Best Kids Polka Dot Party Ideas

Here are some kids polka dot party ideas that may make you go wild and dotty when decorating for your next baby shower or birthday party. Cute polka dot party supplies are popping up everywhere. There's no shortage of plastic plates, invitations and tableware that are covered in dots of all colors. Some of the dotted decorations are so easy that you may want to try your hand at making your own polka dot party stuff.
One of the best handmade items to start with would be polka dot party invitations. All you need is some blank card stock and polka dots that you cut out yourself or you can skip the cutting and the glue by using stickers. The advantage in making your own homemade polka dot invitations is that you can design your own color scheme.

Brown and pink polka dots on off-white or ivory invitations are one of my favorites. Brown and pink color color combinations have become so popular for both girls and boys in recent years. Isn't that wild? Who would have ever dreamed that pink would be a color for boys?

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Plastic or paper plates, cups, hats, balloons and banners come loaded with all the polka dots you could ever want. Decide what colors you want and you can bet that there is tableware available. Here's an idea for cheap polka dot tablecloths. Take wide white paper, cut it in squares the size best to fit your tables and stencil your own polka dots. Ready made polka dot party supplies like paper tablecloths are very inexpensive, but you might need to make your own baby shower or kids polka dot party ideas if you have tables in an odd size or if you can't locate polka dotted tablecloths in your color scheme.

There are a few party supplies and favors that you can make yourself with little more than some card stock, a hole puncher and some stickers. You can also buy large plastic bags of polka dot confetti. But here's one of those nifty kids polka dot party ideas that I promised, if you have a few handheld hole punchers and some bright colored construction paper why not let the kids occupy themselves by cutting out lots of paper polka dots? Let them come up with a few kids polka dot party ideas of their own. Even used construction paper makes great polka dot party confetti. After all who is going to go through the little paper polka dots one by one? You can buy a few bags of polka dot confetti at the party supplies store just to have as a backup in case the kids get tired of making their own polka dot party supplies. You can use the polka dot confetti to decorate the guest tables.

Check out the party supplies store for kids polka dot party ideas and polka dot party items that you can use as centerpieces.

Polka dot wrapping paper should be easy to find, get a few kids polka dot party ideas from the design on your party decorations that you like! Disply your honored guests presents on your table so that they can be part of the polkadot party decorations.

Speaking of polkadot centerpieces one of the kids polka dot party ideas that I like is to take dowel rods of different lengths with Styrofoam balls of varied sizes that have been spray-painted in Day-Glo or neon colors. You can cut a large Styrofoam ball in half to use as your oasis or anchor for your dowel rods with smaller polka dots on the ends. Cover your large Styrofoam ball with florist fabric or any paper with some cool kids polka dot party ideas and anchor it to your party table. You'll be amazed at how cool, modern and colorful these inexpensive centerpieces are. Hang some polka dot party streamers from the corners and sides of the room to the center of the room.

Here's one of the often overlooked (and free) kids polka dot party ideas. If you happen to have a mirrored disco ball stuck in your closet from your party days in the 70s now's the time to drag it out of storage. You can put on a polka dot light show for the kids!

If you need kids polka dot party ideas for a polka dot party for a little girl under the age of five or six, fancy hats and some plastic dress up high heels that you have painted with bright polka dots make great kids polka dot party ideas. Meet all the girls at the front door with a polka dot party bag and welcome them with their polka dot high heels and polka dot party hats! Add fringed shawl or feather boas and you have turned every day clothes into magical polka dot party attire! Add some large round lollipops, jawbreakers and gumballs to the treat bag along with your other polka dot party things and polka dot party favors.

Your kids polka dot party ideas can feature any color scheme that you choose but here are some suggestions for colors that work best with different themes or holidays:

  • Red and white polka dot party supplies can do double duty and give you kids polka dot party ideas for a Valentine's Day party or even a Christmas party
  • A Brown and pink polka dot party can be a great background for a Peter rabbit or Easter party. Think little brown bunnies and their pink noses
  • Green polka dots on a dark chocolate brown background will give you some great polka dot party ideas for a retro party look

Return to Unique Baby Gear Ideas for more information on how to throw a fabulous polka dot baby shower or birthday party.

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