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Party Themes

Birthday Themes

1st Birthday

Pool Party  

Teen Ideas 

Tween  Ideas

Party Games

1st birthday

2, 3 & 4 years

5 & 6 year olds

7, 8 & 9 years


Party Games

Tween Games


Sleepover Games

Truth or Dare

Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger Hunts


Invitation Ideas




Face Paint Recipes

Face Paint Recipes

Fun homemade face painting recipes to make at home for kids birthday parties. 

Tip:  Mix up a small batch days before the party to see which Face Paint recipe you like the best.  Then mix up enough for all the guests the day of the party.

Add food coloring one or two drops at a time until you reach the desired color.


Face Paint Recipe #1
1 tsp. corn starch
1/2 tsp. water
1/2 tsp. cold cream
Food Coloring

Stir starch and cold cream together until they blended together.   Add the water and stir.  Add food coloring and mix well.  Make a separate batch for each color you want to use.  Use small paint brushes or a sponge for larger areas to paint on party guests faces.  Remove with soap and water or a baby wipe.  


Face Paint #2

3/4 Cup Karo light corn syrup
1/4 Cup Water
3 TBLS Cornstarch
1 TBLS Flour
Food Coloring

Divide into smaller jars and add food coloring.  Mix in extra cornstarch if mixture is too thin.


Face Paint Recipe #3
2 tsp Cornstarch
1 tsp Cold Cream
1 tsp Water
Food Coloring

Mix all ingredients except the food coloring.  Then add in food coloring one drop at a time until you reach the color you want.


Clown Makeup
2 TBLS Shortening (like Crisco)
5 tsp Cornstarch
1 tsp Flour
1/4 tsp Vaseline
Food Coloring

Mix together shortening, cornstarch and flour in a small bowl.  Mix in the Vaseline.  Separate into small bowls if you want more then 1 color and mix in food coloring one drop at a time.  Apply to face with a sponge.  For details thin the mixture with a little water and use a small brush.


Find more face paint ideas on Amazon -

Play Dough

Bath Salts

Face Paint

Finger Paints

Invisible Ink


Paper Mache


Facepaint recipes for kids

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Party Ideas

Candy Buffet

Goody Bags

Party Favors

Birthday Activities
Party Activities

Sidewalk Chalk

Water Balloons

35 Minute to Win It Games

We are always looking for affordable, new and creative ideas! 

If you have a unique or favorite idea for kids party favors, food, party invitations, decorations, treasure hunt games, birthday party group games, happy birthday wishes, birthday themes or kids birthday party places share them with us! 

Kids, tweens, preteens and teenage party planning ideas for children ages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 years old diy party planning ideas for kids birthday parties and moms and dads.  

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