A birthday party without guests? In the age of social distancing, we’ve got to make it work! Keep reading to discover the best ways to make your kid feel like royalty for the day. From indoor birthday party games to drive-by parades and virtual birthday parties for kids, these will be just as much fun as the real thing. Keep calm and party on.
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Bake your own cake
Cake baked at home with your love and your kid's assistance will be just as good at any store-bought cake. This will also be a great family bonding time. start with choosing her favorite flavor: vanilla, chocolate, or anything of her choice! Pinterest or Google has always been a great resource for finding easy baking recipes.
No birthday celebration is complete without cake! Or if you’re fresh out of eggs, support a local bakery by placing an order for pickup or delivery.
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Bring the party home
If your kiddos have always wanted their room filled with balloons and posters or decors of their favorite characters, now is the time to do so! Order decorations online and bring the party home. It can be in any theme and some party activities include storytime, a singalong, facetime with friends and family. Things can also get competitive when you pull out your board games and make a night of it with the whole family.
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After all of the fun, the whole family can end the night with a movie marathon with their favorite movies and snacks.
Make use of your backyard
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As the weather gets warmer, we desire more sunshine and time outdoors. We recommend turning your backyard into a photo backdrop, a picnic site, or go glamping. Make sure to check the weather before setting things up and prepare for bug spray.
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Prepare for food
On their special day, you’ve got to let the birthday kiddo pick the dinner menu! Go for your favorite local restaurants that are still open for delivery or pickup. Or if you prefer cooking from home, some food options for a backyard birthday party includes BBQ and making smores for dessert.
The Itty Bitty Toes team hopes you'll be able to find joy through this difficult time with our tips on throwing a birthday party at home. Distance is truly nothing when you can put FaceTime to work for your little one’s special day. Ask friends and family to call throughout the day with birthday greetings and join in the party fun. You will have a blast!
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