Do you need some ideas for a kids' party? The Newport Beach Public Library has a great selection of books on parties and celebrations, including many that are just for children. All kinds of fun ideas for party themes, games, and crafts are waiting to be discovered in these books.
For the younger set, try "My Party Art Class" written by Nellie Shepherd. This book presents three party themes with invitations, decorations, games, and crafts for young children. Create an underwater party, a garden party, and a magic party. You'll also find tips on planning and implementing a children's craft party.
"Perfect Parties" by Gillian Souter is chock-full of crafts for kids to prepare for and make at parties. Decorate the party with multicolored streamers, make and play a fishing game, create keychain critters and much more. The octopus place card holders are particularly cute.