20 Children’s Day Celebration Ideas and Activities

20 Children's Day Celebration Ideas and Activities

One of the most special days of the year for a child is children’s day; this day is supposed to be dedicated entirely to kids. It is a day that is unique and will give your child and you many memories through years of fun experiences, but kids are fickle, and this means making each children’s day special and unique is hard, especially when your kids are already exposed to more of the world than you were as a kid. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Here is a list of fun ways to celebrate children’s day and fun activities to host on children’s day.

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Children’s Day

To learn how to celebrate children’s day in a fun and unique way, we must first decide how the celebration is going to be, if it is a party at home it is crucial to come up with a special theme or idea to work with and find appropriate children’s day decoration ideas to suit the theme, if it is a special day out, it is important to find activities centred around your kids.

Remember that the most important thing during your children’s day that makes it fun for them and you is to surround them with loved ones, Here is a list of 10 ways to celebrate the day so that it will make your child’s children’s day fun and unique.

1. Attend Special Events

Children’s day is a special day for your kids; it’s like a combination of their birthdays and Christmas. To celebrate this unique and fun day, most malls, parks and stores have great events planned out for children of all ages.

2. Picnics

Celebrate this special day with your kids with juice, sandwiches, a blanket and a good old fashion picnic basket at the park. Everybody loves picnics but children’s day picnics are all about family and spending time with your kids.

Family Picnic

3. Disney Party

Disney characters are an iconic part of most of our childhoods; the same can be said for our kids, so planning a Disney themed party on children’s day will make your kids’ party special and fun. Make sure you get costumes and decorations themed like Disney characters and maybe even screen some Disney favourites.

4. Dance Party

Dancing is fun; there is absolutely no doubt about that. A great and cheap way to celebrate children’s day is to clear up the furniture in your living room, put on some of your kid’s favourite songs and dance it out with them all evening. Once they’re tired, finish the day with ice cream and their favourite foods to experience a truly magical bonding experience with your kids on one of their favourite days of the year.

Dance Party for Kids

5. Camping

Children’s day is all about having fun with your kids, build some classic memories with them on a camping trip to one of your favourite family spots for a night under the stars. Take some snacks and marshmallows to roast by the bonfire while you bond with your children over some famous camping stories.

6. Movie Marathons

There are few things that kids enjoy more than a good movie, organise a movie marathon for your kids this children’s day with a screening of their favourite movies, popcorn and a blanket to cuddle under with them. These are the children’s day memories that last, and they are the ones that are the most special.

Movie Marathons

7. Bake with Them

Sometimes being a part of the preparations is as special as the main event, have your kids kneed doe with you, add some flavour, make some icing and of course have them taste the cookie dough or cake dough while you bake some delicacies with your little ones. You can even give them cookie cutters in different shapes, sprinkles and other decorations so they can make their special cookies, once you’re done, sit with them and have a small party where you eat your special cookies.

8. Visit a Waterpark

Few things are as memorable as a family visit to the waterpark; kids adore the rides, ice creams, food and shows at the waterparks. So, take them to the amusement or waterpark this weekend for a fun and memorable children’s day.

Kids in Water Park

9. Pizza Party

Your kids and their friends, as well as their family, can bond over very few things as they can over pizza. Organize a pizza party with child-friendly toppings; you can make the night a little extra special with a chocolate dessert pizza. Make sure the pizza is accompanied by games to make the night a bit extra special.

10. Paint Party

Few things are as fun for kids as painting, this children’s day, get a lot of empty canvases and finger paints that are kid-friendly and let them go wild, make sure that you wash their hands clean after the night is done and put up their masterpieces on the fridge to appreciate for years to come.

Paint Party

10 Interesting Activities for Children’s Day

Children’s day isn’t all about parties and outings, the activities you host with your little ones on this day can be just as special, here are a few children’s day games ideas and Children’s day activities to try this year.

1. Treasure Hunts

A game that incorporates adventure, fantasy and your kid’s curious nature. The treasure hunt is a perfect game to enable your child’s fun-loving and adventurous nature while keeping them occupied and entertained all through children’s day. Make the prize a children’s day themed one to emphasize the special nature of the game for the day.

Treasure Hunts

2. Pool Games

A day at the pool on children’s day can be the perfect recipe for lifelong memories, add to that fun children’s pool games, and it is a recipe for an unforgettable day. Make sure you take a beach ball with you so they can play games like water polo. You can also teach them Marco Polo and other fun pool games this children’s day to make it special.

3. Pinata

Few games are as fun, and as rewarding as this Mexican traditional party game, this children’s day you could make a cardboard pinata stuffed with healthy and yummy treats and have your child play for a while. Don’t fret if they can’t find or break the pinata, give them the rewards at the end of the day anyway and watch their eyes light up with this fun children’s day game.


4. Twister

Very few games can bring out the laughs as much as this classic board game, incorporate fun prizes at the end of the game and play it with your kids all evening on children’s day to make it one to remember. It is important to make sure you don’t make the game too competitive as twister can be harmful to your kids if they overextend to win.

5. Hiking

Some of the best memories that can be made are those sunrises or sunsets over a mountaintop; this is especially true it is with your kids. Take them out for an easy hike this children’s day and have a picnic at the top of the mountain or hill, watch a sunrise or sunset at the peak before making your way back, maybe stop at a local restaurant and order some of your children’s favourite desserts.


6. Take them to the Planetarium

Kids are full of curiosity, fill their sense of wonder with a family trip to the planetarium this children’s day so they can learn all about the stars and planets in the universe, this will engage them and entertain them while also educating them. Remember, every astronaut today began with a small visit to one of these planetariums.

7. Take Them Bowling

Few family activities during children’s day let you bond with your child like bowling, so take them out this children’s day and bowl a few frames. Make the day a little extra special by taking them for ice cream and sodas after you’re done at the bowling alley.


8. Go to the Arcade with Your Kids

An arcade is a special place for kids, there are prizes, fun games, tickets and the environment is full of fun and bliss. This children’s day, take your kids for a day at the arcade. Add some fun snacks, ice cream and sodas, and you possibly have an unforgettable children’s day.

9. Have a Costume Party

There aren’t many activities that are as fun or creative for kids as costume parties. The same can be said for adults too, let’s face it, dressing up as your favourite characters and watching the little ones dress up as theirs and dancing, singing, eating cake, playing in the bouncy house and playing fun party games like pin the tail on the donkey or  duck, goose doesn’t have much of a downside. Remember, the costume parties should have children’s day themed party favours.

Costume Party

10. Go-Karting

Go-Karting is an enjoyable and safe family fun activity that all children love to do. This children’s day, make sure you go to your local tracks because they have unbelievable discounts on children’s day. Take them there and spend a day racing with your kids, have special children’s day themed food and snacks and enjoyed a memorable children’s day that your kids will love.

Children’s day is one of the best days of the year for kids; it should be filled with fun, excitement and joy. Make sure this children’s day the activities you plan are safe and unique. It is also worth remembering that making this day special doesn’t always have to be expensive, it just has to be special for them, so instead of buying them expensive gifts, a great way to spend the day would be doing activities like arts and crafts with them. Have a great, unique and special children’s day with your child.

Also Read: Games to Play in The Park for Kids

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