January 12, 2009
Valentine's Day Party Ideas
Valentine's Day is a fun holiday and throwing a Valentine's Day themed party for your kids can make the day even more enjoyable. It's a great day to bring smiles in every faces and show love to everyone. Here are some ideas on how to make your kid's Valentine's Day themed party a day full of love, fun and excitement.
Making your own Valentine's Day invitations can be enjoyable. You can make use of red paper roses and shape them into hearts. You can also put glitters and heart stickers to add up some style and elegance of your invitations. You can also add red ribbons, seals, and party crafts. Make sure your color schemes are relevant to your theme such as red, white, and pink and purple.
Symbolic colors of the Valentine's Day are pink, white, and red, so you should play with these colors. Shower your party area with lots of love by cutting out card stock hearts. Tape them to the walls and hang them from the ceiling using white and red yarns. Fill the room with heart-shaped balloons. Dangle white and pink curling ribbons to the strings of the balloons and tie little plastic hearts to the ends. Cut out paper flowers or you buy silk flowers and decorate them as centerpieces. Cover the tables with tablecloths using the theme's color schemes. Other symbols that you can use for your decorations are arrows, Cupid, laces, and roses.
Games and Activities
There are a lot of game ideas to make your Valentine's Day party fun and memorable. Some games that you can organize for the kids are treasure hunting, cutting hearts, Valentine charades, gigglebelly, Valentine's Day word games and writing romantic stories.
Foods and Drinks
Since it will be a children's party, you have to select foods that children will love. For added fun, you can have the food items in pink or any color related to the theme. You can have colorful heart-shaped chocolate bars, cookies, sandwiches, cupcakes, brownies, cocktails, sandwiches, sundaes, and ice creams. You can also serve a Valentine's Day cake. You can bake your own cake and have it designed with hearts or you can conveniently buy heart-shaped cakes.
Valentine's Day Party Favors
Popular party favors for a Valentine's Day themed party are heart-shaped helium balloons, valentine boxes, heart-shaped accessories such as rings, earrings, necklace, and bracelets, rep paper flowers with red ribbon and heart-covered pencils and erasers. It is often customary for children to exchange Valentine's in their classroom. Here are some terrific Valentine's Day candy bar wrappers that will make this exchange a breeze and the kids will love getting these personalized candy bars as valentine's. They also make wonderful party favors for a Valentine's day party as well.
Fill your kid's Valentine's Day with love, fun, and excitement with a Valentine's Day themed party. A Valentine's Day party is not only for Valentine's Day but also for any party that you want to shower with love.