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#51 ~Eyore~

Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:38 PM

DD - baby & cradle, barbie house and supermarket. Today the minnie mouse kitchen she got from her uncle.

DS - a plane and his spiderman things he got.

#52 Daisy Goat

Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:44 PM

Whoopie cushions.. Sending me utterly insane.

Followed by Hot Wheels Ballistiks


#53 Paddlepop

Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:48 PM

DD absolutely loves drawing with her new felt pens and sketch pad. It's even better when she is sitting at her new little table and chair, and even better if she also has a new Play School DVD playing on her new portable DVD player. She is 2yrs 11mths old.

She has loved all of her presents, so we're happy.

Edited by Paddlepop, 26 December 2012 - 01:48 PM.


#54 LookMumNoHands

Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:50 PM

DS 6yo - Lego, a 50yo violin from his musician great uncle and a globe of the world.

DS 5yo - Harmonica, magic set and a toy tent with sleeping bag, binoculars, compass and torch.

#55 Danzie

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

DS5 and DD2 love everything but the biggest hit, $5 lizard and frog that you throw up in the air and they stick to the ceiling for a few minutes before falling back down- hours of fun!!!

#56 Unatheowl

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:07 PM

For ds his skylander game.  For dd her wooden tea set.

#57 ubermum

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:12 PM

Etcha-sketch and the slab of coloured paper and box of 100 coloured textas.

#58 jo-v

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:24 PM

DD (2) - singing Barbie and she's enjoying putting the little board books in and out of their boxes.

DS (4.5) - Spy kit DH got him, although annoyingly the little look backwards shades were broken in the box.

Mummy had lots of fun building DS's Legos sets. original.gif


#59 Canberra Chick

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:38 PM

QUOTE (jo-v @ 26/12/2012, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mummy had lots of fun building DS's Legos sets. original.gif


biggrin.gif  I got to help build the marble run and rubber band powered aeroplane, it was great. Normally I don't get a chance to do that stuff as DH does it.

#60 PrincessPinkenIt

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:54 PM

DS so far has been Skylanders Giants and Huffy Green Machine.

DD so far it has been her build a bear from santa and the Monster High High School

#61 Fr0g

Posted 26 December 2012 - 03:00 PM

DS11 loves his rc helicopter with video (the vid is so clear it's scary). He's set up a YouTube channel and is uploading the footage of the hrlicopter chasing the dog with it :/

DD7 is loving her Frirnds Lego and Nikon camera. Taking pics of her brother, flying his helicopter, chasing the dog :/

(The karaoke machine has been forgotten,
Mercifully!)

#62 tiggy2

Posted 26 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

Scooter, forever clover coloring book and Last minute soft toy for dd1 (6)
Scooter and baby doll for dd2 (2)
The Sylvanians have also had a good workout.

I spent this morning trying to cull enough old toys to make space for the new ones. DH is horrified by how much stuff the kids got!

Edited by tiggy2, 26 December 2012 - 05:28 PM.


#63 gina70

Posted 26 December 2012 - 05:35 PM

A $15 hand held  game console from Crazy Clarks, I think someone from EB mentioned it and I bought one for dd2.  She loves it!

#64 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 26 December 2012 - 05:37 PM

Everything's getting a good run here.  The trampoline I expected to be a big hit (yes, my kids are 7 and 9 and only just got a tramp).  But the surprises for me have been:

DD2:  the Sparkle Light up Fairy Barbie which I bought seriously marked down at DJs months ago and had almost forgotted about until I was unpacking the toys Xmas eve.   The wings effect is awesome, especially at night.

DD1: the Zing Air Z Curve Bow.  She loves it.  I think she thinks she's either Merida from Brave or Katniss from The Hunger Games.

#65 Jjbeanz

Posted 26 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

2 of my girls got a furby each and they love them, I also think they are kind of cute. Also the electric ride on car has been a huge hit !


#66 Ianthe

Posted 26 December 2012 - 06:46 PM

Skylanders and Lego.




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