Birthdays are special occasions for children for which they wait complete year.For them its their special day when everyone around them wish and gives gifts. And moreover as the birthday parties are most important events for them.
My daughter collects all to do lists for her birthday .She wants it eccentric and different from her friends birthdays parties. So planning everything unique becomes fun tasks.From party invitation to return gifts everything remarkable. Nowadays children like theme birthday parties and the theme is specially dependent on their favorite cartoon character. Most important is kids should enjoy the party arranged for them. With some pre planning and preparation Birthday party can be fun filled and memorable for all.
If your child’s birthday is upcoming in few days Here are few tips for planning birthday parties:
Plan party at least one month before for preparation. Decide venue of party and start preparations according to it. As children are enthusiastic for party.Assign tasks like to children as a part of preparation like wrapping gifts for guests, cutting banners, coloring them, cutting ribbons, collecting and arranging things required for paty games and many more like that.Kids will enjoy these responsibilities given to them and many things will get done fast as well.
Plan handmade Invites for the party.Its great to make party invites at home.It saves money and great fun activity for the kids as well. Start designing invitation cards much before party as invitations should be delivered prior to party with some time. Cutting cards,papers ,coloring it ,decorating will boost children’s creativity.Keep theme in mind e.g. If its princess birthday party decorate invitation with princess pictures and purple ,pink basic colors.
3.Decorating Party place
Decorating party place as per theme makes party more fantastic. Go with the theme for decorating banners , balloons and cartoon charecter hangings.Its good idea to make party decorations at home with help of your kids.Not only it will save money but also kids will enjoy this art activity. It will give chance to make their favorite drawings ,paintings for decorations.
Decide party menu prior to party whether its restaurant ordered food or home cooked delicacies. Decide exact budget and number of guests as well. it depends on the number of guests as well. If planning party at home on small scale party food can be cooked at home. If cooking at home make preparation in advance like cutting vegetables, fruits. Baking goodies like cupcakes ,muffins, cooking or pizzas in advance.Drinks will make party more cool. Make mock tails using juices like strawberry juice, orange juice or apple juice.
Birthday cake is most important attraction for all children.Bake or order yummy theme based cake. Having fruits in a cake will be plus point.If baking cake at home include dry fruits and fresh fruits in it.Decorate cake with kids and make it a family affair.
6.Fun games for guests
To keep your guests entertained in the party plan some activities or games.Include activities like Tiara making,Writing letter to favorite cartoon and best letter wins. Jewellery making ,painting ,spelling making. Pampering guests – have a friend paint nails ,tattoo your guests with tattoos ,henna designing.
7.Fun return gifts for guests
Return gifts is important part of birthday party. Beautiful princess return gifts will amaze all lovely little guests. Plan token of love gifts for older gusts as well. Instead of buying anything make a small gift card or gift boxes at home. It not only elates your kids creativity but also saves money. There are many DIY videos available on youtube for making such small decorative items.