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Top Birthday Party Ideas for Children

The pressure is on for parents to find a unique party idea that nobody else at school has done already… which is a challenge! Your little birthday prince or princess deserves the best, but it can be difficult to find an activity on budget that everyone will enjoy. Fear not, as our team of researchers have been scouring the best kid’s birthday party ideas for 2017! Read on to see whether your youngster would love any of these ideas.

Dance party

Does your little one love to boogie? If so then a dance party could be absolutely perfect. Hire a professional dance teacher to come and teach the birthday boy or girl and their friends a routine to their favourite song of the moment. It’s personalised and unique, and parents can get some much needed video footage to keep for their 18th!

Trampoline party

Trampolining is fun at any age, so regardless who you’re inviting they will love getting involved in a trampoline birthday party. Choose whether you just want the kids to jump as they please or take part in a special dodgeball tournament. Once they have worked up an appetite they can enjoy some party food and of course, cake!

Mocktail class

Do you have a daughter who is 7 going on 17 who always wants to join in with the adults? Then she may just love a mocktail making class at a restaurant. Many places run cocktail classes for hen parties, and the latest craze is a similar class aimed at children, so they can learn how to make their own fruit drinks at home.

kids playing bubble footballBubble football

This twist on a popular ball game will have kids – and parents – in hysterics. Take part in bubble football all over the UK, and many places offer children’s party packages or you can just book in for a game.


Pamper party

The latest craze for young pampered princesses! Beauty salons are now offering special pamper parties for kids aged 4+ including manicures, glitter hair and face masks. If they need to chill out after all that gift opening, this is perfect!


If you can’t find a suitable party package then why not make one at home? Kids love an old fashioned sleepover, and a few finishing touches can make it feel extra special for the birthday boy or girl. Design a treasure hunt and play their favourite games – sometimes the simple ideas are the best.