Two to Three Days Ahead _ In the days leading up to your party, shoot a text to any guests who have yet to RSVP. You want to make sure you have the right head count for the rest of your birthday party preparation. If you are doing the party food yourself, this is the time to hit the grocery store. Pick up the groceries you need, candles for the cake, and candy for party favors or to fill a pinata. Gather your pals to help you with the birthday preparation, they can assemble party favor bags and decorations.
Age is an Important Number _ Make sure everything, from activities to goody bag treats, is age_appropriate for the majority of your guests. If there is a wide range of ages, use the age of the birthday child as a guide. The child's age is also a good indicator of how many children to invite, the rule of thumb generally is one child for every year plus 2. So if your child is turning four, try to keep the guest list at six children. Age also plays an important role in setting the theme and deciding where to have your party. Younger children might be comfortable in a home but feel your child out to get a good read on the situation.
by Tonya J. Joseph on Jul 12, 2018 Birthday Cards