Latest research reveals that an average of 95 percent of American kids under 10 years have celebrated a birthday party and can tell you outrightly that kid’s birthday parties should be fun for kids.
But how can a kid’s birthday party be fun and exciting?
Here is a list of some ideas from party experts and ecstatic mothers that can surely make your kid’s birthday party a success. Allow a kid to plan a party for kids.
Do not take this idea literally and leave a child to plan alone for the party, instead, what it means is that to get a child involved in the planning process. A child’s concept of fun is a primary ingredient in planning for a successful party, especially since they are the main focus of the party itself.
Do away with the concept of making your own rules for the party or aiming to have the house remain clean even after the party. But with a child involved in the planning process, not only will you get good ideas for kids to enjoy, but you can also get that bargaining edge and get their cooperation for things that you may want to keep in order during the party.
Second, plan for a manageable party.
Try to limit the number of guests by considering the ratio of child –to –adult ratio, especially when trying to manage the party itself. Do take note that children are an active and restless lot and having some adults along, especially parents of the guests, may prove helpful in times of disorder and active play.
Also you may try to plan for activities involving parent and child, that way, everybody in the party can also have fun.