Mothering Forums - Reply to Topic

Thread: Preteen Christmas Ideas??? Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
10-16-2012 06:45 PM
greenemami
 tap eQuote:
Originally Posted by WorkingMom30 View Post

 

That is such a cute and wonderful idea.  She already has shirts and shoes with ducktape on it.  I never thought about a book and cool duck tape.  Thanks so much.  She will love that....  I already made an account there.  Just got to start digging and find a cool book...

This is a great idea-both sets of parents did this for dsd bday (she is 11) and she loved it-she made a bunch of wallets and purses and stuff :)

10-16-2012 11:36 AM
WorkingMom30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Linda on the move View Post

 

 

That is such a cute and wonderful idea.  She already has shirts and shoes with ducktape on it.  I never thought about a book and cool duck tape.  Thanks so much.  She will love that....  I already made an account there.  Just got to start digging and find a cool book...

10-15-2012 11:59 PM
Linda on the move

I think most luggage made to look cute for kids is cheaply made. We've gotten some decent pieces at target, but they aren't stylish -- just very functional
 

For an 11 year old with not much space, what about duct tape in really fun patterns and a book on how to make things out of it? I thought it sounded wacky when I first heard about it, but it is very "in" with middle school girls where we live. here is a web site with directions for making stuff out of duct tape:

http://www.duckbrand.com/Duck%20Tape%20Club/ducktivities.aspx

 

And it's very hard for other children to break duct tape. winky.gif

10-15-2012 12:25 PM
WorkingMom30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Adaline'sMama View Post

How old is she? How often is she traveling? 

 

What about classes or lessons back at her mom's house as a gift? 

 

She is almost 12.  We asked her mom about dance classes( she is always in dance with us, and loves it ), but BM said she didn't have the time to be going back and forth to classes for her when she couldn't afford for her other children to do so as well. 

10-14-2012 10:45 AM
Adaline'sMama

How old is she? How often is she traveling? 

 

What about classes or lessons back at her mom's house as a gift? 

10-09-2012 11:15 PM
WorkingMom30

My SD shares a room with 3 other sisters.  Most of her things get broken at her BMs house.  I thought about this year getting her some really cute luggage.  Her Daddy calls her the Traveling Princess.  She is in the zebra print, and her color of he season is lime green.  Does anyone have any suggestions on what and where to get some luggage or even something else.  Everything I have found looks really cheap.  I don't want one plane ride to destroy it.  Any suggestions.????


Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off