Planning a 13th Birthday Party

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March 20, 2011

My daughter is turning 13 in May and we are trying to plan something without relying on the weather cause we don't have an undercover area and our house is small. There are 20 girls and we were going to do a campout sleepover watching an outdoor movie, toasting marshmallows, pizza, movie food, etc. Any other suggestions for this amount of girls or does this sound good?

By Nikki from Sydney, Australia

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March 21, 20110 found this helpful

It sounds like plenty to me. Actually it is more than I would ever do for any birthday party.

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March 22, 20110 found this helpful

That sounds awesome! I wouldn't plan to much more because at that age, girls just like to gossip about boys and school, so you need to leave room for that!

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I would suggest a classic movie, like "Now and Then". I think I watched that movie for the first time in Jr High and it is still a favorite!

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March 24, 20110 found this helpful

It sounds like plenty but you can incorporate a few games.

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May 18, 20110 found this helpful

You could get some campfire songs and sing them or get games you can play round the campfire. :)

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January 14, 20160 found this helpful

You could try going to the cinema or going bowling though your idea is great!!

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January 27, 20160 found this helpful

This sounds great, they will love the camp out n time to chat n be silly! My 12 yr old turns 13 end of Feb and wants a camp out party....not sure bout our weather tho!

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Hayley from England

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April 18, 20160 found this helpful

I'm also turning 13 in May. I'm thinking about doing something like bungee jumping, zip-lining, and other. I like speed and heights, but with four other siblings, there's not much I can do.

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May 23, 20160 found this helpful

Girls don't just mostly talk about boys.

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My birthday is in around a month and I was trying to think of a theme/games for my party. I am not into painting my nails and stuff like that. I was thinking about having 3-4 friends over and decorating cupcakes! Is that a good idea or are there any other ideas?

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Thanks for the responses!

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July 29, 20190 found this helpful

Make the theme uniquely you. Have your guests dress any way they want. Have many decorations for toppings. Before the party, have them submit a list of things they do well and their favorite activities. Make a game. Read off each list and have everyone guess who wrote it. The person with the most correct wins a prize.

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July 29, 20190 found this helpful

I think a cupcake decorating party would be amazing!! There is so much you can do with it! You can have a contest and give a prize for the most unique decorations, the tallest icing, or the most colorful.

Cupcakes are easy to make from scratch or from a boxed mix. You could have them prebaked and then have all kinds of inexpensive decorations (both edible) and then you could have toothpicks and paper to decorate flags and other creative (non edible decorations).

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If you or your mom or dad or other family member have a Pinterest account you can look at that site for ideas. Put cupcake decorations or cupcake parties into the search and there are LOTS of neat ideas!!

You can then get some ice cream and candles and have the cupcakes be your cake that you blow out the candles and make a wish with!

I think this could be a lot of fun!! Post back with updates and have a blessed and amazing 13th birthday!!

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July 29, 20190 found this helpful

Combine your idea with a sleep over,with cool games!

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July 29, 20190 found this helpful

That's a wonderful idea! Just make sure other non-sweet foods are available. You don't want all sugar ;)

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My daughter is turning 13 this year and I'm having trouble planning a birthday party for her. I'm trying to figure out the theme and I was wondering if anyone had any ideas for one? It is in winter and we don't have a lot of grass in our backyard because of our pool taking up all of the space. Although we do have a large driveway for some activities. She has 9-12 friends coming over for her party. but I'm not sure what to do with them all.

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May 6, 20180 found this helpful

Have a karaoke party. Then have them decorate their own cupcakes. If it is a dinner party have them create their own mini pizzas

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May 6, 20180 found this helpful

it all depends on the budget. If it has to be at home, then games, or karaoke, or movie night and sleepover are always good. If they are 'girly girls', then invite a local Avon or Arbonne or Lu Lu Lemon or other MLM lady to give a demonstration - they all get a makeover, or to try on fun clothes, etc and at the end of the night y'all can buy something from the woman to make it worth her while.

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May 6, 20180 found this helpful

At the age of 13, being a teenager does she have an input on her birthday party or what she wants to do?

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November 23, 2013

I'm trying to plan a surprise party for my best friend. Her little sisters (there's three of them) get a birthday party every year and, by the time it comes to her birthday, her mum and dad can't afford a birthday party for her.

I've only known her a year, but we're already like sisters, so I want to throw her the best party ever. I've decided to make the party chocolate/baking theme (she loves both), but I don't know how to do it. It can't be at her house, I might be able to do it at my house. She also loves Olly Murs, swimming, singing, and playing the violin (we get lessons together).

Thankful for any suggestions!

P.S I'm in Scotland so I can't do anything that would be in America!

By HH

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October 28, 20140 found this helpful

Last year I had a chocolate party. I made chocolates with these chocolate people. But you could probably find out how to do it on YouTube. Whilst the chocolate set we played chocolate games e.g guess the chocolate, chocolate quiz, etc. Then for food we had a cold buffet.

Hope this helped.

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March 20, 2011

I'm having a 13th birthday party for my sister. What theme should her party be and where should she have it at?

By Aleeyah from Baltimore, MD

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Planning a 13th Birthday Party

It depends on what she likes and what would be appropriate (regarding place). Think of what her interests really are and focus on one of them as a theme. (02/01/2011)

By Suntydt

Planning a 13th Birthday Party

Have a salon party, you can do nails, facials, hair, and have kiddie cocktails in some nice glasses. (02/02/2011)

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February 1, 2011

I'm turning 13 in only a few days, and I'm having a small party (3 boys and 4 girls), but I don't know how to entertain. I have a low budget and I don't want it to be too kiddish. So far I have movies and a scavenger hunt. Hope people can help.

Christy

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June 4, 2009

I'm having a small party (3 boys,4 girls) but I don`t know how to entertain. I have a low budget and I don`t want it to be too kiddish. So far I have movies and a scavenger hunt. Hope people can help.

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