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#1 of 3 Old 09-20-2007, 03:49 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I don't know if this should be in preteen or children......

My baby is turning ten and I need to figure out what I am going to get for her for her b-day. And it can't be like more than $50-60. She spends a lot of time outside. She's a little mother to all the other little kids. She likes to ride her bike around, and doesn't want a scooter. She also like animals but I've decided that just isn't a good idea and I'm not getting her one.

She loves arts and crafts and with the days getting shorter I thought maybe that was a good idea. So I started looking for a cute/smallish storage idea that I could fill with arts and crafts ideas for her but anything that would work is wayyy too much money (like my entire budget).

I am just at a complete loss. Can anyone help??

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My ten year old is about to turn 11 but some of the things she loved were...
This is coming from a mom that is on a tight budget.

jewelry (good scores at thrift shops)

clothes (same as above)

itunes gift card (spent $10)

tempera cake paints (inexpensive) from Discount School supply online http://www.discountschoolsupply.com/...uct=23651&mlc=

knitting loom (easy to learn) purchased from Hobby Lobby
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/looms.html

posters of favorite movie star

felting supplies (this was the most expensive since I bought the wool at the farmers market).
http://www.feltcrafts.com/doll-kits.htm

I'm not in to chemical nail polish but Klutz makes a fun set of nail polish that is not toxic and she LOVED playing with that stuff
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My daughter is ten and she loves jewelry and felting crafts. You can get some good ones from atoygraden.com.
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