On the look of it, it may seem that a kid’s thanksgiving party is easier to plan and execute because there are fewer people involved, the people involved are too young to get bored and judge a party as boring, and the budget can not possibly be unreasonably huge. However, it is infact toddler birthday parties that breed the most difficulties. It is a humongous task to manage children and ensure that they are being entertained all the while.
Plus, you have to ensure there are no fights, and of course, there is tremendous after-party cleaning to do. While the guests are not difficult to please, what you have to ensure is that your own son/daughter has a very memorable thanksgiving bash. Here are a few ideas to make your toddler thanksgiving party work and be a huge success:
Top Thanksgiving Party Ideas For Kids
Puppet Show/Magic Shows
Puppet shows are a relatively unconventional ideas but they are surshot rages with children. Call over a professional troupe or group, or if you wish to keep the budget relaxed – you could learn and do it yourself using videos on the internet.
Keep the stories being enacted simple and hilarious – and they are bound to make your guests roll in laughter and fun. Even magic shows are a great idea to entertain the young ones. But these can be arranged only if you’re not pulling your budget strings too tight.
This could be the best possible way to fascinate the young minds and make sure they love your party. Get the cake, turkey, and other thanksgiving snacks in the party done in different and exciting shapes. This is a test of your creativity and imagination. The shapes should gel with the “thanksgiving” theme.
Fun Activities And Games
Any kid’s party without fun filled, invigorating and exciting games is bound to leave the the guests yawning in boredom. Make sure that the entire time set of the party is packed with a variety of games – dumb charades, lemon race, paper dance, four corners, passing the parcel, and so on and so forth. Also, reward the kids who win these games with their favorite goodies. Such games spread happiness and laughter and make the party a success.
Return Gift Hampers
Another superb idea to ensure your kid’s friends go home with wide smiles plastered on their faces, is to prepare unique, exciting, and delicious return gift hampers for all the attendees of the party. These gift hampers can be customized to suit the theme of the party. You could give chocolates, fun toys, books, stationery, and other goodies into an assorted basket. Not only will the kids go back home grinning, but they are sure to wait eagerly for next year’s bash too!
Besides the above, do not fail to neglect the conventional areas of dancing, food and decorations. Ensure that the music is in place, the hall is full of resplendent colors, balloons and streamers, and the food is mouth watering and enticing! Once you take care of these details, the party is sure to be a memorable one!