Prepare goody bags are an integrative part of any children’s party. They express your appreciation for your guests’ presence and you give them something to remember the event by. This is particularly given out to kids, so you must fill it with things that interest them. The problem is that it can get a little bit expensive, especially if you have a lot of guests. Here are some tips to have good bags even while being on a budget.
Try placing snacks
Snacks are relatively cheap and they are a hundred percent enjoyed by children. You can choose from bags of popcorn to candy bags. You can go for edibles that look appetizing and interesting. Try baking a batch of cookies that are shaped like your party’s theme. This is cheap and very easy to make. It also adds a personal touch, which your guests will surely appreciate.
Another cool thing you can do is to send them home with a DIY dessert. All you need are a couple of jars. Mix some ingredients inside, like the dry ingredients for cake batter or some cereal. The guests can take these jars home and then add the liquid ingredients themselves.
Try Something Humorous
Anyone appreciates a good laugh. You can try filling the bags with trinkets that will make a kid laugh. These items need not be expensive. You can get a whoopee cushion or a kit for a simple prank. They will surely love using these items on their friends. You can also try packing some dress-up supplies like eye patches, plastic tiaras, stick-on mustaches or temporary tattoos. They will surely have fun pretending to be princesses and pirates.
Go For Some Books
You can never go wrong with giving away books. The amount and quality of information kids get from books is priceless. You can never go wrong with giving books to children. Do not hesitate to go for secondhand books as they are still valuable. You can also save a few bucks in this manner.
There are many types of books that you can choose from. There are coloring books, storybooks, children’s novels, and many more. You can also go for almanacs and other fact-filled books. Most kids like books with a lot of pictures so you can go for those as well.
There are other arts and crafts activities that encourage kids to create something for their own. You can pack a bag of modeling clay to let them mold their favorite shapes. You can also give the guests a set for making your personalized friendship bracelets so that they can form any bracelet they want and customize