Children's Birthday Party Trends 2023

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Make it Magic: Trends in Children's Birthday Parties

Birthdays are special milestones in a child’s life, filled with joy, laughter, and cherished memories. From choosing the perfect theme to crafting unforgettable party favors, let’s explore the exciting trends in children’s birthday parties!

Trend #1: Thrilling Themes

From enchanted kingdoms and adventurous pirates to intergalactic explorations and wild safari escapes, the possibilities for party themes are endless! When selecting a theme, it’s essential to involve the birthday child in the choice. This not only ensures that the party reflects their personality but also creates anticipation and excitement leading up to the big day.

Superheroes and characters are fun, but you can also try suggesting a theme around kids’ favorite activity or something they love – cookie party, anyone?!

Trend #2: Interactive Entertainment

Incorporating interactive entertainment into birthday parties has become an exciting trend in recent years. Magic shows, puppet theatres, DIY science experiments – all can add an element of wonder to a birthday and make it memorable. For adventurous kiddos, virtual reality experiences or kid-friendly escape room challenges can transport them and turn a party into an adventure!

One popular DIY entertainment option is giant soap bubbles (older kids can help, lil’ ones can watch… and pop)!

Trend #3: Memorable Party Favours

Everyone loves a bag of sweet treats or but beyond tangible take-homes, kid-powered experiences also make for unforgettable party favours. Try setting up a crafting station where kids can create their own mementos that resonate with the chosen theme. Not only is the result a great party favour, but it makes for a great party activity too!

Why not have guests make their own kid-friendly jewelry?

Trend #4: Planning for Sustainability

As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, so do children’s birthday parties. Parents are increasingly opting for sustainable and eco-friendly party options. From biodegradable cutlery to plantable party favours, there’s a growing emphasis on reducing waste when throwing parties. In fact, B. toys’ packaging is intentionally sustainable so parents can feel better about that pile of gifts!

Whatever your party budget – the love and joy we put into birthdays is what creates memorable moments for everyone. The trends highlighted here showcase how celebrating a birthday has become an opportunity to ignite the imagination, foster creativity, and build lasting friendships. However you choose to celebrate, we hope your next party leaves behind a trail of smiles!

Have you used any of these trends for your kiddo’s birthday party? Share your experience with us on Instagram by tagging us @btoysau.