By Jimmy David
Kids’ birthday is an event of great importance; it is the day of celebrations, fun and enjoyment. Careful birthday planning is required in order to throw the perfect kids’ birthday party. Here, we will discuss some basic ideas and things that must be considered while planning for kids’ birthday party. This will help the parents to get an idea of how to make the upcoming party a memorable and outstanding one.
1. Make a Budget
Prepare a budget for the party. While planning a kids’ birthday party, consider the expenses beforehand for this special occasion. Allocate for some important things while deciding the budget for the birthday parties like venue, invitations, decorations, birthday cake and other food stuff, drinks, gifts and entertainment.
2. Plan Location & Invitations for the Birthday Party
Decide a suitable place for the kids’ birthday party according to the number of guests, birthday theme, games and activities. A sufficient budget will allow you to rent a posh party venue or a restaurant. But if you have a limited budget then it is better to hold the party at your home. After deciding a venue, consider the number of guests that you want to invite. The number of guests would also depends upon your budget, start by inviting close friends and family, your child’s friends and then move on to more if your budget allows it.
3. Pick an Interesting Birthday Theme
When planning a kids’ birthday party another very important thing to consider is the birthday theme. Do some brainstorming, as ideas are endless when it comes to birthday themes. A theme can be relayed to your child’s favorite toy or a game, a cartoon character, a sport, favorite color, cartoon movie or a celebrity. While selecting a birthday theme, involve your child, he or she can come up with better and innovative ideas. Try selecting a theme that is simple, interesting and is the latest in kiddy trends
4. Have Fun with Lots of Games & Activities!
Children really love to play games, so make sure you have lots of party games and activities planned out for your kid’s birthday parties. Birthday games will keep the fun going and activities keep children entertained. Include some famous kids birthday games like back to back pop, red cover, duck duck goose, simon says, buzz bomb balloon, poor kitty and others. In fact, games and activities play a most important part in making a birthday party extraordinary and special.
5. Decide a Menu
Make sure that the menu you are going to select for the birthday-party is something that caters to kids and adults alike. Chips, hot dogs, snacks, sandwiches, cookies, crackers and ice creams are an all time favorite with kids. Having a barbecue or a steak out is also a great idea. And of course don’t forget to include the most important food item of the party, the birthday cake, on your list! If you are on a modest budget then try baking birthday cake at home. Not a baking expert? Take the help of family and friends.
While there are several other things to consider when planning for a kid’s birthday party, however this list covers the basics. Hopefully, these great ideas will help you a lot to make your kids’ birthday party a very special and memorable event.