A memorable party for youngsters can be a sleep over. This guide contains slumber party ideas.
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My granddaughter just turned 7 and she wanted to have a slumber party with her friends to celebrate. But many kids her age have fears of spending a night away from home (and mom and dad). So my daughter decided to invite them over in their pajamas at 9 a.m. for a pancake party.
The pancakes became the birthday cake and the kids could top them with a variety of syrups and sprinkles. The birthday child had candles in hers. By 11 a.m., the party was over and they had the rest of the day to enjoy with their family. Very little expense and the novelty of the idea mixed with the excitement of the kids contributed to fun for all, especially my daughter.
By Anne from Green Bay, WI
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My best friend and I are doing an allnighter tonight. We got plenty of sleep last night so we're well rested! What should we do and what should we do to stay awake? I want out of the box answers. We cannot go outside because her parents don't really want us going outside after they go to bed. Thank you. We need the answers fast.
By Girly and cal
Have a make up party. Gives you more ideas on how to fix each other up.
What are some good movies for a slumber party?
I haven't been to a slumber party for 45 years so can't suggest any current movie titles but, in my humble opinion, anything scary; age appropriate of course ;-)
My daughter is turning 7 in January. Is this too young for a sleepover? Two of the girls are a year older.
It depends on the emotional maturity of the girls, I had one who could sleep away from home and one who couldn't make all the way through, just be prepared to call parents to pick up child. You won't know till you try it, I wouldn't have too many either. It works best if there are only 2-3 girls, others wise it gets too rowdy.
I'm having a Kids Choice Awards Sleepover Party. Can you give me some ideas on what to eat, do, and decorations. The girls are in seventh grade and are 13. Anything on this is helpful. Thanks!
Stephanie from Brockton, MA
Spaghetti tacos come from iCarly. A restaurant near me has even put them on their kids' menu.
My daughter's birthday party is less then 2 weeks away. She wants to have a slumber party, but I live in a 2 bedroom apartment; one with a bunk bed, which is her room.There are three other people living there as well and she wants 3 more people spending the night. Should I let her have one?
By Samantha A from Sylvania, OH
Absolutely! They don't care about the space and four girls won't get too noisy - you'll be there to shush them if they do.
You didn't say how old the other people are in the apartment, but if there are kids, perhaps they could stay at a friend's house for the night. My best friend watched my boys when my daughter had a slumber party so they weren't annoying the girls the whole night (I took them over after the cake and presents).
What are some fun activities for girls at a slumber party? I'm hosting a slumber party in 8 weeks and I have some games, but I'm not quite there yet. Many thanks.
By Jayde from Northland, NZ
I'm hosting a Christmas sleepover and I don't know what to do for games. Will you give me some ideas?
By Brianna. T
I'm not very good at games, but there's always that old favorite, Twister. You can get it at toys r us or on line toysrus.com.
There's always bingo.
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Hope these helped. Merry Christmas to you too! It sounds like a great idea, just having the idea of a sleepover on Christmas! What fun!
My daughter having her 12th birthday soon and she is going to go to the mall and 3/4 of the girls are coming back to our house for a sleepover. What games should I do for activities?
By annoymous from Great Britian, England, Preston
For games you should do...
scavenger hunt inside? hide and go seek? blind make overs? fashion show? mystery game?
I'm having a party with some of my friends and I don't know what they like. and its on the 31 and i want it to be big i just need your help.
By Teresa Kay03/20/2012
I don't understand why you don't know what kind of foods your friends like! How about pizza, chips and dip, brownies or cookies. carrots and celery with dip if someone wants something healthy. Pigs in the blanket made with cocktail wieners are good, apples, oranges or other fruits, ice cream. I hope this helps! Hope you have a good time!
I need some help on trying to find out what to do for my daughter's 14th birthday party. I am looking for ideas that's not going to overall cost an abundance of money. It's in one week. Please any ideas, I need help!
Does anyone have any ideas for a spa themed sleepover?
By Olivia J.
