A Birthday Is More Than Balloons – Involving the Kids to Be a Part of the Birthday Decor Prep

Life comes without a manual guide. We have to learn every single thing by our own. There is no shortcut to lead a perfect life. We can only create perfect moments in life to make it more worth and meaningful. Childhood is one of the best phases of learning where the resonance of lessons is certainly high.

Every day comes with learning and a reason to celebrate life more. Birthdays are one of such events that give a new definition to celebrations and happiness. If we speak about births, the first thing that strikes our conscious mind is cake, balloons accompanied by loads of laughter and love. Be you a parent or guardian to the kid in the family, the excuse to celebrate the birthday is always on the next level. But, have you ever thought of allowing the child to be responsible in taking care of little things on the big day?

If no, then this is the high time to gear up your responsibility to make your child more responsible in life. There are certain ways through which you can groom your child's cognitive as well as behavioral responses with a great maturity, which will certainly be dipped in the cream of fun and enjoyment.

Let's have a discussion over the visual treat in the party. It is a well said and proven proverb that "First impression is the last impression"! It is important to make the ambience of the party memorable and unique. While having a pen down of responsibilities to decorate the venue, you can easily add up a fine contribution of your kid to make him feel even responsibly as the host.

Three distinct ways to indulge kids in birthday party decorations

1. Leave your imprint: Yes, you read it write. Let your child be the soul of decoration theme. Allow him to show his creative potential by drawing and sketching the party venue. You can arrange a big white board and can ask your child to leave his hand imprints and other creative sketches to make the venue live with the colors of innocence, all around.

2. Blow up the balloons: The energy level of a child is always on its peak. Utilize his energetic enthusiasm by asking him to take an active part in blowing up the balloons. You can help them and can ask them to blow the air with a wish in every balloon. This will let the child to perform excellent in this event.

3. Making a wonderful invitation card: There is always a special value of handmade things as compare to readymade. Ask your child to imbibe creativity and sketch a beautiful invitation card for the invitees. The innocence imbibes with creative ideas from young minds, will definitely work as a catalyst in making the party, a hit!

These little- little contributions from your little ones will create a high impact on making your event, a wonderful event. On the other hand, it will also help in grooming your child's mind in a progressive way.

So, get ready to set the fire with young explosive creative minds. Let's get altogether and make this statement true: "For every successful birthday party, there is a child behind it"!

Source by Aman Tumukur Khanna

5 birthday carnival games and activities to get your next carnival theme birthday party hopping! All of these games are set up as different booths just like they would be at a carnival. Consider passing out tickets to the children and having each game cost 1 or 2 tickets. Some of the prizes for winning could be more tickets, so they can keep playing.

1) Quarter Toss: Put a quarter in a bucket of water. Have the kids toss a penny into the bucket trying to get it to land on top of the quarter. Harder than it sounds!

2) Strong Man: Have the kids take turns trying to lift a weight. You can use anywhere from 2 pound dumbbells to 10 pound dumbbells depending on the age of the children. Anyone able to lift it gets a prize.

3) Carnival Pie Eating Contest: Have a pie eating contest to see who can eat their slice of pie the fastest. Make sure to cut all of the slices the same size. Use a timer and a buzzer to make it even more exciting.

4) Right Duck Wrong Duck: Put plastic bathtub ducks in a kids size plastic swimming pool with water in it. Have numbers on the bottoms of the ducks. Have each child choose one duck and look at the number on the bottom. The numbers can correlate to different prizes. One number could mean the child has to forfeit all of their tickets. If this number is chosen give them a special activity they can do to get their tickets back.

5) Feed the Clown: Paint or draw a clown face on a piece of cardboard or poster board. Cut out a hole where the mouth is. Make pink fluffy bean bags and call them cotton candy. The kids must feed the clown the cotton candy to win the prize. It is a traditional bean bag toss with a carnival theme.

Source by Kelly Finn