How many kids should you invite to the birthday party ?

You feel ready to supervise a birthday party but you have no idea how many kids to host? Here are the tips and tricks of Joanna and Geraldine birthday planner in Monaco, to establish the list of guests according to the age of the small guests, planned activities and desires of your children.

Being numerous is not necessary for fun, far from it

Being numerous is not necessary for fun, far from it, especially when space is limited. Most importantly, make sure that her best boyfriend or girlfriend is there that day before blocking the date of the party (otherwise, big disappointment in sight …). If it is not necessary that there be as many boys as girls, think of establishing a kind of parity: a single girl surrounded by boys, or vice versa, might feel a little apart .

The age of the child is a good indicator

It is said that the age of the child is a good indicator to determine the number of guests (5 children 5 years, 7 children 7 years old etc). But it is finally up to you to see what number seems reasonable to you not feel overwhelmed! Ask your child to make his ideal list and see if this number does not seem irrelevant to your space or organization requested.

  • 3-4 years: invite 3 to 5 children to taste it for an hour to an hour and a half.
  • 5-6 years: Invite 5 to 7 children for lunch or in the early afternoon for an hour and a half to two hours.
  • 7-8 years: Invite 7 to 9 children for two to two-and-a-half hours in the early afternoon.
  • 8-10 years: you can invite up to 10 children from the middle of the afternoon until the end of the day, for a party lasting from two to four hours!

Friends from school, but not only

Do not stay in school: your child may want to invite a cousin, a little neighbor or friends of the sport he or she is practicing. No problem a priori, but it will be necessary to ensure that these children do not feel isolated, especially if all the others already know each other.

Check the weather : inside or outside ?

How many kids will you invite ? The number of guests also depends a lot on the activities you have planned. If the weather is mild and you plan outdoor games, it often takes several teams to get it right. Conversely, if your child is younger and wants to invite only two or three good friends, think of the famous pajama party that puts everyone in agreement! A good cartoon and popcorn followed (or preceded by elsewhere) of the unmissable cake should be emulated.

Check the weather : inside or outside ?

Do not hesitate to call for reinforcements! Even when organized, it is difficult to supervise a dozen children while cutting the cake, replenishing a buffet or supervising a game. Also, consider asking other mothers, grandparents, Godmother, godfather or friends if they would be available to give you a hand. Dependent contrast !