How old is the birthday celebrant? How does he react to birthday celebrations? How many little guests will you be having? What food options do you have? What activities do you like to include? These are some of the questions that you need to consider when throwing a birthday party for your kid. After all, throwing a kids birthday party is no easy feat.
WHAT DOES THE KID WANT?
Next to weddings, party planning for kids is one of the most stressful activities. Yet, some parents survived the challenge of organising kids’ parties. Some of them prefer big events with many guests, while others only want a handful of visitors. While some choose to go the easier route and select from a list of kids party packages.
Most children are adaptable to whatever kind of celebration a parent puts on, so long as they get to enjoy and have fun during the occasion. But how do you know what your little one enjoys? You can ask them, but you perfectly know their likes and dislikes and can decide on your own. Just make sure you create adjustments on the level of party needs you think your kids can handle.
It is undeniable that any effort will always require some hard work. But providing everyone and most especially the birthday celebrant a good time is what a great party is all about.
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR GUESTS TO A KID’S PARTY?
Are the little ones coming to the party? Definitely! Make sure the occasion is either after three or before one o’clock in the afternoon to avoid conflict with nap time. Also, the event’s program should have clear cues for a beginning and an end so that the “time to go!” message would work for the kids.
You may also consider creating a separate party for the kids and the grown-ups. The kids’ crowd includes their preschool classmates, playmates, and little cousins, while the grown-ups consist of grandparents, adult friends, and other relatives. Of course, the situation for every celebration can be different from others.
While a party full of children of the same age group should have yummy treats and nonstop game activities for an hour and a half the most, the adults also need at least a few hours to chat and catch up with each other. However, during the kid’s very first birthday party, no one anticipates fellow one-year-olds to play prearranged game activities, and the mixed age group will possibly come and go for a couple of hours.
WHAT SHOULD BE IN A KIDS PARTY?
Of course, birthday presents, delicious food, game activities, goody bags, guests, and the overall organised event and venue should be present in kids party packages. Don’t forget to ask for confirmation from guests to make sure the party is jam-packed.
Planning for a perfect birthday party for your kid is like a road trip—getting there is full of fun. Putting on decorations, choosing the birthday theme, and creating fun-filled game activities may also seem a part of the celebration itself. It doesn’t need to be extravagant because your little one will always appreciate whatever party you put up for him.