Planning A Kids Birthday Party

Planning A Kids Birthday Party

A child’s birthday is an extremely important event that is meant to be celebrated and enjoyed. It is a day of celebration, fun, laughter, games and cake of course! You want to make your child’s birthday a day they will remember and treasure forever. In order to achieve this, you need to carry out some careful planning and preparation.

Here are a number of considerations that you should take into account when planning the perfect party for your kids:

1. Allocate a budget and stick to it

First thing on your “to do list” is prepare a budget for the party. You should start by making a list of the expenses that you expect to incur as a result of the party. Consider factors such as venue, invitations, decorations, cake, food, drinks, gifts and entertainment. It’s very easy to overspend when organizing any party, so you should always stick to your allocated budget as best you can.

2. Plan the location

Decide on a suitable venue for the party according to the number of expected guests, birthday theme, games and activities. You can choose to rent out a popular party venue in your local vicinity or have the party at your home.

3. Sort out the invitations

Once you have decided on a suitable venue, you can get started on the all important birthday invitations. Party Invitations are a great way to get the word out about your kids’ birthday party and they should include all of the important information about the party, such as time, venue, theme etc. Buying your cards online allows you to personalize with your kids photo and details, saving you writing each one out and also creating a lovely keepsake!

4. Pick an exciting birthday theme

You don’t necessarily have to pick a birthday theme but it does add a sense of interest and excitement to the party. The ideas are endless when it comes to birthday themes. Involve your child in the decision process as the chosen theme should be something that relates back to them.

5. Plan some games and activities that the kids will enjoy

Children love to play games, and a birthday party should be jam packed with fun and exciting games for them to play. Birthday games will keep the kids entertained and provide them with endless hours of fun and laughter. Popular choices for party games and activities include Simon says, pass the parcel, duck duck goose and pin the donkey.

6. Plan a suitable menu

Make sure that the food menu you design caters for both kids and adults alike. If your budget allows it, you should try to incorporate some light food snacks like sandwiches or pizza. You don’t want anyone to leave your child’s birthday party feeling hungry and dissatisfied! It’s taken as a given that the party will include lots of treats, chocolates, sweets and cake for all of its attendees.

There are several other factors you will need to consider when planning a kids birthday party. The above list covers the basics, and you can be as creative and as extravagant as you like with your planning. The fundamental thing to remember is it”s your child’s birthday so make it a day to remember for them and their treasured friends.

This article was written on behalf of Sleepymoon. Sleepymoon design and create a wide range of personalized baby cards.


1 Comment

  1. Raqisah Alimona

    April 15, 2014 at 11:39 pm

    Its really hard to put up a party. It needs lot of preparations that’s why mostly they just chose kiddie party from McDonalds or Jollibee because its hassle-free. Thanks fro this great tips.

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