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9 Best Online Birthday Party Planners
Planning a virtual Zoom party (again)? Save yourself from the stress of doing it on your own and choose from the online birthday party planners we’ve lined up below.
It’s been a year and a half since the COVID-19 pandemic started and it looks like we are in for a few more months of doing everything from home. Work from home and distance learning are the new norms. Now, Zoom parties are also becoming part of “new normal” life.
While we can’t wait for the day when our kids can once again attend packed in-person kiddie parties with live hosts and our favorite food carts, Zoom will have to do for now. Fortunately, the fun doesn’t have to stop, thanks to the many online party entertainment options now available. We’ve rounded up some of the best online birthday party planners around. Read about them below:
1. Madison Events, Inc.
One of the most popular online party hosts and planners is Madison Events, Inc. No time to think of activities for your little one’s birthday? No problem! Madison Events has got your back. They have numerous themes that will guarantee a fun online party. You can choose between your child’s favorite character or a well-loved theme like Nursery Rhymes & Sensory Virtual Party. Your child’s birthday is sure to be special when celebrated with them.
2. Clowning Around
Online or offline, Clowning Around has been a mainstay in children’s parties since 1987. Whatever theme your child wants, they can do it – from princesses to villains to dinosaurs, even Cocomelon. Their virtual parties last from 1 hour to 1.5 hours, depending on the age of the participants. Your guests will surely have fun and you’ll never go wrong with a Clowning Around party.
3. The Handsome James
Does your child love magic? If the answer is a resounding yes, they’ll definitely enjoy an online party by magician and party host James Cuevas. He can fit his show to any party theme, and both kids and adults will enjoy his show. If you want magic with some games and dancing thrown in, James is the host for you.
4. Make Believe Productions
Make believe is a well-known creative arts company that holds workshops, storytelling sessions, and provides party entertainment. They’ve translated their creative events into engaging virtual sessions, due to COVID-19. The good news is that their virtual events are just as good as having an in-person party. No matter what your child enjoys, they’ll be able to host it for you. You can have a yoga party, a fun storytelling session, or a sing-along with one of their talented hosts.
5. Festivity Philippines
If you’re not looking to host an online birthday party, but you want your child to wake up to a party-like setup, Festivity Philippines can help. They sell balloon garlands and marquees in dozens of themes and colors that you can DIY in just a few steps. Their website also sells costumes, centerpieces, and buntings-basically, everything you need to throw a pandemic-friendly party at home.
Yup, you read that right. If your child loves McDo (and who doesn’t?), you can actually hold a virtual McDonalds party complete with a Zoom party host. Book directly with a branch and they’ll take care of everything, including delivering your favorite McDo meal straight to your guests, for a minimal additional fee If you want a one-stop shop for your virtual party, inquire with a branch near you. We can already imagine the smile on your guests’ faces when a Happy Meal is delivered to their doorstep.
7. KindlingKits Kids
Started by two Montessori teachers, KindlingKits Kids can prepare party art kits that your child and guests can do together, via Zoom, of course. You can choose among Junior Scientist kits, Unicorn kits, a Space Exploration kit, and more. They can also hold a synchronous creative art class for your child and their friends. Having an online party can be fun and educational at the same time, thanks to KindlingKits Kids.
8. Invited PH
If you want all-in-one packages to save you time and stress, take a look at Invited PH. They offer various packages like a Bento Boxes, Cake, and Fam Set which includes themed bento boxes to send to your guests, a fondant cake, and family-style set meals for your household. We also love that you can choose from all-in-one party packages like the Basic, which includes activity kits and bento boxes, and the Premium, which has virtual hosting and candle-blowing included.
9. Bricked MNL
Another popular online birthday party option is Bricked MNL. Known for LEGO building activities, they now have a number of virtual activities to choose from – their original LEGO building, cupcake decorating, painting, and more. The hardest part is choosing which activity you think your child will like the most. Your guests will surely love receiving the specially-prepared kits from Bricked MNL.
10. Party with Jive
Party with Jive has been a mainstay of kiddie parties the past few years and now, you can have fun with them safe from your home. Their services include interactive concert and character shows, games, and lively hosts. They now also offer catering, activity kids, giveaways, and more. If you have a child who loves to sing and dance, you should definitely have Party with Jive on your shortlist.
It looks like Zoom birthday parties are here to stay, at least for the meantime. Luckily, there are many online party planners and hosts that can make a Zoom party (almost) as fun as a real one. Until we can all attend in-person parties safely again, these online party planners will give your child and his or her friends a fun, memorable, and entertaining online party.