Fun in the Sun
POOL PARTY IDEAS
off your birthday excitement with a pool party!
around trying to figure out themes for your kid's summer birthday? Everybody
loves a pool party! Beat the summer heat and splash with joy with plenty of
water games both in the pool and out on land. Boys and girls alike will be
eager to jump right in. With so many options for aquatic games and decorations,
you can really figure out what your child enjoys most. Is it pirates, the
nautical life or the mystery of the deep sea? There are so many choices right
at the surface and even more unique treasures if you choose to dive down into
Quick pre-planning tip:
one risk we run with any outdoor celebration is whether the weather will
cooperate. When you schedule your pool party, always plan either a rain date or
make a backup plan that can be executed in the case of inclement weather. Be
sure to keep a close eye on the weather report the week prior to the big day so
you aren’t taken by surprise. A little sprinkle won’t keep the kids away, but a
cold thunderstorm certainly will.
a splash before anyone even breaks off the first cannonball with some amazing
decorations set on dry land. A day at the pool is exciting as is, so you need
to really make this celebration stand out with some fun and festive décor.
Because you will be outdoors, be sure to tightly secure all banners, streamers
and hanging décor so it doesn’t blow away with a gust of the breeze. Plenty of
balloons can be tied to either the pavilion or directly to the tables where you
will be cutting the cake and serving other treats.
outdoor party needs a little extra pizazz; so don’t forget the big vinyl
banner! You can hang this by the entryway to let guests know they have arrived
or hang it above your main party table to let the kids know where to find you.
Pool Party Balloon Bouquet
beautiful balloon bouquet will dance in the breeze, and you don’t even have to
worry about them getting wet. This sparkling décor can handle a splash or two.
Just make sure you tie down the bouquets securely so they don’t fly away!
party isn’t complete without the cake! Bring the theme to the table with
playful place settings that reflect the overall look of the party. A matching
set will look cool and collected, while a mixture of vibrant colors can be
playful and unexpected. With a stunning centerpiece, the table will look
flawless. Keep plenty of land games in your back pocket, too, like a water
balloon toss, to keep the kids entertained while they digest their sugary
won’t be a challenge to keep the kids entertained with a day at the pool. Your
job is simple once everyone arrives. But it is nice to have a few backup plans
in case the kids are stuck on dry land, like during lifeguard breaks or after a
meal. Keep them active with fun summer games like a traditional piñata, a water
balloon toss, super soakers or plenty of sidewalk chalk. You can even play fun
games of catch in and out of the pool with splash balls.
a swing to see what hides inside. Fill your beach ball piñata with fun summer
treats like sunglasses, squirt guns and, of course, plenty of candy and bubble
gum! Guests will be lining up and eager to be the one who breaks the ball open.
back to the lazy summer days of your childhood. Some of the best moments most
likely include trying tirelessly to master new tricks with your yo-yo. What a
perfect way to pass some time and watch them focus as they work on “Walk the
Dog” or “Around the World.”
Pool Party Photo Opportunities
memories that you can look back on with a fun photo booth area. You can gather
props and cut-outs to create a fun scene where each guest can have their 5
minutes of fame. Don’t forget to grab a shot of the entire group to capture the
joy of this special day.
guests will have a blast tossing these water-soaked balls in an exciting game
of catch. Whether they are playing on dry land or in the pool, each catch will
end with a big ol’ splash of water right back at you.
this special day with all of your friends and family is what makes it so
memorable. Be sure to give them a token of your appreciation and something for
them to remember the day by with a fun-filled party favor.