Before, During, After: Throwing the Best Kids Party

Kids at a party

Are you throwing a children’s party anytime soon? Preparing for kids is fun and exciting, especially if you’re going for a specific theme. You can also hire party rentals and have them delivered to your Utah home to make things easier. To get started, here is a timeline you can follow:

Before the Party

You can send invitations online if your friends or the parents of your kids have social media. You can also send the invitation by e-mail. Although old school, another way to send it is through MMS on your mobile phone. When sending an invitation, it’s important to make a list of whom you’re inviting. Include the parents of your kid’s friends, teachers, relatives, and other family members.

No kids’ party is complete without balloons. You can tie them and hang them onto the window or put them on the floor. You can also put a banner with some message to personalize it.

Prepare two sets of food — one for kids and another one for adults. You can also create meals that both adults and kids would love. Some of these can be done before the day itself. All you need is to do some research. You can buy a cake if you’re not into baking, then place some personalized toppers to make it look more special.

Included in the preparations is prepping your kid for the celebration. Put your kid in a good mood. Also, make grooming arrangements and hide the toys your child aren’t willing to share.

During the Party

Invite kids’ party providers. Kids love clowns, but some do not. If you can find someone who makes balloon animals, then hire them instead. You can also invite someone who can do face paints and do magic tricks. You can hire this person or if you have a friend, the better since you don’t have to spend much (they can give discounts since you’re a friend or relative!).

kids blowing a birthday cake

Kids also love games. You can host piñatas, egg and spoon races, tail on the donkey, and many more. These are tried and tested games that children love. It’s easy to play and also easy to prepare.

Follow the program of the party so that there wouldn’t be conflicts in nap times. There should also be a firm time at the start of the party as well as an end. Stick to that so you wouldn’t have a hard time hosting the party. You should also advise everyone of the time, including the people dedicated to the performances.

After the Party

Your kid will have lots of gifts to open and it’s best to reserve opening them after the guests have left. This is to avoid other kids from getting jealous. This also saves you time.

Your kid will most probably be sleepy by this time. This is also when you got to be ready to clean up the mess made, but think instead of how you made your kid so happy. It’s also important to remember and be thankful for everyone who attended and participated in the party and the games. This made your kid happy and even if you’re tired you know you did a good thing as a parent.