Pass the parcel party games for toddlers

If you’ve got a toddler and are planning a party, then you’ll know well just how tough it is to find party games that are suitable for them to play. The risk of accidents is always high with so many little people around, and it’s important to negate that as much as possible… Well, today we’re going to be talking about our brilliant range of toddler pass the parcel games! Not only are they completely safe for little ones to play, but they’re super fun and can be chosen to perfectly align with whatever theme you’ve chosen for your little ones party. Let’s take a look, shall we?

Pass the Parcel that’s perfect for toddlers

Toddler-Peter-Rabbit-Pass-The-Parcel-And-Main-PrizeAll of our toddler age pass the parcel party games are perfectly created to match up with whatever theme you’ve chosen for your party. Each parcel is wrapped in beautifully vibrant paper, which is colourful and wonderfully high quality to ensure that your party guests will absolutely love it. Each parcel contains a main prize, and several smaller prizes with a variety of sweet treats to give your guests a prize that they’ll love!

We alternate the paper that the parcels are wrapped in so that no two layers are the same, meaning that over excited little ones are less likely to rip through more than one layer at a time in their excitement; all the time ensuring that the paper matches perfectly with the theme you’ve chosen. All of our parcels come as standard with eight layers, but you can add more on to this so all your guests can have a turn, if you prefer!

A popular option for little girls is Peppa Pig, and we can definitely see why! With the popularity of the TV show growing even today, the characters are well loved and anything to do with them is bound to go down well! Our Peppa Pig pre-wrapped pass the parcel party game contains plenty of Peppa Pig themed prizes that your guests will love – including the main prize of a themed colouring set, with a punch balloon and a bag of Haribo sweets for a lovely sweet treat. You can find this parcel option at this link.

A fantastic option for little boys (or little girls who love their trains!) is Thomas the Tank Engine. A firm favourite throughout the years, it’s no surprise at all that everyone still loves their favourite train! This parcel contains the main prize of a fantastically fun Thomas the Tank Engine colouring set that little ones are sure to love, and a Haribo sweet treat. Find this parcel here.

We hope we’ve been able to give you some inspiration, guidance and assistance for planning your little ones’ party and the perfect games to play! You can find our complete range of pass the parcel games for toddlers at this link, and all the tableware you could ever need – for any occasion – right here. Happy party planning!

Everything you need for your Star Wars party!

Star Wars has always been a popular franchise; frequently bringing itself right back to the forefront of people’s minds! In fact, it’s now presented trilogies in three totally different decades, meaning the love of the franchise truly does span generations. This means that there’s likely to be a huge number of people wanting to throw a brilliant Star Wars party when they’re celebrating, regardless of their age, and we’re here to help you make that happen! If you’re considering throwing an awesome Star Wars party and need a helping hand, then you’re in the right place – here’s everything you need to throw an amazing Star Wars Party!

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Everything you need for your Star Wars Party

When you’re throwing an amazing party, there are always a few things that you’re going to need. Let’s get started talking about our brilliant Star Wars themed party accessories that are sure to make your party go down a treat!

Tableware is always a good place to start when putting your party together, because making your table look great is pretty important! If you’re planning on having a small gathering of your favourite people, then look no further than our bumper party saver pack to give you everything you need! The set contains all of the tableware you’re going to need, including a table cover, plates, cups and napkins – but also gives you a few decorative options, in the way of a set of balloons and some “happy birthday” candles to pop into your Star Wars cake! This is plenty for a smaller get together, or a tea party. Find the set here, starting at £21.79.

If, however, you’re planning on going all out with the decorations and want to grab your tableware without any additions, then the tableware set is perfect for you. This set just focuses on getting you set up with some brilliant tableware, and includes your table cover, plates, napkins and cups just like the other set, but while leaving you free to decorate your party venue however you choose (if you’re stuck for decorative inspiration, why not take a look at our range of decorations here?). You can find this set here, starting at £14.80.

