Whether you are a parent, teacher, relative or anybody at all, putting together a childrens party can be hard work. As simple as it may seem when you are a guest, on the other side the story takes a whole other turn. However, arming yourself with a few tips and tricks can help halve this stress, and help you throw one of the most fun, and entertaining parties around. Birthday parties are some of the most common parties for children, so why not consider these pointers for your next bash?
WHAT THEY LIKE
If you are the parent, obviously you would know of something your child is partial to. Be it a Disney character or another favourite cartoon, every child develops an attachment to an imaginary figure. For example, when the movie Frozen was released, little did the producers know the effect it would have globally. Today, all little children especially girls, are obsessed with Elsa’s character with tons of merchandise rolling out. A surge for kids party entertainers was also experienced consequently. So know what your kid wants.
It can be tough taking care of a big group of children, hence you need to think about where you are going to put the grown-ups. They would need to also be there especially if the children are small, as they will not be used to you. The concept of you being the host is not something they understand, however they do recognise their parents and would prefer having them around. Why not set up a nice little outdoor area with some wine and food and a few activities you all like to do?
When it comes to children’s parties, food is something that can really take a creative turn. Once you have identified the theme of your party, you can then model the food according to this. There are plenty of caterers who are experts at such needs and can even offer you a portfolio of their work. Try that Pirate’s Cookie or Princess Cupcake. Together with kids entertainers, you will be able to really transport them to a whole other world which is the point anyway!
Remember that this is a part for children. You cannot host one at 6pm and expect them to be up and about for long. When they are rested and fed, children seem to have an endless supply of energy, however they run out of this fast. A birthday party is a sure way to exhaust them, and their bedtimes are early. Select a suitable time of the day to hold your party, and ensure nobody is inconvenienced. Early afternoon is great.