10 Ways To Make Your Child's Birthday Party Memorable

My son’s birthday is coming up fast so I have kids parties on the brain. I want to throw a super fun but laid back party with all of the right elements but without going over the top. I don’t want to be one of those parents. Sounds a little easier said than done, right? Over the years of blogging primarily about parties, I have come up with a list of a few things that will make for a perfect party. In the instance of a kids party, they might need to be modified slightly. Along with the normal stuff like a great food table, balloons and streamers, there are a few things that you might not think of for your kid’s party. And when it is your child’s party, you want it to be as memorable as possible, right? Right. Here is a round up of ten ways to make sure your child’s birthday party is nothing short of memorable. Heck, it might even end up being the perfect party. You’re welcome!

  • Make A Memorable Kids Party 1 of 11

    Click through to see how to make your kids party rock. 

  • Bold Decorations 2 of 11
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    Just because it's a kids party doesn't mean you have to have tacky or too many decorations. This giant cross stitch number would be perfect for a kiddos big day. I have a soft spot for peg board and all things oversized. So yeah, I will definitely be doing this soon. 

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  • Photo Op 3 of 11
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    What is more memorable than an awesome photograph? To say I am a huge fan of photo-booths would be an understatement. I might have a bit of an addiction. Make an amazing photo area for the kids to love as well as the parents. This pirate ship one is beyond adorable. 

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  • Rad Party Hats 4 of 11
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    Have you ever seen a more fun party hat than this? I seriously doubt it. If you are having a circus party, then these hats are perfect. But even if you aren't, having some super fun party hats can make all the difference in your kids party. 

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  • Piñata 5 of 11
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    Not just any piñata from the party store. Oh no! Nothing less than an original, super fun and creative piñata will do for your little one's big day. This watermelon one would be perfect for a fun outdoor summer party. 

    See more here on Oh Happy Day! 

  • Invites 6 of 11
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    In my humble opinion, the invites are one of the most important parts of the party. That and the cake of course. Your invites set the stage for the party! If the invites are fun and unique, the kids will be even more stoked to come to the party. 

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  • The Cake 7 of 11
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    The cake! Oh the cake. It's the centerpiece of any child's birthday. The thing they look forward to just as much, if not more than the gifts and the party itself! Making the cake special and unique is essential. Also making sure the cake is chocolate. 

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  • Element of Fun 8 of 11
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    The element of fun is a must have for any party, but especially a kids party! Having fun stuff for the kids to play with like these rad animal masks is something the kids will remember for a long time. 

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  • Wrapping 9 of 11
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    I'm not sure if it is just me, but it seems like the wrapping on a gift is sometimes just as interesting to the child as the gift itself. So why not make it super fun with something like this shake it wrap? My guess is you will have a hard time getting them to open the gift.

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  • Party Favors 10 of 11
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    How cute is this idea? Party favors and drinks wrapped into one! Coming up with a fun idea for a party favor for the kids to take home is a little bit of a daunting task. You want the impression to last! In my experience, a simple idea like this one is the best way to go.

    See more here on The Alison Show

  • Activity 11 of 11
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    Unless your party is going to be pretty short, you are going to want some kind of activity for the kids to enjoy. Something themed to the party and fun for all ages is ideal. Like this puppet theater. Kids and adults alike would love playing with this during the party. 

    See more here on The Alison Show

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