Basic rules for decorating a children’s birthday
A child’s birthday is one of the most significant holidays of the year, because you really want to give him a fairy tale until he grows up and stops believing in miracles. The festive decoration of the apartment will best of all cope with the creation of a solemn atmosphere..
The bright decoration of the children’s party will become an unforgettable memory for your child
There are several simple principles for proper holiday decor..
Focus on the child’s age
For little kids, it is better to stick to light pastel shades that do not irritate the eyes, and a simple theme without unnecessary sophistication and sophistication..
The kid will love the unusual transparent balloons
Older children will love the thematic design in the spirit of their favorite cartoons, fairy tales or computer games. Do not hold back your imagination, use the brightest colors and embody the most daring ideas.
Children’s table decoration based on Winnie the Pooh
On the other hand, with teenagers, you need to be careful in your ideas. This category of birthday people will not want to seem like babies to the guests, and the birthday decoration should be more restrained. Limit yourself to just pretty balls and classic decorations. For a theme party, sports, music and film themes are acceptable.
Divide the room into zones
Concentrate the main decor in the dining table area, where the children will spend a significant part of the entire celebration time..
An example of decorating a festive table
Leave enough free space in the second zone, which will become a playground for the hero of the occasion and his friends. Remove all unnecessary items from here, use a play hut and many pillows as decorative elements.
Another great idea is to organize a special photo zone. So this holiday will remain not only in your hearts, but also on wonderful photographs..
Involve your child in the design
A surprise is, of course, wonderful, but it will be very interesting for older children to take part in the decoration of the holiday themselves, to feel like a full-fledged host of the holiday and the organizer of a solemn event.
Children are happy to participate in decorating the room for the holiday
An alternative option is to decorate the room only partially, making a surprise for the child, and then proceed with the remaining decor with the child..
Wall and ceiling decoration
Festive decoration, creating a unique atmosphere of celebration, is a guarantee of a bright and memorable birthday of your child. And in order to create it, it is necessary to transform the apartment beyond recognition. We recommend starting with the ceiling and walls..
Multi-colored balls are a universal solution that looks advantageous, but does not hit the wallet at the same time. Use helium balloons to decorate the ceiling, and the more there are, the better.
Balloons create a festive atmosphere, and can also be used to decorate gifts and surprises
Vertical garlands can be tied to helium balloons
The walls can be decorated with ordinary balls, creating interesting compositions from them. Folding arches, animal figurines and magic castles from balls is not given to everyone, so if you doubt your own abilities, you can make an order in a company that deals with festive decor.
You can also decorate the dining area with balloons. To do this, simply tie them to chairs, thereby drawing additional attention to the chic dining table..
The ceiling can be decorated with multi-colored ribbons, directing them from the chandelier to the walls
To decorate the ceiling and walls, you can use a variety of options for garlands bought in a store or made by hand:
- garlands of sweets;
- with pom-poms;
- Japanese garlands of round lanterns;
The latter option is more suitable for events held in the evening. From the same electric garlands, you can add a congratulatory inscription, which will also pleasantly surprise the child..
Electric garlands will perfectly complement the disco ball under the ceiling, from which both little kids and older guys will be delighted.
Garlands made of paper flags can also be used to decorate furniture.
DIY wall decor
To make a children’s birthday special, you don’t have to buy everything from the shelves of a holiday decor store. Decorating your birthday room with your own hands is really as easy as shelling pears.
To decorate the girls’ holiday, paper flowers are suitable.
The action plan is as follows.
- Cut flowers, butterflies, cars from colored paper – whatever you want, if only your child likes it. You can also print pictures on a printer and cut them too. Tape it all up on the walls with double-sided tape..
- Find photos that remind you of the best moments of your toddler’s childhood. Choose from them those that the birthday boy likes, otherwise he may get angry that you have flashed photos of which he is shy. Now attach all the photographs to one or more strings using small clothespins and also hang around the room..
- Draw a poster of congratulations or do a stretch with your own hand. Attach the result of your creativity in the most conspicuous place in the apartment.
A fabulous train from photos
You can also make sure that the guests have the opportunity to leave their wishes as a keepsake. Just leave some space on your poster or have a separate Whatman paper for them. This creative action will take not only children, but also adults..
A table with treats is an indispensable guest of any children’s birthday. It is important that its contents are not only tasty, but also beautifully designed. To do this, the first step is to decide on the color scheme. It should not be boring, but not too colorful. Themed design of the dining area should overlap with the general idea of \ u200b \ u200bthe decor.
Kids will love the delicious fruit canapes
In the design of the table, you should also adhere to the rule of balance: for a bright tablecloth, select neutral dishes, dilute a plain light tablecloth with catchy accessories.
