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    Default Help need gift ideas for 7 yo boy and 8 yo girl

    We have two parties this weekend, one a 7 yo boy who asked for first an Ipad 2 then the 3rd Lego Star Wars game (around $40). This is a neighbor, I'm not spending that much on him. His family spends around $10 on gift for DC so I want to stay in that range. Any ideas of a cheaper Wii game (up to $15 or so) or another idea that he might like. His sister is also having her birthday this weekend and she doesn't want anything she said (she's a lot nicer ) I did get her to say she likes arts and crafts so if you have a kit that has been a hit with you DD please let me know, again I would like to stay under $15. Other ideas would also be welcome.
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    a book? My 7yo son loves this book and we've given it to friends for bdays and a few times the mom has called me special to tell me how much their child loved it. The story is funny, and teaches them about the elements of comics/cartooning and gives easy and encouraging directions for doing it on their own.

    http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Car...7541307&sr=1-1

    I usually pair it with smencils and a drawing pad.

    edited to add a few more "book" ideas.

    mad libs are popular with my son and his friends.

    and Do you Doodle http://www.amazon.com/Do-You-Doodle-...7541584&sr=1-9
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    probably too late, but target/wm has $15 and under SW lego sets, or get him a gc so he can have $ toward the game, or beyblades...they are always a hit with that age group.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kboyle View Post
    probably too late, but target/wm has $15 and under SW lego sets, or get him a gc so he can have $ toward the game, or beyblades...they are always a hit with that age group.
    I actually got one of those $12 SW Lego sets and DH said he didn't appreciate it. He wanted cash I guess

    Thanks so much for replying.
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    We recently gave a 7yo boy a Beyblade and a Hexbug, he was happy!

    8yo girl, maybe a craft kit or real drawing supplies from Michaels.
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    Quote Originally Posted by katydid1971 View Post
    I actually got one of those $12 SW Lego sets and DH said he didn't appreciate it. He wanted cash I guess

    Thanks so much for replying.
    What a punk little kid. Ugh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AnnieW625 View Post
    What a punk little kid. Ugh.
    agreed! that's such a bummer

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    Quote Originally Posted by katydid1971 View Post
    I actually got one of those $12 SW Lego sets and DH said he didn't appreciate it. He wanted cash I guess

    Thanks so much for replying.
    Next years gift? A book on manners!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KpbS View Post
    Next years gift? A book on manners!
    Great idea I could go on and on about this family I don't think any Miss Manner's books are on their shelves
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    Quote Originally Posted by KpbS View Post
    Next years gift? A book on manners!
    honestly, next yr i wouldn't go at all!
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