Birthday parties can be a parents nightmare! All the planning and expense can really make you want to pull your hair out! My solution is to find quick and easy birthday party crafts and games. Many of these activities will take common household items making them frugal as well as easy to make.
Frugal Birthday Party Crafts and Games for Any Theme
My daughter’s birthday is October 22nd, and I’ve begun searching around for some cute general-themed birthday crafts and games that she might enjoy. I thought while I was at it, I’d round them up and list them here for you too. She’s very girly-girl, and many of these ideas are based off some of her favorite characters, toys, movies, and shows.
Birthday Party Crafts
Keeping your party guests engaged will help keep fighting and tears at bay. Birthday party crafts are the best way to keep all party guests happy and busy.
- Pokemon Birthday Party Craft from Cutesy Crafts
- Frozen Troll Slime from Two Sisters Crafting
- DIY Candy Necklaces from The Love Nerds
- How to Make Giant Bubbles from Spaceships and Laser Beams
- DIY Dream Catcher Party Craft from Taz and Belly
- Pin the Tail on Rainbow Dash FREE Printable from I Watch Them Grow
Birthday Party Games and Activities
If you birthday guests have lots of energy then you will want to plan a few of these birthday party games to keep them occupied.
- Dinosaur Party Game: Frozen Fossils from Spaceships and Laser Beams
- Frisbee Tic Tac Toe from A Turtles Life For Me
- Ball Toss Party Game from Catch My Party
- LEGO Game Ideas from Simple Play Ideas
- 38 Easy and Fun Outdoor Party Games from Cute DIY Projects
- Nerf Target Prize Game from Frugal Fun 4 Boys
- Birthday Activity Tubs from Kitchen Floor Crafts
- Affordable Party Activity Stations from B-Inspired Mama
- How to Make A Kids Birthday Balloon Avalanche from Fun with Mama
- Birthday Scavenger Hunt from Life is Sweeter by Design
Who are you planning a birthday party for? Have you found any quick and easy birthday party tips to share?