If you are throwing a princess party; after you sending out stunning princess party invitations, you’ll definitely want to play some royal games and create some royal crafts. Our party experts, have , some great ideas for party games tailored for a little princess and her court. Tailor these ideas to fit the age range of the children attending your party. For really little ones (2 and under) consider just having fun princess hats, scraves. and wands for them to play with rather than a structured craft.
- Pin the tail on the unicorn. This is a classic game that all kids love. Instead of a donkey, use a unicorn cutout and have each child take a turn trying to pin on the tail while blindfolded.
- Cinderella’s lost slipper. This is a great treasure hunt game that works well for an indoor or outdoor party. For this game you can hid a glass slipper somewhere and send the children to find it. The girl who finds the item gets a prize. You can also easily make us other variations of this game. For example, you can hid “jewelry” all around the house and send the girls to find the play necklaces, rings and bracelets. They can then keep all the items that they find.
- Maid, Maid, Princess. This game is twist to the classic game of Duck, Duck, Goose. In this game, the children sit in a circle facing each other. One person is “it” and walks around the circle. As they walk around, they tap the children’s heads and say whether they are a “maid” or a “princess”. Once someone is picked as a “princess” they get up and try to chase “it” around the circle. The goal is to tap that person before they are able sit down in the “princess'” spot. If the child is not able to do this, they become “it” for the next round and play continues. If they do tap the “it” person, the person tagged has to sit in the center of the circle. Then the princess becomes it for the next round. The person in the middle can’t leave until another person is tagged and they are replaced.
- One of the best craft ideas for a princess party is to make your own crowns or tiaras. There are many ways to do this, and a visit to your local craft store can help. The crowns or tiaras can be cut from poster board ahead of time and then decorated at the party. Some great things to use for decoration include ribbon, glitter pens, markers, and stick-on gems. If you are not up for cutting out the crowns, you can also find many foam crowns and tiaras that can be decorated as well. It is so much fun seeing all of the children marching around wearing the tiaras and crowns they have created themselves at the party.
- Another idea for a craft is to have children decorate their own magic wands with glitter, stickers and ribbon.
- It is also good to have some coloring activities for the children to do if they have finished their craft before the others children. Printed coloring pages of castles, princesses,etc that are found on-line or copied from a coloring book work well.