6 Crafty Children’s Party Ideas For Indoor Birthdays

Kids with summer birthdays always seem to have all the fun. They get to have garden parties, barbeques, camping trips, days out to the park or even the local lido while the poor children of winter have to make do with church halls and living room lark abouts.  Well, that’s all about to change.

We’re aiming to bring joy to the indoor birthday parties by helping you discover great ways to keep your children and their friends entertained inside this year. Rainy days don’t have to mean cancelled parties – there’s plenty of stuff to do indoors and we’re going to show you how to do it!

Make themed cakes

Despicable Me - Minion cupcakes

Be the talk of the classroom for weeks by making themed treats to go with your party. We’re in love with these Minion cupcakes but there are loads of other cakes to be made, all you need is a touch of creativity and some inspiration for your child’s favourite characters.

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Dinosaur eggs

Hatching Dinosaur Eggs

Add a pinch of mystery and excitement to birthday parties with this unique party activity. Hunt the house for dinosaur eggs and watch their faces light up as they discover what’s inside! Find instructions on how to create the perfect dino egg by clicking here.

Serve ‘Frozen’ Party Punch

Disney Frozen Party Punch-

Forget squash and Ribena and instead serve the kids something they’re sure to remember. This Frozen themed punch is totally in vogue right now and is delicious enough to please both the children and the grown ups in the room! Recipe here.

‘Gruffalo’ Gift Bags

Gruffalo themed party bags

Don’t settle for a yoyo and a slice of sprinkle cake, give your children’s guests more this year. These Gruffalo gift bags are super simple to make and the idea can be changed to fit any theme!

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Make your own masks

DIY Make your own superhero mask

Get creative and let the kids spend the day designing and making their own superhero masks! Turn it into a competition and hand out prizes for the most inventive mask. Tip: You can make these masks with paper instead to avoid heaps of sewing and stitching.

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Create Hogwarts at home

Reacreate Howarts Floating Candles

We can’t believe how amazing these ‘floating candles’ look and before you panic, no, they’re not real flames! Pull out all the stops and recreate this amazing Potter party – find details on how to make the candles and more right here.

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