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What should I get my kids for Christmas?

I have a 10 yr old girl 9, 6,5,1 yr old boys. I do not want to get toys because they just end up in the trash and the kids dont really play with them. any ideas.

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mpactem

Asked by mpactem at 3:49 PM on Sep. 22, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • You have to have them write a Christmas list for that answer.
    peacockmom

    Answer by peacockmom at 3:55 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

  • Start listening to them. When they say, "I want that!" Write it down. Come up with a good list for each. I spend more time on my lists than actual shopping. Ask them what they want.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 3:57 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

  • Tickets to children's events, fun clothes with their favorite characters, books, movies, cowboy boots, crafty things to do with them, christmas music.....make christmas an "event" rather than focussing on gifts, focus on food, family, church, and let the gifts be fun but not expensive....
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 3:57 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

  • Get them a couple REALLY BIG boxes (washing machine or refrigerator size), and each a pack of markers/crayons. Most kids just want the box stuff comes in anyway.
    coder_chick

    Answer by coder_chick at 4:09 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

  • broad games, movies ,art n cafts. they love that stuff!!!!!!
    cferra423

    Answer by cferra423 at 4:57 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

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