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My oldest son's birthday is January 7th and he will be 11 this year(can't believe it!!) The problem is with Christmas just passing I am at a lost as to what to get him. He got legos; a discovery kids tornado lab kit; walkie talkies; a helicopter; an alarm clock and some books for Christmas so we can't think of anything to get him. I was thinking maybe just giving him some money and letting him get whatever he wants(or save it if he wants) but that seems impersonal to me. I just need some suggestions please. Thanks
We asked him and he told us he doesn't care what he gets
Answer by hotelmom123 at 4:29 PM on Jan. 2, 2013
Having a Bday so close to Christmas is hard. My 10 y/o has a Bday in March, & I always set a gift or 2 aside for that. Since he made out pretty good at Christmas, I would just do something like a movie & a gift card. Is he having friends over? You could let them watch the movie & get pizza or something. Hope he has a great Bday no matter what you choose to do! :)
Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:26 AM on Dec. 31, 2012
Answer by But_Mommie at 9:03 AM on Dec. 31, 2012
Answer by idareyou at 11:35 AM on Dec. 31, 2012
How about setting a money limit & taking him out for a trip to ToysRUS & letting him pick what he wants? I did that for my Son's 6th Birthday. I bought him some toys that he didn't know about already but I took him for a trip to TRU with a set limit (he has no concept of money yet). ***If you go to Customer Service & tell them it's his B-Day, they will blow up a balloon, they get a crown & then as you shop they say "we wish Happy Birthday to "......."!" over the loud speaker. Then everyone that passes him says "Happy Birthday!" My Son was thrilled!
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:24 PM on Dec. 31, 2012