My birthday is in a few months, in winter, so it's sort of limited as to what we can do. I want to have a hotel-themed birthday/slumber party, but not at an actual hotel. I want to decorate my house sort of like a hotel, and act like it is a hotel. I have a few ideas, but altogether I'm not sure what I should do, and how I should decorate, mostly. If you have any other ideas for any other themes, can you explain them in as much detail as you can? Thank you!
By Savannah S
Wonderful theme. Make sure you have a continental breakfast. A chech-in desk. And a lobby sofa and chairs. Plenty of green plants.
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I need party ideas for an 11 year old girl that wants to have 5 girls sleep over at our house.
Laura from New York
By Carmen S.
I am dumbfounded! My oldest daughter turns 12 Dec 29th, I was thinking about an all girl sleepover. Pizza, decorations, rented movies, make-up to play in. But I have no clue if that is something a 12 year old would want. I want it to be a complete surprise. HELP!
Susan from North East, Florida
How about getting together some of your girlfriends and/or some of the mom's of the girls that are coming to the party, to "volunteer" to come and help you give the girls manicures, pedicures, glamor hairstyles & make-up? Have another friend taking pictures during all of this and have lively music playing and keep the chatter going. Possibly have an array of women's or teens Prom type dresses, jewelry, fancy hats, high heeled shoes, etc. for the girls to play like they are seniors in high school.
Maybe paint a cute background picture to have the girls stand in front of to take "formal" photos. This would take up lots of time. Have lots of mirrors available; maybe the girls would like to "do" their own makeup or the make-up of each other. If you don't have friends that can help you, then just have a big supply of bobby pins, hairspray, combs/brushes, make-up, nail polish, etc. I think 12 year old girls will love this and you can buy the cheap stuff.
The invitation could even ask the girls to bring makeup and nail polish. Provide cameras that the girls can use to take pictures of each other. They will love just having private time to laugh and be themselves, too. Don't plan on getting any sleep at this party. First, not all of the girls will sleep, second, you are responsible for them and anything they do, like sneak out of the house and toilet paper a neighbor's house, etc. Think young, laugh with them and have lots of fun. You are being a great Mom by opening your home to all of these kids and just letting your daughter grow relationships with lots of friends. (11/20/2007)
What you should do for a sleep over with one person is:
By Brooke and Allison
By Brooke and Allison
Okay, so you need ideas. As always, you can do makeovers, make movies, play truth or dare, talk about stuff (if you know what I mean).
My friends and I tend to play 'would you rather'. You give someone two options such as 'would you rather eat a worm or tell the most popular girl in the school who you have a crush on?' You don't actually have to do it, but it always generates laughs.
If you have internet, go on youtube, search for a song you like, and try to find a karaoke version of it. My friends and I spent a long time singing and having fun. It's always fun to put makeup on each other, talk about crushes, and stay up late! Good luck and have fun! (01/15/2008)
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By gabs x
I have ideas for u to do at a slumber party.
Here are some ideas:
Make smores in the microwave
I am having a sleepover party in a couple days as well and have a couple cute ideas ( my daughter is turning 11).
I am making a menu with 2 types of salad, 2 main dishes, and a couple desserts as well as wine glasses with sparkling apple juice. I am going to make it a candle light dinner. I'll come in give them all a menu and have them order from the menu I made, like they are going out to eat: salad first, than main dish, and than the desserts.
Before dinner we are doing American Idol, I have friends and family helping with the judging to invite them to "Hollywood" and than I have a prize for the girl that wins in Hollywood. After dinner I have made up a Spa Menu so the girls can order a facial, nails or hair done. I am very excited about it. (01/20/2009)
My daughter's best friend will be coming over for a sleepover. She will stay the night and be here until late the next day. What should I do to keep them from feeling bored?
My daughter wants to have a sleepover party for her birthday on August 26. I don't know what I'm going to do to make her party fun. Please help.
I am looking for ideas for an 11 year old girl's party, something cheap and super. Maybe some sleepover ideas.