14 year old boys vary a lot in what they and their friends like to do. Planning a birthday party for this age group can be overwhelming for the parents and the teen. This is a guide about 14th birthday party ideas for boys.
I turn 14 in November and I think I'm going to hire a hall. I would like to invite around 30 - 40 people, but I'm not sure about the theme, or what to do. I know my party is ages away, but last year I planned it two weeks before and it ended in disaster, so I though I would plan early this year. Please help me, any suggestions would be good.
Planning ahead is really smart, Charlie. Why don't you make a list of everything you think you'll need? The hall itself, music (if you want your guests to be entertained; either a live band or DJ), food, beverages, decorations, other entertainment? You'll want to know how much it's all going to cost, right? And the people you hire for the celebration will likely want deposits ahead of time so they know you're serious and you know they'll show up. Planning is fun! Share the excitement by asking a couple of friends to help you with the lists and research and ideas?
what about a 1950's Rock and Roll themed party..Ive seen these and they can be so much fun...you could haunt resale and antique shops...have music on cds instead of a real band..unless money is not object and u want to have band..then check around for band who plays oldies...also u could tell people to dress 50s style...not a huge cost..just wear jeans and roll up the cuffs..maybe some oxfords..go to Salvation Army and or Goodwill for some of these things..also u can often find old 45 records..to decorate with..an occasionally an old record player..or hifi...u get the idea...serve hamburgers and soda...chips....sort of ice cream shoppe feel...just a suggestion...my granddaughter is also turning 14..maybe I should tell her about the 1950 party theme....i can give her good ideas since thats when i grew up..good luck!!
My son is turning 14 and I have no money. How can I make this day fun for him?
By Connie S
Find some sort of event or activity that costs very little. There may be something free that you can have him invite his friends to, and they can all go together. Maybe you can take them so a beach or something. Maybe just have a group go to the park and play ultimate Frisbee or soccer or whatever they might like. If you can afford a wiener roast, have that after they have enjoyed some games. If you cannot, perhaps just cake and drinks.
Try the website "freecycle.org" to find a chapter in your area. People on there give away all kinds of stuff from clothing to gift stuff to furniture... it's free!
Collect up a bunch of items and have a scavenger hunt where they have to find the items you got, and hid all over the place, or you can hide cards from a deck from the dollar store and each card can correspond with a wrapped prize (wrapped with flyers and newspapers) you got for free. Hide them in your yard or house, or at the park. The wiener roast is pretty cheap... with a home made cake or cup cakes. They sell food at the dollar store. Have fun.
Teen boys are generally pretty simple; they want to do something with their friends. For most boys, this is what matters. I'm a scout leader and it's pretty universal. My son's birthday party consisted of hot dogs, chips, fruit, cookies, and cupcakes. They had soda or water to drink. The boys played video games, roughoused, and played Magic. I made it a sleepover until 10am the next day. No decorations or frills. My son and the boys had a blast. All I did was food and drink. Total cost? $110.00.
I have to keep reminding myself that all the boys want to do is be with each other. I am putting up a tent near the house. I did this last year and they played video games till dark and then went outside and stayed up most the night rough housing and eating junk food. Chips and pop mostly.
I am looking for party ideas for a boy turning 14.
By Rhonda from San Francisco, CA
It would helpful to know if he's into sports (does he have a favorite one?) or likes video games or is an avid book reader or likes music, plays an instrument? Then it would be easier to plan something around that;with food ideas, games, decorations. Indoor or outdoor, number of guests.
It's my 15th birthday party on the 7th of December this year and I can't think of ideas. I have a lot of friends and I love music and sports e.g. basketball, football. I have a budget of under 100 pounds! Can any one help!
Oh also I'm a boy!
We hired a dj, rented the local community center, and a snow cone machine, chocolate fountain, had a big cake, invite girls and boys and danced like crazy! They looovvvved it!