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How to do a child’s birthday party on a budget?

Here are some tips for throwing a child’s birthday party on a budget:

Keep the guest list small: Invite only close friends and family to keep costs down.

Host the party at home: This eliminates the cost of renting a venue.

Plan a potluck or barbecue: Ask guests to bring a dish to share, or plan a barbecue with inexpensive items like hot dogs and hamburgers.

Make your own decorations: Use items you already have at home, or make your own decorations with craft supplies.

Plan a simple activity: Instead of hiring entertainment, plan a simple activity like a scavenger hunt or a craft project.

Consider a theme: Having a theme can help you to focus on the essentials, and you can even plan according to the season.

Look for deals: Keep an eye out for sales and discounts on party supplies and decorations.

Skip the goodie bags: Instead of giving out goodie bags, consider sending guests home with a slice of cake or a small token of appreciation.

By following these tips, you can plan a fun and memorable birthday party for your child without breaking the bank.