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3 Tips for Throwing an Awesome Kids’ Birthday Party

Looking for ideas to throw a great kids’ birthday party? You’ve come to the right place. Here at Mr. A’s Martial Arts, we are known for our low maintenance, action-filled birthday parties, and we’ve got 3 easy birthday party ideas to share with you.




1. NOODLES


Pool Noodles are cheap and easy to find at the dollar store, and can be used for a number of different fun, high-energy activities. Not all kids have the ability to sit down for a movie, or participate in a game with too many rules or instructions. With noodles, the possibilities are endless! They’re also easy to cut to any size, and they can be used for a number of crafts - The best part about noodles is that they’re soft! Since they’re a spongy material, there’s no need to worry about injuries.


Our Game Recommendations:

  • Freeze tag

  • Noodle fight

  • Limbo and

  • Anything else you can think of!


Our Craft Recommendations:

  • Swords

  • Nunchucks

  • Ninja Stars

  • Boats

  • Whatever the kids want to make! You can glue googly eyes on them, stick pipe cleaners out of them, draw on them - let the kids get creative!


2. GLOWSTICKS


Any activity that you can make glow in the dark immediately increases the fun for any age group. Tag is always fun, but if it’s glow-in-the-dark tag? SO much better.

Glow sticks are easy to buy and give the party guests something to take home at the end of the party. They can be used as bracelets and necklaces, boundary markers for any team games, and party decorations. Just be sure you can use them in the dark! Glow sticks aren’t much fun when you’re outside during the day.


Our Recommendations:


  • Glow in the Dark Dance Party

  • Glow in the Dark Noodle Fight - with teams, or as a free-for-all!

  • Glow in the Dark Tag

  • Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag - each team can wear a different color!

  • Glow in the Dark party games - Tic Tac Toe, Ring Toss, Relay Race, and more!

  • Glow stick decorations - put them in balloons, centerpieces, or make garlands!

  • Glow sticks as party favors!






3. DISPOSABLE TABLE CLOTHS


Want a quick cleanup? Disposable table cloths are a must have. Not only do they add a pop of color to an otherwise ordinary space, but at the end of the party, you can wrap up the leftover paper plates, napkins, food, and trash that the kids may have left on the table. Be sure to double check it for any belongings or open drinks, and then fold the edges inward until you can pick it up and put the whole thing right in the trash. The table underneath is clean and the whole process only takes a few minutes!



You can use any or all of these ideas together to create an amazing birthday party for kids! As professional party hosts, we know how much these tips can streamline the process, and reduce stress.


Still seems like too much work? We host awesome parties at our studio in Havertown, PA - you can book with us here and let us take care of the planning, hosting, and clean up!


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