Birthday Celebration Ideas for Your Little Ones

If there’s one day of the year that kids look forward to, it’s their birthday. After all, it’s an occasion focused entirely on them. Now, you may have your traditions to stick by. Perhaps you get up at a certain time to open presents, eat a specific special breakfast, or allow them to take sweets, cake, or party bags to school for all of their friends. But if there’s one thing that shouldn’t remain stolidly routine, it’s their birthday party! There are so many different fun options out there that it would be a shame to stick to the exact same thing year in and year out. So, here are a few different ideas for your little one’s birthday celebrations with their friends and family.

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Keeping Things Close to Home

Some of us prefer to stay close to home when we are hosting a party for our children. After all, keeping an eye on a bunch of excited kids can be difficult at the best of times, never mind when you’re in a new location that you’re not used to yourself. Your own home could stage the perfect space for the proceedings to commence. This also ensures that the birthday boy or girl also feels comfortable and in control. They are within their own space and territory and can contentedly command all of their little friends’ attention here. So what do you need for the perfect stay-at-home party? Well, luckily, kids can be pretty simply entertained and amused. All you need to do is supply music and plenty of traditional party games, such as pass the parcel or musical chairs. Add some party snacks and drinks, and you’re pretty good to go! If you want a stand out fixture, consider Jumping Castle Hire. The inflatable can be set up in your garden or any other private outdoor space. Not only will it be extremely fun for all of the guests to bounce around on, but it will also do a pretty good job of tiring out hyperactive and overexcited guests. Remember to lay down some ground rules at the start of the party, such as no shoes, food, or drinks on the castle.

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The Cinema

Sometimes, taking control of numerous children can be daunting. If you find yourself getting nervous at the thought of keeping an eye on a group, but don’t necessarily want to accommodate everyone within your own home, why not consider a trip to the cinema. There are almost always films directed at children being screened, and this is a way to keep little ones occupied yet calm at the same time. Let the birthday boy or girl choose a film that they’d like to see and conduct a group booking to guarantee seats located together. You can then gather the troops, allow them to pick popcorn or other sweets and then get them settled into their seats where they will sit relatively still while still having a great time.

Both in-home and out of the home birthday celebrations can be brilliant experiences for your little one. So consider all of the aspects involved in either venture and choose accordingly. Everyone is bound to have a brilliant time either way!

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Shona Mackin is a mum to a little boy and massive Bernese Mountain Dog fur baby. In her previous (and current) life, she is the owner of social media agency socialface. As a serial entrepreneur, she aimed to design her businesses to do what she wanted, when she wanted… at least thats what she thought, until she found out her babies had a better plan. Thankfully her former former life as a dancer gave her oodles of flexibility and determination to roll with whatever each new day throws her way… sometimes… other days coffee helps in the morning and wine in the evening or a time out in a hot shower to block out the noise.
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