Curiositea Parties!

Posted on by Lisa on April 22nd, 2012 | 1 Comment »


We are delighted to announce that Curiositea will be expanding to include bespoke party table packages; specialising in parties for pre-school children. We will provide you with a bespoke party table design, hire of platters, colour coordinated table items and decorations, as well as any food, sweets or cakes as required.

It’s sometimes daunting when a child’s birthday party approaches, particularly when they are still in nappies.   There is a temptation to follow suit and go to great lengths to throw extravagant celebrations; go to soft play centres, or hire a string of entertainers.   There can be a lot of pressure to keep up with the parties of siblings or friends’ children, when most of the time the children are happy with some running around games, pass the parcel and a party bag!

The under 5′s market can be particularly challenging.   As a parent, you naturally want to celebrate, but how to celebrate can prove tricky.  If your tot is anything like my youngest, his friends are actually the children of my friends, and the younger siblings of my older son’s friends.   The party tends to centre around the needs of the older children present, as they can engage in games more than the younger ones can.  The party guests are generally dominated by older friends and family, with a few littlies running around.

For my son’s 2nd birthday we were struggling with an idea for a cake, let alone a party.    About a week before his birthday he suddenly became obsessed with trains.  ”Choo Choo” became our theme!

We timed the party for 2:30pm until 4:30pm which meant we could focus on providing afternoon tea.   This meant no leftover sandwiches and gave us the opportunity to create a fantastic sweet table!  All of the decorations were designed by me; hand cut cardboard cupcake toppers, pin the funnel on the train game, ‘Platform 2′ signs, tissue paper pom poms and the theme was set.

The food comprised of train shaped biscuits, Tunnock’s Teacakes (purely for their red striped packaging), various sweets, red jelly, popcorn, strawberries and all complimenting the colour scheme and theme. In terms of what was actually on the table, the spread was fairly modest, but the attention to detail made it all the more impressive. I did have to encourage everyone to dig in!

Curiositea Parties will be priced according to your needs, and we will work with you to come up with the perfect party table for your little one’s big day.  Please email lisa@curiositeashop.co.uk to find out more, and for a no obligation quote.

 

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1 Comment

  1. Emma says:

    These look lovely, what a nice idea.