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Posts from the category: Birthday Parties

Kids Party Food Ideas: A ‘Healthier’ Recipe for Chocolate Crackles

Kids Party Food: Chocolate Crackles -Gluten, Dairy, Nut and Egg Free, Reduced Sugar

Chocolate Crackles are pretty much the figurehead of traditional party foods in Australia. The traditional recipe was first published by the Australian Women's Weekly back in the 1930s and I have vivid memories of eating them as a party food when I was a child in the 70s. Truly, a birthday party is … [Read more...]

25 Fun Party Themes for Young Children

25 Fun Party Theme Ideas for Kids

Looking for birthday party theme inspiration for your under 6 year old? Then you've come to the right place! Here's 25 themes that are perfect for this age range, and a whole heap of links to great examples of these themes in action - click through for ideas for party food, party games and … [Read more...]

Party Food for Kids: Giant Chocolate Freckle Pops

Kids Party Food: Giant Chocolate Freckle Pops

At Immy's school the children usually share cupcakes with the children in their class on their birthday. As Immy only ever licks the icing off cupcakes, this year I decided that my efforts in the kitchen would be much better spent making something that she would actually eat and enjoy. Inspired by … [Read more...]

How to Create a Beautiful Children’s Party On a Budget

Budget children's birthday party ideas F

This is a guest post from Jackie Small of My Little Bookcase. As a stay-at-home mum I have to watch my wallet very closely but that doesn’t mean sacrificing beautiful birthday parties for my children. I’m not alone either; whatever your financial situation, many families are feeling the pinch at … [Read more...]

Kids Party Ideas: Rainbow Magic Fairies

Rainbow fairy party via Childhood 101

Immy has been mad about the series of Rainbow Magic books for ages now - there is always a good sized pile of them in our stack of library books! So when the question of a theme for her recent 6th birthday party came up, she wouldn't hear of anything other than a Rainbow Magic theme. Fortunately … [Read more...]

25 Fab & Fun Party Favour or Loot Bag Ideas

25 Kids Loot Bag Party Favor Ideas

We enjoyed a fabulous time on Saturday celebrating Immy's sixth birthday with a Rainbow Magic Fairy themed birthday party. I look forward to sharing more of the details with you next week but while I sort through the party photos I thought I would share a collection of fun and fabulous party favour … [Read more...]

Mermaid Party Food Ideas for Kids

Mermaid beach party menu via Childhood 101

So I have a confession to make... I promised this post almost a year ago! This time last year I posted about Immy's 5th birthday Mermaid Party and had every intention of writing a second post about the party menu but to be honest I think I was burnt out after the whole party planning experience and … [Read more...]

18 Fun Snack Ideas for Kids

18 Fun Kids Snack Ideas via Childhood 101

Do you ever get stuck in a rut when it comes to what to prepare for snacks? I do! Fortunately it's summer school holidays here in Australia which means more time to prepare snacks together with Immy and AJ, they both love helping in the kitchen! The following suggestions are easy to prepare (which … [Read more...]