Are you excited about your kid’s birthday party? It is going to be a definite yes, isn’t it?

While planning for the party menu and deciding on invite cards to send to your friends or business colleagues are important, planning an agenda for a birthday party is also something you cannot afford to oversee.

You must prepare a list of activities you want the guests or children to perform for your kid’s birthday party. Things can get dull when you have not planned exciting events for your kid’s birthday party.

Therefore, you must outline the list of activities before the onset of your kid’s birthday party.

Whether you plan to say bear jokes for kids with full-on action or wanna balloon hold confetti for a splash, you must have a clear-cut idea of how to plan to spend the rest of your day fruitfully.

Helping you identify 10 great kid’s activities can help you unwind at the party.

1. Balance with Gift Boxes


You get empty gift boxes from online stores like Amazon. Buy 100-200 empty gift boxes for your kid’s birthday party. Have an event wherein you would want the kids to hold those boxes on their heads.

They can hold one huge box or get to hold 2-3 boxes on their heads, lest the boxes not fall. Test the balancing IQ of kids who participate in this event.

The one who holds these boxes for a maximum duration of time can be declared the winner.

2. Musical Chairs

kids playing musical chair

No birthday party is complete without a round of musical chairs. Make sure you have fast and groovy beats stored on your music file. This way, the kids will never realize when the music starts and when it ends.

Therefore, you can make musical chairs as exciting and fun-loving as you can. The kid who always finds his/her chair till the end of the game and doesn’t get out becomes the winner.

Give away lovely prizes at the end of the event.

3. Organize Fun-Loving Photobooths


Have a collage of photos to recreate a fascinating photo booth with friends or guests who are arriving at your kid’s birthday party. Creating gel-based glue strips can be done in the shape of a rainbow.

Allow a few multi-shaped balls to rest in the corner of the room. Use fundo props like pompoms and allow your kids to wear sunglasses.

Now, you or your friends are ready to capture wonderful poses. Capture the magical moments on an HD cam and videograph these moments, too.

4. Playing Limbo is a Classic Party Choice Indeed


Here, you take a tall stick and allow each child to go beneath the stick. Lower the stick as each child walks into the limbo. The child who can take the lowest leap into limbo is declared the winner.

Give away lavish prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd best players. It can be soft dolls, stationery kits, or illustrated pencil boxes.

This is a classic game that keeps party-poppers on their toes.

5. Finger Dip Painting Adds to So Much of Fun

finger tip dipping painting

Keep tubs of paints and allow the children to plan a birthday theme. Let each kid come out with his/her creative birthday themes. Give A4 sheets of plain paper to each child.

They dip their fingers inside each jar of paint and recreate colorfully illustrated birthday themes. The most creative themes win prizes from the host.

6. Birthday Flashcards

kids playing cards

Give a birthday theme on a printed flash card. The kids can enact, draw, or act dumb charades concerning the theme printed on the back of each card.

The audience must resonate with the theme and explain what the theme creator is trying to replicate. The guesses that match the exact theme that is there on the flash card are declared the winner of the game.

The participants must have a heightened sense of creativity to ace this party groovy game.

7. Create Slime Stations


Slime-making kits are available aplenty via online marketplaces like Amazon. Here, you have everything inside the kits for kids to make slime using DIY styles.

They can add sprinklers, pearls and glitters to add so much fun or creativity while making their slime jars. As parents of the host hosting the party, you can capture the magical moments via video cams.

8. Setting up Flower-Crown-Making Stations for Kids


You display a brilliant range of artificial flowers at each party station. Keep some amount of glue and twine threads of different shades. The kids will place the flowers on the twine and glue them up.

Voila, those pretty-looking hand-made floral crowns are out there for display. The most creative hand-made flower crown wins attractive prizes and goodies from the hosts.

9. Ace up The Stacking Game


Hand over empty gift boxes to each kid who attends your child’s party. Let them stack the boxes. Here, the player places one gift box on top of another and towers up the stack.

The kid stacked the maximum number of gift boxes is declared the winner. To add to party fun, keep serving cookies, cakes, and party crispies after each round of the party game.

10. Never-Ending Rounds of Color Hopping


Stick color paper using glue. Allow the kids to hop from one square to another. The kid that keeps hopping between color squares remains intact in the game.

The one who steps onto the floor gets out. Allow 3-4 kids to play each round of color hopping. The one kid that balances himself/herself stands on the colored paper over the longest duration of time is declared the winner.


These are the top 10 party games your kids are going to love you for. Post each round of gameplay, talk about your child’s achievements, or give away ice-breakers to other kids wherein they describe their scholastic or non-scholastic achievements at their school, dance academy or sports centre.

This way, you get a better insight into every child’s perspectives and lines of creativity. As parents, you can also organize ramp walks, fashion shows, and other exciting games for adults to keep the partying spirits on their all-time high.

Attractive prizes can be distributed to kids and adults, and camcorders can capture memories.

Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson, is a child entertainment and activities coordinator with a decade of experience creating educational activities for children. Angela has worked extensively in various settings, including schools, community centers, and private events. Her approach towards children's entertainment is informed by her extensive research in child psychology and her previous role as a primary school teacher. Her passion for work is paralleled by her love for storytelling and writing children's books, alongside activities that inspire her creativity to connect deeper with the young audience.

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