Birthday Party Themes

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The most important ingredient to a succesfull kids birthday party themes is organaization. Like most projects, birthday party planning obviously requires some planning. Good planning can save you time and money, but most importantly it will save you from last minute panic. One of the simplest tools to aid you in organizing your children’s party is party themes. Themed parties bring harmony to your party atmosphere.

It’s not only a load of fun, it aloso gives you a premise within which to plan your birthday party invitations, costumes, food, games and even entertainment. So let’s dive in and you too, can produce a successful children’s party. Let you creativity soar and you’ll produce a fabulous party that would be memorable to children and adults alike.

Choosing a kids party theme:

Start out by thinking about what your child likes or dislikes. Does your child like animals, trucks, dinosaurs, fairytales, pirates etc. You do not have to pressure the child to participate in all the decisions. Use your judjement and do some brainstorming before you
ask the child for input as he/she will look for your opinion and advise first.
Consider these points as you plan your kids party theme activities:Your child is unique: Regardless of age, is your child still develping hand eye coordination? If so, do not choose games that would be too hard to complete. You could choose a simple art project that the kids can take home with them. If it’s a pirate theme for example, then the kids can colour or draw a pirate’s ship, parrot, island, scene, treasure etc. If your child is very active, energetic and can’t be confined, then rent a pirate jump house or plan outdoor activities such as a treasure hunt. You child’s personality can help you define you party theme.

Birthday party themes (Age Group):

If you are planning a toddler birthday party, young children have a limited attention span so the activities need to be kept brief. The party should be planned around usual nap times. The whole party should be kept short, as the parents get tired of the constent watch. Older kids, ages six to nine are extremely curious and love discovering new things. You can easily get them involved in games and arts and crafts projects. As they are able to follow rules and understand instructions. an all boys party at this age can be a handfull, use caution and plan out their entire time; as things can easily get out of hand with this age group.
Older kids like to think of themeselves as cool and very independent. Kids from 10 to 12 usually have an opinon on what kind of party they want. Make sure that you plan with them all activities of the party, as they will be more inclined to participate. Make sure that you have enough adult supervision for all age groups and limit your party to a particular area of your home.

Birthday party themes (Number of Guests):

Each party is as individual as each child. Most parties invite between 12 to 18 kids to a birthday party. Eight is a very manageable number of invitees. If your child is more comfortable in smaller groups, then you can consider inviting just a couple of friends or relatives. But if your child loves social activitiy and wants his entire class to be present, then plan accordingly. Use common sense though, consider your party venue accordingly. Have more activities planned that you need, that way you always have back up ideas.
The children birthday party themes are used to help you and your child have a successful birthday party. The birthday party theme should in no way restrict you. You could take the birthday party activities form one theme, buy the birthday party supplies from onother theme and adapt them to your own unique party. Use the suggestions that are most helpful to you and the ones that are most suitable for your child.

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