Birthday party activities in Suffolk "at a glance"

Written by MiriamSpall on Friday, May 20, 2016 - 07:03

What to do this year for your kid’s party! Dont know where to start?!

Choosing an activity or place to celebrate that special day doesn’t have to be such a drag. This year I didn’t know where to start! There seems to be so many options out there nowadays. To make it easier for you we have put together an “at a glance” list of activities that are available in Suffolk and listed on our Party Guide Directory. This will give you a initial idea on what to do this year, and can help you decide what activity is most suitable for your child according to their age and preferences. For more ideas, and to find suitable entertainers and suppliers, go to our website and search: Family Guide- Services- Party Guide

Craft party:  Loads of options the kids will have fun creating individual works of art, giggle and mingle with their friends. Most of these activities take place in their own venue, but there are also a few that offer a home service, although most parents prefer the kids to make the mess elsewhere!

  • Bear stuffing
  • Craft activities
  • Ceramic painting
  • Glass painting
  • Decopatch
  • Ceramic
  • Painting
  • Hama beads  

Children Entertainers: The classic party involves hall hire and an entertainer of some sort. Great for inviting everyone you know or the whole class. You can have a small affair at home also, but they don't come cheap! Entertainers will be able to recommend a hall if you don't have one, they are professionals and they will make sure your child has a birthday to remember.

  • Clowns & Circus
  • Magicians
  • Disco
  • Punch & Judy
  • Facepainting
  • Balloon modelling
  • Dancing lessons
  • Games & music

Themed: Sometimes kids have a themed party in mind, either the latest Disney princess, the classic pirate party, or perhaps they have a hobby they would like to share with their friends?

  • Princess/pirate parties
  • Archery
  • Scientist parties
  • Lego parties
  • Cooking parties
  • Petting zoo
  • Recording

Venues, parties you don’t need to hire a hall for: This is one of my favourite options,  great for active kids that are constantly on the go.   Benefits: The venue does all the hard work, they sometimes have helpers to help watch the kids, they do party food and they clean up the mess after!

  • Bowling
  • Laser tag
  • Farms
  • Softplay
  • Theatre
  • Karting
  • Gymnastics
  • Pony parties
  • Attractions

Leisure centre parties: Another firm favourite, affordable and with popular activities to choose from. You have to bring your own food, but everything else is taken care of.

  • Football parties
  • Archery
  • Bouncy castles
  • Trampoline
  • Swimming

Don't forget to take a look at our Family Guide Directory, and search under Services- Party Guide for party venues, party suppliers, party entertainers, party hire, themed and sports parties.

Do you know a great party provider who needs to be added to the directory? Let them know they can add their business for FREE! Simply register and click on "Submit Family guide" on the top right hand side of the screen :) It is that easy! We are looking for children entertainers in Suffolk, party venues, catering and party suppliers.

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