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8 Tips on planning a party for toddlers & preschoolers

 
Need inspiration for your kids next birthday party? There are so many things to think about, but here's a quick guide to get you started.
Planning a birthday party for toddlers and preschoolers can be lots of fun and needn't be daunting as you might think as long as you make a start 4-6 weeks out.

Here's a quick party planning guide to get you started.
 

8 Tips on planning a party for toddlers & preschoolers
 

1. Party budget


Confirm your party budget and how much you're willing to spend on all aspects of the party.

 

2. Confirm party date & time


Decide on a time and date for the party, ensure it doesn't clash with school/public holidays, other kids parties etc.

 

3. Party venue


Choose and book a party venue if you're not holding the party at home.
 


4. Party theme


Decide on a party theme, perhaps your little one's favourite character or colour.

 

5. Party supplies


Buy your party supplies and include things you will need to decorate your venue (balloons, bunting, tableware, party bags etc).

 

6. Party invites


Write up a guest list and send out your party invites. Don't forget to include a RSVP date.
 


7. Party entertainment & party hire

 
Decide if you will have party entertainment or if you will use a party hire company for things such as toys and games, kids tables and chairs etc.

 

8. Birthday cake


Think about making or buying a birthday cake in the birthday party theme or a simple cake with your little one's age on it.
 

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