Birthdays are magical for children, and when your child’s birthday is approaching, it’s exciting to be able to arrange a special day just for them. However, where should you start? Will your child want to go to a special destination? Will they want a magician? If you’re organizing a party for your child, here are five ways you can make the day extra special, regardless of your budget.

5 Ideas for a Kid’s Party

1. Pick a Theme

Bring out your child’s personality by letting them choose a theme for their party. For instance, they can choose a TV program or book series, or even a color. If they don’t have any ideas, you can surprise them by creating a theme that involves their favorite things.

2. Hire an Entertainer

MagicianFew people can strike a group of kids and adults silent in wonder, but a professional entertainer like a magician is more than up to the task. The perfect entertainment for all ages, magicians can do fun and simple tricks for young kids or more jaw-dropping illusions for older children.

3. Make Party Bags

An enjoyable task that you can perform with your child is to build party bags together. Let them select the items to go into each of their friend’s bags. Not only will this instill in them a sense of pride that they’ve done something special for their friends, but it’ll also let you spend some quality time together while you build the bags.

4. Book Their Favorite Venue

If your child has a favorite place they like to visit to have fun, you can surprise them by booking the venue for their party. Most play and sports facilities offer party packages, and even if they don’t, many are open to discussing ways that they can cater a party. You can often book free areas in playgrounds and parks just by emailing the local parks and recreation center.

5. Surprise Them

Many people are delighted when someone throws them a surprise party – children included. It requires a bit of work to keep it secret, especially if young children are involved, so you may wish to keep elementary-aged children out of the loop and let just their parents know. If you manage it, the look on your kid’s face will be worth it. 



Marco the Magician, based in Cold Spring, NY, has amazed children and adults all over the world. This magician has over 10 million YouTube views and broke magical records when he achieved the accolade of “largest illusion ever performed” when he drove blindfolded from LA to NYC in 2004. Book Marco for your child’s party and be astounded by feats that seem too impossible to be true. Call (212) 502-0148 or visit his website. For interesting articles and content about the wonderful world of magic, follow his Facebook page.