Meaningful Ways to Honor Teachers

iT'Z - Teachers Rock ProgramAll of us have at least one. Life changing, challenging, and beloved, this individual holds a permanent place of honor in our hearts. We are talking about teachers. These hard working individuals helped to shape us as we passed through school, and they are helping to shape the next generation as well. That’s hard work, as any parent frazzled from chasing just a few kids around can attest.

Here at iT’Z, we are devoting the school year to honoring those beloved instructors. And we would like you to join us. Of course, it isn’t easy finding just the right way to say thank you to our teachers. They probably have enough plaques, and they definitely have enough mugs. What they might not have, however, are the following ideas. Relatively easy to carry out, but meaningful for teachers, these ways of saying thank you are sure to stick with teachers over the long term.

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Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas for This Fall

kids' birthday party ideas for this fallWith the fall season fast approaching, you have the perfect opportunity to throw a special, seasonally-themed party for your child. Fall, with its connotations of beautiful leaves, cooler weather, pumpkins, pies, pumpkin pies, and outdoor fun, offers you almost unlimited potential for a party.

If creating a fall themed kids’ party sounds a little bit difficult, though, we here at iT’Z are here to help. Not only do we offer an incredible fun activities venue and birthday event packages from which to choose, but we also have some pretty great ideas for how to throw a party with a fall theme. Read on to learn about some of the best kids’ birthday party ideas for this fall season.

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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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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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