Being pampered in a spa is quite the treat. Relaxing in beautiful atmosphere. Enjoying refreshing beverages and snacks. Chatting with friends. These spa party ideas for kids will provide all that!
The birthday girl and her friends will have a ton of fun with awesome spa party activity ideas!
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Spa Party For Girls
I hosted a spa party for my girls several years ago. They loved it!
It was fun to make cute flip flop invitations, serve refreshing snacks, and to see the kids enjoying face masks, mani-pedis, and relaxation in the lovely spa.
1. Choose Your Theme Colors
Colors are important for creating the right atmosphere for your spa party. Close your eyes and picture your favorite spa…
Which colors say “welcome to a time relaxation and fun”? I have four color combo ideas for you.
- Refreshing green and white with a splash of purple
- Energetic hot pink and tropical blue
- Sweet peach and mint green
- Gorgeous gold and teal
2. Send Creative Spa Party Invitations
Make simple and sweet spa party invitations.
1. Flip Flop Invitations DIY
Cute flip flop invitations get the guests excited about the coming party.
These spa party invitations are also easy to make.
Use real flip flops or cut out the shape from card stock, cut and glue on the strap, and decorate with paper flowers.
2. Eye Mask Invitations DIY
Another fun spa party invitation: Eye Mask Invitation. Use real ones or cut up the shape from card stock and punch holes to insert a ribbon.
3. Set the Mood With Pretty Decorations
In the spa the atmosphere is very important. Create the right feeling with these spa party decoration ideas.
1. Honeycombs and Lanterns
Honeycombs and lanterns are cute, inexpensive, and go really well with a spa theme. Place them above the gift or treat table.
Green plants and flowers are a must for a spa party. They give the pretty and refreshing look to your spa. Real flowers add a nice touch but artificial flowers can look awesome too like these daisies from DollarTree.
3. Wooden Letters
Spell the word SPA with wooden letters and surround it with flowers. You can buy wooden letters from stores like Hobby Lobby and Michael’s.
Give your spa a name and display it at the door and above the check in counter. Make a few signs to point to the activity stations.
Candles, whether you choose to use real or led ones, create a beautiful, calming feeling.
4. Pampering Spa Party Activities
Your sweet daughter will cherish these awesome memories made at this party!
1. Yoga For Kids
Bring out the yoga mats it’s time to do yoga! The girls will have a great time trying out these easy yoga for kids moves with a fun instructor, Alissa Kepas.
Buy inexpensive yoga mats for everyone from Walmart or Dollar Tree. Or ask the kids to bring their own.
Since you are in the spa, how about doing hand treatments with a sugar or salt scrub! Who would not love to have silky soft hands. And as an added bonus paint the nails.
Have several nail polish and nail art options available. These cute bows, butterflies, flowers and hearts will make the nails extra pretty. The kids will love them.
Basic Sugar Scrub
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup of olive or coconut oil
- 5 – 7 drop of essential oil (optional, make sure it is safe for kids)
Basic Salt Scrub
- 1 cup of coarse salt
- 1/2 cup of olive or coconut oil
- 5 – 7 drops of essential oil (optional, make sure it is safe for kids)
I like Eden’s Garden essential oils. They have several options for kids too.
Get little buckets for the girls to soak their feet in. Fill the buckets with warm water and add some bubbles and maybe even rose petals.
Place a towel (a set of white 16 x 27 cotton salon towels) and a magazine on the chairs.
- Girls World
- New Moon Girls
- Discovery Girls
Decorate the chairs with flowers and ribbon or use theme colored chair covers.
Buy inexpensive foam toe separators from amazon or dollar store.
Let the girls enjoy a warm cozy foot bath and maybe even a foot massage and then take a moment to paint the nails.
4. Face Mask For Kids
You’ll love to hear the giggles as the girls apply their face masks.
Make a simple Avocado Face Mask for Kids and put in little jars with a pretty label or ribbon.
- 1 avocado mashed
- 4 tsp whole milk yogurt
- 2 tsp honey
Apply to face with fingers and leave in for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Check for allergies before using any products on kids. This recipe makes enough for 3-4 kids.
Provide everyone with a washcloth (roll up and tie with a ribbon) and a headband to keep the hair from going to the mask. You’ll also need tabletop vanity mirrors or just simply use a big one on the wall or in the bathroom.
5. Relaxation For Kids
After all these beauty treatments it is time for relaxation. Diffuse a soothing essential oil such as Calm ‘Em Down. A calming synergy blend for a beautiful relaxing moment.
