Kids' Parties & Celebrations: Most Popular Articles
Wondering how to keep the kids at the table longer during Thanksgiving dinner? Play some Thanksgiving games!
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.
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 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.
Even Old Man Winter can't spoil the fun these winter-themed party games deliver.
Looking for a way to make easy gingerbread houses? Follow these directions for a house that uses graham crackers instead of gingerbread.
From sleigh pulling races to making magic reindeer food, this collection of reindeer party games includes something for everyone at your kids' holiday party.
Caroling, crafting, trees trimming and more tips for planning a Christmas party for kids! Find themes, activities and printable resources to celebrate the season in a special way with a Christmas party for kids.
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.
Want to include the kids in your New Year's Eve celebration? This list contains some favorite ideas for a kid-friendly party.
Honor African-American heritage by celebrating Kwanzaa with kids, a seven-day holiday that ends with a feast.
Brighten up a winter party or holiday gathering with these snowman themed games for kids.
Follow this timeline that leads up to your kid's birthday party to stay organized and ensure the party is a success.
Need games to play at your pirate-themed party? These ideas are sure to entertain even the rowdiest of pirate crews!
Make kids feel special on Thanksgiving with Thanksgiving table decorations that keep them entertained on Turkey Day.
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 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.
Entertain young guests at your Thanksgiving celebration with these fun party games.
What to do when rainy weather threatens your outdoor event.
The Doc is in -- and the party is on! If your child is a fan of the Disney channelâs favorite little
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!
Tips and ideas for planning baby's first birthday bash.
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.
Make this an enjoyable Thanksgiving for kids by involving them in the food preparations, crafts, table decorating and other activities.
When the kids are stuck inside on a snow day, entertain them with these ideas for indoor winter-themed fun.
Themes, cakes, decorations and other ideas for baby's 1st birthday party.
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.
Ways to entertain the kids at your medieval-themed party, including everything from Wicked Stepmother Freeze Tag to slaying a dragon pinata.
How to plan a menu for a kid's birthday party
From snowman games to reindeer games, this collection of Christmas-themed party games is sure to please the kids at your holiday gathering.
Follow these Christmas recipes, Hanukkah recipes and other holiday food ideas for a successful kids' party this winter.
Sadly, you can't force folks to RSVP to your child's birthday party, but you can gently nudge them with these tips and tricks.
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.
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.
Ideas for planning kids parties with a winter theme.
This collection of elf-themed party games boasts activities that are sure to entertain all of the kids at your holiday event.
Looking for a winter birthday party theme? Invite kids to celebrate at the rink with these ideas for an ice skating party theme,
Feed the pumpkins, husk some corn or rake up a big pile of leaves. Sound like the daily tasks of a farmer? Maybe so, but really they’re just the names of harvest party games for kids. Find out how to play these – and other games with an autumn theme.
How to throw a gingerbread house decorating party for kids.
Thanksgiving Pictures of a dinner held with kids in mind.
Throwing a winter party for your child's birthday? Here are some winter wonderland ideas that fit the theme.
From the invitations to the favors, everything you need to plan a photo booth party, inlcuding how to make your own photo booth.
Caroling, crafting, trees trimming and more! Find themes, activities and printable resources to celebrate the season in a special way with a Christmas party for for kids. Page 2.
From blindfolded cookie decorating to decorating a life sized gingerbread house, this collection of kids party games features gingerbread themed fun for your holiday guests.
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.
Include these ice-skating games to entertain kids celebrating a birthday at the ice rink.
Organizing some Christmas parties for kids this year? You'll find holiday party ideas here, from kid-friendly recipes to games the little ones will love.
Need to entertain the kids at your New Year's Eve party? Celebrate with these party game ideas.
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.
Looking for activities for a kid's party? These princess party games would be a hit at a little girl's birthday bash.
Sometimes, serving your kids a healthy snack is all about the packaging. Kids will love imagining that
Throwing a mystery party or spy party for your kid's birthday? Consider these ideas for decorations, games, cakes, favors and more party details.
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.
Throw a Thanksgiving party for kids using these ideas that cover everything from the placemat invitations to the turkey themed party favors.
This collection of penguin games provides several options for entertaining the kids at a penguin-themed party or wintertime celebration.
Escape the cold days of winter with these tips for throwing a warm, indoor pool party.
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.
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.
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.
There are no penalties at this party where the goal is hockey-themed fun, food and good times.
Want to make the kids at your holiday party as jolly as Old St. Nick? Have them play some to these party games inspired by Santa Claus!
Want to make your New Years Eve party unique? Give it a theme.
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!
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.
A collection of ideas for celebrating reindeer with kids, including a reindeer themed party along with crafts, food and games that feature everyone's favorite antlered friends.
Throwing a hockey-themed party for kids? Entertain guests with these ideas for hockey party games.
Enjoy these Christmas party decorations and other ideas for making a holiday bash for kids feel festive and fun.
Want to throw a DIY birthday party? Make your own invitations and decorations.
