Our friends at Sweetservices.com put together this amazing list of unique party favors for your child’s first birthday party. We love these ideas to make for an extra special day for your little one. Try them out and let us know what you think!
When planning your child’s first birthday party you want it to be fun and creative. I am sure your child has gotten his or her share of party goody bags filled with useless plastic toys, candy, and junk. Most of the time the toys are broken and end up in the trash by the end of the party. This is a waste of your time and money.
We have compiled a list of fun, cool, and creative party favors ideas that you can put together without breaking the bank. Make a memorable impression on your little party goers, and make this event special. After all, a child only gets one first birthday!
We hope these ideas for party favors will inspire you to create a memorable experience for your child’s first birthday party.
Bubbles are always fun and exciting for kids of all ages. They can be customized and decorated very inexpensively. Print out labels with the child’s name on them or wrap them with ribbons.
What child wouldn’t like a chalkboard to draw on? A box of colored chalk is very cheap. Hot glue a ribbon to the top corner of the board and tie a couple of sticks of chalk to the chalkboard. Customize the board with stickers, or use colored sharpies to write each child’s name on their board.
Beach Party Kit
For the beach party you can get an inexpensive bucket and shovel. Fill the bucket with sand toys, and sun glasses. You may also want to include some sunscreen for their protection. This is an inexpensive party gift that the child can use all summer.
Toddler Art Kit
Every child is an artist. Put together a simple art set. Keep it simple by printing out some coloring pages and bundle them with crayons. Enclose a magnet so they can hang their pictures on their fridge.
Do it yourself candy necklaces. Take a string and string lifesavers, gel rings, and round cereal. Sweetservices.com has an excellent array of candy to meet everyone’s taste. Tie the end and let them wear the necklace during the party. They are lots of fun and inexpensive. If the necklaces are going in a party favor bag, wrap them in plastic wrap.
DIY Soft Drink Kit
Bundle an individual drink mix and a curly straw to a bottle of water. Tie them together with bright and colorful ribbon. The child (or his mother) can make a soft drink that toddlers will love to sip through their silly straw.
Cotton Candy Cones
Cotton candy cones are cute and fun and easy. Take a waffle cone and fill it with cotton candy. Place in a plastic bag and tie with colorful ribbon.
You can’t go wrong with play dough. Children love play dough. You can buy it in bright colors and in mini containers. Tie a cookie cutter to the top of the play dough with a ribbon. The kids will love it.
Kids of all ages love the movie, “Finding Dory” Finding Dory can be a fun party favor. Get. a bag of plain goldfish crackers and a bag of colored goldfish crackers. In a snack bag place some plain goldfish crackers and some colored goldfish crackers. Place one blue goldfish cracker in each bag to represent Dory. You can place a Dory sticker on the outside of the bag for decoration.
A Child’s First Birthday is Once in a Lifetime
Make it special. It doesn’t cost a lot, and it is easy. Use these ideas or get creative and come up with your own. Don’t make the mistake of traditional party favors. You have a special child, give him a special day.