Art Birthday Party


An artist party is great for almost any child and can be geared to most ages. Younger children can enjoy coloring, painting, and easy games. Older children can be challenged to draw abstract self portraits and guess famous painters. An artist party can be held at home (preferably in the yard or garage), at a park, at a children’s museum, or a paint-it-yourself ceramics studio. Make invitations incorporating recent or older drawings done by your child. Ask guests to wear clothes they can get messy or provide “smocks” out of white plastic garbage bags (cut neck and arm holes and tie … [Read more...]

Slumber Party


Slumber Parties become cherished childhood memories. It’s such a treat to have friends spend the night. Clear a room for guests to spread out their sleeping bags, or if your child is adventurous and the weather pleasant, have the children sleep in tents in your yard. Make a slumber party extra special by having your child select a fun theme, such as outer space, movie night, or spa makeover. Design invitations like a night sky (moon & stars) and include a photo of your child in cute pjs. Ask guests to bring a sleeping bag, pjs, and a tooth brush. Decorate with personalized … [Read more...]

Sports World Birthday Party


If your child has a hard time deciding which sport is his favorite, combine several sports for a Sports World party. Have the party in your yard, nearby park or local school sports stadium where you can play a variety of fun and active games. Design invitations with a photo collage of sports equipment or favorite athletes. Include a photo of your child dressed in lots of sports gear (example: wearing a football helmet, holding a basketball, dressed in a baseball uniform, and standing in front of a soccer net). Decorate with sports gear (balls, bats, nets), posters or famous … [Read more...]

Outer Space Birthday Party


A Space Party is a great theme for children of various ages and interests. Have a space party at home, nearby park, local planetarium, or even a video arcade. The theme can be “serious” with a focus on astronomy and space exploration or can be geared towards the science fiction fan with aliens and characters from popular science fiction books and movies (Star Trek, Star Wars). Design invitations in the shape of a rocket ship. Or make invitations with photos of real astronauts or space ships (from NASA web site), drawing of solar system or stars in night sky or funny alien drawing … [Read more...]

Tea Party


A Tea Party is great “grown-up” fun and a special way to celebrate a birthday. A Tea Party works for a wide range of ages and can be whimsical or fancy. A Tea Party can highlight a special toy or book, such as princesses, dolls, teddy bears, Ms. Spider or Alice in Wonderland. Make invitations in the shape of a tea cup, decorated with a paper doily or with a real tea bag and a big tea label invitation attached. Decorate with paper doilies, pink and white streamers, silver foil balloons, dolls and stuffed animals and fresh flower bouquets. Play dress-up and musical chairs. … [Read more...]