Tag Archives: girls

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 […]

Jade’s 9 Year Old Unicorn Party

Jade’s 9th Birtdhay Unicorn Party at her house neatly came together in a two week timeframe. This is how 13 children (11 girls and 2 boys) were entertained for a 3 hour afternoon party. The unpredictable weather meant that the planned party games were adaptable for an indoor or outdoor party. They played 4 structured party games mixed in with general playing.

Jade’s 9 year old unicorn party at her house neatly came together in a two week timeframe. This is how 13 children (11 girls and 2 boys) were entertained for a 3 hour afternoon party. The unpredictable weather meant that the planned party games were adaptable for an indoor or outdoor party. They played 4 […]

In The Spirit of Not Scary Costumes

Not Scary Costume

Tips for Grown ups Dressing Up for a Kids Spooky Party This is one of those themes that naturally screams out “let’s dress up!”. Having grown ups dress up at a children’s birthday party is super fun. It shows the children that grown ups can also get into the spirit of the party theme. There […]

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 […]

Birthdays are Special

I'm Four!

Party Ideas in a Box is all about celebrating big events in children’s lives and one of the biggest and most exciting is their birthday. There is something special about being able to count how old you are on only one hand! As a preschool teacher for numerous years, I have shared in many children’s […]

Birthday Parties at Home

Hessian Sack Race

Why having an at-home birthday party for your child is a winner! Have you ever spent many hours wondering what to do and where to have your child’s birthday party? Many children’s parties are celebrated at fast food chains, indoor play centres or the bowling alley for instance. But if you are one of those […]