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Help! Moms, I need Christmas Gift Ideas for my girls...

I need help! I have 5 kids and have no idea what to get for the two older girls... they are 9... They are definately out of the baby doll and barbie phase... although at times the play w/ Bratz.... I am trying to figure out what I could them that they'll get use out of and it won't just be a mess on thier bedroom floor or tossed in the closet. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks.

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Asked by thomaspartyof7 at 10:48 AM on Nov. 19, 2008 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Im getting my 9 year old son a mp3 player......

    Answer by jasesmommy0529 at 10:50 AM on Nov. 19, 2008

  • :0 GOOD IDEA... But they already have I-pods, laptops, cd players, leapsters, and nintendo DS'S... see my dilema? lol

    Answer by thomaspartyof7 at 11:24 AM on Nov. 19, 2008

  • well then... i dont know what to tell ya.... what about just giving them money and taking them shopping??

    Answer by jasesmommy0529 at 12:48 PM on Nov. 19, 2008

  • clothes, a camera, a board game, ANYTHING High School Musical or Hannah Montana?

    Answer by gabrielsmom2006 at 1:33 PM on Nov. 19, 2008

  • How about an Itunes card, game they may be wanting, CD. Since they have their indoor stuff, maybe something that they would enjoy outdoors? A trampoline? Roller Blades (are those still "in????) Something to get them up and moving:) Clothes? If all else fails, ask them what kinds of things they would want for Christmas:)

    Answer by cristie1276 at 1:57 PM on Nov. 19, 2008

  • How about Brats I just asked my 12 year old what she would have wanted at 9 she said Brats, polly pockets, littles pet shop or games for her game thing.

    Answer by mandyandthree at 2:33 PM on Nov. 19, 2008

  • MP3 player, small stereo for their rooms, Neon light clocks, Name tag kits for their room like a door hanger, play makeup, brushes and hair stuff, kid perfume, bracelets, get their ears peirced, a gift card for claires or their favorite place to shop, CD's, a nintendo DS with brainworks games, clothes and posters.

    Answer by gemgem at 6:05 PM on Nov. 19, 2008

  • My dd is 8 we're going with Nintendo wii & the Mario game, art projects, play make up & a gift certificate to Libby Lu's ~ that's ALL  :)


    Answer by tntornado45 at 1:37 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • I found that girls that age usually want to feel grown up. They like to have their nails done, hair done, etc. Also if buying them "things" isn't what you want to do then give them things to do. Movie tickets, skating, or even a "girls day out". If possible give 2 tickets so they can take a friend.

    Answer by mom-n-grandma-4 at 7:41 AM on Nov. 21, 2008

  • Do far I got mine a couple of Wii games and the American Girl Book - The Care & Keeping of You (they are going to need it real soon) - a webkinz, a book, a couple of hoodies, spa crystals for the bath, an outfit, not sure what else I am getting. DH wants to get her a laptop and I won't have it. Too many BAD things happen when kids have a computer and privacy. She can just use this one in the family room like the rest of us. Oh, I found some cute things in a catalog, and I got her a new karate bag for her gear and a new bo.

    Answer by Boofer at 8:44 AM on Nov. 22, 2008

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