Children’s Christmas party at home

Lorraine Winter

Children’s Christmas parties at home are a great way of introducing the idea of socialising with their friends and family, without necessarily being the recipient of gifts; Christmas parties can be more about enjoying themselves, playing fabulous party games and…

Cheap, warm and fun winter birthday party ideas

Lorraine Winter

It is true to say that entertaining kids at a winter birthday party may not be the easiest thing in the world. You don’t have the space of the garden that can be called upon, as the temperatures plummet to…

Christmas gifts kids can make

Lorraine Winter

A round up of some of the best crafty ideas out there to spend time with the kids making great memories… There are many places on the high street and online that sell a whole variety of things ready for…

How to handle disruptive kids during a children’s party

Lorraine Winter

You have everything in its place. The buffet table is looking delicious. The cake is fabulous. The party boy or girl is loving being the centre of attention, excited at their friends coming over to party BUT, there is one…

5 fun Christmas decorations kids can make

Lorraine Winter

Christmas is a great time to get kids involved in all kinds of activities, from baking treats in the kitchen to creating those special Christmas decorations. A specially made gift or Christmas decoration is the stuff that memories are made…

3 ways to get kids involved in cooking this Christmas

Lorraine Winter

The festive hiatus from work and school is a great time to try out some new activities with the kids and so, the next time the rain is hammering at the window, and the wind howling a gale, why not…

What to look for in a venue for a children’s party

Lorraine Winter

On occasions, due to ages of the children and numbers invited, having a party at home is just not practical; growing boys and girls need more space as they become (over) excited at the prospect of spending 2 to 3…

Kid’s party food – how to make enough

Lorraine Winter

For some people, the thought of catering for a large number of people, whether small guests or big adults, is dreadful! It can introduce a state of almost paranoia whereby stress takes over and once rational adults develop into people…

What makes a good children’s entertainer?

Lorraine Winter

If you wanted an exceptional birthday cake, but your baking and decorating skills were far-less-than-perfect, what would you do? In all likelihood, you would call on the services of a local bakery or someone you know can create the sugary…

Ways to stop bullying at parties

Lorraine Winter

Poor behaviour, bad behaviour, naughtiness and bullying – 4 phrases that you do not want to see or have to deal with at a child’s party. But, the sad fact is, that there may be occasion that you will have…