If you’re planning an upcoming party for a six-year-old and feeling a little bit stumped, we have some wonderful ideas to get you started. Whether it’s an indoor or outdoor party, in the heat of summer or during the chillier months of fall and winter, these ideas will inspire you to throw a fantastic party that your child will remember forever.
Successful Party Suggestions
Having a successful party for kids is easy with these suggestions.
- Give the kids something to do. Kids love to be active, so give them something that involves running around and getting their energy out. .
- Make sure that the kids are having fun! A good rule of thumb is if they’re not having fun, then you’re not doing it right! Keep things light, fun, and easy going.
- Keep the party short and sweet. Don’t let things drag on longer than necessary. Short, simple, and fun activities are the best.
Other kids party ideas you might be interested in:
Cover the floor with a blanket or a bedsheet, put down some toys & books, and stock up on food and drinks that are easy for little hands to hold (sandwiches cut into quarters, small containers of yogurt) or that can be eaten with fingers (fruit skewers).
To set up the game, you will need a small space with enough room for all the players to stand in a circle. The kids should be evenly spaced and facing outward. The players should have their socks on (if they are not wearing them already). Then you need a ball, which can be anything from a tennis ball or soccer ball to even an inflated beach ball!
The rules of sock skating are simple: You must keep one foot on the ground at all times, but you may use your other foot to kick or move the ball around as needed. If someone steps off their designated toe spot (their “toe box”) then they are out of the game!
Balloon animals are a classic party entertainment idea for kids of all ages. There are so many different types of balloons available today that you can find one that will suit any theme or color scheme.
Face painting is one of the most popular party entertainment ideas for children. It’s fun, it’s inexpensive and it’s easy to do! You can find face painting kits at most party supply stores or online.
The best part about face painting is that it is a great way to engage your guests and make them feel special! Face painting can also be a great way to keep kids entertained while you’re preparing food or getting ready for the party.
Musical statues is a game that everyone can play, and it’s perfect for your six-year-old’s birthday party. It’s also a great way to keep kids entertained without having to worry about them getting bored or losing control of the situation.
Musical statues is pretty simple—you just stand still while music plays (or while someone counts down from 10). Then, when the music stops or someone says “freeze!” everyone has to stay frozen in whatever position they’re in until the music starts playing again. If you want, you can make it more fun by playing loud music so that children have a harder time staying still or making them freeze into funny positions instead of just standing there like statues!
Dress Up Box Party
A dress up box party is a fun party idea for kids. Invite guests to bring a costume to wear at the party. Make sure the costumes are age appropriate and have a theme, like pirates or fairies. This can be an easy way to entertain children!
A treasure hunt can be a fun way for your child to celebrate their big day. You don’t want to make it too hard or too easy, but somewhere in between so that they are able to find the clues and finish before time runs out.
You can make it as simple or complex as you please with either a basic list of random objects and directions to find them, or you could create an extensive scavenger hunt with puzzles and riddles written out on pieces of paper that need solving first before being able to continue with the next clue.
A tea party is a great way to bring a little bit of elegance and sophistication to your 6-year-old’s party. Invite a few friends over, make some fancy hats, drink tea, and eat cookies. Yum!
And that’s a wrap on our list of party entertainment ideas for 6-year-olds! We hope you found something useful in this article that will help make your event a smashing success. As long as you remember to have fun, everything else should fall into place. Happy planning!