Celebrate the spring by hosting a Spring Party for your kids or friends and family.
My daughters and I have a tradition to welcome the spring by having a Spring Party on the first day of spring. Spring Equinox in Northern Hemisphere in 2018 is on March 20.
We also have a Fall Party on the first day of autumn. It is always a fun day of getting ready for the fall.
Spring Party Ideas for Kids
Traditionally the first day of spring is the day when we get the home ready for the spring. We put all the winter decorations away and bring out the spring decorations. So for us it is an all day celebration. Yeah, cleaning is a part of our party. If you invite friends they may only want to join in the other fun…
Spring Party Decorations
Anything spring goes! Bring out the pastel colored curtains, table runners, pillows, and blankets. Buy some fresh flowers or get the fake ones that are available in many stores. You might even find some cute ones at a dollar store.
Make a beautiful banner or buy one from here.
Hang some cute butterflies in the kids’s bedrooms. Or maybe they would like to make their own.
This bicycle throw pillow would be an adorable addition to your spring decor.
Spring Party Food
Last time we had the party we only made a cake. As you can see we are not professional cake decorators… The plastic eggs were filled with chocolate and we did have more than four :).
Here are some other fun ideas for Spring Party Food:
1. Spring Confetti Bars from Chelsea’s Messy Apron. These bars with pastel colored M&M’s and sprinkles are the perfect fit for a spring party dessert.
2. Flower-shaped cucumbers, cheese, bread. Use cookie cutters to make cute “flower” sandwiches.
3. Flower Pretzel Bites from Dessert Now Dinner Later would be a lovely and delicious addition to your Spring Party menu.
Spring Party Activities
1. Prepare some or all the food together!
2. Egg Hunt
When my kids were younger we did the egg hunt at our Spring Party because they often had other egg hunts during the Easter.
3. Spring Party Craft
Check out this pretty Flower Crown Craft at Paper and Glue. I’m sure your little spring fairy would love to make and wear this one!
Thumbprint Flower Pots from Mom Always Finds Out will delight your Spring Party guests for months to come!
4. Spring Party Games
The Lady Bug Board Game. This is a cute board game for preschoolers. No reading is required. Your little ones will have fun going on adventures with the lady bugs.
Obstacle Course. Create a fun course either inside or outside with various stations on the way.
Here are some ideas:
- throw jelly beans in a cup
- hold a popsicle stick in mouth and balance jelly beans on it
- jump from flower to flower (use flower cut outs from paper or foam)
- hop like a bunny
Flower Musical Chairs
Use the paper of foam flower cutouts for a fun spring themed musical chairs.
5. Spring Party Books
It’s always fun to get cozy and read some books. These all would be awesome to read at a Spring Party:
Spring for Sophie is a lovely book about a little girl named Sophie who sees the signs of spring. The books has pretty illustrations and an engaging story that is sure to catch you little ones attention. It is intended for 4-8 year old.
Spectacular Spring is a brand new book coming out in 2018 just in time for spring. This book that is also aimed for the 4-8 year old contains facts about spring and some fun craft ideas.
Spring Party Favors
Send the guests home with the eggs they found during the egg hunt. You could buy a cute basket for everyone to put their eggs in.
Another idea would be to give everyone a flower seed packet for planting a flower garden.