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I need help organizing a birthday party for my son who is turning 12. I really do not want a party at home, but I really do not have a lot of money either. HELP
Monica from Cicero, IL
I guess it all depends on what he's in to. Go to http://birthdaypartyideas.com and they have good ideas for all age groups!
Beach party, if possible, or park. Maybe a community pool? How about taking everyone to a minor or local baseball game?
I had a double dare party at the park for my kids. It was fun. You need to be creative. I used questions from something like Klutz Quiz. Another website that has good party ideas is http://familyfu ntro_parties_sf/
Some neighbors of our had a party of six boys that age all go together in their van to LaserQuest, and
I went paint balling, and it was so awesome. I was popular for like 5 years after that hehe, and theres a low risk of getting hurt if everyones the same age.
I think you need to send your 12 year old and his friends outside, and make up some games, so it'll be nice for both of you.
My brother and I are turning twelve in a week and 1 day. We have no idea what to do either!
I got an idea. Check out lazer quest. It's great, come home, fool around with buddies and play video games, order pizza, watch a movie and also if ya like sports, tickets to one.
I'm turning 12 in 17 days and I have no idea what to do either so if some people could come up with any helpful ideas that would be wonderful! :)
I'm turning 12 in 3 days HELP ME!
Well eh me and my twin brother are having our 12th birthday party soon and we have no idea what to do! We were thinking of having a Mexican theme fancy dress since my family is Mexican and then our guests will learn a bit about our culture as well as having loads of fun. If you get any ideas tell me cause I don't like my brothers Mexican theme idea. HELP!
My friend had a party at Horizen fun afex for his 12th b-day and it was aweomse we skated, played lazer tag, played games, and got prizes!
im turning 12 in 7 days help i need party ideas fast but my mom don't have much money and our house is messy so we can't do anything @ our house please help! :\
I know you said that you didn't want to do anything at your house....But you could always do a bonfire outside, and hey they're boys...they can always find a bathroom somewhere outside I'm sure!
You could let the boys cook hot-dogs by putting them on a stick and holding them over the fire. They could just do ketcup on them and for dessert you could buy marshmellows, chocolate hersey bars and graham crackers and let them make smores! And what kid doesn't like kool-aid.
They could play flashlight tag or they could just hang out talking by the fire and have boy talk.
Good Luck and I hope your son has a wonderful 12th Birthday! My son will be 12 next week too!!!
Hey you guys could have just invited a bunch of friends over and had a dance! That would be cool.
What should I do for birthday party?
I'll give you a great game. Its a bubble blowing contest. For each boy put a piece of unwrapped Bazooka gum on a paper plate. have the boys each hold a plate with gum on it.
Explain that its a bubble blowing contest and the first one to blow a bubble wins a prize. Sounds too easy right?
Now take a can of Reddi whip cream and cover the gum and the plate with Reddi Whip on each plate. On your mark-get set-go!
Each boy then sticks his face in the whipped cream to find the gum. Gets it in his mouth. Has trouble blowing a bubble because of the whipped cream.
Finally after about 3 minutes and faces full of whipped cream, one of the boys will blow a bubble and win. Give the winner a prize. Make sure you have paper towels and a camera ready for this. You will get great pictures and memories for a lifetime. Have fun!
My nephew's birthday party was a mall scavenger hunt. My nephew enjoyed this, you can try this for your boys. Just be sure that you and your boys know the mall where the party activity will be held. It's going to be an adventurous party!
Read this blog about Birthday Party Games for for kids of all ages : http://www.birt ids-of-all-ages/
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By Marcus W
I have an 11 year old boy who is gonna be 12 soon and he has dyspraxya. I was wondering if you could help me to sort out something for him and his friends to do on his birthday.
By Lorraine from England
Can he play videogames if he is sitting well-supported? What does he enjoy? Table games, scavenger hunts where they have to solve puzzles can be done indoors and/or out. You could have movies and pizza. Bowling alleys have many accomodations they can make, including gutter guards and ramps for rolling the bowling balls down. Unless it is a surprise, ask him what he thinks would be fun. If it is a surprise, ask his friends for suggestions. Good luck!
Does your son's school have a speech-language pathologist? If so, consult her. She's studied dyspraxia, knows what is popular in school for kids his age, and might have an inside line on what he and his friends can do together that wouldn't be too difficult for him. There's nothing worse than being sidelined watching others have all the fun. She'd also be able to consult with his teacher, and together, they might have picked up on some things he's failed to mention to you that are going on or that kids in your area are wanting to do.
My son is turning 12 next month in May. He has allergies and also asthma, so grass and heat are really not an answer. I really need help and on a budget. What would fun for his age?