Posted by Dionne Vance at Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 - 01:17:37 AM in Birthday Party
When my younger daughter Hannah was in preschool, I noticed that parents would tuck birthday party invitations into the children's open cubby squares. Though this method did not present a problem when all children in a class were invited to a party, when some youngsters were invited and others were not - particularly when the invitations were in brightly colored envelopes - it was all-too-clear to the ones not invited that there was no envelope in their cubbyhole. In the preschool years, it's better for parents to hand the invitations directly to the other parents or caregivers. Or, if that's not possible due to work schedules, to bite the bullet and mail them. Better yet, to email the invitations if that's an agreeable alternative.
The themed centenary gathering sets make the whole theme real for the children. The children actually feel like pirates, fairies, frogs, or any other character, because of the real surroundings provided by the set. The children just love pretending to be their dream characters on their birthday, and the whole activity adds a lot of fun to the party.
Be careful who you tell. Remember that it becomes harder to keep things a secret, in direct proportion to the number of people that you tell. Only a key group of people should know at first. If you want to expand the guest list, you will have to invite others at the last possible moment. This is the only way that the secret won't get out and back to the birthday boy or girl.
Make sure to send invitations early. Kids and parents seem to have very busy scheduled these days, so it is always a good idea to invite ahead of time. Two great places to order kids birthday party invitations are Etsy and TinyPrints. Etsy is the best place to start if you are looking for unique party invitations that will be a perfect match to your kids birthday party theme. There are plenty of shops that create custom invitations.
This is my most favorite part of the process! You will need to select a cute birthday girl outfit that coordinates with your birthday party theme. Some of my most favorite brands for cute birthday outfits for girls are Mustard Pie Clothing, Giggle Moon clothing, Ooh La La Couture, Persnickety Clothing clothing and Lemon Loves Lime.