Kids' Parties & Celebrations: Most Popular Articles
Looking for kids party games for Valentines Day? Try this game of catch that gets more challenging as it goes.
Want to throw a Super Bowl party for kids? These ideas for games, decorations and food make a football party fun for children.
In charge of the classroom Valentine party this year? Here are some Valentine ideas for games, activities, and food.
This Super Bowl party game for kids will keep young fans engaged in the football game while they're watching it on TV.
Looking for birthday party venues for your kid's next party? Consider these unique, tried-and-true and creative birthday places before you book a location.
Looking for large-group kids' party games for a Valentine's Day? A game called
Looking for fun kids' party games for Valentines Day? If you have a large group of children, play matchmaker, where the players must ask clues to figure out their identity and then find their mate.
Looking for kids party games for Valentines Day? How about a game of Pictionary where all the words and phrases are somehow related to love?
Whether you’re inviting kids to a Super Bowl party, throwing a football-themed party or inviting the team over for an end of season celebration, this collection of Super Bowl party games includes some fun, football-themed ways to entertain all of the little quarterbacks.
Stuck for ideas about how to entertain guests at your baby's first birthday party? This collection of games and activities offers a little something for guests of all ages to enjoy.
Tired of extravagant, over-the-top birthday parties for kids? Simplify! Here are some tips for meaningful, fun and cheap birthday parties.
Looking for kids party games for Valentines Day in the classroom? Have the students write a love story together, five words at a time.
From toddlers to teens, these ideas will help you plan a Super Bowl party that includes the kids.
Need games to play at your pirate-themed party? These ideas are sure to entertain even the rowdiest of pirate crews!
Yeehaw! From stampedes to rodeo rides, it’s time for your little cowboys and cowgirls to answer the call of the Wild West – wild western party games, that is.
Looking for indoor party games? This easy circle activity is a great game to play when you're ready to quiet the kids down before cutting the cake or heading home.
The Doc is in -- and the party is on! If your child is a fan of the Disney channelâs favorite little
Throwing a princess party? Or a Mad Hatter tea party? Tea sandwiches make great snacks for a kids' parties because they're small, easy to eat and nutritious.
Looking for red food recipes, blue drink concoctions or purple snack ideas to fit a holiday or birthday theme? Your search is over. This list of recipes by color will help you plan a colorful kids party.
Follow this timeline that leads up to your kid's birthday party to stay organized and ensure the party is a success.
Follow these links to free printable Valentine cards for kids.
Looking for kids birthday party games? If your party has an animal theme--or even if it doesn't--try this fun large-group game where one team of children must guess the animal being mimicked by the other team.
Host a fun Valentines party for kids that celebrates your family's love for each other.
Even Old Man Winter can't spoil the fun these winter-themed party games deliver.
Include these ice-skating games to entertain kids celebrating a birthday at the ice rink.
It's always fun to roast marshmallows and sing campfire songs, but those aren't the only ways to keep campers entertained. These camping games for kids are a fun way to play in the great outdoors.
A mom writes looking for sweet 16 birthday ideas for her daughter. Here are some sweet 16 themes, as well as tips on throwing a surprise birthday party.
Kids' birthday parties don't have to cost a lot if you're on a budget. By making your own decorations, cutting down the cost of food, and following other tips you can have a great kid's party on a budget.
Throwing a party with a Disney's Frozen theme? Keep guests enchanted with these ideas for party games and activities!
When the weather is too cold for outdoor play, bring the fun indoors with these ideas for winter-themed activities.
Looking for ideas to send into the classroom on Valentine's Day? This collection of Valentine's Day treats includes choices for classroom party treats, take home gifts for your child's classmates or gifts for teachers to give to their students.
Throwing a mystery party or spy party for your kid's birthday? Consider these ideas for decorations, games, cakes, favors and more party details.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents.
Looking for a winter birthday party theme? Invite kids to celebrate at the rink with these ideas for an ice skating party theme,
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these sweet ideas for fun kids’ party games.
Planning a sweet 16 birthday party? These ideas for getting organized, setting a menu, choosing favors and planning activities will ensure a super sweet 16 bash.
