Thursday, February 25, 2010

Easy Kids Birthday Party Favor Idea

Party favorites are another tough challenge for hosting a children's birthday party.  This year I hoped on board a trend and decided to simplify the party favors.  We got $5 gift cards from a local Frozen Yogurt store called Swirlz.  It's a hit with the kids and the parents love it because you don't go home with all the junky toys.  The last couple of years I had used the plastic popcorn buckets from Disneyland and really found myself struggling to figure out how to fill them cool items that weren't going to end up in the landfill by the end of the week.  You can read about that here.

We put $5 on each card, but $3 would also be fine.  Let's just say if it had been up to me... I would have done $3, but I delegated the task this year so I won't complain about the end result.

3 comments:

Julie August 11, 2010 at 4:27 PM  

Great idea! I'm totally going to do this for my boys' b-days! Thank you!
juliebcampbell@q.com

CSeppala September 23, 2010 at 7:29 PM  
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CSeppala September 23, 2010 at 7:30 PM  

LOVE the gift card idea. So tired of the candy and cheap-toy gift bags.

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