Help me brainstorm my BIL's Christmas gift

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Help me brainstorm my BIL's Christmas gift

Postby StJuniper » 18 Nov 2014, 18:55

So I drew my 13-year-old BIL for our family secret santa, and I want to get him a small toolbox and fill it with 'treasures'. Here is what I have so far, I need help thinking of more things. My budget is $50.

Red toolbox ($20)
-small multi-tool ($3.50)
-vintage coins, stamps (we already have these)
-a starfinder (digital download, $5)
-assortment of geodes, fossils, and gemstones ($10)

What would you include? I've thought of prism, a magic trick, a deck of nice playing cards...
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Re: Help me brainstorm my BIL's Christmas gift

Postby Treeb » 19 Nov 2014, 02:52

When I first read this earlier I thought of maybe books - either novels if he is the reading type, or some kind of DIY instruction sort of book to make something cool. Video games also pop into mind for that age range, but that's probably out of budget.

Also just had a link to this pop up on my Pinterest feed, and looks like there might be some ideas to fit your tool box/treasure box theme: ... -old-boys/
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Re: Help me brainstorm my BIL's Christmas gift

Postby LucyLastic » 19 Nov 2014, 16:19

Packets of seeds, some sort of 'airfix' type kit, magnifying glass, magnets, itunes voucher...
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