Organising a kid’s party involves decisions on games, food, place settings, goody bags, entertainment…the list goes on. Obviously, kids need more entertaining than adults, and a theme is usually a must. One way to guarantee a happy group of kids is to adopt a theme from one of their favourite TV shows or films.
It doesn’t have to be difficult. We’re not talking about recreating the entire set of Middle Earth in your lounge for a Lord of the Rings theme here.
For some inspiration, here’s five suggestions for kid’s TV and film themes.
• The new Disney film Tangled is hugely popular this year, particularly for little girls. We’ve got a whole selection of pretty Tangled-themed tablewear and decorations, including a gold crown and pretty party bags. If you know anyone good with hair you could borrow them to give little hair makeovers to your guests too.
• Toy Story 3 is loved by kids and the panel on the Oscars alike, so a party filled with Buzz, Woody and co is one that girls and boys will love. We’ve got everything from Toy Story 3 party plates to invitations. Dig out some of their favourite old toys and they can rein-act the story!
• Tinkerbell is still hugely popular, thanks to a few recent films. Perfect for little princesses, you can dress the table with pretty paper tablecovers, and give out goody bags filled with sweeties and glitter (although the other parents might not appreciate that so much!)
• Doctor Who is another TV star that’s stood the test of time. It’s great for slightly older kids, and we’ve got a selection of Doctor Who goodies to create a quick and easy theme. Hiring a Dalek might be slightly unlikely, but adding a bit of silver around the place and popping a Doctor Who DVD in should keep the kids entertained for hours.
• Finally, there’s the Hello Kitty theme, which is surprisingly popular with kitsch-loving adults too. Make everything a little bit pinker, then add some of our adorable Hello Kitty plates, cups, party bags and party notebooks to make it really girly.
We’ve got plenty more TV themed products, so feel free to have a browse!
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