Finish off a Super Bowl party menu or a sports birthday with turf-covered football cake or cupcakes. Page 30.
Themes, cakes, decorations and other ideas for baby's 1st birthday party.
Game ideas for kids to play at a St. Patrick's Day party, in the classroom or at home with the family in celebration of the holiday.
See how you can create one-of-a-kind parties for preschoolers, elementary aged kids or tweens with suggestions for birthday party themes that you can carry through decorations, food and treats.
What to do when rainy weather threatens your outdoor event.
Looking for birthday morning surprises and ideas for kids? Place a helium balloon above your child's bed while they're sleeping. Serve their favorite breakfast. Cover their doorway with streamers. Keep reading for more ways to wish your son or daughter happy birthday first thing in the morning.
What kid wouldn’t want to celebrate with a chocolate-themed party? For this party, everything is chocolate, including the invitations! Throw a chocolate party in honor of Valentine’s Day, or since chocolate is always in season, any occasion that calls for sweet, delicious fun!
Everything you need to plan a flower themed party, including ideas for invitations, decorations, crafts, games and food.
Looking for party games for a kid's birthday? This list of fun, easy birthday party activities ranges from classics, like sack races, to unusual contests that you can adapt to various themes.
How to make a Doc McStuffins birthday cake.
Looking for activities for a kid's party? These princess party games would be a hit at a little girl's birthday bash.
There are no penalties at this party where the goal is hockey-themed fun, food and good times.
From the invitations to the favors, everything you need to plan a photo booth party, inlcuding how to make your own photo booth.
How to plan a menu for a kid's birthday party
A pink ruffled 1st birthday party cake for a little girl. Page 31.
Tips and ideas for planning baby's first birthday bash.
Does your child have a winter birthday or are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the season? Throw a snow sledding party following these ideas for decorations, invitations, food and more.
Looking for ideas to entertain guests at your sleepover? Check out this collection of favorite slumber party games.
Planning a basketball party? These games provide basketball-themed fun whether you're on the court or at home.
Celebrate winter with these fun ideas for seasonal birthday party venues.
If your daughter asks for a princess party when her birthday rolls around, here are some ideas to make the day unique and memorable. These birthday party ideas could apply to any princess, whether your child loves a Disney character or you'd rather go with a generic, non-commercial theme.
Wondering what to serve for dessert at your kid's birthday party? Check out this photo gallery of cute birthday cakes for ideas.
Brighten up a winter party or holiday gathering with these snowman themed games for kids.
If you're trying to save money on your kid's birthday bash but throwing the party at home isn't an option, these venue ideas may include the right place to make the day happy for everyone -- including the host.
Explore a range of fairy games designed with kids' parties in mind. Learn how to play a variety of games that feature a fairy or enchantment theme.
Plan Groundhog Day party for kids with these ideas for everything from the invitations to the favors.
Looking for a party favor for a cowgirl, horse, pony or cowboy party? Have each child decorate a hobby horse to take home. Page 10.
These football themed foods will score big with kids at a super bowl bash.
Planning a graduation celebration for kindergarten or preschool students? Consider these themes that reflect upon the things they've learned, friends they've made, or the summer season and journeys to come.
Does your little one love all things equestrian? How about throwing a horse party for his or her next birthday? Here are some ideas for invitations, decorations, cakes and more.
A reader wants to throw an old-fashioned backyard birthday party for her daughter. Here are some ideas for a picnic birthday party parents could host in the summertime.
Ideas for planning kids parties with a winter theme.
Escape the cold days of winter with these tips for throwing a warm, indoor pool party.
How to create an enchanted forest theme party with ideas for everything from fairy and elf attire to mystical menu items.
Looking for a whimsical birthday party idea for your child? Use a butterfly theme. There are so many ways to incorporate the butterfly theme into decorations, invitations, food, cake and more.
Need some tween party ideas? Consider these birthday themes for kids ages 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12.
Fun theme ideas for a kids' Valentine's Day party.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These tissue paper flowers are easy and inexpensive to make. String them together as a garland and hang them from the ceiling or make individual flowers to decorate wrapped gifts or party hats.