Finally, our pre-wrapped Star Wars Pass the Parcel party game is absolutely perfect for Star Wars parties for children! Wrapped in high quality, brightly coloured and perfectly themed paper (alternated to avoid ripping through more than one layer at a time), this parcel consists of a brilliant main prize (a Star Wars sticker pad), and plenty of other super fun prizes and sweet treats for the game winners to enjoy! The parcel starts with eight layers, but you can add more to accommodate your guests if you need to. Find it here, starting at £14.25.

We hope we’ve been able to give you some inspiration, advice and brilliant suggestions to help you make your party amazing! You can find everything we’ve spoken about in this post right here, and don’t forget that if you’re looking for something that you can’t find on our website, just get in touch and we’ll see if we can help you out. Happy party planning!

Party inspiration to help when planning your celebration!

While we give you lots of suggestions and advice for when you’re throwing fantastic parties, we don’t always offer lots of overall party ideas to help you get yourself inspired (maybe we should do this more often, what do you think?), but today this is going to change… we’re going to be talking about several different blogs and websites that do party inspiration the best, with excellent suggestions for products, themes, and beautiful pictures to really help your imagination. With a bit of luck, you’ll find yourself completely inspired and able to think of a party that will wow not only your guests, but yourself, too.

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Party Inspiration for your Imagination

Hello Party
Hello Party also runs a fantastic blog with a tonne of party inspiration just ready to go! From DIY tutorials to help you create something amazing for your party, to plenty of photographs of posts on themes that are sure to give you absolutely tonnes of ideas, when you’re looking for extra party inspiration, definitely head over to Hello Party for some ideas!

Catch My Party
Catch My Party have a bit of everything when it comes to parties; there’s inspiration for your themes, DIY decorations, recipes, and plenty more. There are lots of bright, colourful pictures to help you picture how your chosen theme will turn out if you put enough effort into it, and lots of guidance to help you put together an amazing party (check out some of our own blog posts for more on this if you’re looking for a bit of extra help!), and plenty more to look through and admire.  Definitely take a look next time you’re planning an awesome party.

Hex Jam Themes Article
This is a specific article rather than an entire website, but it contains over a hundred party themes that are sure to make your party amazing! For those of you who are great at putting a party together once you’ve got an idea, but have a bit of trouble coming up with your initial theme, then this article is going to be everything you need to help you create the most amazing party!

Pinterest
Pinterest is an amazing tool for inspiration and putting together different aspects of any event and parties are no different. You can browse other peoples’ boards, search for different photos and inspiration and pin them to your own boards, thereby creation your very own inspiration source and something you can refer back to at any time for more ideas, or to add things to.

We hope we’ve been able to give you some extra ideas and inspiration for the next party you plan! It’s absolutely amazing what some people are capable of doing just with a few ideas and simple additions, so hopefully you’ll be able to do the same! To see our complete range of everything party related, just head over to our website!

Engagement parties – everything you need!

With Valentine’s Day just gone and spring in the air, there are bound to be a few marriage proposals afoot. With these often come fantastic engagement parties for families and friends to celebrate your happy news together – but are you going to have time to plan something amazing with everything else that you need to do? Well, with our help, yes you are! Today we’re going to be talking about everything you need to throw an amazing engagement party that you and all of your loved ones will absolutely love. Let’s just get into it, shall we?

Everything you need for your engagement party

Tableware is a must for any celebration, but for an occasion as significant as this you can’t just settle for anything! We think our Toot Sweet Floral Pattern Saver Tableware Pack is absolutely perfect for an engagement party; it’s not too in your face with decoration, but still is nicely patterned and colourful enough to make it look and feel as special as it should be! The saver pack contains everything you need for your table, including your table cover, paper plates, napkins and cups (find this set here, starting at £18.54), but you can also find the pieces individually if that’s what you prefer.

Honeycomb_Decoration_Garland_2_www.partieswrappedup.co.ukOnce your table is set and ready to go, why not look into some of our beautiful decorations to decorate your party venue (even if that’s just your home!) and make it look the part? If you’re looking for a beautiful garland to add a bit of glamour and sophistication to your party, then both the multicoloured confetti garland (here, for £4.80) and the Vintage Affair Paper Flower Garland (here, for £6.00) are perfect! They both add the perfect amount of extra decoration to your even, while keeping it classy! Of course, our general purpose paper fans and pom-pom decorations are great, too! They give you a lot of colour and texture in extremely affordable and varied decorations that you and your guests are sure to love – check out the range here.