Place pillows or folded towels on the yoga mats.
Play calming music like.
Just breathe and relax… inhale through the nose, exhale through nose…
5. Fun Spa Party Games and Activities
After all that relaxing or maybe before it play awesome spa party games!
1. The Nail Polish Game
A fun game from PictureSweet called The Nail Polish Game is the perfect game for spa party. The girls will love it! The game includes the board, dice and instructions. You can also get it with mini nail polish.
2. Pin The Cucumbers on the Spa Girl
You can customize the poster with the Birthday Girl’s name. The girls will have a great time pampering the “birthday girl” with refreshing cucumbers.
Get the Pin the Cucumbers game from Little Pumpkins Pix.
3. Decorate Flip Flops
A simple activity for your spa party! Embellish flip flops with flowers, ribbon, and rhinestones. It is awesome to see all the beautiful, personalized creations.
4. DIY Bath Salts for Kids
This simple activity is fantastic! The kids can make their own bath salts and put them in cute little jars to be taken home.
You’ll need (for each kid):
- 1/2 Cup Epsom Salt
- 1 TBS Jojoba oil or MCT Oil (fractionated coconut oil)
- 1 to 2 drops of essential oil (optional)
- glass jar
- ribbon or jute twine (0ptional)
- label (optional)
Mix the ingredients together and put in a jar.
DIY bath bombs for kids are also a really big thing now. You can find many awesome recipes online.
5. Make No Sew Headbands
In this video you’ll be shown how to make three different no sew headbands out of T-shirts.
Though in this video she uses old t-shirts you might want to buy new inexpensive new ones. Check out clearance sections and craft stores. You could make these in the beginning of the party so the girls can use them during the face masks etc.
6. Spa Scavenger Hunt
If you think that this spa party needs little bit more of moving around, do a simple scavenger hunt.
Hide spa items around the party area. Or print out images of spa items and hide those. Give each girl a list of items they need to find. (A scavenger hunt printable for subscribers in the freebies.)
Scavenger Hunt Item Ideas:
- nail polish
- nail file
- flip flops
- cotton ball
- eye mask
- wash cloth
- toe separator
- bath bomb
- lip balm
6. Refreshing Spa Party Food
1. Personalized Water Bottles
It would be cool if all the girls had a water bottle with a personalized label they can bring along from pamper station to the next.
2. Energizing Beverages
Have refreshing beverages available for the girls to enjoy during the party.
- Ice Tea
- Fruit Infused Water
Fruit infused water is so easy to make.
A cup of fruit for 4 cups of water seems to work well. Chill in the fridge at least two hours but preferably several hours. Try various combinations.
- Blueberries and oranges
- Strawberries and cucumbers
- Kiwi and strawberries
- Raspberries and blackberries
3. Tiny Sandwiches
Serve tiny sandwiches with
- cream cheese and fruit
- cheese, turkey and lettuce
- chicken salad
- tuna salad
- peanut butter and jelly
4. Veggie Tray and Fruit Platter
Vegetables with yummy dip or juicy fruits will be sure to please your spa party guests.
Use cookie cutters to cut out lovely watermelon shapes.
Thread fruit onto skewers for a beautiful fun way to serve fruit.
5. Yogurt Bar
I think the girls would love this spa party food idea!
Ideas for Yogurt Parfait Bar
- vanilla yogurt
- plain yogurt
- maple syrup
Enjoy the yogurt from
- glasses (a stem glass is always a great choice)
- small mason jars
- waffle bowls
Turn the yogurt bar into waffle bar by serving also waffles and maybe some whipped cream!
7. Spa Party Favors
1. Spa Kit
To continue with relaxation and pampering at home, give each girl a special spa kit:
- Bath pouf
- Bubble Bath or Bath Bomb
- Bath Turban
2. Spa Items
Attach a tag “Thanks for making my party Spa-tacular” to any favor and it becomes a spa party favor
- nail file
- nail polish
- lip balm
- fuzzy socks
Other tag ideas:
“Thanks for making my party Spa-cial!”
“Thanks for making my party Spa-tastic!”
3. Fuzzy Socks
It seems to me that every girl loves fuzzy socks. Roll up a pair and put them into an ice cream cup with nail polish and other fun items.
Or avoid all the hassle of doing it yourself and buy these fuzzy sock cupcakes from Happy to Give Boutique.
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