Establish a taco bar with taco shells, cheeses, tortillas, salsa, refried beans, and tomatoes and allow the birthday party guests prepare their own food!
Serve hotcakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, various syrups, fruit and juice cocktails.
Arrange large sub rolls with turkey, salami, pepperoni, cheeses, tomato, onion, lettuce, black olives, mustard etc. and have the kids arrange them for themselves.
Prepare different types of noodles or stick with straight pasta. Let the birthday party guest select from different sauces – alfredo or tomato - add shredded parmesan cheese and bread sticks. Add a Italian vinaigrette tossed salad and it will work wonders!
Roll up a hot dog with cheese and cooked bacon and bake it.
Ask children to make their own pizzas. Make dough, refrigerated or precooked like Boboli. Make bowls full of sauce, mushrooms, sausage, ham, cheese, pepperoni, pineapple, croutons, or anything that kid’s love!
Let the kids make their own birthday party salads with great fun toppings. Set out bowls of shredded carrots, black olives, raisins, chopped ham, cheese, sunflower seeds, and dressings. Serve in big bowls with toasted bread in one the side.
Kids like fixing up their own dog! Go for mustard, onions, catsup, and melted cheese. Popcorn or chips can add to it’s spice.
Bring out long toothpicks and bowls of strawberries, fruit, graham crackers, marshmallows, Twinkies dipped in chocolate.
Let the kids allow to make their own pizzas using English muffins as the crust.
Use regular or mini bagels for great toppings and ask the kids to arrange for themselves.
You can also slice and server the baked pepperoni and/or sausage breads on a platter.
Serve hamburgers and allow the guests to add their own toppings. Set out plates of cheese, tomatoes, onions, and sweet pickles. Have catsup and mustard set out. Serve along with french-fries or with chips.
Kids are always bestowed with one talent or the other like some of them sing well, some are dance masters and some can really imitate well. Organize a talent competition for kids just to allow them showcase his or her talent.
Put an egg on the spoon and kids will keep them in their mouth and carry this spoon. The kid who covers the race quickly without dropping the egg will be the winner.
Provide the kids with an opportunity to dress in a fancy style and look unique. Kids will certainly admire this idea.
Tie a balloon on the ankle of every kid. The kid has to puncture the balloon of the other in order to hear a pop sound while keeping his/her balloon safe.
Organize chairs (less in quantity compared to number of children) in a circle and ask all the kids move in a circle when the music is on. The children have to occupy chairs with the stop of music. Who cannot find a chair will be out of the game.