If you’d like to keep your guests entertained and also have plenty of wonderful photographic memories from your engagement party (and perhaps your wedding reception – this would work for that, too!) team up a disposable camera (or a request for copies of any digital pictures people take) with a set of these Vintage Lace Photo Booth Party Props for plenty of fun and lots of pictures to remember your night by! These sets contain plenty of photo props that your guests will love using, and they’ll create lots of fun, happy memories for everyone. Find the set here, for £7.80.

We hope we’ve been able to give you some great inspiration and suggestions for your engagement party. After all, with an extra little bit of guidance you’re free to plan the wedding! Enjoy your special day and all that it brings… happy party planning!

Parties just because…

We’re all familiar with parties for birthdays, Christenings, engagements, marriages and so on… but how many of us have thrown a party just because? Probably not many – not since being a teenager and throwing house parties, anyway! That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it, though. If you think you might fancy throwing a party just for the sake of it and are looking out for things you can add in to make it amazing, then you’re in the right place because we’ve got plenty of suggestions for you. Just keep on reading…

Bits and pieces for a “party just because”

A little bit of decoration goes a long long way

shutterstock_196540742You don’t need banners and balloons to decorate a party if you don’t want to! We’ve got lots of decorations that don’t hint at any type of occasion which are perfect for any sort of “just because” party. Whether you’re using a theme to build your party around or keeping it causal, we’ve got some things that you’re sure to love…

Our paper decorations and garlands are beautiful decorations that are simple enough to fit in with any party. Whether you’re looking for lots of colour or something a little more subdued we’ve got you covered. The paper decorations come in a huge range of colours, with each set containing complementary colours that look fantastic together, and a couple of decorations in different sizes to give your party a fantastic textured feel. You can find the range of paper decorations we stock here.

Don’t forget your tableware!

If you’re planning on having food for your guests then you’ll need some tableware to serve it on, and you can’t go wrong with our range of complete tableware saver sets. They contain absolutely everything you need for your table, including the table cover, napkins, plates and cups. All you’d need is cutlery if you’re planning on doing more than just “finger food”! You can find a great range of tableware that doesn’t make you think of a themed party or a children’s party at this link – there’s loads of gorgeous colours and patterns to choose from and you and your guests are sure to love them.

Entertainment?

If you’re planning a children’s party that’s just for the sake of it then you might want to look into a party game or two as well as some music for entertainment – we’d recommend our pre-wrapped pass the parcel games which you can find here.

If you’re planning a party for everyone, then you might not want to bother with the games. Instead make sure you’ve got plenty of great music to help you entertain your guests! Whether you’re hiring a DJ or a band, or just making your own playlist for your guests to enjoy, it’s a great way to keep your guests entertained.

Hopefully we’ve been able to give you something to think about with regards to “parties just because” – who needs an occasion?! There’s nothing wrong with throwing a celebration just because you fancy doing something to enjoy yourself – but if you feel bad doing that, you can always make something up! Happy party planning…

Girl’s pirate parties

Who said pirate parties are just for boys? Not us! Pirates are well loved by children (and grown ups) absolutely everywhere, and the reason for that is just that they’re so fun! Today, we’re going to be talking about girl’s pirate parties that are absolutely perfect! We’ve got suggestions for absolutely everything you’re going to need, with a tonne of inspiration for you to create brilliant parties that your little one and all of their guests will absolutely love. So, if you’re planning a party for your little one some time soon and are looking for some inspiration, then just keep on reading!

Everything you need for a fantastic girl’s pirate party!

A102177_AThis party is basically centred around the dressing up outfit – so if your little one loves dressing up, then a pirate party is absolutely perfect! The Lucy Locket Girls Pirate Dressing Up Outfit is gorgeous, and perfect for any budding pirate! It’s brightly coloured, and includes the main outfit, as well as the headscarf to ensure your little one really looks the party! It’s comprised mainly of pink, blue, black and white and is sure to look fantastic with the rest of our pirate party suggestions! You can find the outfit at this link, for ages four years, and six years, for £36.00.

