14 gifts for preschoolers their parents will hate you for

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Let’s face it, your idea of a fun gift might be the very thing that makes a mum and/or dad want to punch you in the neck. Sad but true. Some things are messy. Others dangerous. And some are just gosh-darned annoying.

Here’s a beginner’s guide to the gifts parents least want to see their kiddo unwrapping, in case you value your life/neck. Ignore at your own risk.

14. Jigsaws

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Jigsaws - and indeed things with lots and lots of parts that require hours of adult supervision are the very opposite of what busy parents most want for their kids. Resist.

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