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#1 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:30 PM

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Please eb I need ideas DDs 3rd Bday is a few weeks away and I have a brain full of mush when it comes to ideas for her.
With house, farm, finshing uni and all rest I have let it slip away and now need to do some shopping quick sticks for prebirthday delivery.
She already has a balance bike and at moment a real bike would not be that useful. She got a ragdoll for her christmas but I won't be finshed another doll I was making for her birthday....
I got her playdoh for christmas but she gets it everywhere....
I was thinking some happyland stuff to add to the collection from elc but some other suggestions would be much much appreciated!!

TIA K

#2 ubermum

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:39 PM

Dress up box- a box containing old handbags, scarves, hats, bead necklaces, and some heels to clomp around in. 3yo girls love that stuff and you can source a good range of it at any op shop.

#3 KC1979

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:41 PM

Love ubermums suggestion! I think a 3yr -old would love that and cheap too!

#4 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:45 PM

Sylvanian Families and furniture/caravan/car. You could then add to it over the next few years for Christmas and Birthdays.



#5 TinMan

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:46 PM

Dress ups great idea PP.

My DD got some Lalaloopsy dolls at Christmas and they've been played with.

Does she have a doll house? Would she like the Sylvanian Families animals?

Something to decorate her room?

#6 VintageEyes

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:47 PM

Wooden train set
Toy kitchen
Toy plastic animals
Trampolen (mind blank on the spelling sorry!)
Dolls pram
Colouring book/crayons
Stickers
Sand pit toys
Duplo
Books

#7 justcait2

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:52 PM

something that my DD plays with all the time and something that you can add too is some schleich fairy figurines and unicorns etc.  Pieces of material that they can lay out as different ground covers and some resin mushrooms which i have picked up for about 6.95 each.

#8 iavy

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:30 PM

My mother in law bought my girls a box full of cake decorating stuff, all different coloured writing icing, sugar flowers, balls, glitter edible stickers etc etc

I just whip up a dozen cupcakes and off they go. Best present ever!

#9 happyvegemite

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:34 PM

Our little girl (3.5) loved these gifts that she got for Christmas;

Camping chair and her own pink picnic rug
Hula Hoop
Scooter
Ballet dress
Bracelet
Books



#10 happyvegemite

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:36 PM

QUOTE
My mother in law bought my girls a box full of cake decorating stuff, all different coloured writing icing, sugar flowers, balls, glitter edible stickers etc etc

I just whip up a dozen cupcakes and off they go. Best present ever!


Love this! Thanks for sharing!

#11 Chelara

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:36 PM

My dd likes the shleick figures as well. She got a horse float, jeep, driver and horses for her 3rd birthday and some African animals for Christmas.

#12 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:36 PM

thanks folks some great suggestions thus far...
Tramp is a no no at the moment but maybe this christmas
I was looking at some play furniture - you know swing with cubby sort of thing but crikey you need finance with that, and if I do it as a bday present she would be all 'no its mine' with her brothers. ( I am thinking of asking the buildeer to whip something up when he does the fire shelter though)
I like the schliech stuff DS has a lot of it from when he was a kid will have a look.

#13 deedee15

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:56 PM

Dress ups or a Little People set?

#14 Lucygoosey1

Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:36 PM

My DD is about to turn 3.  She is getting a bike and charm bracelet

Things that she's received for Christmas and likes are : dress up jewellery, ballet shoes,  fairy wings & tutu, scooter, wooden cut up cake,  tea set.




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