Ring in the holiday season with Rudolph, Dasher, Dancer and all of your reindeer friends! This reindeer themed party is a magical way for kids to celebrate, and sure to bring out some smiles that, well, you would even say they glow.
Everything you need to plan a flower themed party, including ideas for invitations, decorations, crafts, games and food.
If you're looking for a way to teach your kids gratitude, make this Thanksgiving craft that links strips of paper with messages of thankfulness written on each one.
Decorate your Thanksgiving or Halloween table with these DIY pumpkin place cards.
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.
Want your children to brush up on their table manners before the next family gathering? Consider this advice when it comes to table manners for kids.
Need some tween party ideas? Consider these birthday themes for kids ages 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12.
Does your child’s school host a fall festival instead of Halloween celebrations? Here are some ideas for honoring autumn with kids.
If you're leaning toward a theme party to honor your child's first birthday these cute ideas may be just the thing to inspire ideas for your celebration.
How to create an enchanted forest theme party with ideas for everything from fairy and elf attire to mystical menu items.
Festive games for kids to play at a tree trimming party.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 9.
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.
Looking for ideas to entertain guests at your sleepover? Check out this collection of favorite slumber party games.
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.
How to make magic potion for an enchanted forest, fairy or magical themed party.
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!
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.
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.
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?
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.
Ideas for games to play at a dragon-themed birthday party.
Planning a basketball party? These games provide basketball-themed fun whether you're on the court or at home.
Design ideas and tips to consider when making your own kids party invitations.
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.
It’s great to get treats at Halloween, but it’s also fun to learn how to make your own at this treat-making party!
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.
In this Thanksgiving pictures, you can see a fruit mix made for kids. Page 6.
Save time, save money and save your sanity with these ideas for paring down the party plan.
Step 1 for making the pumpkin place card Thanksgiving or Halloween craft: Gather the materials you will need, including orange, green and white construction paper, scissors, a stapler and a hole puncher. Page 2.
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.
Need some kids thank you cards after a birthday party? Here are some ideas for letting your children make their own.
Throw a Hanukkah party for kids that combines history, traditional foods and fun activities.
Throwing a firefighter-themed birthday bash? Guests can imitate their heroes with these ideas for firefighter party games.
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.
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.
When the weather outdoors is frightful, throw a delightful party -- like this one with a snowman theme!
Looking for a classic game to play with kids? How about a bean bag toss?
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.
Throwing a train-themed birthday party? Keep those little engineers chugging along with these fun, train party games.
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.
Hosting a bowling party for kids? Here are some ideas for decorations, cakes, invitations, favors and more.
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.
Looking for some party games to play at your child’s birthday celebration? This collection of kids’ party games, sorted by theme, contains hundreds of activities to entertain guests.
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.
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.
If your child is a fan of the movie
When it comes to ready-made dragon piñatas to purchase, the options are limited. You can, however, make
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 2.
In this Thanksgiving pictures, kids eat rice crispy treats shaped like corn on the cob. Page 7.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 3.
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.
How to make a Doc McStuffins birthday cake.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 6.
Looking for cheap favors you can give kids at a birthday party? Follow this advice to save money on that party supply.
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.
Having a party with a bug theme? Kids can celebrate their favorite critters with this collection of bug-themed games.
From invitations and decorations to party food and favors, these ideas cover everything you need to throw a party with a bumble bee theme.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 4.
Hosting a Star Wars birthday party? Check out these ideas for favors, decorations, cakes and more. Page 2.
Planning a slumber party? These party theme ideas are sure to make the occasion something worth staying up late to celebrate.
Throw the coolest party of the year with this theme that features everything kids love about Disney's Frozen.
Looking for kids party games for Valentines Day? Try this game of catch that gets more challenging as it goes.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 5.
Celebrate your child's graduation form preschool with these party ideas that feature an alpahbet and shapes theme.
Looking for ways to celebrate Ramadan with kids? Here are some ideas for decorations, crafts, gifts and more to make the Islamic holiday special for your family.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 7.
'> Image ©Christine Gauvreau These cute invitations feature mouse ears and a bow, just like Minnie makes
Everything you need to throw a Frozen-themed party for kids.
In this Thanksgiving pictures, kids drink sparkling pomegranate juice out of plastic champagne glasses. Page 8.
Thanksgiving Kids: How to plan a fun holiday for the whole family.
When my daughter pleaded for a Disneyâs Frozen birthday party theme , I was happy to comply, but since
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift. Page 8.
If your kid loves penguins, this party theme is just the way to celebrate! From the invitations to the parting gifts, this guide has all the tips you need to throw a kid's party with a penguin theme.
For a kids' holiday party, cater Christmas recipes to children such as with these mini Christmas tree pizzas.
Looking for carnival games for a school festival? Here are some ideas for elementary-age kids.
Looking for cheap party decorations? These easy-to-make tissue paper flowers are inexpensive and can be used to decorate a room for a kid's party or as an embellishment on top of a gift.
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.
Plan a winter holiday party for kids, celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Thanksgiving or New Year's Eve.