Think About Themes _ Whether your preschooler loves Dora, Handy Manny, or the Backyardigans, chances are you can find birthday party goodies that span the spectrum, from plates to wall hangings. And it's not just about decorations. Popular characters lend themselves to other facets of the celebration, like games, food, and crafts. At a Dora party, for instance, you can set up an adventure course and make an animal mask. Serve up sandwiches you cut from train_shaped cookie cutters at a Thomas the Tank Engine party. And if you are so inclined, the big finale can be when the birthday child's favorite character shows up. No matter where you hold the party, the theme is something your child is going to want to be involved with, so make sure to get her input.
Young children often get overwhelmed and over stimulated easily. We have all been to birthday parties where children are in tears over costumed characters or overwhelmed with the large numbers of unfamiliar faces. Consider your child's personality and preference and plan a party where your child can be comfortable, be himself, and have fun. With thoughtful planning, kid's birthday parties can be meaningful occasions of joy and celebration with limited stress for adults.
by Joseph S. Hose on Jul 12, 2018 Birthday Cards