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I have to get a gift for my nephew. He is into violent video games. My sister wants to get him away from that. She told me to get him something that is destructively constructive.

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Asked by freekshow05 at 10:00 AM on Nov. 5, 2008 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • What about that Boom Blox game that came out a little while ago? I think it's only available on the Wii console though. What kind of systems does he have?

    Answer by purvislets at 10:16 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • What about Models (cars, planes, rocket, etc.)?

    Answer by Kimebs at 10:20 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Sports games? My kids love all of them. I guess football can be considered violent, but not in a "shoot em up" kind of way. Or something he can do with his hands, like Kimebs said, models or erector set. Also, there are a ton of great kits at the science store that will keep his mind occupied.

    Answer by drowninginboys at 11:00 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Yea, there are definitely games out...I would recommend WII games and stuff like that. They get the kids movin, and I dont think there are too many violent games on that system...if they have it.

    Answer by YanniSmoMMy at 3:38 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Why does everyone suggest more video games? I'd get him something to get him away from the silly games.

    Legos or building-type stuff for his age?
    Tools? Have his parents get him some lumber so he can make stuff with what you give him.
    A skateboard or scooter thing or inline skates?

    Something to get him out and active or make him use his brain and imagination at least!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:20 AM on Nov. 6, 2008

  • destructively constructive... huh?

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:25 PM on Dec. 18, 2008

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