When party planning there is one thing I know for sure, and that is no parent ever wants to plan and throw a birthday party for their child and later find out (when it’s all said and done) that your son or daughter did not like the theme. And because they weren’t crazy about the chosen theme, they really didn’t enjoy the party along with some of their pals. Truly a parent’s nightmare! As we all know, the ultimate goal when birthday party planning for your kid is a fun and enjoyable time for both the guest of honor as well as the invited guests.
Planning a child’s birthday party can at times feel like a huge inconvenience, when in reality the planning can be a great chance to spend some time bonding with your child while at the same time having fun! So make the most of your time and take this opportunity to sit with your child and find out what insight they have and what it is they really want when it comes to their celebration. You can then easily think outside the box and turn those interests, likes and ideas into the party of the year.
So the take away here is when considering the type and party theme for your kid’s birthday party is to always consider your child’s interests to be sure a good time is had by all.
Cupcake Birthday Party Ideas – It’s All About the Cupcake!
So is this the year to tackle something different? Looking to switch the same old, same old for something unique and exciting? If so, why not consider the super, extra special cupcake birthday party, a theme loved by young and old and boys and girls. These days, cupcakes have become an essential at birthday parties and there are so many ways to use this theme to plan the best party ever. So think about taking the cupcake party theme and carrying it through the entire birthday bash…from invites all the way through to the goody bag. Cupcakes are truly global and really, who among us doesn’t just love to celebrate well anything with some delicious cupcakes.
Cupcake Birthday Party Ideas – All Things…Cupcake!
Boys and girls alike not only enjoy making their own works of art but they love, love, love eating them! So by choosing this theme you are already on your way to joy. You can simply go to your favorite online location or retail spot and purchase everything you need to throw a fabulous cupcake party. But if you’re the creative type, here are some ideas to get you stated.
Invitations – When thinking about invitations, just create out of card stock a cupcake and outline all the party details on the bottom or back of the card. Or send a recipe card including your favorite cupcake recipe and again just outline the party specifics on the back of the card. How about taking a picture of the birthday girl or by dress outfitted in her best cupcake duds and viola, scribble the details on the back and you have an invitation. Or if you are able to hand deliver the invitations use real cupcakes with the invitation attached and you are good to go.
Decorations – This is a bit of an easier task. When thinking cupcake party and decorations, any colors will do. Then it’s all about the balloons, balloons, balloons. Choose all sorts of shapes and sizes including the lovely cupcake shape and enhance the balloons with streamers, banners, ribbons and the like. Scatter some cooking utensils around with chef’s hats, aprons and baking racks and pans in the party space to set the tone. And don’t forget to include a colorful table cloth as well as napkins and tableware to get the party going.
Activities – First and foremost the activity of the day is decorating the cupcakes! Set up and decorating are complete with all the fixings. And what about pin the candle on a cupcake, face painting and don’t forget about the always enjoyable, always loved piñata. A cupcake shaped piñata is perfect for kids of all ages and is a most fun addition to any party.