10 fun New Year celebration ideas for kids

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Let your kids kick start the New Year with a bang! Check this list out for fun and creative New Year celebration ideas for kids.

New Year celebration ideas

New Year is right around the corner and the kids are excitedly counting down. But other than the traditional New Year Eve’s dinner and watching of fireworks, why not give the following fun and creative kiddie New Year celebration ideas a try.

Set up a “throwback” scavenger hunt

Hide this year’s photos around the house and give your children instructions as to how to get from one photo to the next. When they’ve collected them all, sit back and reminisce over the fun times.

Make a year-end scrap book full of memories

Have your children sit down and help you make a scrapbook full of their fondest memories of the year that’s passed. Let them doodle around the pictures and write their own captions. You can have them place their handprints or footprints, as well.

New Year celebration ideas

Let your kids celebrate the New Year with a fun and colorful balloon drop!

Celebrate the New Year with a balloon drop

If you’re more comfortable with your kids celebrating indoors at the stroke of midnight, then let them do so with tons of balloons! Let your kids usher in the New Year in a rain of balloons and confetti. Click here to know how to make a balloon drop.

Pop balloons filled with confetti

Another alternative to the balloon drop is to simply cover the floor with confetti-filled balloons. As soon as the clock strikes 12, let the children have a go at the balloons, popping one balloon after another.

Let your kids celebrate with DIY shakers

Let your children usher in the New Year with DIY shakers they can either make at home or at a kiddie table at the party itself. Click here for instructions as to how you can make these fun and festive shakers.

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