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Kids' Parties & Celebrations: Most Popular Articles

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How to Make Easy Gingerbread Houses Using...
Looking for a way to make easy gingerbread houses? Follow these directions for a house that uses graham crackers instead of gingerbread.
Reindeer Party Games
From sleigh pulling races to making magic reindeer food, this collection of reindeer party games includes something for everyone at your kids' holiday party.
10 Fun Ways to Ring in the New Year with Kids
Want to include the kids in your New Year's Eve celebration? This list contains some favorite ideas for a kid-friendly party.
Celebrate Kwanzaa with Kids
Honor African-American heritage by celebrating Kwanzaa with kids, a seven-day holiday that ends with a feast.
Winter Party Games for Kids
Even Old Man Winter can't spoil the fun these winter-themed party games deliver.
Snowman Party Games
Brighten up a winter party or holiday gathering with these snowman themed games for kids.
Christmas Parties and Other Holiday Celebration...
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.
Tips for Throwing Festive Kids Christmas Parties
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.
Hanukkah, New Year's Eve and Christmas Recipes...
Follow these Christmas recipes, Hanukkah recipes and other holiday food ideas for a successful kids' party this winter.
The Best Birthday Party Venues for Your Kid's...
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.
Festive Games to Play at a Holiday Party
From snowman games to reindeer games, this collection of Christmas-themed party games is sure to please the kids at your holiday gathering.
10 Easy Activities for 1st Birthday Party Fun
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.
Elf-Themed Party Games
This collection of elf-themed party games boasts activities that are sure to entertain all of the kids at your holiday event.
Try This Fun But Quiet Indoor Game at Your...
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.
Try These Delicious Tea Sandwiches at Your...
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.
Kids' Birthday Party Tips: How to Simplify and...
Tired of extravagant, over-the-top birthday parties for kids? Simplify! Here are some tips for meaningful, fun and cheap birthday parties.
5 New Year's Eve Games for Kids
Need to entertain the kids at your New Year's Eve party? Celebrate with these party game ideas.
Santa-Themed Party Games
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!
Looking for Birthday Party Games? Try This Fun...
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.
Sweet Ideas for a Gingerbread Decorating Party
How to throw a gingerbread house decorating party for kids.
6 Ways to Host a Rockin' Reindeer Bash
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.
Gingerbread Party Games
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.
Celebrate Hanukkah with Kids
Throw a Hanukkah party for kids that combines history, traditional foods and fun activities.
New Years Eve Party Themes
Want to make your New Years Eve party unique? Give it a theme.
Indoor Winter Activities for Kids
When the kids are stuck inside on a snow day, entertain them with these ideas for indoor winter-themed fun.
Fun Party Games for a Kids' Cowboy-Themed Party
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.
Plan Your Kid's Party Effortlessly with This...
Follow this timeline that leads up to your kid's birthday party to stay organized and ensure the party is a success.
Holiday Recipes for Kids: Reindeer Snacks
Sometimes, serving your kids a healthy snack is all about the packaging. Kids will love imagining that
Pirate Party Games for Kids
Need games to play at your pirate-themed party? These ideas are sure to entertain even the rowdiest of pirate crews!
7 Cool Doc McStuffins Birthday Party Ideas
The Doc is in -- and the party is on! If your child is a fan of the Disney channel’s favorite little
Kids Christmas Party, Continued
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.
Penguin Party Games
This collection of penguin games provides several options for entertaining the kids at a penguin-themed party or wintertime celebration.
Birthday Party Games for Kids
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.
Throw the Coolest Frozen Party in Town with...
Everything you need to throw a Frozen-themed party for kids.
Plan a Successful Kids' Party on a Budget
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.
20 Fun Games to Play at a Slumber Party
Looking for ideas to entertain guests at your sleepover? Check out this collection of favorite slumber party games.
7 Fun Ideas for Snowman Party Foods
Fun ideas for bringing those snowmen inside -- to your dining table!
7 Games to Play While Trimming the Tree
Festive games for kids to play at a tree trimming party.
Frozen Party Games
Throwing a party with a Disney's Frozen theme? Keep guests enchanted with these ideas for party games and activities!
Ice Skating Party Games
Include these ice-skating games to entertain kids celebrating a birthday at the ice rink.
Holiday Recipes for Kids: Mini Pizzas
For a kids' holiday party, cater Christmas recipes to children such as with these mini Christmas tree pizzas.
7 Holiday Cupcakes the Kids Can Make With You
Let kids get festive with these ideas for decorating their own holiday cupcakes.
Holiday Recipes for Kids: Candy Cane-Shaped...
Looking for Christmas recipes for kids? Make these breadsticks shaped like candy canes.
Top Winter Party Ideas
Ideas for planning kids parties with a winter theme.
Plan a Winter Holiday Party for Kids
Plan a winter holiday party for kids, celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Thanksgiving or New Year's Eve.
How to Throw Your Baby's First Birthday Party
Themes, cakes, decorations and other ideas for baby's 1st birthday party.
Themed Party Games from A to Z
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.
What Food Should You Serve at a Kid's Party?
