Fun Birthday Ideas For Small Kids
If you have kids, you know that every year you have to struggle with planning that birthday party. You want to make it special and at the same time, you want to keep it within your budget. To that end, I have a few great ideas for you that are relatively inexpensive.
Bounce House Party
A bounce house is an epic children’s birthday idea. No kid will ever say that they do not want a bounce house and you have probably noticed that any time you drive by one, their attention is instantly on it. What you might not know is that they can be surprisingly affordable.
A bounce house rental can be had for 100 to 150 dollars in most areas. That will give you 6 to 8 hours of pure child satisfying activity. Add to that a few balloons, some pizza and a cake and you have the recipe for success.
The great thing about a bounce house is that the kids will have fun and they will be totally exhausted by the end of the day. That gives them a great day and mommy a great night.
Have you seen those large gymnastics buildings, well they are not just for people actively pursuing gymnastics. These places also make themselves available for parties on the weekend.
Like with a bounce house, this will allow your kid to do what they like to do most, bounce. They will also learn about some basics of gymnastics. In any case, you get a structured activity period for your children, that they will love, followed by a room to have food and cake afterwards.
Have A Cookie Party
There are two ways to go about this. You can do the organized, professional route or you can do it all by yourself.
If you are not the do it yourselfer type, you can find a local bakery that has cookie decorating classes. For a few hundred dollars, you can have a group of kids that will have the time of the life. As a big plus, you get to eat the fun at the end of the day.
The great thing about a cookie decorating party is that you can also save a lot of money and do it yourself. Just buy some frosting, sprinkles, candies and make some basic sugar cookies. Then have the kids go to town decorating. For around 20 to 30 dollars, all will have a good time and, once again, you get to eat the cookies at the end.
Create A Kite Party
If the weather will be good at the time of your kids special day, why not spend it at the park. Most cities have parks with Gazebos or covered seating that you can reserve for free or for a little charge.
Reserve a space and then buy what you need to make some homemade kites. All that you need is some string to tie the kite to and some sticks or poles for support. Then get some paper to coat the frame and some markers or paint for the kids to decorate the kites with.
The beauty of a kite party is that you give the kids an outlet to express themselves and then you can let them tire themselves out later by flying the kites. Top it off with some cupcakes and you have a great day.