Are you looking for the best kids party ideas? Whether you're throwing a sleepover, birthday, or tea party for your kids, we have some amazing party ideas for you. With my two kids, I've had my fair share of throwing kid's parties. The most challenging part of kids parties are making sure that they don't get bored. You can't have the same activities and party themes over and over again. That's why if you need some party ideas for your kid's next event, here are some that will get you through another one!
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1. Awesome Birthday Party Craft Ideas
Make your kid's birthday party awesome and memorable with these birthday party craft ideas. Teach them cool crafts like candy bracelets, pop art, and even painting seashells as they enjoy with friends and family. Click here to read more!
2. Spectacular Kids Tea Party Ideas
Do you still remember when you had your own tea party in your childhood years? Give your little girl a great time by throwing her and her friends their own spectacular tea party. It's always fun making cool invitations and sending them to their favorite friends. Click here to read more!
3. Fun Things to do at a Sleepover
With the kids growing and making new friends, expect to have several of these sleepover plans. Know what fun things you can do to make it awesome. Great slumber parties are one of the most memorable parts of their childhood to talk about in years to come. Click here to read more!
4. Under the Sea Photo Backdrop Party Props
Want to take the party under the sea? You can with this easy-to-make backdrop. It also comes with free printables for the props. Get those cardboard, glitter, and colored paper ready and start making wonderful backgrounds. Check it out here.
5. Rainbow Paper Garland
Make it a colorful party celebration with this easy paper garland. Rainbow crafts are fun and exciting; the children will be delighted to see the outcome. You can even have the kids help out. Get the steps here. Be sure to stock up on colorful paper too!
6. DIY Minecraft Party
Create swords, torches, and more and throw a party your little Minecraft fan will never forget. There are tons of amazing ideas to get online and neverending possibilities to make your kids' Minecraft party a great one. Get the tutorial here.
7. Ice Cream Cone Pinata
A pinata is great for kids parties, but making one in the shape of an ice cream cone? Everyone will be extra eager to see the surprises as this giant ice cream cone holds! You'll need a paper lantern for this one, grab one here! Then, see how here.
8. The Perfect Carnival Party Invitation
Have you ever taken your kid to the carnival? If not, why not have a carnival-themed party? The kids will be happy to have their own personal carnival experience at home. Here's the perfect invitation for you. Check it out here.
9. DIY Feather Crown and Garland
Everything should match for a party, right? Make these feather crowns from paper and string this matching DIY garland too. Imagine how adorable your little ones would look as they all march by wearing these feather crowns. Get the steps here.
10. Kid-Friendly Fondue Bar and Recipes
Kids love cheese and chocolate. Complete your kid's party by making sure there's fondue to dip in all the yummy stuff. It's going to be messy, but it will be worth seeing the kiddos enjoying these delicious treats. Check it out here.
11. Crafty Little Treat Bags
Don't seem to have enough time to decorate your treat bags? All you need are paper bags, a pair of scissors, and colorful ribbon designs to get started. Try this super easy party idea. Get the steps here.
12. Ice Cream Play Dough
Warn the kids, this play dough looks so realistic they may just eat it! Kids always like to pretend they're cooking or making something to eat. They just love molding and squishing this colorful clay-like material. Get the instructions here.
13. Up, up and Away Cake
Colorful and fun! Complete any party with this gorgeous balloon cake made of cupcakes and fondant. You'll love to get creative with these treats, but kids can't wait to get their hands on them. Get the recipe here.
14. Donut on a String
I'm sure you've heard of the apple eating contest, well, here's an easier version of that fun kid's game and it uses donuts! Just enjoy the look on their faces as they race to gobble up these delicious donuts. Check it out here.
15. Giant Bubble Maker
Kids are always fascinated with bubbles. See their jaws drop when you make giant bubbles and one of the best outdoor party ideas! See how here. You'll need a hula hoop and kids pool for this one. Personally, I like this inflatable pool since its easier to store.
16. Giant Pickup Sticks
This is a bit old-fashioned but try to recall how you've been always up for the challenge. Pickup sticks are fun to play with. Make it more fun by making it 10 times bigger. Kids today are still going to have lots of fun with this game. Check out how here.
17. Nutella Mini Pancake Kabobs
The words pancake and Nutella already make your mouth water, right? Make party food a little healthier by adding some strawberries and bananas. Layer them all on a stick and you get a delicious treat the kids can't wait to get their hands on. Get the recipe here.
Seriously, kids love watermelon. Want to turn it into a game? See who can spit the seeds the farthest! Good ol' backyard fun. You can also make it a bit more challenging by not allowing the kids to use their hands. Sounds fun, right?
Watch this video by Tasty on making strawberry pancake skewers:
It's fun doing cool DIY projects by making craft projects, home decor projects, upcycling ideas, recipes, tutorials and anything you can do yourself, especially when it's for the benefit of their little ones! People should be more in touch with their creative side and realize that there’s a lot of things that they can do themselves, even throw awesomely memorable kids' parties.
Do you have anything to add to these cool kids party ideas? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in May 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.