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#1 Lifesgood

Posted 18 September 2019 - 09:09 PM

I need ideas please!

We will be O/S travelling this Christmas, and also for DS's 9th birthday. I've decided to get the kids a Fitbit each for Christmas and that will be their only gift.

But I need an idea for DS's birthday gift - something small and easy to take with us, and preferably useful on the trip.

Has anyone got ideas for me to consider please?

ETA: he is turning 9.

Edited by Lifesgood, 18 September 2019 - 09:20 PM.

#2 Chelli

Posted 18 September 2019 - 09:12 PM

A camera to make a record the holiday from his perspective? I purchased instax cameras for my kids as a Christmas gift when we went overseas.

#3 Lifesgood

Posted 18 September 2019 - 09:20 PM

View PostChelli, on 18 September 2019 - 09:12 PM, said:

A camera to make a record the holiday from his perspective? I purchased instax cameras for my kids as a Christmas gift when we went overseas.
We already have Instamatic cameras for both kids from our last O/S trip. They love them!

#4 Grrrumbles

Posted 18 September 2019 - 09:27 PM

Headphones? Kindle?

#5 Not Escapin Xmas

Posted 18 September 2019 - 09:28 PM

Would he like a gift of $$ so that he can buy something special on holiday? I know my 8yo DD would think that was very very cool.

#6 Lifesgood

Posted 18 September 2019 - 09:38 PM

View PostGrrrumbles, on 18 September 2019 - 09:27 PM, said:

Headphones? Kindle?
He has decent headphones, but a kindle is an interesting idea. What he'd really love is an iPad to play Minecraft and other games on, but I'm not prepared to spend the $$.

View PostNot Escapin Xmas, on 18 September 2019 - 09:28 PM, said:

Would he like a gift of $$ so that he can buy something special on holiday? I know my 8yo DD would think that was very very cool.
Another good idea, although he would be likely to spend it on oversized crap that we couldn't carry with us! Maybe I'll just deposit $100 in his bank account instead.

#7 JBH

Posted 18 September 2019 - 09:46 PM

It might be out of budget, but mine loves his iPod, which he uses largely for audio books and taking photos and videos. I believe you can also play games, but we haven’t put any on it.

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