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22/01/2014 at 09:39
22/01/2014 at 09:44
In your case since Joshua used to be in her class I'd probably give a little present to the girl as well.
The joint parties C's gone to he hasn't know the other person at all (in fact, the last one we didn't even know it was a joint party until we got there), so only got a present for the child we did know.
22/01/2014 at 09:46
As its a girl he knows and used to be in his class I would give a present.
In general with joint parties if I only knew one child I wouldn't give a present to the child I didn't know.
My daughter had a joint party with two other children from her class for her 5th party. There were children there that were the friends of one of the other children outside of school and I wouldn't have expected them to have given her a present - and none of them did. The presents were piled up together on a table and opened afterwards anyway so it wasn't noticeable.
I would give her a little pressie too, just a small token gift and a card. It would be a bit mean to turn up to a joint birthday party for two children without a gift for one of them!
22/01/2014 at 09:50
As everybody else has said, if Joshua knows the little girl 'd get her a present too, but if he hadn't known her I'd have said not to.
In these circumstances I would give them both a gift
22/01/2014 at 09:54
Thanks ladies, that's what I was thinking but it's the first time they've been to a joint party so it's all new.
23/01/2014 at 05:54
We always buy for both, even if we don't really know the other child. I just get them a small token (book or puzzle). We are going to a party tomorrow, a joint party of sisters. E is friends with the older girl but I'll also get something small for her little sister.
23/01/2014 at 06:02
I would give a token gift to the girl too
23/01/2014 at 09:38
I've never been to joint a party so it's interesting to read the responses.
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