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January 19th, 2014, 12:02 PM
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We're visiting Moscow in May, and one of my husband's close friends has a daughter who will be about 2 by then, and I'm wondering what kind of gift(s) would be good for her? I'd love to get your input since I have nearly zero exposure to children.
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January 19th, 2014, 01:33 PM
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Probably would depend on if she's a girly-girl or not, but stuff like dollies, those stuffed animal backpack buddy things, plastic tea set, glitter pen, tiara, teddy bear, etc etc.
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January 19th, 2014, 03:29 PM
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Favorites from my nanny child and just stuff we like:

-leapfrog picnic basket...cutest gift ever. We got it for Jo for Christmas, by my boys love it. It's pink with all the fixings for a picnic (plates, forks, a "blanket", cups, and food that is in shapes that fit onto the plate). I think it's perfect for that age range

-A doll stroller...these get tons of use for all kinds of things, dolls, stuffed animals, a load of matchbox cars, etc

-A plastic bug catcher with plastic bugs. Very popular with both my nanny child and with my kids. They love to "catch" the bugs in the catcher. I think the one we have is "Sunny Patch Kids" brand. It's so cute.

-Melissa and Doug wooden "paper" dolls. Julia LOVED those when she was 2.5 or so. She would play with them tons. My guys don't have them, but I keep meaning to get a set for our house.

For now that are my top suggestions I love that age group. It's so full of discovery and imagination.
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January 19th, 2014, 04:38 PM
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A sit n' spin!
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January 19th, 2014, 04:59 PM
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How about some good old fashioned books? They would be fairly easy to travel with, too. Check out "Heads" or "Tails" by Matthew van Fleet - nice illustrations, cool animals, and highly interactive - flaps and things to pull - perfect for a 2 year old!
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January 19th, 2014, 05:10 PM
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I second the plastic tea party set idea. My nieces LOVE theirs. Also the disney princess baby dolls. Ross has them for like $15. Also kindercarry.com now makes baby doll carriers just like some of their baby carriers. They are really cute and she could carry her doll everywhere she goes.
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January 20th, 2014, 04:50 PM
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These are some great suggestions! Thanks everyone. I'm so clueless when it comes to kids these ages (I'm totally open to more if people have them!)
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January 22nd, 2014, 05:59 PM
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In all my years working with horses, I have learned most little girls love or at least appreciate horses. Maybe a realistic looking horse toy that has a tale she could brush? With a few horse accessories to go with it? It would be easy to fit in your suitcase
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January 23rd, 2014, 05:48 PM
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maybe you could get her something "american"? I have no idea what but it would be cool for her to have as she gets older since she's so far away.
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