Here's more teenage party ideas:
A video game for preteen or young teen boys that's not violent but still fun and engaging - what a good idea for a kids birthday gift
Get your birthday child involved in putting their party together and create a unique video birthday party invitation
Got a bunch of aspiring performers coming for a sleepover? Give them karaoke as one of your birthday party games and they'll have a wonderful time. It's not a hard or expensive as you might think.
Expending energy is ALWAYS a good thing at a kids birthday party, and dancing does it really well. Doesn't matter if they're little or big, it works
These very elegant party strawberries are fit for a king as well as for your young birthday party guests.
Rubik's Cube has been challenging minds since it appeared on the scene in 1974, and puzzles make great kids birthday gifts.
I'm of course thrilled to see eHow.com suggesting a murder mystery game as a terrific teenage party idea - since that's exactly what my Medieval Madness party is!!
I'd never have thought of this 'rule' to keep slumber parties as civilized as possible, but it's a great idea so I pass it along to all.
This craft can be pretty much your whole party for your next preteen or young teen girls birthday. They'll be busy for at least an hour creating, chit chatting, modeling, then doing it all over again only better.
Lie Detector is a good warm-up birthday party game for your preteen, teen or older elementary school age (i.e. age 9 - 10) party. And, it will work with either boys or girls.
This is a game that actually teaches the math concept of probability, and is apparently a blast to play, so clearly it makes a nice kids birthday gift.
Perhaps this lousy economy has given parents a good way to get their child thinking in the direction of turning their birthday party gifts into a charitable gift.
I've posted in the past about cooking parties for kids, but cooking is also a good way to do something together with and maybe even get into a conversation with your teenager.
Next time you and your child see one of the supermarket Santas, do let your child put some coins or bills in the bucket, and I'd like to also suggest a conversation about your child's next birthday party and the birthday party gifts.
Just in time for Christmas gifts and always there for delightful, handmade kids birthday gifts, I wanted to make sure you all knew about this website.
The longer you have the party kids in your house, the more they will eat. So slumber parties require lots of party food, but you needn't knock yourself out preparing it.
It may not be 'your name in lights', but a birthday banner made out of colorful balloons is a decent substitute and a colorful DIY addition to your birthday party decorations.
I've found a very easy method to stencil your personal touch onto any fabric for unique and inexpensive party favors for kids.
Those holiday lights you've got in the attic might be just the thing for your kids birthday party decorations. See how to incorporate them into your party's theme.
If you're next kids birthday party is in the evening, luminarias make a beautiful and festive outside decoration to get your guests in the party spirit. And they're easy to make yourself.
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