A Kids Tea Party
Supplies You Will Need
Planning to have a kids tea party? There are all kinds of options out there, from fancy dress parties to themed ones.
Let's take a look at some of the things you're likely to need.
- There are some basic supplies you'll need for your child's party. Plastic
tea sets may be the more practical approach.
children are older then nice "'real" cups can be used. If you go this route you might want to look into second hand china or other inexpensive sources.
will add a touch of elegance to your child's tea party. A few special
table ornaments will help add to the mood. Keep them in with the theme.
may also want to add dress up clothes. Children love to put on fun new
clothes. They often enjoy dressing up for a tea party.
hand and discount stores can offer a variety of fun fake jewelry, hats,
and all kinds of other options. You can also invite the children to
come in costume or formal clothing.
should be about more than just tea. Add a few activities to keep your
kids from getting bored sitting around the table.
Try games and songs with a teapot theme, crafts or a fashion show. Have towels or napkins ready to handle any spills that might occur during your
Food and Drinks
- You can't have a tea party without the tea. What you serve will vary by the occasion. If you're having a fancy or fake fancy party, think about serving traditional English tea items.
- Small delicate sandwiches and cakes can be a great choice. Make sure you have the proper utensils. Try to keep the food easy for the kids to handle and to eat.
More casual events can include little cakes (for a birthday), decorated cookies and more.
it comes to the tea, there are many options. Herb and fruit teas are
popular with parents who are worried about caffeine.
Then there are
decaffeinated types. Have a few choices on hand, as well as a few non-tea drinks such as hot cocoa and juice.
Serve tea hot, cold, with or without sweetener, and with or without milk. The kids will probably like the extras, like sugar cubes and lemon.
I love those small sugar cubes.
So why not consider having a tea party for a special event, a holiday or even a birthday?
It can be a lot of fun, especially if you include the right decorations and tea themed invites.
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