Kid's Party Ideas -
Kid's Luau Party Ideas
Party Resource Guide
Presented by Event & Wedding Planners
remains the favorite theme for a kids summer
party. Find all you need for a successful
children's tropical party with our large
silk flower Leis
table accessories. Let's Hula!
invitations let your guests know that they will want to be
there and join in the fun. Add some
Confetti in your cards to
spur on some anticipation for the party! Don’t forget to
encourage your guests to drag out any theme related items they
may have and wear or bring them to the party.
As an alternative, consider attaching a
computer-generated or hand-written tag to a
beach ball, a
Luau Bucket Hat, a pair of
Tropical Sunglasses or an uninflated
luau balloon - use your imagination!
Use curling ribbon, satin ribbon or pipe cleaners to
In your invitation, encourage your guests to come
dressed in tropical style. As the party’s host, dress
up, and you will be surprised to see how many of your
guests will enjoy joining you. Slip into a light and
airy sarong and have a few
Hula Skirts on hand for your unprepared guests!
Decorate them even further with
Luau Print Bucket Hats and
Hibiscus Bucket Hats
Setting the tone for your party can be easy with some basic
decorating tips. Choosing your colors is the starting
point to creating an inviting atmosphere.
Choose one or two main colors and build
around these. If you choose to use only one color for your
decorating, try to add little touches of another color or a
lighter or darker shade of the same color to create a more
pleasing effect. Use colors that relate to your theme. When using a "theme", choose basic colors, then add
some fun props related to your theme to create a spectacular
Remember the tops of the
tables provide you with a very large surface area and covering
them with a
table cover is the easiest way to change the feel of a room.. It
is also the most cost effective way to decorate.
You can further accessorize your table with
Tropical or Luau themed birthday party ware, including: cups, plates, napkins, and cutlery, to create
a focal point in a room. Don't go overboard
with the theme related plates, cups, napkins and etc., adding
some solid colored items that coordinate with your theme colors
will provide you with a designer look. For example, if you are
using a theme patterned cup, use a solid color napkin or visa
versa. Remember you can use to much of a good thing.
centerpiece that coordinates with your theme. Make your
own centerpiece with these instructions:
HOW TO MAKE
BALLOON PALM TREES
Make you own
balloon palm trees (instructions for making
a tabletop or standing palm tree).
Try one of the following ideas to liven up your table:
napkins, pinch each in the center of the napkin, and
place the center point in the bottom of each cup. This adds a
decorative touch while the cups are still empty.
Napkins can be laid out on a serving table, or can be displayed
at each place setting. Place napkins in the center of each place
setting at an angle.
Tie napkins with curling ribbon and place
in the center of each plate at an angle. The cutlery can also be
added before the napkin is tied with ribbon.
Easy, Affordable Decorating!
, is an inexpensive but powerful way to
transform your party area into a festive space in minutes. Tie
balloon bouquets to the back of a chair, mailbox or your front
door. Use balloon bouquets as centerpieces. Tie clusters of
balloons everywhere. Balloon arches &
columns are ideal for
photo backdrops, entryways, and to hi-light different areas
around your party room. Scatter balloons on the floor. Make
balloon flowers and
balloon fish. Swag balloons across a ceiling. See
tips & instructions for making balloon decorations below.
Make your own tabletop
or 7 ft balloon palm tree.
Use a Helium Tank to fill
curling ribbon to
balloons and group them together. (Odd numbers look best: 3, 5,
or 7.) Place groupings of balloons around the party site.
Add to the excitement at your
event with our
Luau Party Games.
Hire a children's entertainer like a hula dancer, magician, face
painter, & etc.
Kids of all ages love to have their faces painted! Use
face paints to liven up your child's next birthday
party. It's a fun and inexpensive activity that is sure
to please all your little party guests! Depending on
your party theme, paint the child's entire face, or
simply paint on a design that complements your theme.
Some ideas? Choose Palm Trees for a luau party.
Learn to do the Hula!
Have a Hula Contest.
Take out your frustrations on a
Try some of these
Luau Party Game Ideas
Traditional loot bags filled with
sweets will always
be a big hit with partygoers. Add some
luau themed favors too.
waiting until your guests are making their exit to give
them a party favor, you can give your guests favors
during the party, which will add color and fun! Favors
can do double-duty at any party, as they provide perfect
tabletop accents that can be used as decorations. Select
favors specific to your
luau theme and place them on the tables.
As the excitement is so high at children’s birthday
parties, most children under the age of 10 will eat very
little and the waste can be disheartening. Schedule your
party during a time when parents will not expect that
their children will eat a meal and serve only cake, ice
cream, and a few other munchies such as mini chocolate
chip cookies, pretzels, and grapes (cut in half for
today are turning out cakes that are gorgeous, and ever
more creative. However, many of us still prefer the
tradition of baking our own cakes to recognize special
times in the lives of those who are most important to
us. Starting with the right equipment will give you
perfect results every time. To bake any cake, or for
just about any shape you could want to bake, we
recommend that you invest in three special pans, and a
few other items. Trust us…you'll use these things over
and over again.
round commercial grade pan – straight sides
13" rectangle commercial grade pan – straight sides
metal spatulas – one with a narrow tip for small
areas, and one with a large tip to smooth frosting
on large flat areas.
bag and couplers
decorating tips – several (2-3) writing tips, and a
star tip for starters.
these items can be purchased at specialty baking stores,
and many craft supply stores now carry them.
Hula Girl Photo Prop Each
Pineapple Balloon Arch Each
Palm Tree Standees Set/2
Hula Girl Standee Each
Gossamer Palm Tree Brown/green Set
Raffia Table Skirting Each
Raffia Floral Fringe Each
Raffia & Seashell Table Skirt Each
Tiki Tabletop Light Set/2
Tropical Leaves Pkg/5
Vintage Hawaiian Letter Set Each
Hawaii Wave Standee Each
Palm Leaf Thatching Each