Not only beautiful glasses, plates and vases can be used as decorations for the dining table. Food can also play this role: mastic cakes, multi-colored cupcakes, salads laid out in the shape of animals will decorate the table no worse than an old grandmother’s service.
When preparing cakes and pastries, make them in the spirit of your child’s favorite characters
Dishes for a children’s birthday can be disposable at all, there is nothing wrong with that. Moreover, in stores you can find cute disposable sets with your child’s favorite characters..
It is convenient to use disposable tableware for table setting, it does not break and does not need to be washed
Thus, to make the table look good, you can use:
|Inedible decorations||Edible decorations|
|Flower arrangements||Fun shaped candies, cookies and cupcakes|
|Small toys||Fruits and berries in glaze|
|Beautiful dishes||Beautifully decorated salads|
|Guest name cards||Mastic cake|
|Paper figurines||Themed cupcakes and keypops|
Print small multi-colored pictures and attach them to sticks
Festive decor that will highlight the interests of your child – the perfect decoration for a children’s birthday. Whatever theme you choose, a single composition will be a win-win solution.
For a young scientist
A child interested in science should be supported from an early age so that this interest does not fade over time. Festive decoration in the spirit of a fantastic laboratory will look very original and interesting.
A cake for the future chemist will be the decoration of the holiday
Attach the periodic table to the wall, decorate it with balls or garlands. Hang pictures throughout the room with images of cones, magnets, light bulbs and microscopes, the structures of atoms and molecules.
The color scheme should be neutral with vibrant greens, yellows, reds and blues..
For the festive table of a young chemist, dishes are needed that resemble flasks and test tubes
Select the glasses so that they resemble flasks in shape. Pour multi-colored juices without pulp, similar to a chemical solution, over them. The rest of the treats are also best served in transparent glass containers, while sweets and cookies are best placed in glass jars..
The cherry on top of the cake will be an invitation to the celebration of an animator showing scientific experiments. The little science lover will definitely be delighted..
The superhero theme is also very interesting and extensive. Batman, Superman, Spider-Man and many other comic book characters have long been the favorites of the bravest and most courageous boys who dream of real exploits..
Little superhero will love a Batman-style birthday
Children’s birthday decoration can be done in the general spirit of superheroes, or it can be dedicated to a separate character.
An interesting idea is to cut letters of congratulations from comic pages and decorate the wall with them. Just do not forget to specially buy a couple of magazines for this purpose and in no case borrow them from your son’s collection..
Spider-Man Party Table Decorating
Guests can be given masks at the entrance. Order them online or do it yourself.
Decorating the room is in a single color scheme, inscribing elements of the superhero branding there.
|Super hero||Color spectrum||Symbolism|
|Spiderman||Red, blue, black, white||Spider, cobweb|
|Superman||Blue, red, yellow||The letter “S”|
Garland for room decoration in the style of superheroes
You can invite an aqua make-up artist to the holiday, who will help children completely immerse themselves in the world of wonders and adventures..
For wizards and witches
The boy who survived was loved by everyone, young and old, and now children around the world dream of a cherished letter from Hogwarts. You, of course, are not Albus Dumbledore, but for a day you can plunge your child into the world of witchcraft..
Owls are a must-have for a Harry Potter-themed birthday party
Any holiday starts with an invitation. Already at this stage, you can focus on the theme of the celebration. Write them on paper, artificially aged with the help of welding, glue the envelope with plasticine and put a stamp on it, similar to the coat of arms of Hogwarts. It is not necessary to send a letter with an owl, you can use more traditional methods.
Special paper with aging effects is great for invitations.
It will be great if you also become a stylist for your guests. On the birthday boy, put on round glasses, draw a zipper on the forehead. Issue robes, hats and wands made from ordinary plastic pointers to all those invited.
Guests can be surprised right from the door. Hang a piece of brick-like wallpaper or cloth right outside your door. Make a slit in them. Everyone will need to go through it to get to your holiday. This is approximately how Harry Potter himself once got into the world of magic..
Harry Potter Gingerbread Cookies
Serve the treats mentioned in the books about the famous wizard on the table:
- chocolate frogs;
- pumpkin cookies;
- sweets with the most unusual tastes;
- pastries with molasses.
Bread can be replaced with bread sticks, shaped like magic ones. Write the names of various potions on the glasses.
You can make chocolate frogs to decorate the holiday table.
Children’s room decoration based on “Alice in Wonderland”
And don’t forget: whatever decoration you choose, the main thing at the holiday is your child’s smile. Therefore, do not be nervous and decorate your home easily and with pleasure..
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Gallery: a selection of photos with examples of children’s birthday decoration