If your teen is about to celebrate his or her birthday and you’re at loss deciding how to go about arranging the birthday party, you’ve come to the right place. Unless you’re planning on a surprise party for your teenager, you will have to include him or her in the planning, so make sure you sit down with your teen and discuss what you both would like to do for the party. Planning and arranging an awesome party for your teenager will be as easy as pie if you go by the following tips and ideas for how to arrange a teenage birthday party.
Tips To Arrange A Teenage Birthday Party
Creating A Budget And Selecting A Fun Theme
While your teen may be keen on having the best party ever, you as parent might be a bit worried about the expense. Creating a budget with your teenager will help you both set down how much you want to spend for each part of the birthday preparation like decorations, goodie bags, etc. It will fall on your teenager to choose the perfect theme for his or her birthday celebration. Of course you will need to see that it is age appropriate and fits within your planned budget.
If your teenager is finding it a bit hard to decide on a theme or you are arranging a surprise teenage birthday party, you can use fun and sunny themes like a tropical theme or beach theme. If you have a pool at home or are open to renting a pool for the party, you can combine the chosen theme with a poolside party theme to give the teens a chance to cool off and have fun at the same time.
If it’s during the winter, you can still host a poolside party by renting an indoor pool. Other themes you can use while arranging a teenage birthday party include a video game themed party, a rock ‘n’ roll themed party, a movie themed party like a Star Wars party, etc.
Party Decor And Supplies
You can purchase or make teenage birthday party décor and supplies depending on your budget and the selected theme. Going the DIY route is definitely one of the cheapest and most creative ways of obtaining décor, goodie bags, invitations, and other supplies.
While arranging a teenage birthday party for your child, you will find that online stores like Amazon and Party City will make it easier for you to find everything you need without stepping out from your front door. Just make sure the party décor is tasteful and goes with the theme. It is also best not to clutter up the party avenue with too many decorative items and other paraphernalia.
Planning The Menu And Entertainment
When you are arranging a teenage birthday party one of the most important things to plan out is the menu. Healthy snacks are the safest choice. However, some junk food and soda would not go amiss with the teen crowd. Finger foods are also a great idea for a party. The birthday cake should also go with the chosen theme and should be large enough to satisfy all your guests.
Planning the entertainment for a teenage birthday party is a lot easier than you would expect. Teenagers usually know what amuses them so you can leave it to your teen to choose some interesting games like the murder mystery game to entertain his or her guests. Traditional party games like scavenger hunts would also be fun for teens. Your teenager can also play his or her favorite music so that the guests can have a fun dance session.