How to Plan a Budget Birthday Party for Your Child

Birthday parties are a fun way to mark a milestone in your child's life. However, if you're on a tight budget, a good birthday party may seem out of reach. This doesn't have to be the case, though. Here's how to throw a great birthday party for your child on a budget.



Limit the guest list 


The more people you invite, the more it will cost. Just invite close friends and family.

Make the food yourself


Having the birthday party catered is certainly convenient, but it can also be expensive. By baking a cake yourself, you'll save lots of money.

Provide inexpensive entertainment


Musicians, magicians and other professional entertainers can easily blow your birthday party budget. Set up some lawn games or print out some simple coloring pages to keep your child and friends entertained.
Children don't need a lot of expensive things to have fun. If you're on a tight budget, you can throw a great birthday party for your child by just cutting back in a few key areas.


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