Organizing a party for kids requires little extra care as it involves a whole lot of kids. As kids get easily bored, their needs and wants are to be considered while conducting the party. Though their tastes differ widely from adults, their preferences are few and are very interesting, making it an easy task to entertain them. Below are few simple tips that can help you make your party interesting for kids.
Select a popular cartoon theme: Cartoons are all time favorites for kids. Every kid has his/her own favorite cartoon character, but some of the popular cartoons remain every kid’s favorite. What if they face those characters in reality? They will get surprised and excited. Hence, pick one of the popular cartoons and set it as a theme for your party. When the whole atmosphere is designed according to the theme, kids will surely enjoy your party.
Create fun-filled atmosphere: Once you have a theme in hand, it’s time to create fun-filled atmosphere using it. Decorate the venue with cartoon posters, bright colors, cartoon wall murals and hangings. You can also use party supplies that come with custom-made table center pieces and standup party decorations. For instance if you have opted for Tom and Jerry theme, use the posters, plush toys, and figures of Tom and Jerry on the table and around the room.
Also, ask the kids to dress up in the costumes that resemble their favorite cartoon characters. Offer costumes of various cartoons characters to kids so that every cartoon character is covered and your party resembles a real life cartoon show.
Organize exciting games: Give a chance for the kids to be as creative and adventurous as they can be. Engage them in few exciting games and activities. Apart from the traditional games like scavenger hunts, coloring competitions, shooting games, etc., design few new games based on the selected cartoon theme. If yours is a night party, try to make use of glow sticks, which add fun and safety to your outdoor games.
Temporary tattoos: Kids like to sport tattoos on their body. Make use of temporary tattoos that are water-soluble and easy to use. It is an amazing way to keep the kids entertained. You can get them from any departmental stores. You can use any cartoon character tattoo for this purpose.
Mouth-watering snacks: The foods served in parties generate a lot of interest among kids. When planning food menu for kids, try to keep it simple, colorful and healthy. Offer wide varieties of snacks in different colors and shapes. Offer popular sweets, sandwiches, natural juices, fruit salads and so on. Offer food in serving dishes, plates, napkins, cups, etc., which are customized according to the theme.
Exciting party favors: Party favors are the popular things that make kids happy at a party. Select themed party favors such as cartoon shaped chocolates, stickers, favor boxes, goody bags containing cartoon toys. If you are conducting your party in the night, choose some of the glow-in-the-dark party favors such as, assorted glow sticks, glow bracelets, necklaces, head wear, flashing swords, etc.
Entertaining kids all through the party is easy. A little planning and passion to organize things is more than enough to make your party special and memorable for kids.