Kids are always excited when their birthdays are just around the corner! Not only is it a special day because they turn a year older but also because they get to invite their friends, get gifts and also have all the yummy treats they want.
Here are 6 top ideas to help you make your sweetheart’s birthday party a memorable one:
Have a theme: This is always a great party idea as it allows kids to dress up in something different and have fun. Keep in mind to choose a theme that reflects your child’s personality and her interests.
Get fun treats: Allow kids to have fun with the treats you serve, a buffet table is a fantastic idea. And we know kids as picky eaters so this way, they can choose what they want to eat. Make sure the treats are fun and kid-friendly.
Let the kids play: You probably plan activities for kids to play during the party. This is great idea but, remembers you should also allow them some freedom so that they can interact with one another and make new friends.
Create a lounge: Instead of setting up tables and chairs, you can create a lounge on the floor. Kids love sitting on the floor. Get an air-mattress and lots of pillows and let the little ones have their fun on them.
Get help: Kids can be a handful anywhere so it may be helpful to get your family or other parents to volunteer for the party. This will make things a lot easier for you.
Hire a party planner: This may cost you some money but it is worth it as it will make your little one’s extra special. A professional will take care of every detail so that you have an awesome party.
Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and Child Day Care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and child care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child’s social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.