Play this sweet version of Bingo at your next Valentine's Day party.
Looking for a game to play with a large group of kids at a birthday party? How about a few rounds of human tic tac toe, where the markers are actually the party guests?
If your child is a fan of the movie
This collection of penguin games provides several options for entertaining the kids at a penguin-themed party or wintertime celebration.
Throwing a hockey-themed party for kids? Entertain guests with these ideas for hockey party games.
There are plenty of unique birthday party themes for 5, 6 and 7 year olds that allow you to be creative. Here are some ideas for incorporating the themes into the decorations, cake, invitations, favors and activities.
Ways to entertain the kids at your medieval-themed party, including everything from Wicked Stepmother Freeze Tag to slaying a dragon pinata.
Looking for horse party ideas? Here's one: make rose barrettes and cowboy badges for either the kids or adults to wear during the birthday party. Page 14.
Pony rides are a perfect activity during a horse-themed birthday party. Page 13.
How to make magic potion for an enchanted forest, fairy or magical themed party.
What could be more fun than Easter for kids? It’s a holiday full of hope and love—not to mention candy. If you’re throwing an Easter party for friends and family this year, these ideas will help you host an event that’s memorable and meaningful.
Organizing birthdays for tweens? These ideas for themes, decorations, favors, cakes and other food will get you started, whether your child is 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12.
If you’re looking for an activity for a shark-themed party or classroom lesson this collection of shark-inspired games may be just the place to find it.
This Valentine's Day, teach your kids to have a heart. Host a Valentine party for a cause, where the kids engage in community service, whether they send off care packages to troops, sing love songs to senior citizens or collect food for cats and dogs in an animal shelter.
Need an easy dessert recipe for a football party? Try this football cake idea.
Want to throw a DIY birthday party? Make your own invitations and decorations.
Looking for horse crafts for a cowgirl or cowboy party? Make stick horses out of posterboard and PVC pipes, then set out craft supplies, such as pens, glitter, stickers, yarn and googly eyes so the kids can decorate. Page 11.
Throwing a party and need some Alice in Wonderland decorating ideas? Hang oversized playing cards from the ceiling or from trees for some vertical interest. Page 2.
Throwing a mystery party or spy party for your kid's birthday? Consider these ideas for decorations, games, cakes, favors and more party details. Page 2.
Entertain guests at a Minecraft-themed party with these activities inspired by the game.
Looking for ways to save money when planning your kid's birthday? Follow these tips to throw a cheap party.
Planning on throwing a Toy Story party for your kid's next birthday? Check out these ideas for games, decorations, food and more that fit the theme.
Most areas have companies that offer pony rides for parties. The classic birthday party activity is perfect for a horse, pony, cowboy, cowgirl or western-themed birthday party. Page 12.
Did your child fall in love with Rapunzel after the release of Disney's Tangled? When the next birthday rolls around, throw a Rapunzel party! Here are some Tangled party ideas both boys and girls will enjoy.
Bring your Minecraft realm from the computer screen to the party room with these awesome ideas for a Minecraft birthday party.
How to host a pirate party for kids, including fun ideas for treasure map invitations, pirate-themed food and games and even a cardboard pirate ship.
Hosting a bowling party for kids? Here are some ideas for decorations, cakes, invitations, favors and more.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 6.
Throwing a winter party for your child's birthday? Here are some winter wonderland ideas that fit the theme.
To make papier mache paste, mix equal parts of flour and water in a large bowl
Where can you follow dragon footprints to your very own dragon cave or slay a fire-breathing cake? At a dragon-themed birthday party, of course!
Throw a party that celebrates the shining star your child has become, whether one a birthday or as they graduate to another level in school.
Looking for carnival games for a school festival? Here are some ideas for elementary-age kids.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 10.
Treat the kids to a fun football tradition with these ideas for bringing the tailgate party to your own backyard.
From a baseball uniform relay race to a game of strike out tag, these baseball-themed party games are sure to score a home run with party guests.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 3.
Looking for a classic game to play with kids? How about a bean bag toss?
