter James

I have two children: one living, the next an angel baby.

Newlyweds send bill to no-show guests

Planning a wedding can be stressful – and, as most newlyweds can attest, it can be very costly, too.

Your choice or theirs: the tug-of-war over baby names

They had just decided on a name they both agreed on, but then the grandparents threw in an offer of $10,000 in exchange for choosing something else.

Dad-to-be's tearful reaction to pregnancy news goes viral

After 17 years of trying, this man had given up hope of having a family.

Claire Danes: acting out postnatal depression was difficult

Actress Claire Danes found it difficult pretending to have postnatal depression in Homeland, as she had just become a new mother herself.

The moment a 92-year-old meets her great grandaughter

It's a heart-warming photo this family will treasure forever.

How to prepare for breastfeeding when you're still pregnant

While every woman's breastfeeding journey is different, many hurdles are shared. Knowing what to expect will enable you to make informed decisions if - or when - you meet challenges along the way.

Sneak peek: new Love Mae bamboo dinnerware designs

We do love ourselves some brand new designs in tried and true products. The renowned bamboo dinnerware from Love Mae has just had several more members join the family, in addition to a brand new website.

Mum who killed paedophile gets reduced sentence

A mother-of-five who killed a paedophile has had her jail sentence reduced by a judge who described her case as a "truly exceptional" one.

Sneak peek: Geleeo self-cooling pram & high chair liners

We just spotted Geleeo, a brand new self-cooling pram liner you can buy in time for summer.

Toddler's silent debate with mum about naptime

He might not utter a single word - but this toddler is having a great debate with his mother about nap time.


What's hot on EB

Stella McCartney honours mum with lacy bra

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has honoured her late mum, Linda McCartney, by designing a special bra for post-mastectomy patients.

Don't panic: A granddad midwife's guide for dads-to-be

Mark Harris has helped deliver 500 babies. And he's now telling fathers what to expect.

How to be a calm parent when you're feeling anything but

Being a calm parent takes a lot of work, sometimes more than is obvious to those around us.

The joy and isolation of being a stay-at-home dad

It's cool, kind of like a second childhood. I love him to bits and think, on average, I'm an okay dad. But I also want to talk about the other stuff.

How baby Teddy's short life is helping save thousands of lives

He may have only lived for 100 minutes, but that didn't stop baby Teddy from saving the lives of others.

A heartbreaking trail of missed chances in death of baby forgotten in car

A haunting reminder to stay mindful about babies in cars, especially as we approach summer.

What to do if your baby has tongue-tie

Tongue-tie can cause feeding problems. However once it is diagnosed, the condition can be easily treated.

How to move house without losing your mind

Some people move frequently, while others like to stay put. But everyone finds it stressful.

'She had nowhere to go': how new mum's life began to unravel

The birth of her first child should have been happiest of times for Campsie mother Phuong Cao, but friends say it marked the beginning of when her life began to unravel. 

Women giving birth to a son keep some of his Y chromosomes

It was an experiment doomed to failure - they were looking for male cells in female bodies. And their search was stunningly successful.

Photos: How babies fit in the womb

A gorgeous photo series shows babies in the first hours after their birth - as they were positioned in the womb.

Baby tries to persuade stubborn bulldog to walk, fails

We don't know what he's saying, but this baby has a very clear message for his bulldog pal: let's walk - NOW.

The best toddler gift ever? Nine gender-neutral play kitchen picks

Without a doubt, one of the best gifts for a toddler turning two or three is a play kitchen.

9 easy steps to improve your baby photography

With a few simple tips you can take your images from random happy snaps to lovely clean images that create beautiful lasting memories.



Can't decide?

Check out the Essential Baby Names section for some inspiration

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.