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Kids parties at Victoria Park

Finding the perfect birthday party venue for your child can be a challenge. How to keep the kids entertained, what food to serve, and how to make the party one to remember can lead to hair pulling moments each and every... Read More


Princess Parties and Princess Character Hire

Why fly overseas to create that truly magical moment for your prince or princess on their birthday this year? Princess Parties Australia decided to bring classic storybook characters to life with their stunning parties for boys and girls of all ages. With their team of highly talented, professional princesses, you don’t even need a pumpkin …

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Cool Teen and Tween Party Ideas

Kids are never too old to want a party, but when they reach tweenhood and the following teenage years, it can often be hard to think of themes that are not too childish or boring for older kids. That’s why we’ve come up with this list of awesome teen and tween party ideas in Brisbane! …

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Make your own pizzas at New York Slice North Lakes

According to Statistic Brain, five billion pizzas are sold around the world each year, with 350 slices of pizza being consumed every second! That’s a lot of pizza! Opened in mid 2016, New York Slice North Lakes is adding to that number, serving Brisbane families delicious craft pizzas with their choice of toppings; all made …

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Boys’ Birthday Parties in Brisbane

When it comes to kids’ birthday parties, we want to make them special and memorable for our little ones but there’s so much to think about, from the venue and decorations to the food and entertainment, that the idea of planning and organising a party can be quite daunting. If your little boy has a …

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Girls’ Birthday Parties in Brisbane

If there’s one thing that kids love, it’s a party! For them, it’s a really exciting way to celebrate their birthday. They get to spend time with family and friends, have fun and play games, enjoy treats and cake, and feel very special on their special day. For parents, however, birthday parties can be daunting. …

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How to ensure you pick the right kids party entertainer

Superheroes and kids party characters are highly popular, and getting the right party entertainment for your child’s birthday can be a bit daunting if you are unfamiliar with that market. The online world is full of options – kids’ entertainment services promise a world of fun, but, in reality, if you haven’t been recommended the …

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Gold Coast Kids’ Party Venues

We already have extensive coverage of all of the best kids’ party venues in Brisbane, but what if you’re having a party on the Gold Coast? Well, now we have that covered too! With everything from parks and play centres to theme parks, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the amazing array of Gold Coast kids’ …

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Kids’ Putt Putt Parties in Brisbane | Golf Central BNE

Kids love a fun game of mini golf with friends and family, and guess what … parents love hassle-free kids’ putt putt parties in Brisbane where the kids are looked after, entertained and fed without you having to lift a finger! This is why we’re more than happy to introduce you to the Kids’ Putt Putt …

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Mobile Laser Tag Brisbane | Laserzone

Let Laserzone bring the Laser Tag action to you with their fully equipped Mobile Laser Tag Arena! Perfect for functions, schools, fetes, scouts and youth groups, it’s a mini version of the real thing with a spectator style arena and a simple game of 4v4 that can fit in to a small room such as …

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Drama, Art and Film-Making classes At Red Hill

Children at school are constantly required to speak up – from weekly “show and tell” to oral presentations to school talent competitions, children are often expected to have the confidence and skills to be able to participate in such activities without fear. There’s not much room in the school timetable these days to allow children …

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8 Dinosaur Games For Kids

Dinosaurs are popular amongst kids and adults alike, with the mystery of the prehistoric era being the cause of much childhood excitement. As such, dinosaur games can be a great opportunity for both learning and fun. There are plenty of dinosaur themed games you can create at home with little to no materials, which are …

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Home Laser Tag Parties

Are you over jumping castles? Can’t face another bowling birthday? Worried about risk at a trampoline party? Lasertag is becoming a popular choice for Brisbane parents looking to have a fun kids party at home for children. Create a party they’ll never forget. Throw a Laser Tag Party in your backyard! This is full-throttle fun that …

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11 Very Hungry Caterpillar Party Ideas

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a story that has captivated young audiences for decades, so why not celebrate your little one’s next birthday with this beloved caterpillar. 1. CUPCAKE CATERPILLAR   Keep it simple with this easy to create cupcake caterpillar cake from Simply Salvage. 2. TASTY TREATS   A fabulous cake, jelly and cookies …

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14 Ideas to create a magical Tinkerbell fairy party

Lots of little girls and boys dream of being a fairy or elf at some point, so why not make their dreams come true by throwing a Tinkerbell birthday party? Follow these ideas to create the ultimate magical fairy party for your Brisbane Kid. 1. Fairy Cake This gorgeous Tinkerbell cake was found on Cake …

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14 Awesome Peppa Pig Party Ideas