'> Image ©Christine Gauvreau These cute invitations feature mouse ears and a bow, just like Minnie makes
Throwing a train-themed birthday party? Keep those little engineers chugging along with these fun, train party games.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 9.
What kid doesn't love to play in a tent? A camping party theme brings all the fun of this activity, along with more ideas for camping games, food and favors right to your home or party space.
Having a party with a bug theme? Kids can celebrate their favorite critters with this collection of bug-themed games.
Wondering what to give as baseball party favors? How about a goody bag full of Cracker Jacks, Twizzlers and--what else?--an actual baseball. Page 4.
Here are some tips for hosting a Dr. Seuss birthday, whether the celebration honors the author's big day or you're using it as a theme for your kid's birthday party.
Looking for kids birthday party games? This one, called Blow the Duck Down the River, is fun and easy to adapt to different party themes.
Ideas for games to play at a dragon-themed birthday party.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman Sundae? How about a reindeer brownie? You can make these and more with this collection of ideas for Frozen-themed party foods!
Hosting a Valentine's Day party for kids? Check out these ideas for party themes, decorations, treats and more.
Birthday banners are a fun way to decorate for a party. This one, made using bandana fabric and vintage cowboy fabric by Robert Kaufman, was for a horse-themed birthday party. Page 8.
These hugging heart Valentine invitations are perfect to use for a Valentine's Day party with a cause.
Looking for cheap favors you can give kids at a birthday party? Follow this advice to save money on that party supply.
Searching for a party idea your older kids will consider cool? How about a party where they are the one who do the searching? Plan a photo scavenger hunt and your party guests are sure to find a good time.
Looking for family reunion planning ideas? From games for the kids to menu ideas, these links will help you host a party the relatives will remember.
Throwing a spa party for teens or tweens? Follow the recipes and print out the free labels from Nonpareil magazine for a spa party the girls won't soon forget.
Kids of all ages could enjoy an Alice in Wonderland party on their birthday. These bookmarks would make great Alice in Wonderland favors. Page 3.
Theo's mom set up a sandbox for the kids to play in during the construction birthday party. Page 3.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 11.
Wondering what type of birthday cake to make for your child's next party? Check out these ideas for kids birthday cakes, as well as other birthday party food you can make yourself.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 8.
Ideas for a Winnie the Pooh theme party that includes food, games, decorations and favors that feature the friends from The Hundred Acre Wood.
Looking for fairy party food ideas? Look to nature for inspiration. Kate Landers Events LLC served these ladybug apples at a woodland-themed birthday party. Page 5.
If your daughter asks for a princess party when her birthday rolls around, here are some ideas to make the day unique and memorable. These birthday party ideas could apply to any princess, whether your child loves a Disney character or you'd rather go with a generic, non-commercial theme. Page 2.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 4.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 2.
Looking for fun Valentine crafts for kids? Have them make a spinner that requires them to give hugs and do other love-filled tasks with their parents. Page 7.
The guests at the horse-themed birthday party were encouraged to wear boots, but these fun brothers showed up in full cowboy costumes. Page 9.
Looking for fairy party ideas? At this woodland party designed by Boston-based party planner Kate Landers, the kids were given moss-covered baskets and told to collect butterflies, acorns and flowers hidden in the woods, mostly behind miniature fairy doors. Page 6.
Hosting a Star Wars birthday party? Check out these ideas for favors, decorations, cakes and more. Page 2.
The kids used shovels to eat their dirt dessert Dinosaur party cake. Page 32.
Throwing a firefighter-themed birthday bash? Guests can imitate their heroes with these ideas for firefighter party games.
For a construction birthday party theme, hire someone to give kids for a ride on a backhoe. Page 14.
Guests at the woodland birthday party each received a fairy garland, frock and set of wings made by Henry & Grace Designs. Page 4.
Host a Valentine Party where the kids bake cookies, cupcakes and other treats.
Before there was hip-hop, there was the sock hop! Take kids way back to the era of soda shops, drive-ins and rocking around the clock with this party theme from the 50's.
Celebrate your child's graduation form preschool with these party ideas that feature an alpahbet and shapes theme.