Unique Summer Birthday Ideas for Your Child
Summer is the perfect time to have a kid’s birthday party: school is out, the weather is gorgeous, and everyone is ready for a good time! If the birthday boy or girl has grown tired of summer parties that involve pools, sprinklers, and ice cream (hard to believe!), here are a couple of out-of-the-box ideas for a truly unique and memorable summer birthday party.
Is your birthday kid a dog lover? If yes, throw them a “Dog Days of Summer” party with these cute, online dog birthday party invitations. The term “Dog Days” refers to a period of time in July and August that is typically the hottest time of the year, so be sure to have plenty of cool drinks on hand like “Labrador Lemonade” and “Puppy Punch.” Decorate the space with black and white and a Dalmatian-spotted tablecloth that your kiddo can make themselves with black fabric paint on a white flat sheet. Set up a face painting station so guests can transform themselves into their favorite pooch and serve brownies cut with bone-shaped cookie cutters for a sweet treat!
Christmas in July, anyone? If your little one loves the holidays, bring the magic of the holiday season to your backyard with a Christmas-themed birthday party. Start your party planning with an online Christmas birthday invitation that you can send right from your phone. Decorations are easy for this party: Christmas lights, garland, and red, green, and white balloons will help set the stage for a festive party. For activities, use white water balloons for a snowball fight, set up a DIY ornament station, or have kids decorate pre-made Christmas cookies. Be sure to play Christmas music in the background and serve fun snacks like Watermelon Christmas Trees and Melting Snowman Sugar Cookies!
Halloween is another fun holiday theme for a summer birthday party because ghosts, goblins, superheroes, and princesses don’t have to wait until October 31 to strut their stuff! To get started with a Halloween birthday party, send an online Halloween birthday invitation that you can customize and send via email or text. Let guests know they should wear a costume and bring a Trick-or-Treat bag. Once they arrive at the party, they can ring the doorbell in true Halloween style and fill their bags from candy bowls left strategically around the party area. For decorations, use any Halloween decorations you have at home and add orange, black, and white streamers throughout your party space.
Be sure to make a Halloween-themed playlist well before the party for a backyard costume contest or parade. For foods, take summer staples like strawberries and turn them into chocolate-covered ghosts and pumpkins; turn hotdogs into mummies with crescent dough; and make candy corn popsicles with orange juice, pineapple juice, and vanilla yogurt!
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