How to Plan for a Perfect Birthday Party for Kids at Home: Tips and To Do List!
Arranging Birthday Party At Home!
© Chitrangada Sharan Aug. 2012
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- All of us enjoy being invited to a party or hosting a party.
- We want to celebrate, even the little happiness and keep sweet memories for a lifetime.
- And why not, you get an opportunity to unwind, to socialize, to make new friends and overall to de-stress yourself.
Same is true for the children!
- Birthdays are perhaps the most important days in their calendar, whether it is their own birthday or their friend's birthday.
- The parents being aware of this, make sure to make this the most memorable day for the kids and themselves.
- My kids are all grown up but I remember all the fun and enthusiasm, while planning the fun birthday party for them at home.
- It all used to start much in advance, when they very enthusiastically participated in making the list of delicious food items to be prepared at home or ordered from outside.
- And what to talk of their long list of friends and return gifts!
Let me share some of my precious memories of how I planned these birthday parties at home.
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The Check List For Arranging Birthday Party Of Kids At Home:
Here are some tips, if you are planning for your child's birthday party at home, or a hotel, or in a garden.
Make it a grand one!
- First of all make a list of the invitees.
- Discuss with your child also, if he/ she is above 5 years of age.
- If the children being invited are too small, you will have to invite their parents also.
- If the party is only for children, then make sure someone from their family drops them and later picks them up from the party.
- Take their parents phone numbers and address, in any case.
- The invitations would look nice and exciting to the children, if they are handwritten or hand made with colorful designs.
- The invitations should be sent at least 4 to 5 days in advance. The guest also has to prepare to come to the party-buying gifts, choosing party dress etc.
- The venue should be decided, keeping in mind the guest list.
- In my opinion, children parties are best organised at home.
- If you have a big lawn or garden, it is wonderful. You will have to get it cleaned and arranged with chairs, tables etc. on the party day.
- Remember, children need lot of open space, to play, to move around. So, make arrangements accordingly.
- If you are arranging for an indoor party, ensure you choose your most spacious room for that. It will be good to keep the central part vacant.
- Children are a little choosy, when food is concerned. And obviously you want them to eat and enjoy what you serve. So, you have to be a little careful here, in the selection of dishes. Who wants leftovers!
- Your child will be a good guide for you. Keep those items which the children enjoy eating.
- For this special day forget about the nutrition part, which is always there in a mother's mind, while cooking for her children.
Ordering for the Cake:
- This is perhaps the most awaited moment for the parents as well as the children.
- Remember to order in keeping with the number of children or adults invited for the party
- .Make sure it is delivered at the right time, to avoid last minute tensions.
- You on your part have to keep the cake table ready for its arrival.
Grocery and Decorations:
- Make a list of of the items required and do your shopping at least two days in advance.
- Enough number of cutlery, plates, napkins, tablecloths, towels etc. should also be arranged.
- Even if you have them at home. they should be assembled beforehand.
- Decoration items, such as balloons, colored papers, birthday caps, toys, return gifts etc. should also be listed and arranged.
- Make a 'TO DO LIST' and You can tick mark, yes, for those items, which you have arranged.
- You would obviously want to cherish the memories of your child's special day.
- For that remember to charge your cameras, arrange for extra memory cards and batteries if required.
*Today is Your Birthday and it marks an extra turning point in your years because it will be filled with prosperity and success, Happy Birthday to You!
*One, two, three, four, five;
Five candles on your cake;
Blow them out and make your wishes;
And we send you birthday kisses.
Have a Happy Birthday!
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Fun activities and games For Birthday Parties:
- Children have loads of energy. So, you have to keep them busy--busy in activities.
Plan the activities, keeping the age groups in view.
- Have some music of their choice. You may not like noise, but children love it.
- You can arrange for some games, with which they are familiar.
- You can even arrange for some puppet show or magic show.
- Keep one to two hours for the activity.
Things may not go as you have planned. Do not be upset about that.
Let them do what they want;
Play, dance or even make noise;
Enjoy to the fullest with the kids;
And don't worry about tidiness or cleanliness.
© Chitrangada Sharan 30th Aug. 2012
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