Category Archives: All Games & Activities to Play

10 Simple Backyard Water Fun Party Ideas

10 Simple Backyard Water Fun Party Ideas

“In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky…” (Song lyrics by Mungo Jerry) Kids delight in that hot summer feeling – being outside, wearing next to nothing, smelling the sizzling steam on wet, hard surfaces, and playing with water. Embrace this captivation for your next birthday party – […]

6 Easy Planning Tips for Pass the Parcel

6 Easy planning tips for pass the parcel

When you only need one game at a party, then Pass the Parcel is one of the best. It’s such a classic party game that’s stood the test of time, as children love both the familiarity and surprise of the parcel! The best thing is that the rules of the game are easy to learn […]

Your Perfect Mix of the Best Classic Kids Party Games

Your Perfect Mix of the Best Classic Kids Party Games  is an overview of the six most loved and kid-tested party games. They are ideal for boys and girls, 3-8 years of age. Use this quick guide to help choose your perfect combination of games to play at your next birthday party. Your Perfect Mix A sticking […]

This is How I Plan My Kids’ Parties

This is how I plan my kids parties will help you plan new fun activities for your best kids birthday party! Kids party ideas for boys & girls

The key to a successful party is the combination of kids just playing mixed with basic party games.  My focus for planning all of my kids’ parties begins with a good theme. I’d love to share with you my inspiration for how I plan my kids’ parties. Step 1 – Choose a Good Theme The […]

Does the Birthday Boy or Girl Win the Main Prize of Pass the Parcel?

Is there an unspoken rule about who wins the main prize?

Is there an Unspoken Rule about who Wins the Main Prize? Pass the Parcel is one of those classic party games that you either embrace or steer clear. Many variations of the game have evolved over the generations. With so many alternatives on how to play the game, it can easily be destined for the […]

4 Classic Birthday Games for Kids

4 Classic Birthday Games for Kids

Kids parties are best celebrated with fun party games and free play at a place where children feel at home. Party games make the party come to life and children know that games are part of the party fun. The best party games for children are timeless, classic games that are suitable for boys and […]

How To Play The Hessian Sack Race Game

How to play the hessian sack race game is one of the most favourite & classic of all kid’s party games. Play the hessian sack race as a fun outdoor relay race game.

The hessian sack race party game is one of the most well known and loved kids’ party games. It’s a classic game with minimal preparation, suits every party theme and every age group. Playing the hessian sack race is an outdoors relay race party game. There are variations of the game which are also fabulous […]

What’s Your Most Favourite Childhood Party Game?

What's your most favourite childhood party game to play at parties? I remember going to at home birthday parties as a kid & playing the Sardines party game.

I remember going to a few stay at home birthday parties when I was in primary school. At each party we played party games. I’ve started off our conversation by sharing some of my own favourite party game memories. I really loved going to Kelly’s birthday ’cause her Mum played party games that I’d never […]

Why don’t you do licensedware branded kids party themes?

This is one question I am asked when I am at the markets as a stallholder. What I mean by licensedware branded parties is anything that’s usually linked to a name, brand or label relating to TV, movies or the general media, such as Disney. Here’s why I don’t promote or “do” branded party themes […]

11 Valuable Reasons Why Kids Parties at Home Are Easy

My two sons were invited to a 6 year old birthday party. It was held at a popular fast food venue. There were 27 party guests. The parents of the birthday person thought it would be easier to have the party there. They were sold on the idea that there’s no mess to clean up […]

4 Ways to Play with Quicksticks Tape

4 Ways to Play with Quicksticks Tape

Quicksticks looks like ordinary silver masking tape. But once you get a hold on the roll, the feel of the tape is so different to masking tape and the shiny shiny silver just begs for creative making. Here are 4 quick ways to play with silver Quicksticks tape: Quicksticks Paper Collage All you need for […]

Oscar’s 9th Birthday Bushwalking Party

Jasper's 9th Birthday Bushwalking Party

What Sparked the Idea? My eldest son Oscar, now 9, is an outdoors boy- he loves a good bushwalking challenge, climbing trees and scrambling rocks. A bushwalking adventure with seven friends. Party decision…too easy. Thinking Ahead We are familiar with the large bush reserve behind our house. We thought this was the easiest journey to […]

Party Bags with Personality

Our hanging assortment of party bags

How Children Can Create Their Own Party Bag There is no absolutely no doubt about it that young children love getting a party bag at the end of the party. Here is an idea of how kids party bags can actually be a meaningful party activity where children express their creativity to make their own […]

Creative Play with Sticks

Creative Play with Sticks

Creative Play with Sticks Packing for a family holiday can be a mammoth task. We know the essentials- clothes, food and of course toys/books/activities. And if we forget the last essential, ahhhh! What will we do if we don’t take The Toys?! This has happened to me a couple of times over the last eight […]