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Celebrate a Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve

When children see their parents getting excited about their New Year’s Eve celebrations, they want to celebrate, too. You can easily plan a family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration with inflatable rentals and a range of budget-friendly accessories.

Inflatable Selections

For youngsters age 6 to 12, a bounce house is an ideal solution. It’s fun and allows them to expend energy in a safe and healthy way. Depending on available space, you might also want to consider renting an inflatable obstacle course. There are options available for toddlers to adults, ensuring that an age-appropriate obstacle course that’s in line with your child’s age and interests. Life size board games are offered, along with sumo balls and a host of inflatable activities.

Fun Food

Youngsters are sure to work up an appetite with all the bouncing and playing. Fun food machines can also be rented. They encompass hotdog steamers and rollers, candy dispensers, and cotton candy, popcorn and snow cone makers.

Banners, Hats and Goodies

An extensive variety of New Year’s accessories and favors can be purchased inexpensively. You can take your pick of hats, eyeglasses, multiple types of noise makers, and glow-in-the-dark jewelry. You can decorate with banners, balloons, stars and streamers. Crowns and tiaras make an excellent memento of the event.

Celebrate Internationally

It can be fun to work in some New Year’s customs from other countries. Eating a grape for every chime of the clock during the countdown to the New Year is practiced in Spain, while those in Ireland sing as many courses of Auld Lang Syne as they can manage. Serving 12 round fruits in customary in the Philippines, gifting homemade tamales is practiced in Mexico, and those in Denmark and Norway celebrate with a cake of at least 18 layers.

Final Thoughts

It’s traditional to make a New Year’s Resolution and children can also perform the ritual. Keep resolutions light and fun. Don’t forget some fancy plastic wine glasses to give a celebratory toast to the New Year with grape juice.

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