We all love to celebrate our little one’s birthdays with a great party, however planning and hosting the event can sometimes be a little daunting.
If your child’s birthday is coming up, there are a few things you need to consider to ensure you throw a fun birthday party they’ll never forget.
Here are our top tips for throwing a fun birthday party for your kids:
Think of a theme:
From pirates to fairies, to an animal wonderland… there are plenty of great themes that will get you and the all the kids in the party mood! Ask your child what kind of theme they like and include that theme throughout everything from the invites, to the decorations, costumes and even the cake!
Popular themes for your child’s birthday party could include:
- Under the sea
- Out of space
- Teddy bear picnic
Now that you’ve chosen a great theme for your child’s birthday party it’s time to decorate! Adding some unique decorations will really make the party stand out from the crowd. Must have decorations to include are streamers, balloons, cupcake toppers, serviettes and goodie bags. A good tip is to choose two or three colours and stick to those colours throughout all your decorating ideas.
Head to our Pinterest page for more great ideas on how to decorate a children’s party!
Mix up the food:
Say goodbye to party pies and sausage rolls, now you can treat the kids to some healthy and tasty delights they will love. A great idea is to create everything “mini” including mini pizzas and m
ini burgers as well as dips, fruit salads and vegies, homemade potato wedges and of course some delicious honey joys or cupcakes for a sweet treat.
Other great food ideas include:
- Fruit skewers
- Chocolate crackles
- Fairy bread
- Mini hot dogs
Play games and get the kids involved:
Now that you’ve got the basics sorted it’s time to organise the entertainment! There are endless amounts of fun games that children can play together including traditional favourites like pass the parcel, egg and spoon race and musical chairs to creative activities like decorate your own cupcakes, or paint your own pillow case with fabric markers and stamps. The options are endless!
Do you have some great children’s party ideas we’ve missed? We’ve love to hear them! Comment below and share them with us