How to Plan a Kid Friendly New Year’s Eve Party On a Dime
Here are some great tips for how to plan a kid friendly New Year’s Eve party when you don’t have a ton of money.
If you are planning on hosting your own New Year’s Eve bash this year, you may be starting to feel a bit overwhelmed. There are so many different parts to planning a party, and doing it on a budget can be hard. If you are trying to throw a kid-friendly party on a dime this New Year’s Eve, here is everything you need to know!
Create your own ball drop celebration with balloons and noisemakers
Balloons are really cheap to buy, especially when they’re in bulk! Blow up a few balloons and attach them to the ceiling! This will serve as great party decor and a fun way to end the night! You can also make your own noisemakers using some cardboard and a few items you have already lying around the home!
Make your own hot chocolate bar
Hot chocolate is a great drink to serve that will appease both kids and adults! Make your own hot chocolate bar by creating a great homemade hot chocolate recipe in the crockpot, then having all your favorite toppings ready for serving!
Ring in the new year with your favorite pair of pajamas
Instead of trying to get everyone dressed up, why not dress down? Have everyone come in their favorite pajamas to ring in the new year.
Create a pizza-making station
Pizza is a great dish to make for two reasons. It’s cheap to make, and it’s a great kid-friendly dish! Have a few veggies and meats ready so that everyone can make their own personal-sized pizzas!
Play board games for free entertainment
Board games are a great way to keep kids entertained as well as adults! You can play Trouble, Monopoly, Life, and many other fun board games that will have the whole crowd laughing.
Utilize the decorations you already have
Black and gold are classic colors, and I’m willing to bet you already have some gold and black sprinkled around your home! If you don’t be creative! Do silver and gold or blue and gold until you have a palette that works for your party!
Add sprite to some juice for a “sparkling” kid-friendly beverage
Looking for an easy “cocktail” for the kids? Get some orange juice and add a little sprite to it! It will give the same bubbly look and taste as sparkling cider, but for a fraction of the cost!
Make it a potluck
If you are short on food supplies, consider making your party a potluck! Have all your guests bring a dish, and try a new recipe this New Year’s Eve.
Plan a few kid-friendly crafts
Crafts are a great way to let your kids play and hang out! Gather a few supplies and have your kids do some arts and crafts to keep them busy. You can have them make their own party hats, noisemakers, or even a fun firework craft.
No matter how many kids you’ll be hosting this New Year’s Eve in your home, these tips will help ensure you have a family-friendly party on a dime for both kids and adults.