Birthday Party Checklist

It's easy to lose track of all the little details when planning your child's birthday party. Make things a little easier with this quick birthday party planning checklist. It will help you keep track of everything you need to get done right up until the big day!

4-6 Weeks Before

__Choose your date
__Choose your guest list
__Decide on the location, venue, and entertainment
__Decide on the theme
__ ________________________________________

3 Weeks Before

__ Send your invitations
__ Make a schedule of activities for the party
__ Plan menu or reserve caterer
__ Make a master list of supplies needed
__ Purchase decorations
__ Line up any help you may need
__ ________________________________________

1 Week Before

__ Order the cake
__ Plan or order loot bags
__ ________________________________________

1-2 Days Before

__ Order balloons
__ Purchase perishable food
__ Empty memory card in camera and charge batteries
__ Charge battery of video camera
__ Prepare food or confirm catering
__ Confirm entertainment
__ Finish as much of the cooking as you can
__ Decorate!
__ ________________________________________

Day Of

__ Pick up cake
__ Pick up balloons
__ Display food
__ ________________________________________

3 Days After

__ Send your birthday thank you cards

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