How to plan a menu for a kid's birthday party
What Ideas Do You Have for a Winter Party Theme?
Throwing a winter party for your child's birthday? Here are some winter wonderland ideas that fit the theme.
DIY Tissue Paper Flowers: How to Make Paper...
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.
Try These Fun Photo Booth Ideas at Your Next...
From the invitations to the favors, everything you need to plan a photo booth party, inlcuding how to make your own photo booth.
Celebrate New Year's Eve with Kids
Celebrate New Year's Eve with kids, even though it might be past their bedtime.
Ice Skating Birthday Party Ideas
Looking for a winter birthday party theme? Invite kids to celebrate at the rink with these ideas for an ice skating party theme,
Hockey Party Games
Throwing a hockey-themed party for kids? Entertain guests with these ideas for hockey party games.
Catch My Heart! Kids' Party Game for Valentine'...
Looking for kids party games for Valentines Day? Try this game of catch that gets more challenging as it goes.
Party Recipes by Color
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.
Fun Ideas for Reindeer Party Theme
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.
The Best Martha Stewart Christmas Ideas for Kids
Check out the best Martha Stewart Christmas ideas for a kids' holiday party.
Fun Ideas for Celebrating a First Birthday
Tips and ideas for planning baby's first birthday bash.
How to Surprise Your Child on His or Her...
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.
Holiday Recipes for Kids: Mashed-Potato Snowman
Kids will love Christmas recipes that make food fun, like this snowman made from mashed potatoes
Enchant Guests with These Snowflake Wand Party...
Give your party princesses snow-queen powers with these DIY snowflake wands.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman Party?
When the weather outdoors is frightful, throw a delightful party -- like this one with a snowman theme!
10 Camping Games Kids Will Love
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.
FAQ: Do You Have Any Sweet 16 Birthday Ideas?
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.
Birthday Cakes for Kids' Parties
Wondering what to serve for dessert at your kid's birthday party? Check out this photo gallery of cute birthday cakes for ideas.
How to Make Snowman Cupcakes
Bake up a batch of jolly with these snowman cupcakes for kids.
Winter Pool Party Ideas
Escape the cold days of winter with these tips for throwing a warm, indoor pool party.
Is Rain Threatening Your Party? Try These...
What to do when rainy weather threatens your outdoor event.
Holiday Recipes for Kids: Jingle-Bell Juice
Red raspberries are the surprise ingredient in these glasses of holiday juice. : 5  s: 5  s: One part
How to Throw a Princess 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.
How to Host a Sledding Party
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.
Christmas Party Decorations for a Kids' Holiday...
Enjoy these Christmas party decorations and other ideas for making a holiday bash for kids feel festive and fun.
Basketball Party Games
Planning a basketball party? These games provide basketball-themed fun whether you're on the court or at home.
Flower Themed Party Ideas
Everything you need to plan a flower themed party, including ideas for invitations, decorations, crafts, games and food.
How to Throw a Spy or Mystery Party for Kids
Throwing a mystery party or spy party for your kid's birthday? Consider these ideas for decorations, games, cakes, favors and more party details.
How to Throw a Frozen-Themed Kid's Party
Throw the coolest party of the year with this theme that features everything kids love about Disney's Frozen.
10 Fun Games to Play at a Minecraft Birthday...
Entertain guests at a Minecraft-themed party with these activities inspired by the game.
Hockey Birthday Party
There are no penalties at this party where the goal is hockey-themed fun, food and good times.
Football Party Games for Kids
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.
9 Birthday Party Venues that Won't Break the Bank
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.
Having a Kids' Valentines Day Party? Everyone...
Looking for large-group kids' party games for a Valentine's Day? A game called
Ideas for a Butterfly-Themed Kid's Birthday Party
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.
Fairy Party Games
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.
Parents' Guide to Throwing a Sweet 16
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.
First Birthday Party Themes
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.
DIY Birthday Parties: Make Your Own Invitations...
Want to throw a DIY birthday party? Make your own invitations and decorations.
Princess Party Games
Looking for activities for a kid's party? These princess party games would be a hit at a little girl's birthday bash.
Thanksgiving Games for Kids
Wondering how to keep the kids at the table longer during Thanksgiving dinner? Play some Thanksgiving games!
Your Guide to Hosting a Breakfast Party With...
Make breakfast the most important meal of the season when you invite Santa to join the fun at this kids' party!
Tween Party Ideas: Choosing the Best Birthday...
Need some tween party ideas? Consider these birthday themes for kids ages 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12.
Enchanted Forest Party Ideas
How to create an enchanted forest theme party with ideas for everything from fairy and elf attire to mystical menu items.
Shining Star Party Theme
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.
Everything You Need to Know to Throw a Fun...
In charge of the classroom Valentine party this year? Here are some Valentine ideas for games, activities, and food.
Baseball Party Games for Kids
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.
Tips for Throwing a Cheap Party That Feels Rich
Looking for ways to save money when planning your kid's birthday? Follow these tips to throw a cheap party.
Celebrating Ramadan with Kids
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.
Try This Fun Valentine's Day Game at Your Next...