Once you’ve got your outfit sorted, you’ll need some tableware! We don’t have any specifically pirate themed tableware for girls, but the Toot Sweet Pink Tableware matches well enough with everything else we’ve suggested, and your guests are sure to love it! The set contains everything you’ll need for your table, in gorgeous pink and white stripes! The set consists of your table cover, napkins, cups and your plates. You can adjust the amount of place settings to accommodate more guests should you need to, as well! Find the set here, for £17.25.

Let’s talk about some party game prizes and super fun party bags, shall we? Everyone loves playing party games at their celebrations, and it’s always nice to have prizes that match your theme on hand to give out! If this is something you’re looking for, then take a look at our pirate themed party prizes right here – puzzles, stickers or a super fun note book? We’ve got you covered – find them here!

Our Pink Pirate party bags are the perfect way to round up your party. The bags themselves are brightly coloured in pink, with a pirate motif that your little pirate and their guests will love! Inside the bags your guests will find lots of fun pirate themed goodies for them to enjoy when they get home – and best of all, all you need to do is remove them from the box and hand them out when the party’s over! You can find them here, for just £1.95.

For plenty of gorgeous decorations to finish off your pirate party perfectly, take a look at this link!

Hopefully you’ve found absolutely everything you need to throw a perfect pirate party for your little girl and all her friends! As you can see there’s plenty to choose from so we’re sure you’ve found plenty of party inspiration. Happy party planning!

Surprise Parties; a checklist for party planning in secret

We’ve spoken a little bit before about planning a surprise party and how you can go about making it fantastic for all of your party guests; but how can you keep the party a secret, keeping hold of the surprise aspect? Believe it or not, it can be a real pain to keep something that involves so many people a proper secret, so that’s what we’ll be talking about today. If you’re thinking of throwing a surprise party for someone you love and feel like you could use a couple of pointers, then you’re in the right place.

Keeping Your Plans a Secret

A102180You have to make sure you’ve got a venue, got the place decorated, got all of your food there and sorted out some entertainment – those are the easy parts. You also have to ensure that your guests know where to be, when, and what time; and that they know to keep it a secret. And, perhaps the hardest part, you have to get the person whose party it is to the venue with as little suspicion as possible! Sounds impossible, right? Well, not quite…

The easiest way to keep your surprise party a secret is to do most of the planning and purchasing as close to the day as possible, and only tell a couple of people who will help you that you know won’t accidentally mention it – or worse, just straight up tell the person you’re planning for! We recommend getting the food and drink and decorating your venue the same day as the party as possible, and creating plans with the person to keep them distracted and unlikely to need to call you/see you on that day so you can work on creating their party. Of course, surprise parties are a lot easier to plan for children, but it’s not impossible for another adult!

Be sure to mention in the invitations you’re sending out that the party is a surprise, and do your best to keep quiet about it yourself! If someone does slip up and mention it, that’s okay – at least you’ve put the effort into making a fantastic party for someone you love!

The Checklist

– Send the invitations early: Remember to mention the surprise aspect of the party.

– Recruit trustworthy helpers

– Choose a venue and theme

– Buy your decorations, tableware and accessories

– Set up birthday plans with the guest of honour with a trustworthy helper

Don’t pretend to have forgotten their day – this will only make them suspicious!

– Decorate as close to the start of the party as possible, likewise with buying food/drink

– Arrange entertainment you know they’ll like for the day as close to it as you’re able to avoid slipping up

– Enjoy the hard work you’ve put in when everyone arrives!

Good luck!

Hopefully we’ve been able to lend a helping hand to help you keep your party plans top secret! You can copy and paste the checklist to make a copy for yourself to print if you think that’ll help you keep organised – lists generally do help! For everything you need to make your party amazing and wow the guest of honour, take a look at our website! If you need more inspiration, we’ve got plenty of that throughout the posts on our blog – take a look.