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A child’s birthday should be full of excitement and laughter. Find everything you need to plan and host a special birthday party including cakes, party food, decorations and invitations.

birthday parties under threes

Birthday party ideas for under threes

The smaller the child, the more a birthday party needs to stick to the rule of three S's - short, simple and stimulating. For toddlers, the party will need to be held around sleep times,
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BEST BIRTHDAY CAKE RECIPES

PARTY GAMES

Grand chain

Grand chain

A fun game that will have the children laughing, as they try to balance holding the balloon between their knees ...
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Celebrity heads game

Celebrity heads game

Try this fun game where children can use their ;imagination and think about their favourite celebrity ...
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Back-to-back balloon pop

Back-to-back balloon pop

Back-to-back balloon pop is a fun birthday party game to keep kids active and laughing. Get popping those balloons now! ...
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Where is the slipper?

Where is the slipper?

This pass-around activity requires a small amount of advance setup time but is worth the effort because your guests will ...
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ALL ABOUT SLUMBER PARTIES

Slumber party rules

Slumber party rules

If you're clear about the rules (no leaving the house, no prank calls, no unsupervised cooking) from the outset, you ...
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Bedtime at a slumber party

Bedtime at a slumber party

What time should kids go to sleep at a slumber party? We have all the answers here for your next ...
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slumber party

Slumber party – all you need to know

If your child is wanting a slumber party these links will tell you everything you need to know to ensure ...
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Best time to host a slumber party

Best time to host a slumber party

Thinking about holding a slumber party this year and not sure how long (or short!) the party should be? Here ...
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EASY DRESS UP COSTUME IDEAS

Pirate costume: make a pirate eyepatch

Pirate costume: make a pirate eyepatch

You dont need a sewing machine to make a simple eye-patch for a pirate costume. Follow our video tutorial below ...
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Homemade cat costume on Kidspot

Make a cute cat costume

Dress up games and Halloween ideas don't have to be difficult or expensive. Try making this easy cat costume for ...
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How to dress like Harry Potter on Kidspot

Easy costume: Harry Potter costume

Dressing up like Harry Potter doesn't have to mean buying expensive fancy dress costumes. You can put together your own ...
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Flower crowns

Flower crowns

One for the older kids (or a parent to help out with), this is a way to put those flowers ...
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EASY PARTY FOOD RECIPES

TOP PARTY IDEAS

A special first birthday

A special first birthday

Find 1st birthday party ideas, planning tips, party themes, birthday cake recipes, party games and more to help create a ...
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party ideas 3 to 5 years

Party ideas: 3 to 5 years

Parties and preschoolers tend to be lots of fun, now that your child can walk, talk and understand the fun ...
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Birthday party idea: messy ooblek

Birthday party idea: messy ooblek

Make this goo called ooblek for messy birthday parties. It's not only fun to mess around with, but can teach ...
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Birthday party idea: gingerbread cubby house

Birthday party idea: gingerbread cubby house

Just like the gingerbread house that Hansel and Gretel came across in the fairy tale, this party cubby house could ...
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PARTY PLANNING TIPS

Birthdays

Best birthday party venues for kids

There are some years when holding your child’s birthday party at home isn’t practical or even desirable – a dozen ...
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Birthday party tips and tricks

Birthday party tips and tricks

Make your child's birthday party a simple success with these clever ideas and tips from the Kidspot community ...
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Party Planning

10 steps to a perfect party

Throwing a great birthday party isn't as simple as inviting a bunch of kids and providing cake. To make sure ...
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Managing allergies at birthday parties

Managing allergies at birthday parties

It’s upsetting for children with allergies to be left off the guest list only because the host is worried that ...
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