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Christmas List?

My daughter is almost 3 and has more than enough toys and clothes.. what are some items we can get her for Christmas that wont just add to her stash of toys in the corner?? or her overloaded closet/dresser?


Asked by Ross2010 at 5:57 PM on Nov. 5, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Books, Leapfrog/Leapster educational toys. Savings bonds. "Coupons" for special activities that she likes to do. Classes for swimming, gymnastics, dance or ice skating.

    Answer by cheekycherub at 5:59 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Classes are a great suggestion. This year I put tickets to performances (plays, sporting events and museums to ours, but for your little one, you could do puppet shows, etc.) on my boys' Christmas lists. You can put money to a trip to see grandparents or splurge on something for her room. My boys recently got a wallpaper (removable) mural for their room that they love.

    Answer by Artist_On_Leave at 6:02 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • I was thinking you could do like "one time use" crafts. Like a gingerbread house or those kits where you can make imprints of their hands. In her stocking you could put in fruit like oranged and apples and her favorite candy. I'm sure there might be some thing she needs like new socks or underwear or pretty new hair ribbons. Kids that age just like opening the gifts for the most part.

    Answer by Journey311 at 7:56 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • I'd suggest cleaning out the toys she really doesn't play with anymore. We do this every birthday and Christmas, to make room for the new stuff. I also suggest craft items, books, or puzzles as gifts too. My 4 yo loves that stuff.


    Answer by KairisMama at 11:31 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • books are always awesome, as are some educational games or videos. You can also do a special keepsake item like a jewelry box or something.

    Answer by KTMOM at 3:57 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Something that means alot, maybe a special christmas ornament that will go on the tree every year =)

    Answer by WhitneyMommyOf2 at 2:46 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • you can always clean out her room/closet and donate it all, too..the things she doesn't use/play with anymore. otherwise, they are just taking up space.
    you could set up a college savings fund or savings account, also. at her age, she won't know the difference in a few gifts vs a bunch.

    Answer by dullscissors at 6:10 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Books. laundry tote, dresser, book shelves.

    Answer by _Tam_ at 2:56 PM on Nov. 7, 2010