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.
Celebrate Winter Solstice with Kids
Celebrate winter solstice with kids following these ideas for crafts, recipes and decorations you could make together to mark the shortest day of the year.
How to Throw a Horse Party
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.
Graduation Party Themes for Preschool and...
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.
Kids' Birthday Party Games: Human Tic Tac Toe
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?
Kids Thank You Cards
Need some kids thank you cards after a birthday party? Here are some ideas for letting your children make their own.
Games to Play at a Knights and Princesses Party
Ways to entertain the kids at your medieval-themed party, including everything from Wicked Stepmother Freeze Tag to slaying a dragon pinata.
Birthday Party Themes for Kids
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.
Kids' Pirate Party Ideas
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.
Chocolate-Themed Party Ideas
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!
8 Cool Party Venues for Wintertime Parties
Celebrate winter with these fun ideas for seasonal birthday party venues.
A Winter Party Dessert Idea: Snowball Cake
Throwing a winter party for kids? Serve a snowball cake that's covered in coconut.
Delight Fans with These Ideas for Frozen-Themed...
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!
How to Play Bean Bag Toss at a Kid's Party
Looking for a classic game to play with kids? How about a bean bag toss?
Top 10 Shark Party Activities
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.
Choose the Best Birthday Theme for Kids Ages 5-7
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.
Holiday Recipes for Kids: A 'Jack Frosty' Mint...
Who says ice cream is just for summertime? This Christmas recipe for a mint Jack Frosty shake is a perfect wintertime treat.
How to Throw a Toy Story 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.
Train Party Games
Throwing a train-themed birthday party? Keep those little engineers chugging along with these fun, train party games.
Does Your Child Love the Movie "Brave"? Try...
If your child is a fan of the movie
Family Reunion Planning Ideas
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.
5 Fantastic Ideas for a Minecraft Party Theme
Bring your Minecraft realm from the computer screen to the party room with these awesome ideas for a Minecraft birthday party.
How to Make a Dragon Pinata
When it comes to ready-made dragon piñatas to purchase, the options are limited. You can, however, make
How to Create a Rapunzel-Themed Kids' Birthday...
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.
Celebrate "Frozen" Even in Summer with this...
When my daughter pleaded for a Disney’s Frozen birthday party theme , I was happy to comply, but since
Make This Easy and Delicious 4th of July Dessert
Looking for a kid-friendly 4th of July dessert? Make a Jello recipe, like this red, white and blue-striped treat.
FAQ: What Ideas Do You Have for an Old-Fashione...
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.
How to Make Party Hats for a Kids' Birthday...
Make party hats that fit your kid's birthday theme following the instructions in this free craft tutorial.
How to Throw a Strawberry Shortcake Party
Want to revisit your childhood? Convince your birthday kid to choose a Strawberry Shortcake party theme.
How to Throw a Penguin-Themed Party
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.
Food Ideas for Kids' Parties
Ideas for food to serve at birthday parties and other celebrations for kids
St. Patrick's Day Party Games
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.
Serve Paper Snowflake-Topped Cupcakes at a Snow...
Throwing a snow party? Serve cupcakes topped with these budget-friendly, DIY paper snowflakes.
How to Throw a Spy or Mystery Party for Kids,...
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.
Step 1: Cut the Paper
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.
Step 6: Fluff the Ball
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.
How to Throw a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party
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.
Hobby Horse Craft Activity
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.
Cooking Party Games
These cooking party games for kids will add some sizzle to a birthday party with a culinary theme.
How to Make Magic Potion
How to make magic potion for an enchanted forest, fairy or magical themed party.
Ideas for a Camping Party Theme
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.
Slumber Party Themes
Planning a slumber party? These party theme ideas are sure to make the occasion something worth staying up late to celebrate.
Fun Super Bowl Party Ideas for Kids
Want to throw a Super Bowl party for kids? These ideas for games, decorations and food make a football party fun for children.
10 Fun Games to Play at a Puppy Party
From a bone hunt to a game of musical dog beds, kids will love playing these puppy party games at a dog-themed birthday bash.
Dragon Birthday Party Ideas
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!
Do you know of any cheap favors I could give at...
Looking for cheap favors you can give kids at a birthday party? Follow this advice to save money on that party supply.
Monster Truck Party Games
These monster truck party games are meant to get kids jamming, crush the competition and have a monstrous amount of fun!
Alternative Step: Making a Flower Instead of a...
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.
How to Make a Snowman Cake
Brighten up a winter day or celebrate the season with this fun and friendly snowman cake.
Bug-Themed Party Games
Having a party with a bug theme? Kids can celebrate their favorite critters with this collection of bug-themed games.
8 End of the School Year Activities and Party...
These end of the school year celebration ideas may be just the thing to entertain students who are preoccupied with the countdown to summer vacaton.
How to Make Reindeer Cupcakes
The only thing better than reindeer on the roof at Christmas is reindeer on the dessert table!
How to Make Christmas Tree Topped Cupcakes
Oh Christmas tree cupcake, Oh Christmas tree cupcake, how yummy are your branches!
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