The Very Best Winter Birthday Party Ideas For Kids

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Does your child have a winter birthday? Take the party indoors with these simple, cost-friendly suggestions, and your party will be a tremendous hit. The advantage of having a winter birthday party is that you can very easily bring the magic of the season into your party. If you’ve been asking the question, “What are some great kid’s winter birthday party ideas?” you’ve made it to the place that features the best answers. 

These amazing winter birthday party ideas feature some fun crafts, decorating ideas, great birthday themes, and several options for taking the party indoors. For example, throwing a Disney’s Frozen birthday party can be as simple as adding some crafts, decorations, and games into the mix and ending the party with watching the movie. Allowing kids to make their own crafts is also an excellent way to engage their interests and leave them with a creation of their own they’ll enjoy for years to come.

This blog features the best winter birthday party ideas and offers several different options for your party to be a huge hit. Enjoy these simple solutions when creating your perfect party.

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    57 VOTES

    Walkway Tealight Decoration

    Fill a round balloon with water and set outside until about 80% frozen through. It's important that one side of the balloon hasn't froze yet. Peel the balloon off and pour out unfrozen water from inside and insert a tea light. Makes a great walkway accent.
    57 votes
  • 2
    65 VOTES

    Winter Wonderland

    Create a rustic, shabby, chic themed winter wonderland party featuring wooden decor, a variety of decorations that feature white, silver, and burlap, and lots of sparkly blue highlights. Add a hot chocolate bar to top it all off.

    65 votes
  • 3
    63 VOTES

    Frozen-Themed Party

    Celebrate with the movie Frozen and provide each kid with a pre-made snowman kit! Decorate with plenty of snowflakes and have the theme song playing as guests arrive!
    63 votes
  • 4
    27 VOTES

    Santa's Cookies Craft

    Let your kids decorate their own Santa's cookies plate featuring their own artwork and signature! All supplies can be purchased inexpensively from any craft store; special paints will allow each child to add their personal details!
    27 votes
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    21 VOTES

    Santa Ornament Craft

    A fun project to do together at a party; pick up a pack of clear ornaments from any craft store and mix red glitter with water-diluted glue. Have the kids pour the mixture into the ornament and roll it until covered on the inside; decorate the outside with craft paint.
    21 votes
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    45 VOTES


    Celebrate the season with festive displays of brightly colored candies. Using candy to decorate is an inexpensive way to add some magic to your party without being a budget buster. End the party with the classic kid's favorite Candyland game and your party will be a huge hit.
    45 votes