What do 11 year old boys want for Christmas?

(8 Posts)
Nonnus Wed 19-Dec-12 11:40:02

Friends and family keep asking in increasingly desperate tones what DS wants. Problem is, he doesn't want anything! His main present is going to be a Kindle, so I've said 'Amazon voucher' but people want to give a 'thing' and I can't think of anything! He's past the age for toys, already has loads of nerf guns, and friends/family don't want to give PS3 games which is about the only thing he actually wants.

Any ideas for some cool stuff?

3b1g Wed 19-Dec-12 11:41:45

Mine likes books (Robert Muchamore etc), gadgets and money.

3b1g Wed 19-Dec-12 11:43:00

When I say gadgets, I mean the sort of things you find in those 'gifts for men' catalogues. Survival tool type stuff.

3b1g Wed 19-Dec-12 11:45:09
Nonnus Wed 19-Dec-12 12:05:09

Thanks 3b1g, 'gadgetry' is exactly what I had in mind. Just find it so hard to know what will actually be 'cool' or useful and what will just be 'money spent on something useless'!

3b1g Wed 19-Dec-12 12:29:45

You are very good to put your DS's tastes first. I'd be more concerned about which gifts I wouldn't mind cluttering up my house! grin

mumzy Fri 21-Dec-12 20:56:17

Clothes, sports gear, stationary

Stepmumm Sun 23-Dec-12 08:05:18

3b - i think like that too!

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