Over the years there are many ideas and tips that have been given to parents when it comes to providing entertainment for their kid’s birthday party. No matter what the theme is for a kid’s party, there are some general party out lines that need to be followed if you want to get it right, and make your kids refer to you as super-mom and super-dad for the rest of their lives.
Getting the Numbers Right
When it comes to choosing the little guests to invite there is no magical number of children that you can invite to your child’s birthday party. But you do want to invite enough of your kid’s little friends to fill up the house, and make a party atmosphere, and nothing can do that like a room full of screaming kids.
Girls, Boys or Both?
Now, this is a great subject to talk to about with your kid before the party. The reason for this is that they will most definitely have a preference. But no matter which type of party they choose, in most cases the kind of entertainment options is the key to making any birthday bash a success. That being said, you will need to brace yourself for wildness when letting a bunch of boys loose in your house.
What about the Parents?
Since we’re bandying about the guest list, what about adding parents to the guest list is a good question? Inviting parents and grandparents, uncles and aunts is a great way of getting free help too. Especially for a birthday party for the younger age groups, inviting elders of the family along will not only include them in the enjoyment, but will also give a hand in keeping things in order.
What Type of Food to Serve, Vanilla or Chocolate?
Since small kids are picky eaters, you would want to choose a food that they would actually eat, even if it’s not that healthy. To play it safe, pizza and burgers usually works best. And top if off with delicious ice cream and a funny and entertaining act and you got yourself a killer birthday party on your hands. As a note to the parent, ask one of the other elders to pour the cold drinks only after the children have been seated and be prepared for spills of all kinds.
What should be the Duration of the B-Day Party?
As a rule of magic, you will want to leave the kids wanting more, not asking their moms when they’re going to go home. For children under the age groups of five to ten, two to three hours should be more than enough. For kids who are older, the party can go on for a few hours more. Remember, no matter how great the clown or magician act is, three hours is a good rule of thumb for birthday parties.
So, there you have it, the top five tips that will transform your kid’s birthday party in to an unforgettable one.