Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Gift help for picky kid

I need a christmas gift idea for a 9 year old girl.



She is NOT into barbies, dolls. She is into animals, playing teacher.

I am normally really good at getting people gifts. Here is my delima she is VERY picky, last year I got her a bracelet making kit and she actually told me that wasnt what she asked for. she has an iphone3 (yes old and only plays games on it) and a lap top for games. She gets most toys she asks for and has had most toys.

I wish I could get away with not getting her anything BUT I have to get her something. She is a family friends daughter and her dad got my Daughter a really nice gift.

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:10 AM on Dec. 12, 2013 in Tweens (9-12)

Answers (10)
  • Can you ask her parents what she wants? She sounds like a rude little girl and I wouldn't sorry much about whether she liked the gift or not, just attach a gift receipt and know she probably won't be happy with anything you pick out.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 5:56 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • If she likes to play school I would get her workbooks and or school supplies
    AuntieV

    Answer by AuntieV at 7:01 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • You could always fall back to the iTunes gift card so that she can buy herself some new games.

    Is she a reader? You could either buy her some age-appropriate novels or a gift card so that she could choose what she wants.

    The rudeness irks me. She's old enough to know to be thankful for any gift she receives because no one HAS to give her anything.
    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 7:20 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • ask what she wants

    or give her candy or a gift card
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 7:35 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • I agree with May-20 she was very rude.

    A giftcard, maybe a nice journal with a pen, a donation to an animal shelter in her name. (She should learn about charity)
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 9:04 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • I would go with an iTunes gift card and be done with her.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:08 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • manners
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:33 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • That's not picky, that's a spoiled brat. I would not feel obligated to get her ANYTHING, especially if she already has everything she thinks she wants, AND due to her brat response last year.

    As to what to get her? Nothing.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 11:16 AM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • Call her Mother & ask what she likes this year. Or get her a Furreal Friends Pet with a gift receipt so she can return it if she has it already.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:05 PM on Dec. 12, 2013

  • Can't you get her a gift card and let her pick out what she wants?
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 1:55 PM on Dec. 12, 2013

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.