Peppa Pig seems to be every young child’s favourite cartoon character of the moment, with her love of muddy puddles and infectious laughter. So we have helped you create the perfect Peppa Pig party to have them oinking in joy! 1. Peppa Pig Cake This cake found at GeekFill is amazing, complete with Peppa and her …

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10 Best Balloon Games With Kids

Balloons are an inexpensive and fun way to entertain the kids with an endless array of games and activities you can do with them. Below are 10 of the best balloon games to play with kids. 1. SURPRISE POP Blow up lots of balloons, filling some with treats such as small lollies, trinkets, notes and …

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Fairy Bread Recipes

We LOVE fairy bread, it’s fun, affordable and incredibly easy to make. It has three ingredients; bread, butter and sprinkles and is known to be an Australian birthday party staple. It is colourful, crunchy and sweet, has the word “fairy” in it and is usually cut into triangles, what’s not to LOVE? Which is why …

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18 Magical Ideas for a Harry Potter Party

If your little muggles dream of being witches and wizards, they will love these awesome ideas for a magical Harry Potter party! 1. Invitations Give your invitations an authentic wizardy feel by making your own Hogwarts seal stamp! You can find out how to make this at Cut Out + Keep. 2. Floating candles Set …

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How to Host a Great Melbourne Cup Party for Toddlers

It’s the race that stops a nation every year at 3pm on the first Tuesday of November. Melbourne Cup is an iconic Australian event, being a celebration of Australian food, fashion and flowers, in addition to horseracing. Whilst it may not be possible to head out and enjoy a fancy Melbourne Cup luncheon with toddlers …

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17 Ideas for a Spooktacular Halloween Party

It’s official: Australians have embraced Halloween, and no more so than our beautiful Brisbane Kids! They love carving pumpkin lanterns, dressing up and going trick or treating. Now it’s our turn to embrace the spooky celebration, and what better way to give our kids a fun-filled night to remember than by throwing an amazing Halloween …

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Our top ideas for a fantastico Dora party!

Does your Brisbane Kid sit glued to the TV screen bellowing ‘MAP!’ and ‘BACKPACK!’ at the top of their lungs and answering every single question that’s asked of them by Dora the Explorer? The crazy-voiced character and her band of bizarre friends are one of the biggest hits ever in kids’ entertainment. If your Brisbane …

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The Best Barbie Party Ideas!

Are you planning a Barbie party for your Brisbane Kid’s birthday? Then you’ve come to the right place for all of the best Barbie birthday party ideas! Free Barbie party invitations Check out these lovely invitations that are FREE to download from Barbie Coloring! Colour scheme For a beautiful Barbie colour scheme, think pink for …

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18 Amazing Minion Party Ideas

I could never work out why kids love Minions so much. Then I read this description on Wikia, ‘They are impulsive creatures with little self-control, but with a wide-eyed wonder and odd innocence’. Ah, now I get why they can relate to them – sounds very familiar! If your Brisbane Kids are Minion fans too, …

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Incredible Dinosaur Party Ideas

I don’t know what it is about dinosaurs but kids just go mad for them, so chances are at some stage you’ll be asked for a dinosaur themed party. The trick to throwing any themed party is in the details, and finding ways to do it affordably and even getting the kids involved. We have …

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Best Kids Party Venues in Brisbane

For kids it seems like an eternity between each birthday, but for parents it can seem like the last party guest has only just left when your child has already started planning and talking about their next party! But who can blame them? When else do they get to have a whole day that is all …

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Roll Up! 16 Big Top Circus Party Ideas

What’s not to love about a circus?  Whether it’s the animals, clowns, bright colours, big tops or striped accessories a circus-themed party is sure to be a massive hit not only for the birthday child but also all his or her little guests.  If you are looking for a party that shouts fun and entertainment then …

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Totally Awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Party Ideas!

These crazy heroes in a half-shell seem to have been around forever, and yet Brisbane Kids never seem to tire of them! So for all those ninjatastic, sewer-dwelling, pizza lovers, we have put together some of the most totally awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle party ideas ever! Booyakasha! Invite fellow TMNT fans These bright and …

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How to Train Your Dragon Party Ideas for Kids

Are your Brisbane Kids How to Train Your Dragon obsessed? Do you need some way to keep them happy and fill in time till the next film comes out?! Then why not throw your little Vikings a How to Train Your Dragon party? We’ve searched high and low for the best party ideas, and here they …

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Amazingly Colourful Rainbow Party Ideas

If you are after a truly memorable theme for your Brisbane kid’s next birthday party then nothing shouts happiness and fun more than one with a rainbow.  There is something about rainbows that make people stop what they are doing and smile.  They arrive with the sun and bring a sprinkle of colour to what …

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All Aboard! 16 Ideas for an Outstanding Train Party

