5 Fun Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

5 Fun Birthday Party Ideas for Kids from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Adventures of Frugal Mom

Every parent wants to make their child’s birthday unique and unforgettable. From birthday cakes to the decoration it has to be perfect in a mother’s eyes for their baby! Depending on where you are in the world it can vary from pinning the tail on the donkey to pool parties with rubber toy floats. We hopefully help you to get some ideas by sharing some party ideas, children birthday games and tips for parents new to throwing a children’s party.&

Pick a Children’s themes for the Party

Some themes are well-known like; superhero or pirate themed parties, which are always fun and allow kids to dress up in fancy dress and pick their favorite superhero character. Once the theme of the party has been chosen, then it’s time to consider kids birthday entertainment.

Fun Games to Play at the Party

5 Fun Birthday Party Ideas for Kids from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Adventures of Frugal Mom

There are loads of birthday party options and some love to play games like; pass the parcel, egg and spoon, treasure hunt and for older kids a dance-off. Sometimes it’s a good idea to involve some sports activity that gets kids running around burning off the sugar, before sending them back to their parents!

Game ideas for Older Children aged 10 to 12 years old

5 Fun Birthday Party Ideas for Kids from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Adventures of Frugal Mom

Spin the bottle is a fun game to play and whoever the bottles lands on there is a yucky food to taste, which always gets loads of laughs and children love this game! You can pick some presents to give away if the bottle spins and lands on a person three times in a row, which adds to the excitement. Here are some birthday party gifts ideas that I used for my boys birthday party

6 to 10-year-olds   

The chocolate game is a fun one and can always get children involved if some are shy. This activity needs a knife and fork for using to try and cut the bar of chocolate while wearing a dress of some sort. Sometimes the chocolate can get soft very quickly in warmer climates, so make sure to put it into the freezer to make the chocolate last longer.   

 4 to 6-year-olds 

Pass the parcel or musical statues is a classic game and one that never gets old with the kids. Pick some great music, loads of chairs to use and let the games begin.
2 to 4 years old

Kids at this age love a treasure hunt and if supervised this is a great outdoor game to play at the party. Merely hide some sweets and candy then send them off to hunt the treasure down.   

About the Author

Matt Morrisey is a blogger and is a writer on StarwalkKIDS discussing topics related to cool children’s toys, fun party themes, and game ideas. He is an English teacher and has traveled abroad where he teaches children of all ages. He is pursuing his career and writing his Ph.D. whilst writing part-time. 

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  1. My son has his 5th birthday coming up so thanks for sharing these ideas! I like your point about choosing a theme for the party. I’ll definitely look into finding some themed decorations like Disney balloons and streamers.

  2. Thanks a lot for the above ideas. My 7 years old sister’s birthday is coming and I was surfing for the birthday party ideas & got your article. Theme party idea would be best for the kids. I m thinking of princess theme for the little girls. Thanks for the idea!!

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