A preschool graduation party doesn’t have to be expensive to be fun. For many preschoolers and their parents this maybe the last time that they will see each other as they prepare to attend their neighborhood kindergarten in the fall. The best party of any party for this age group is to play and have fun with their friends.
How to Plan A Preschool Graduation Party
Instead of buying expensive invitations use your computer and printer to either make your own flyer style invitation or go to one of the many Internet sites that let you create your own invitations and either email them or print them out to hand deliver to your guests. One of my favorite sites for free invitations is www.pingg.com
Decorations can be very simple for your preschool graduation party. Table cloths, napkins and plates in primary colors look great. since this is a graduation party for young children you might want to also add lots of colorful balloons. You can also make a Congratulations Class of ______ banner.
When planning food for your Preschool Graduation Party think simple. Some favorite foods of young children that can be ordered or prepared ahead of time are peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, cheese sandwiches and pizza. You might want to offer a little more sophisticated fare for the adults in attendance,
For appetizers veggies and dip, tortilla chips and salsa and potato chips and dip are all preschool favorites. Make sure to include a variety of fresh cut fruit such as watermelon, strawberries, cantaloupe and cut grapes.
For dessert a Graduation cake or even Graduation cupcakes are your best bet.
As far as drinks provide plenty of juice drinks, water, and maybe some iced tea for the adults
Games and Activities
For this age you definitely want to plan on some games and activities to keep them entertained during the party.
If you can afford it a bounce house is a great addition to your Preschool Graduation Party and will keep the children entertained for hours. A pinata is fun and you can find them at your local party goods store in the shape of a graduation cap.
Old standbys like musical chairs, relay races and water balloon tosses can also be fun for this age group.
Children love music so you’ll definitely want some playing in the background. Your best bet is to go with a good CD of children’s music. You can find several different ones on Amazon www.amazon.com for $3.95 – $15.00.
By following these easy and inexpensive suggestions your Preschool Graduation Party should be a hit with the children and a party they will remember well into Kindergarten.