Non-Fiction | 28 December 2015New Years Eve Activities For Kids Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Who says fancy New Years’ Eve parties are just for adults? Even though celebrations usually happen a tad bit after the kiddos’ bedtime, there’s no reason the whole night can’t be filled with holiday fun! Make New Years Eve special for your little ones by letting them have their own holiday party – with all things kid-friendly, of course. So, pop the sparkling apple cider and let the celebrations begin with these New Years Eve Activities for Kids! Attire: Your best and comfiest pajamas – bonus points for matching slippers! We love dressing up in sparkly dresses and snazzy bowties, but holiday parties are so much more fun when you’re comfortable (plus it makes the transition to bedtime a whole lot easier!). And of course, all 2016-themed hats, sunglasses, and crowns are largely encouraged. Menu: Dinner can be a super fun main activity if everyone has a hand in making it, so let the kids join in on the preparation. Using the recipe for homemade pizza in 101 Things to Do Before You Grow Up, have everyone make their own personal pizza (full recipe in our previous post)! Simply split up the dough into smaller, individual serving sizes, and set out bowls of different sauces, cheeses, and toppings. Kids will love being able to choose their own toppings and create their own flavors – it’s always fun to see what crazy combinations they come up with! Barbecue-bacon-mushroom-cheddar pizza, anyone?These Fancy Schmancy Cheesy Puffs go perfectly with our fancy New Years’ Eve party theme, taste crazy delicious, and are super easy to make with kiddos. Get the full recipe in our previous post! Nothing says fancy dinner party like chocolate fondue, but you can take dessert one step further by having the kids make and decorate their own Chocolate Covered Snack Pops! Set out a sampling of skewered snack foods like cut up bananas, marshmallows, and strawberries for the kids to dip into chocolate, then lay the dipped snacks on parchment paper for a dessert decorating station. Sprinkles, graham cracker crumbs, and crushed up Oreos are perfect for coating and rolling. Then simply pop the treats in the freezer for a bit before enjoying your chocolate-covered creations! Find more detailed instructions in our previous post.Last, but not least, sparkling apple cider is a must. Pour the kid-friendly bubbly into plastic champagne flutes to make the night feel extra special! Games: No holiday party is complete without some classic party games, so break out the Twister, start a round of Charades, and play Pass the Parcel. Then when midnight nears, let the countdown begin! 101 Things to Do Before You Grow Up Author: Creative Team of Weldon Owen Format: Wire Comb Bound, 144 Pages ISBN: 9781633220034 Publisher: Walter Foster Jr. Series: 101 Things Buy from an Online Retailer US: Baking with Kids Author: Leah Brooks Format: Flexibound, 160 Pages ISBN: 9781592539772 Publisher: Quarry Books Series: Hands-On Family Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: The Best Homemade Kids’ Snacks on the Planet Author: Laura Fuentes Format: Paperback, 240 Pages ISBN: 9781592336616 Publisher: Fair Winds Press Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.