kids giftIt can be quite challenging to decide on what presents to buy your kids for Christmas. It’s also easy to lose sight of your budget when you’re out shopping and come home with considerably more than your kids need. This year I am using the 4 gift rule as a way to guide my shopping. Whether you’re on a budget or just trying to discourage materialism this holiday season, you might want to consider the four gift rule this Christmas.

The 4 gift rule has been circling the Internet the past few years. I do not know the origin but there are a few variations of it. The idea is that you buy your children no more than four gifts for Christmas, and they fall under these categories:

4 gifts kidsBelow are a few gift ideas for Middle School kids

Things they WANT

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  1. GET THE iDANCE Microphone Bluetooth Karaoke Speaker here –This 4-in-1 Party Mic acts as a microphone, speaker, disco light and mixer. Sing karaoke with your friends and enjoy the funky light show on the end of the microphone which syncs with the music. The speaker features Bluetooth audio streaming and the mixer allows the volume and echo to be controlled separately. With 6 hours of playing time, karaoke parties are a blast with the Party Mic.Kids Gift
  2. 2. GET LEGO BOOST – CREATIVE TOOLKIT HERE – Learn to code and build LEGO bricks with the LEGO BOOST easy-to-learn visual programming app and bricks. LEGO BOOST makes it fun to learn to code for 7 to 11-year-old kids.gift kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. GET THE MAKEUP SET HERE – I love makeup and so does my little girl (7). As soon as she saw this makeup set in a Clicks catalog she wanted it!

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4. GET YOUR JUST DANCE 2018 HERE – available for Xbox, Wii, Nintendo Switch. Turn up the volume and get ready to unleash your inner dancer, because Just Dance 2018 brings out the dancer in everyone! The biggest music video game franchise of all time, with over 63 million units sold. Whether you are a party starter, a young dancer in the making or a pro dancer looking for new challenges, its never been so easy to Just Dance!

SOMETHING TO READ

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  1. GET MAGIC TREE HOUSE Books here – The Magic Tree House is an American series of children’s books written by American author Mary Pope Osborne.kids gifts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. GET THIS ROALD DAHL COLLECTION HERE – This 15-book collection brings together all of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novels. Stories that have shocked, excited, entertained and delighted generations of children, this great value collection includes the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and Fantastic Mr Fox. The iconic characters, hilarious settings and unforgettable storylines make this an essential addition to your child’s bookshelf. This Phizz-Whizzing collection is perfect for all the Roald Dahl fans out there and for those who are discovering these classic tales. Includes 15 titles.

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3. KRY DIE GEHEIME PRINSESSE HIER – Lara en Anke het n geheim hulle leer om Geheime Prinsesse te word. Hul werk is om wense waar te maak. Maar die aaklige prinses Martelle is vasbeslote om hul wenskrag vir haarself te vat en die Towerpaleis te vernietig. Hierdie keer moet hulle vir Lungi help om haar wens waar te maak, al beteken dit hulle moet self in die kollig beland!

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4. KRY KAPTEIN VERDWYN deur FANIE VILJOEN hier – n Aksiebelaaide storie met n positiewe boodskap wat kinders kan bemagtig om hul man te staan teen boelies. Agterin die boek verskyn nuttige raad oor hoe om boelies te identifiseer en wat om te doen as iemand jou boelie.

 

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5. KRY DIE SWART KAT SLAAN NEER HIER – Soos n skaduwee bly die Swart Kat op die spoor van misdadigers in Suid-Afrika. Die woord genade bestaan nie in sy woordeskat nie. Hy is vinniger as die pik van n mamba, geruisloser as n arend, so sterk soos n bees en so onverskrokke soos n ratel! In hierdie reeks avonture kruis hy swaarde met n sluwe klouterdief, kunsdiewe en n gewetenlose terroris, en almal sal weet dat dit die Swart Kat is wat toegeslaan het of sal hulle?

 

 

 

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6. KRY BENNIEBOEKWURM VERTEL LEKKER STORIES 2 HIER – Bennie Boekwurm woon in sy tonnelhuisie in die Wielie Walie-parkie, waar hy vir die kinders boeke lees. In hierdie pragtig-geillustreerde boek vertel Bennie nog vier heerlike stories: Miesie Muis bak ‘n verjaardagkoek, Ouma kry ‘n hondjie, Babet By leer dans en Tokka Kabouter maak grappies! ‘n Heerlike opvolg op die eerste topverkoper ?Bennie Boekwurm vertel lekker stories? met een van Suid-Afrika se gewildste en mees ikoniese kinderkarakters.

SOMETHING TO WEAR

I am giving my kids a Christmas PJ set this year. After spending Christmas last year in Canada I decided to pursue the tradition of Christmas PJs 😉

… Its extremely difficult (impossible) to find matching pj’s in South Africa. Let me know where to find some if you know…

SOMETHING THEY NEED

Kids need a lot of things. You can take this seriously or play with it.

Sports Equipment:cricket-bat, tennis balls, hockey shins …

Clothing: winter coat, tennis shoes, hiking boots, leather jacket

Camping Equipment: sleeping bag,hammock,flashlight

Bedroom Ideas: down comforter, desk lamp, wall decals

Electronics: Headphones, Kindle case, iPod Case

Other ideas: Personal care sets (shampoo, lotion, body wash), make-up brushes, perfume…

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Do you have traditions or ideas when it comes to gift giving in your family? I hope you are inspired. As always thank you for reading! xoxo

 

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