It's great kids party games that make your party rock - and keeps your young guests from making trouble.
The single most important decision you make in putting your child's party together is your choice of activities and games. It's NOT the invitations, the food, the decorations, the favors- it's the GAMES.
And the single biggest source of the stress of putting together a kids party is the thought of those games not keeping the kids involved and turning you into the bad cop. Yuck!
Your Birthday Party Games are the "make or break" for having a successful birthday celebration
Let's define successful as meaning the kids all have a great time, they stay engaged in your planned activities rather than causing trouble, the birthday child ends the day feeling very special and well-loved, and you stay out of the stress zone.
There's two ways for you to get there:
1- Use one of our 5 complete party packages designed for kids age 6 to 13+
Each party package includes
- your themed invitations
- theme related games that kids really love playing and that keep them totally engaged
- full instructions for all games and prep
- printable props and supply list for stuff that's not printable (easy to find and inexpensive)
- depending which you choose, put everything together and be ready to go in 1 to 3+ hours
- all for less than $50, all in
2- Use our index of party ideas gathered from all over the web, many from other parents bragging/blogging about their successful birthday party. We're collecting ideas about all of the following:
Here's our ever growing index of childrens party games. Bookmark the ones you like for easy access when it's party time.
There's two ways for you to look:
Search the tags here for the ideas that most appeal to you for your group of kids:
Or skim through all the game resources here, newest to oldest:
(We've got 502 ideas for you- here's the first 20 with a link at the bottom to all the rest)
Insights To Understanding The Terrain Our Daughters Are Navigating On Their Way To Being Happy Adults
Cheaper Than Buying It Means More Of It Means More Fun
Make One Or Two Evenings A Week 'History Night' For The Whole Family
Create Marvelous Colorful Patterns Instead Of A Same-Old Manicure
Maybe Because Itís On A Screen In Can Get The Job Of Doing Some Reading Actually Done
This Might Be Just The Right Book If You've Got A Gregory At Your House That Won't Eat The Right Things
Good Fun At Your Next Girls' Sleepover Party
The PERFECT Addition To A Spa Or Sleepover Party For The Girls
Once (Easily) Constructed You Have A Variety Of Games These Noodle Rings Can Be Used For
Good For A Rainy Or Lazy Afternoon Activity OR As A Team Party Challenge
With More Space Outdoors This Becomes A Great Team Party Competition
Not Just For Backyard Play- Remember These Games For Your Backyard Birthday Party
A Simple Game That's Perfect For Your Summer Outdoor Birthday Party
Another Great Idea For A Party Game For The Young Ones Based On Balloons
Empty Painted And Punched Cans Made Ahead Of Time Will Work As Your Party Craft Before The Team Competition Stilt Races
This List Is For All Age Groups, And Includes Kindle Editions
A Good Birthday Party Craft Followed By Outdoor Play And Airplane Races
An Old Standby Party Game With A New Outdoor 'Twist'
Click here to see the next 20 game ideas.