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There are some birthday party ideas that work for both boys and girls, and then there are some ideas that just won’t go over well for one or the other. If you’re planning a birthday party for your son, there’s a good chance you’ll be scheming up a unique party that fits his personality and what he likes best.
You want your child’s birthday to be the best it can be. With younger kids, their minds change so quickly that it can be difficult to decode an idea that they’ll still like a month down the road. With a few back-up plans, you’ll be able to throw the most epic birthday party for your son. Take a look at these five birthday party ideas for your son.
What kid doesn’t love to go on a scavenger hunt? They are exciting as you find the different clues to be the first one at the finish line. With a boy, you can create a variety of scavenger hunts. Unsure what to do? There are companies like CityHUNT who specialize in tailoring scavenger hunts to all age groups.
Superhero Theme Party
Young kids love superheroes. Many of them idolize a certain superhero and try to act like them. If this sounds like your child, then throw a superhero party for him and his friends. Encourage the guests to arrive dressed as their favorite superhero. Decorate your home according to the character your child likes the most. You can create games that involve using their superpowers.
Does your child enjoy playing sports? You can plan a birthday party that revolves around that particular activity. If your son is an avid hockey player, take the kids to the rink in the winter or set up an outdoor hockey game in the neighborhood (make sure the adults are supervising and watching for cars). Would he rather play baseball? Take the group to your local baseball fun and have fun playing a few innings.
Favorite Movie Party
Another excellent idea to turn into a birthday party is with your child’s favorite movie. Does he love the new Star Wars movies or the Transformers series? You can decorate your house according to whichever movie he loves best.
How much fun would your child have if he and his friends got to hang out in a tent in the backyard, roast marshmallows around the fire, and tell ghost stories before going to bed? It sounds like a lot of fun already.
Turn your backyard into a campground by pitching a few tents, setting up a picnic table for snacks, and gathering by the fire pit at the end of the night. You can also set up lawn games for all the kids to play. Make sure it’s okay with the other parents for the kids to stay the night.
Don’t let planning a birthday party for your son be stressful. Almost anything can get turned into a birthday party with the right games and decorations. In the end, the main goal is for your child to have fun and create memories for years to come.