My daughter is ten in 3 weeks, what to do?
By Isabelle from Seattle, WA
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You should take her/him to powerplay.
Why not do a movie themed party? I recommend the movie Minor Details if your daughter is up for a mystery. There is a lot of fun you can have at this party.
Go with a sleepover and get them to paint nails, do their hair, and dressup. You won't go wrong with that.
How about a Tie-Dyed party? I'll give you links to show you how to do shirts...make magnets, tie-dye cake, psychedelic ice cream.
Invites: "Here's a party you'll be "DYE-ING" to go to!"..(then give details...make the invite a shirt that they open for the info.
Shirts (craft stores sell them for $2 each)..how to do it and supplies:
This link from Familyfun.go (Disney) has all the info for the above-mentioned projects here>>
Have balloons and streamers to match your dye-color theme. Fun games can be: M&M Hunt game (a treasure hunt where baggies of M&M's are hidden and each color has a point value, but girls don't know until the end when they're all counted!)>>
Relay Race with Balloons: pairs of girls put a balloon between their backs and have to rush going sideways to the "finish line" and dump the balloon into a basket...if it drops, they start over. Have 2 teams.
Remember to provide large baggies for girls to carry home their shirts (will need to dry for 24 hrs)...instructions should be on the familyfun.go site for how to do them.
Party store also sells tie-dye plates, etc...or can use Peace sign.
Take lots of pics...and girls can use their new "Magnets" to hold up a pic of them from the party on their fridge when they get home!
Why don't you ask your daughter what she wants?
IF and that is a big IF this year in Seattle, the weather is nice, why not do a picnic at the Seattle Center by the fountain. Dress them up, put on Tiaras and let them just run around outside. Maybe some organized games. OR if it is in your budget, take them to the Queen Mary Tea Room. Every time I go there I see the dressed up young girls having parties. And the desserts are amazing!
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What do I do for my ten year olds birthday party? I can't think of anything do. If you know what I can do, I will need good things and twenty things, ASAP. Thanks.
By T&T Grandma10/26/2012
Her birthday is in two weeks and we don't know where to have her birthday party. We can't have it at our house. Any suggestions?
I love Kansas Cindy's ideas! Also, check out the local playground. If you have some money to spend on this, maybe the bowling alley, especially since a lot of these have kids' specials in the summer and you can get a really good deal. The town pool might be a good idea - a lot of them are free for residents, and many of them have picnic tables. If you live in an area that has a lake or a beach, that might be fun. Really, any pretty picnic area would work. Happy 10th birthday! :)
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I need ideas for my 10 year old daughter's birthday.
Tracy from Hillsboro, OR
What do I do for a birthday party? I have no idea what to do for a 10 year old girl's birthday party.
By Inka from Tecumseh, MI
Another party I threw was in a color theme. Same idea as above where everyone had to wear that particular color, which for our party was pink. Then all the food was pink. You can go with any theme you want. Think of your 10 year old's favorite pastime or hobby. Then turn that into a party, like horseback riding, arts and crafts, ice skating, swimming. You get the idea. Hope this helps (03/02/2010)
Been there, done that. This has been suggested many times over the last months to do with your children/birthday parties. Meaningful, sharing and giving, not greedy. A life lesson. (03/02/2010)
I'm having my daughter's 10th luau birthday party. I was looking for some games to play outside, some water games. There will be boys and girls, ages 7 to 12. Any tips?
By Alicia from SlideLL, LA
I don't know what games or themes to plan for my daughter's 10th birthday. Any ideas?
By Kim from Yonkers, NY
I'm am having a party for my 9 year old daughter who will be turning 10 in 3 weeks. She keeps thinking of what to do because she wants it to be the best party ever. She was thinking of the movie theater or games, wiener roast, fire works, and presents. Any ideas?
By Joyce from Seattle, WA
You could have her pick a theme to decorate with. I don't know what girls are into these days. Or just do streamers and balloons. I used to use wedding decorations (bells and doves) that I got at yard sales.
With boys, in the summer, I would suggest water pistols and water balloons, but maybe the gals want something more ladylike.
I don't think you can go wrong with a movie if there is one they are anxious to see. (08/20/2010)
How can I celebrate my daughter's 10th birthday party?
By Reena from Moga, India
This took them quite some time (as you know, they like to stay up late at parties), kept them busy, and they had a blast doing it. We left the shirts in the forms overnight and the girls got to wear them home the next day. (If they weren't dry, they took them home in the form.) The girls loved this and had a great memento of the party. (Much better than a goody bag.) (You could also do a dinner at home and skip the bowling to save even more.) (10/26/2010)
My 10 year old daughter is having a slumber party. Her party is Justin Bieber themed and we might have a spa. Does anyone have any cheap, but fun ideas?
By Maya from Chicago, IL
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