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So, exactly two nights in advance, DH informs me that I need to get small gifts for 7 children at our holiday dinner (Army) on Thursday night. What do I give them????

This is coming out of pocket, so it can't be too much, but I don't want to give them crap either. I know that the parents of these children do NOT allow candy otherwise I'd hook 'em up with some candy canes and chocolates and call it a night :-) Please help!!!!! Thank you.

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Asked by sgalsmommy at 12:59 AM on Dec. 17, 2008 in Relationships

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  • Hit up the local dollar store. Ours as a bunch of pretty cool disney stationary, crafty type sets. You could spend like 21 dollars and get them each three things.

    No Candy, Huh? Bummer.

    Answer by lovinangels at 1:10 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • What ages? Small coloring books, puzzles, pencil sets are all possibilities.

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:13 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • Even worse, I don't know half the kids' ages!

    Answer by sgalsmommy at 1:21 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • boys or girls
    cause even without ages there some basic stuff you could get

    boys - cars, action figures, stuff like that
    girls - play make-up, dolls, dress-up stuff, ect
    gender nutrel - book, pens/pencils, coloring books/crayons, teddy bears
    but def. go to your local dollar store

    p.s. sorry, but i can't spell

    Answer by bi-polarmommy at 2:23 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • How about a $5 gift certificate to McDonalds? Just a thought, but if the parents don't allow candy then they probably wouldn't allow fast food either. Sorry, not much help!

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 2:24 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • Go for coloring book, crayons, or stickers! I have never met a child that has turned any of these down!

    Answer by BabyBeans0506 at 4:48 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

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