Party Planning 101

By Emily Churchill

Created on June 14, 2016

Planning a party can be a daunting task. Who should you invite? Where should you have the party? What supplies will you need? How will you keep your guests entertained? The questions are endless, but there's no need to fret! We've put together a series of party planning articles and checklists that will help you answer these tricky questions and plan a memorable party that your guests are sure to enjoy. Additionally, we've prepared a Children's Party Basics guide with planning tips and decorating, food, game, and craft ideas that are appropriate for any children's party, regardless of your chosen theme. Just click on one of the topics below or visit our Basics guide to start planning your party with ease! If you're looking for theme-specific party tips, food and decorating ideas, crafts, and games, make sure to check out our 150+ theme party planning guides.

Coloring Pages

Color Your Favorite Characters!

Pin the Tail on the Donkey

Ask your family members to participate variations of this classic party game.

Themed Bingo Games

Everybody is a winner with these versions of Bingo!

Scavenger Hunt Games

Here are creative ways for your guests to find hidden treasures

Balloon Games

Make balloon animals or swords!

Relay Races

Who's the fastest at your party? You'll find out!