/ Birthday present ideas for 10 year old boy?
A day out at one of those frightful treetop places? Downside is an adult generally has to take them......
Anything IT or computer related. iTunes voucher?
A harmonica? His parents might not thank you, mind...
...hmm, yes, or maybe a drum kit?! I like the idea of an iTunes voucher
What about a little computer to do some programming on: http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/processor-microcontroller-development-kits/7568308/?origin=PSF_431027|...
> What about a little computer to do some programming on: http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/processor-microcontroller-development-kits/7568308/?origin=PSF_431027|...
Ha ha, I was about to suggest that - I take it that went down well with H (assuming I got his initial correct) then?
Yep, lego is excellent especially at 10 they are getting into technic lego.
Excellent present and not too expensive http://www.amazon.co.uk/Lego-Crazy-Action-Contraptions-Klutz/dp/1591747694
It did indeed - he's been using the Scratch programme and a book to create his own computer games.
Have a look at Raspberry PI
> It did indeed - he's been using the Scratch programme and a book to create his own computer games.
combined with SAS survival handbook, although then lookout for traps created in the garden.
Ukelele? They are pretty fast to pick up.
+1 for this! I got my first knife around this age, and spent hours whittling bits of wood. My mum also got me a bag of leather off-cuts from a local shoe maker and I made all sorts of things out of the leather using that knife too. :-)
thanks - some good ideas here.
I'd say penknife as well.
> ...hmm, yes, or maybe a drum kit?!
“If thine enemy wrong thee, buy each of his children a drum.”
The Science Museum shop is generally good for interesting and unusual stuff for kids.
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