Kids’ Birthday Party Etiquette

Kids Bowling PartyIt’s that time of year again: Time to throw your child a birthday party. While your child might be excitedly bombarding you with fun birthday party places to reserve and coming up with invitation lists that rival your wedding guest list, you might be secretly dreading the social challenges of throwing a party. Who do you invite? What do you do about presents? What makes a good favor? And how can you afford everything?

Never fear; there are etiquette guidelines to help you through the sometimes confusing maze of child parties. Stellar birthday party locations, like iT’Z, can also help you to navigate some of the tougher situations you might find yourself in. Read on to learn some of the big rules of throwing a kids birthday party, and the ways that a venue like iT’Z can help.

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How to Teach Bowling to Kids

Father and Son BowlingWhen you want to have some family fun in the Houston area, bowling in Houston is always a good choice. The rules of bowling probably do not come naturally to kids, so the next time you go bowling, you may need to spend some time educating them on how to play the game. Rather than bore them with lectures on rules and techniques, try to instruct them in some fun and simple ways. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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IT’Z The Place for Creative Attractions for Kids

Atomic RushAs families settle into summer and start taking advantage of school-less days to have some fun, they often encounter what can only be described as boredom. That’s right: Those activities that felt new and fresh when school let out in June might just start feeling routine right about now. Don’t worry; you just need the right venue to pull you out so you can blaze some new trails of fun this season.

We know where you can go when you feel like searching for “Indoor fun for kids near me.” Come on over to iT’Z. We offer pretty much unlimited fun in the form of laser tag (found in Euless and Pasadena), bowling, bumper cars, an arcade, indoor rock climbing (found in Euless and Willowbrook), and more. None of these activities are your standard fare, unless of course you think that cresting a 28-foot high wall and feeling the accompanying adrenaline rush is the same old same old.

But we would also like to introduce you to some of our lesser known, but equally amazing, games for kids. From an indoor roller coaster ride for kids to an LED light show that will keep you hopping, these attractions are sure to spice up your summer plans with new and improved fun for the fam.

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Not All Fun and Games: Look for These Other Qualities in Kids Birthday Party Venues

Kids's celebrating a birthday at iT'ZCelebrations for your child’s birthday can be one of the highlights of the year, for them and for you. While there are lots of elements that go into a successful birthday party (like the CAKE), one of the most important is the venue that you choose.

You could always hold the party at home, but we are assuming you want to save yourself some work and give your child access to activities they might not normally get to enjoy. With dozens of kids birthday party venues out there, which one do you choose? We know which one we would choose, but here is a list of things to consider that go beyond the obvious “Fun place with kid stuff to do.”

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10 Fun Favor Ideas for a Bumper Cars Birthday Party

Bumper Cars at iT'Z Pasadena A birthday party that allows kids to crash and whiz around an arena at top speed is going to be popular. After all, kids were made for that kind of crazy action. That is why a bumper cars birthday party can be a pretty awesome idea for your child’s next celebration. And you know how to put it together: A birthday party package from iT’Z, an amazing bumper-car themed cake, and some car-themed decorations.

But what about that other party staple, the favor? You could always go the generic route and give away candy or balloons. But if you really want to bump up the fun on your bumper cars birthday party, try these themed and fun favor ideas.

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