Norwalk, CN (PRWEB) January 15, 2007
Planning a child's birthday party can be stressful. Just the thought of tons of kids running around and eating sweets like there is no tomorrow could be nerve-racking. But there is nothing to worry about, AP9 PassportToFun, a premier recreation and entertainment savings program offered by Adaptive Marketing LLC, presents five tips to make your child's birthday party a success without any complications.
According to AP9 Passport to Fun, a child's birthday party can be as easy or complicated as one wants it to be. It shouldn't be really expensive or focus on what the parents want. The golden rule in this situation is to make the birthday child feel special and make sure all their friends have fun.
AP9 Passport to Fun suggests the following tips to make child's birthday party the best it can be:
-- Listen to what the child has to say. Sit down with your child first and find out what type of birthday party he or she wants. Let him or her decide on a theme, such as a favorite cartoon character, movie, sport or hobby. Write down all his or her ideas and execute them. The party is about him or her.
-- Determine number of guests ahead of time. Decide on the number of guests to invite and ask your child for assistance. It is always positive to have the child involved throughout the entire planning process. Mail invitations to guests - only if the child's entire class is not invited and ask for an RSVP so you can keep track of the number of attendees.
-- Don't do it alone. Find other people who can help during the birthday party. It's not healthy to stress when you know that you simply can't be in two places at the same time, such as cutting the cake and attending to the guests. Call upon a spouse, a friend, siblings, or one of the regular baby-sitters to lend a hand.
-- Keep it simple. Buy decorations at one place and keep the food uncomplicated. PassportToFun.com is an excellent place for members to go to look for party-related discounts at popular retail stores and restaurants. Children won't notice if the decorations were bought at the most expensive store or at a local retailer.
-- Don't forget the entertainment. Plan for more games than you think you'll have time for. Younger kids tend to get bored easily and may take less time to complete a game then originally planned. Also, if the kids attending the party are under six years of age, organize non-competitive games since these types of games could have an adverse affect.
In addition to these tips, AP9 PassportToFun recommends parents to plan the birthday party at least a month in advance. Don't wait until the week before the big day. By putting together a timeline with tasks to be accomplished each week, parents will be able to take a break from time to time. Most importantly, parents as well as their kids should have the energy and enthusiasm to enjoy the party. A birthday only comes once a year so parents shouldn't miss the fun, concludes AP9 PassportToFun.
About AP9 PassportToFun
AP9 Passport to Fun is a leading membership discount program offered by Adaptive Marketing LLC. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Adaptive Marketing is a category leader in both membership and loyalty programs, bringing value direct to consumers through an array of benefits in healthcare, discounts, security, personal property and personals. Members may access their benefits at PassportToFun.com. With broad online and offline distribution capabilities, Adaptive Marketing offers its corporate client partners effective tools to enhance market presence, strengthen customer affinity and generate additional value through programs such as AP9 PassportToFun.