So it's that time of the year again when your shopping list will be overflowing with balloons, cakes, muffins, streamers, glitters and chocolates. All these are extremely important factors in making your young one's birthday party a memorable one for them and their friends. But there is an even better way of making it a one-of-its-kind experience for your child. If you just follow these simple steps and involve your child in the preparations for their birthday you will not only groom them for the future but you can also easily make it a time of their lives:
An invitation sets the whole tone of the party. You can assist your kid in making invitation phone calls to their friends and inform them when and where to come. This will not only make your child feel happy and excited about the party but will also impart a sense of responsibility and confidence in them. You can also make them more involved by making invitation cards with them. You can refer to the DIY videos online and make the anticipation of party more fun for your little ones and their gang.
2. Planning the menu:
Make sure that you have the best interest of your child in mind and you refer to them before planning out the menu. Ask your child to jot down their favourite food items and include them wisely in your menu for the party. This will not only make them feel wanted but it will also give them a sense of belonging. You can also ask them to help you out in the kitchen while preparing the food. You can involve them in baking a cake or muffins for their birthday. This will make your little one filled with pride and a sense of accomplishment.
Now comes the most important part of any birthday party, the decorations. Make your little one involved by giving them the freedom to decorate in their style. Let them blow balloons and decorate with streamers according to their liking. Let them pick out their favourite colours and different designs of balloons and you can also involve the father in the decoration process.
4. Play games:
Apart from the cakes and gifts the best part about a birthday party is fun and interactive games. Involve your child in the planning and execution of these games. You can make it themed according to your child's liking. Make sure that your little one is a part of each and every one of these games. You can go for the classic birthday games, indoor or even outdoor games if you have a back yard. This will make your child's whole birthday a memorable one. Games like:
• Human Pinata
• DIY backyard obstacle course
• Blind indoor obstacle course
• Indoor and outdoor scavenger hunt
Or you can even invent a fun and special birthday game on your own.
5. Pick a theme:
One of the best and the most fun way of involving your child in the birthday preps is by assisting them in picking out a theme. A memorable theme concerning their favourite cartoon show, favourite book or just anything that seems fun for them is an overall fun experience in itself. The whole idea of this is to make your little one feel special and loved on their special day. Some creative and fun themes are:
• Robin hood
• Reptiles and amphibians
• Harry Potter
• Star wars
These are some of the crazy party themes that can be planned and done along with your child and it can also be the secret to your kid's successful birthday party.