Sleepover for Girls Party Ideas

By Emily Churchill

Created on June 14, 2016

Sleepovers are a perfect way to celebrate a birthday. Invite all your kid's best friends and get ready to party. While slumber parties are a type of party, you can also incorporate a party theme for your sleepover. Check out these awesome slumber party themes for your girl's birthday!

Spa Themed Party

Just because you're all busy celebrating the guest of honor doesn't mean you can't relax. Choose a spa theme and let the girls pamper and primp all night! There are so many spa activities you can do to give your guests the full experience.  Find some recipes to help you DIY

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  • A face mask
  • Bath salts
  • Sugar scrubs
Let the girls trade pedicures and gossip until the lights go out. 

Glow In The Dark Themed Slumber Party

While there might not be much sleeping at your slumber party, there will come a time to turn the lights off. Turn out the lights and let the glow sticks light up the night! Check out these awesome glow in the dark slumber party ideas for your celebration.

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  • Glow in the dark markers to color t-shirts
  • Neon nail polish
  • Glow in the dark temporary tattoos
  • Glow in the dark lipstick
  • Glow in the dark temporary hair color or wigs

Art Inspired Party

If you have a creative child throw an art party. Let them choose a craft or two for the guests to complete during the party. They also make great favors.Here are some links to some cute party ideas.

    • Design a picture frame. Purchase inexpensive wood frames from the craft store that they can decorate them with paint. Take pictures for them to put in the frames
    • Decorate flip-flops with craft flowers, ribbons and faux jewels. Wear them while giving each other pedicures
    • Use fabric markers on white T-shirts to make custom party shirts. The girls can decorate each other's to create a personalized wearable memory of the sleepover
    • Make personalized diaries using composition notebooks and a variety of contact paper and ribbons. Create matching pens by wrapping them in contact paper or ribbon and topping with marabou, pom poms or faux flowers.
  • Make friendship bracelets with colored embroidery floss. Embellish them with beads. You can also use the floss for making hair wraps.

Movie Party

Spending the night watching all of your favorite movies with your friends isn't a bad way to celebrate a birthday. Send out ticket invitations and let your guests know what's playing. 

Some other movie party ideas include: 

  • For the digitally savvy kids, let them write, shoot, and edit a short movie with a movie maker app on an iPad or iPhone. 
  • You can go old school and rent or stream a ton of movies, just give it a modern twist and turn your movie watching space into a theater-like environment. 
  • DIY a concession stands, complete with a popcorn bar. 

Music Themed Party

Music plays a crucial part in our lives. Why not celebrate in style when it comes to your music sleep over? You could focus on your child's favorite musician, create a playlist and let them sing and dance the night away.

Some activities you can do at your slumber party include: 

  • Have a lip-sync contest and send the winner home with an iTunes gift card!
  • Play karaoke and see how close you can come to sounding just list your favorite artist
  • Strut your stuff by having a dance contest or try to learn the moves from your favorite video

Food Ideas For Your Party

Sleepover parties usually include traditional party food - pizza, chips and dip, veggies and dip, soda, and candy. However, if you would like to serve some more creative treats, consider these ideas:

  • Funny Face Bagels - Cut bagels in half and toast them, if desired. Spread cream cheese on the bagels and then provide the children jelly in a squeeze tube. Instruct the children to make funny faces on their bagels with the jelly!
  • Relaxing Refreshments - Serve soda, strawberry milk, and juice with silly straws.
  • Cute Cut-Outs - Use cookie cutters in the shape of daisies, stars, and butterflies to cut out peanut butter sandwiches, cheese, and deli meats.
  • Popcorn Pizazz - Serve popcorn in traditional popcorn bags and let your guests add toppings of cinnamon, powdered cheese, salt & pepper, or chocolate sprinkles.

You will most likely be serving breakfast to your guests as well. Here are a few ideas for early-morning treats:

  • Smiley Face Pancakes - Make a batch of pancakes, and set them out along with canned whipped cream, chocolate chips, maraschino cherry halves, chocolate syrup, finely chopped nuts, blueberries, or any other sweet treat that can be used to make eyes, a nose, a mouth, hair, etc., on each pancake. Let your guests decorate their pancakes the way they like.
  • Waffle Bar - Set up a waffle bar with a selection of syrups and toppings such as cherries, whipped cream, strawberries, chocolate chips, and nuts. Let each child make his or her ultimate waffle.
  • Fruit Pops - Slide sections of fruit, such as pineapple, banana, strawberries, and grapes onto a wooden skewer and serve.

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