An art-themed party at home requires creativity and flexibility, but no significant artistic ability. Best of all, it will keep guests and the birthday child creatively engaged. Ideal for children ages four to nine, limit the guest list to six or fewer children. Recruit a few parents to stay or hire a neighborhood teen to offer support and encouragement for these open-ended party activities.
Life with kids is hectic, and parents have precious few hours of ‘me time’ every night. While DIY parties are a great way to save money, most parents want to spend their nights relaxing rather than slaving over decorations. Here are some party projects that achieve the DIY trifecta: they are quick, easy and inexpensive:
There are many creative ways to invite the crew on a sailing adventure. Hand-delivered invitations could be sent as a message in a bottle complete with a little bit of sand and a couple of small seashells. For a pool party, the invitation could include wording like, “Ahoy! Set sail on the [Child’s Name] sea for some sailing adventures!”.
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