5 Fun party ideas for toddlers & preschoolers

Check out these fun party ideas for toddlers and preschoolders you can try at home. Cheap and easy things they'll enjoy doing at their next birthday party.
Check out these fun party ideas for toddlers and preschoolders you can try at home.

Cheap and easy things they'll enjoy doing at their next birthday party.

5 Fun party ideas for toddlers & preschoolers


1. Have a big birthday treasure hunt

  • Toddlers and preschoolers love to use their imagination and work together to find hidden treasure.
  • Why not create a birthday treasure hunt, with a hand-drawn treasure map and tokens made from old magazines or cardboard boxes.
  • You could theme the hunt around your toddler's or preschooler's interests such as animals, oceans or transport or one of their favourite characters.

2. Create a ‘recycled orchestra’ & play Happy Birthday

  • Invite your kids friends over to make musical instruments using recycled and craft materials.
  • When you have made your instruments, form an orchestra and create your own version of the ‘Happy Birthday’ song.

3. Decorate cupcakes

  • Entertain your toddler's or preschooler's guests by getting them to decorate some homemade cupcakes using different coloured icing, fruit and other edible decorations.
  • Let them go wild and see what creations they can come up with. And then let them eat them or take them home in their party bags.
  • If you are not big on baking, just buy some pre-made cupcakes and get the kids to decorate these instead.

4. Create a birthday chair

  • Why not decorate your toddler's or preschooler's highchair or a dining chair with their favourite things and all sorts of party supplies such as balloons, hats, ribbons etc.
  • Once it's decorated put the birthday chair at the head of the party table for your little one to sit at during food time.

5. Make footprint birthday art

  • Why not mark this special occasion with a footprint painting activity.
  • This ‘Happy Feet’ article shows you how to create a piece of heart-shaped art from your guests' footprints.
  • Once the artwork has dried, you can write a special note inside the heart and your guests can take their Happy Feet home as a memento of the party.

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Source: This article has been written by Creators, a nationwide service offering quality home-based care and education. Creators are passionate about seeing every child’s unique talent being recognized and nurtured.

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