Category Archives: All Games & Activities to Play

She’s a Gem Pass the Parcel

She's a Gem Pass the Parcel

If you’re planning a princess party that’s not too princessy in styling and involves lots of fun and games, then She’s a Gem Pass the Parcel idea is a great start to your party entertainment. Louise from Illume Partyware asked me to create a small selection of fun, themed party games to play for the […]

The 3 Coolest Penguin Party Games for Aiden’s 4th Birthday

The 3 Coolest Penguin Party Games for Aiden's 4th Birthday

To celebrate Aiden’s fourth birthday, Elizabeth from ELK Prints hosted a birthday party inspired by her son’s love of penguins. Aiden was a key decision maker in his party planning and chose his favourite Antarctic animal as the star attraction of the party theme. Aiden has more friends at preschool and playing party games with friends […]

Adulting is Overrated: Crazy Fun Kid-Tested Games to Cure Grown-upness

Adulting is Overrated - Crazy Fun Kid-Tested Games to Cure Grown-Upness

Adulting is overrated: crazy fun kid-tested games to cure grown-upness is a party theme with a quirky difference and ideal for milestone birthdays, such as a 30th, 35th or 40th birthday. This is the time in your life when the responsibilities of being an adult have really kicked in – eeek! Instead, get a kick […]

How to Think Green with Party Bag Fillers

How to Think Green with Party Bag Fillers

Environmentally friendly party bag favours that won’t cost the earth Feeling stuck for how to think green with party bag fillers? Perhaps you’re after creative alternatives to the standard party bags fillers of lollies or cheap toys that last a second and add to the landfill waste? When there are up to 20 children coming […]

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! I think it’s one of the 4 classic birthday party games for children. The […]

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 […]

Who Should 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 as a […]

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 […]

Oscar’s 9th Birthday Bushwalking Party

Jasper's 9th Birthday Bushwalking Party

As an eBay Partner, Amazon Associate and partner with other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. 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 […]

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

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 years- you think that […]