Budget Birthdays: 7 Steps to Save Money on Your Child’s Party! by Demika Caldwell

Money Parenting
8 years ago
Budget Birthdays: 7 Steps to Save Money on Your Child’s Party!

Kids' birthday parties can be expensive! No need to break the bank when you can keep it simple yet throw a grand party on a tiny budget. 

  1. Guest List: keep it small. 
  2. Invitations: use free online invitation and party planning websites like Evite or Punchbowl. 
  3. Location: your home, family/friend’s basement or backyard. 
  4. Menu: frozen pizza, homemade cold cut sandwiches, cupcakes or cake. 
  5. Decorations: make them yourself with materials you have on hand. 
  6. Games: Musical Chairs, Red Rover, Simon Says and Freeze Dance. 
  7. Goodie Bags: purchase items from the dollar store. 

It's party time!

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