How to Plan Baby’s First Birthday Party
Congratulations you made it through the first year of parenthood. Celebrating your baby’s first birthday is a celebration for everyone to enjoy. Whether you choose to make it a grand affair or a small gathering for close family and friends, you’ll want to make it one to remember. Parentville Parties have some fun-filled ideas to help you plan the ultimate celebration this very special milestone.
Finding the perfect venue will very much set the scene for your birthday party. You will need to consider if you want your party at home or find an indoor birthday party venue or somewhere with outdoor access. You may have older children attending the party and want an activity space which they can enjoy too. Browse party venues.
The Ampersand boasts beautifully decorated function spaces in eclectic Ampersand style. The Library accommodates 35 reception style and is the perfect London room for a children’s party. The Games Room can take up to 50 guests standing and 85 in conjunction with The Library, offering the ideal space for both parents and children. A children’s menu is available at £15 per person along with canapé options for adults starting at £15 pounds per person.
Café Floral in Hammersmith
A fantastic soft play venue, fully equipped with toys and entertainment for children of all ages. The venue includes a disco ball, music and a bubble machine. There is a fantastic sensory room for the babies in your party. Perfect for up to 30 children plus parents.
We love Phealia Fox in Little Venice. It has a lovely indoor space and a great outdoor play area too. Perfect for up to 20 children.
GOAT in Chelsea
The perfect Indoor birthday party venue for little ones from all ages in our light airy bar on the first floor. With natural day light, high ceilings and a split level for the parents to relax by the bar. Accommodating up to 30 kids and 60+ parents in one room with canapes and drinks served for the adults and perfect sit down lunch/early supper for the children.
Hosting a party will mean you may not have time to take some pictures of your own. So why not consider a photographer or video photographer to capture the moment. ParentVille Parties have a range of excellent photographers to suit all budgets. Browse Party Photographers
The guest list to your Baby’s First Birthday Party, will most likely include friends and family who have children of different ages. You may want to consider some entertainment options which everyone can join in. Browse Entertainment
Puppet, Instruments, Songs, Games & Bubble Party
The ultimate party package with puppets, percussion instruments, action songs, nursery rhymes, exciting props, magical bubbles, musical games, pass the parcel, disco lights and a special present for the birthday child. Balloon modelling for children aged 3 and over. Snow machine is optional.
There will be magic, music and songs to entertain everyone from the tiniest baby, to big brothers and sisters, mums, dads and grandparents too. Each child’s party is full of fun activities and surprises. A combination of simple birthday party games, action songs, instruments and amazing puppets provide a special party where young children can join in as much as they want to…
Lets Get Musical
A musical adventure for babies, toddlers up to 5 years old. Let your little one be entertained with a range of songs, rhymes & actions, fun puppets, colourful instruments and many other props such as scarves, ribbons, pompoms or a parachute and don’t forget the bubbles.
Thank your guests with a personalised bag, they can reuse again and again.
Themed Party Boxes which include bubbles, a cone of sweeties, colouring book and much more. Browse.
Decorated Cookies or Cake Pops
Brilliant as feature on the sweet table or lovely as a party favour. Browse more.
For more favour ideas browse our curated collection
Create a balloon installation to wow your guests.
Fancy setting up a party yourself without the hassle of sourcing loads of coordinating items? Look no further…our Jungle Safari Party Box includes Balloon Garland kit, faux jungle leaves, acrylic sign, painted plastic animals with party hats for cake table / main table, personalised cotton party bags, chair tassels, zebra foil balloon, monochrome napkins, monochrome cups, monochrome paper plates, monochrome paper straws.
Whether you are making your own birthday cake or looking to find a fabulous baker, we have a few suggestions to make that job an easy one. Browse our full collection.
Bake & decorate your own cake
Our ‘make your own birthday cake kits’ are a brilliant way to create your very own birthday cake for your little one, without the stress of sourcing ingredients, utensils or following complicated instructions. Our baking kit contains everything you need as well easy to follow instructions, just add butter, eggs and milk.
Finding a good cake designer is a must. We have a great selections of bakers at ParentVille. Here is Sandra’s creation for one of our daughters parties. This cake was a master piece and loved by all.
Are all the rage right now! Cakes topped with fresh flowers, buttercream frosting, macarons, fresh berries, meringue kisses.. and add any other toppings you’d like (popcorn, oreos, chocolate wafers, M&Ms, maltesers, reese’s pieces, you name it!
Seriously delicious food served in a buffet style for your party, designed for children and adults to enjoy together. Choose from many dishes, from Mini Fish ‘n’ Chips, Mini Burgers to Jelly Cups, designed around any theme and plenty extras to finished off. Find out more.
Nibble Trays for Toddlers
Nibble Trays are a colourful and healthy option for your little ones and their friends to enjoy.
Party Lunch Boxes
Take all the fuss and worry out of organising food for your little one with these beautifully packaged lunch boxes. Inside each box is a sandwich, two treats, a cake option and an organic juice drink.
Get in touch with ParentVille Parties today for a free Party Planning consultation.