7 Hacks for Throwing a Budget Kids Birthday

by Jillian Leslie on

7 Hacks for Throwing a Budget Kids Party | CatchMyParty.com

Below are seven great hacks for throwing a budget kids birthday!

7 Hacks for Throwing a Budget Kids Birthday

1. Make a DIY (no-sew) tulle table skirt for your dessert table

You can create this no-sew tulle table skirt to dress up your party table! All you need is a white tablecloth, tulle,  stretch elastic, Fabri-Tac adhesive, and flower trim. The best part is you can customize it in any color! no-sew-tulle-table-skirt-diy | Catchmyparty.com

2. Pull together some inexpensive party games

Instead of renting an expensive bounce house or hiring an entertainer, you can set up simple DIY carnival games for your guests like a balloon shoot, duck pond game, ring toss, tin can knock down, and more!

12-Fun-Circus-and-Carnival-Party-Games2-580x894 | Catchmyparty.com

3. Hold your party between lunch and dinner

If you hold your party in the afternoon, between lunch and dinner, you'll just need to serve snacks and dessert. Try something easy like these cheese pretzel sticks or cut up fruit. Then serve cake or cupcakes for dessert.

Party snacks | Catchmyparty.com

4. Make your own cake

One way to save money is to make your own birthday party cake. Check out this delicious chocolate cake made using a waffle iron! How adorable would this be to serve and all you need is cake mix and frosting (and don't forget the sprinkles)!

Waffle cake | Catchmyparty.com

5. Make your own party favors

Another great idea is to make your own party favors, like these mini homemade play dough containers...

Homemade playdough | Catchmyparty.com

Or these gumball necklaces.

Gumball Necklace Party Favor DIY | CatchMyParty.com

6. Use free party printables and invitations

Free printables are a great way to easily and inexpensively dress up your party. Check out all our fun and free birthday printables!

Free printable invitation | Catchmyparty.com

Free Printable Girl Birthday Party Printables | CatchMyParty.com

7. Choose a simple party theme

You can save money by choosing a simple theme, like an ice cream social or a cupcake decorating party, and then you can use items you already have around the house and serve something easy like ice cream or cupcakes!

Ice Cream Party | Catchmyparty.com

Hopefully these tips will help you plan a fabulous party on a limited budget! And remember two things:

  • One special element - a party DIY decoration or a homemade cake -- can really make your party!
  • It's all about the love!
For more party inspiration, check out these party supplies from Catch My Party shop owners.

 

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