By the Numbers - Age perfect kids parties

By the Numbers - Age perfect kids parties

I’ve spent a huge chunk of my life working with children and in particular attending and providing birthday parties. I have put this guide together through my experience with what tends to work best. There are always exceptions to rules so don’t look at this as something that is set in concrete but rather as advice and a guide for you to use.

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10+ Slime Recipes

10+ Slime Recipes

We love slime here at Wonder Kids, so far we have more than ten different ways to make slime, the recipes vary and there are versions that may not be suitable for very young children but we have some super safe versions too, Check out all the different variations below and make sure you come back regularly because we are adding more great slime varieties all the time.

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Pass the Parcel - A Guide

Pass the Parcel - A Guide

Pass the Parcel is a classic party game for a reason, it works! Kids love it from 3 year olds to 7 or 8 year olds love it!  I even have a couple of versions for older kids too! I personally don’t use pass the parcel at my parties because it takes up too much time for me to use.  However I feel like it is a brilliant game for parents to use at parties because it takes up lots of time, involves everybody whilst offering lots of fun and everybody wins prizes, you cant ask for much more in a game.

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Birthday Party Guide - Party Tables

Birthday Party Guide - Party Tables

I've found that the most important thing to get right in a party venue is the table for food.  Not only does this dictate how much space their is for everything else but also whatever the decoration on the table is really sets the mood for everything else and the party in general.  This is one of the reasons why I have a big stage set up for my shows because it draws focus and increases excitement and expectation for my show. A well organised table can do a similar thing.

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Birthday Party Guide - Inviting Guests

Birthday Party Guide - Inviting Guests

This is always a great thing to talk to your child about, they are either going to say they only want three friends or a hundred, I don't think there is going to be much middle ground.  Many entertainers impose limits on the number of children you can have so that is something to bear in mind if you are planning on having a professional entertainer at the party.  

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Piñata - A guide

Piñata - A guide

Although Piñata’s are no way near as popular in the U.K as they are in the states they are getting more popular.  These aren't as simple as you may think and I have seen some go horribly wrong ending up with broken noses and broken fingers. I mean the adults not the kids!

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