It may be because your child has reached the age where that little blue engine named Thomas has entered their life and become their whole world.  Or possibly you just have a future little Conductor on your hands?  Either way, if you have a Brisbane Kid that is obsessed with all things trains, railroads, steam …

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16 Ideas for the Perfect Princess Party

Here are 16 ideas for the perfect princess party. First there was the Peppa phase, then came Dora, now it’s all about princesses for my little Brisbane Kid! I (foolishly!!) previously thought it was bizarre parents deciding to dress their children up as Cinderella and Rapunzel just to go to the supermarket! Now it’s all I …

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18 Amazing Pokémon Party Ideas

Do you remember when we posted a Pikachu cake of the day on the Brisbane Kids Facebook page and our writer said it was a rabbit cake?!! Well, lesson learnt, we are now totally official experts in Pokémon party refreshments, decorations and other awesome ideas! 1. DIY Pikachu ears How easy would it be to …

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How to Host a Mongolian Barbecue at Home

If you’re catering for a crowd, including children, we have the recipe for party success – a Mongolian Barbecue! It’s easy, fun and caters for all tastes and dietary requirements. Children love it as they can select their own ingredients from a buffet of thinly sliced meats, vegetables, sauces and spices. Simply toss your selection …

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Top Transformers Party Ideas

If, thanks to your Brisbane Kid, you now know the difference between Autobots and Decepticons, can easily tell your Optimus Prime from your Ironhide (well, d’uh!), and you can recite more words from the theme song than just ‘robots in disguise’, then it could be about time you threw your Brisbane Kid a Transformers Party!! Here …

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Incredible Pirate Party Ideas

Ahoy landlubbers! If yer little scurvy scallywags be wantin’ a swashbuckling pirate party, here be how! 1. Pirate Themed Invitations Paying for party invitations is so last year! Check out these awesome FREE printables from How to Nest for Less 2. Decorations Ahoy! Let everyone know where the party is — X marks the spot! Not …

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Super Creepy (and awesome!) Monster High Party Ideas

Do you have a tween who is obsessed with Monster High? Surprisingly, a Monster High party theme is completely do-able if you think outside the box. The primary elements are the colours – black, hot pink and blue are key – and lots of creepy decorations. Be sure to grab some decorating supplies around Halloween …

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Top Tips for an Amazing Minecraft Party

Minecraft is one of those games that inspires imagination and creativity in boys and girls. The virtual world of Minecraft and its pixelated imagery is also increasingly being transferred into the real world with Brisbane Kids of all ages requesting it as a theme for upcoming birthday parties. We’ve gathered the coolest Minecraft party ideas …

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Ultimate Lego Party Ideas

We LOVE these little coloured bricks here at Brisbane Kids and now, thanks to The Lego Movie, not only are mums and dads worldwide being caught out singing ‘Everything is awesome’ even when the kids aren’t around, but a Lego theme is at the top of almost every kid’s party wish list. Boys AND girls …

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16 Ideas for The Ultimate Frozen Party

Frozen is the movie of the moment with Walt Disney capturing hearts of the young and old. We have kept this in mind as we provide you with 16 ideas for the ultimate frozen party. Many of these ideas would work just as well for any party with a snow theme! 1. Frozen Cake   At …

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DIY Cake Bunting

How to Make Bunting for Cakes You too can make gorgeous cakes for your Brisbane Kids with this beautiful cake-topper bunting! Fantastically simple, this cake decoration will give even a plain cake that ‘WOW’ factor. Step 1 Organise all of your materials What you will need: A selection of paint sample cards Ruler Scissors Pencil …

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How to host a sleepover with sparkle

Many thanks to Kizanne Walker for writing this article. I have to confess, I am one of those curious, creative people who loves nothing more than planning an unforgettable event. I love the list making, the late night research on sites such as Pinterest; the little details; the cost saving DIY projects and the anticipation that …

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20 Fun Party Games for Toddlers

Every child wants to have fun at their birthday and toddlers are no exception.  There are in fact lots of fun and engaging games you can plan that will get their curious minds ticking and their adorable giggles erupting.  As toddlers do not always follow the rules you set or understand the concept of winning …

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Low-Stress & Healthier Sweet Party Food Ideas

No party is complete without Sweet Treats! Dessert doesn’t always have to be naughty and make you feel guilty afterwards though. Gone are the days of a party only having cake, jelly cups and chocolate crackles. They still have a place, but there is such a wide world of ideas out there to ensure a …

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Low-Stress & Healthier Savoury Party Food Ideas

When planning a party, the first things that come to mind are stress and getting everything just perfect.  A major concern is always what food to have and also ensuring that there is a balance of semi-healthy and healthy.  By making things yourself in advance, you can ensure exactly what goes into your party food.  …

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