Planning a great child’s party, whether a themed party to celebrate a fun holiday like Halloween, a birthday party, or both, can quickly take on a life of its own and become a chaotic mess you’re not sure how to even begin organizing. So many small details go into planning any type of party, especially when groups of kids are involved, that it’s easy to get overwhelmed and end up accidentally overlooking something.
When my fiance and I were planning his oldest daughter’s 8th birthday party, I think we went through about a dozen possible theme options before settling on something that she was completely obsessed with at the time–pirates. Then there was hunting down pirate-themed party supplies, creating a menu around the theme, and of course, the activities to keep everyone entertained. It was not easy. In fact, as we were decorating the house the night before the party, I think I declared that we would not be hosting any future parties possibly ever. Of course, my tune changed as soon as I saw just how much everyone truly enjoyed and appreciated what my fiance and I had done, and how happy my stepdaughter was with her party. The words “best birthday party ever” were exclaimed quite a few times. But my goodness, there is a whole lot of work involved in taking an idea and turning it into one really fantastic party.
Check out the following infographic from Party Pail all about how to go about planning the perfect children’s party, starting with the basics like deciding on a theme and party activities, to how you can use social media to stay connected and communicate with guests, using Pinterest to brainstorm party ideas, and sites to utilize when documenting the party afterwards, like Facebook, Flickr, and Tumblr. You are sure to find at least a few tips that you will be able to put to good use when planning your child’s next bash!
Via: Party Pail
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