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PARTY CHECK LIST The Party Date: __________________ At Least Four Weeks Before the Party: ___ Choose date and time ___ Choose theme ___ Complete guest list ___ Book entertainment ___ Decide on location At Least Two Weeks Before the Party: ___ Send invitations ___ Plan activity schedule ___ Plan food ___ Purchase party supplies ___ Order balloons ___ Order cake At Least One.
Birthday Party Tip #1 You are creating a birthday party for your child. Unless it is a surprise party, you should always involve your child in the party planning and preparation stages. This gives them ownership of the party and allows them to get excited making it that much more of a memorable event. The anticipation for the grand day alone will keep them ‘pumped’ in helping to make sure.
Birthday Party Tip #2 The dreaded guest list; this is where you may have to step in and draw some boundaries. With younger children it is easier to compile a list of a few close friends and their children or a few children from your child’s daycare. Older children, if allowed, would invite their entire school. Know your limitations first. Ask yourself just how many screaming, laughing, loud, and rowdy.
HOW LONG TO GO FOR Honestly, do you want to have an all day birthday party? Here is when you do get to pull in the reins and set a time limit for the blessed event! How long do you want the party to go on? Toddler parties are easy to put a time limited on. They tire quickly for the most part and other parents may have their child.
FUN PARTY FOOD KIDS LOVE Bugs on a Log: Cut celery into 6” lengths and spread with peanut butter. Put raisins (“bugs”) along the length of the celery in an uneven pattern. Or you can have the children add their own “bugs.” Pigs in a Blanket: Ingredients include hot dogs, cheese, refrigerator croissants. Cut the hot dogs lengthwise and cut the cheese into strips. Unroll the croissants and stuff them.
PICKING A PARTY THEME There are a few things to keep in mind before solidifying on one theme. For a toddler you can pretty much pick a theme by anything you see your toddler taking a special liking too. If they have yet to show any real interest in one thing or another you can bet whatever you choose will go over just fine. Discuss party themes with the birthday.
• KEEP THE KIDS HAPPY AND ACTIVE Have plenty of games for the kids to participate in and keep the downtime to a minimum. Summer birthdays are much easier to plan outdoor birthday parties for to keep children actively involved, yet it does not mean in the winter a sledding party or an ice-skating party with hot cocoa cannot be done. There are also many games that can be played.
• ALWAYS HAVE A BACK-UP PLAN Because as we know weather may not always permit the intended party plan. In these cases, you best have a great back up plan or be ready to see a very unhappy child on their birthday and a houseful of kids with idol hands. Have an alternate location picked out in advance if your home will not accommodate the entire guest at one time.
WHAT MAKES A BIRTHDAY CHILD CRY Confusion: Have the birthday child help in the planning of the party. Go step-by-step through the entire plan of the party so that your child will know what to expect. Attention: The birthday child expects to be the center of attention. The birthday child may sometimes think that too much attention is focused on siblings or other guests. Kids may also become frustrated if.
• SLEEP OVERS Set your ground rules way in advance in regards to sleepovers. If the party was not intended to be a sleepover let your child know that once the party is over, it is over unless you agree in advance for a guest or two to remain through the night. You will be exhausted by the end of the party so again this is a great time to.
PARENT AND CHILD MOMENTS Make a point to make the birthday child’s day a special event between the parent(s) and child. This is a great time to extend an extra act of kindness or steal a few special moments with the birthday child. Make their favorite breakfast and serve it with a sentimental card or a letter hand written to them telling them all the things that you adore about.