by Debbie Nikkel
Description: Creative birthday party ideas.
Only 9 days left until my son turns 2 years old. The first two
years have been such a wonderful journey that has gone too fast.
decided to invite a few cousins and friends over for a couple of
hours to celebrate the birth of this incredible soul. There is
do before the celebration. I need to bake a cake, organize games,
fill loot bags and decorate the home. This article will give you
ideas to have a great party on a moderate budget. Happy Birthday.
Revolve it around your child's favourite things.
Television Characters: Arthur, Batman, Teletubbies, Franklin
Sports: Basketball, baseball, swimming
Themes: Zoo, Science, Mexico, Forest
Decorate according to your theme. If your theme is a zoo
party, paint pictures of animals, flowers, trees and incorporate
them all over
the party room. Make animals out of bristol board and hang from
ceilings or tape onto the walls. Have the children dress in
add to the decorations. Dress the birthday child and yourself in
costume as well. Be outrageous and do something a little
Be creative and keep it into the theme and the age of the
guests. A great game is pin the tail on the donkey. Make a little
adjustments and have pin the bat to the baseball player or pin a
bow tie on
Prizes and Loot Bags
Go to the nearby dollar store and go crazy. Fill the bag with
little gadgets and keep a few gadgets to give as prizes for the
Fill with homemade cookies, candy and/or fudge.
Go into the kitchen and have fun. Make a simple cake and
decorate according to the theme. If it is a forest party place
trees, bears and goats all over the cake. Do not forget the
Birthdays are a great time to make the honoured guest feel
special and loved. Go all out and put it in the books as a great
for the years to come.
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