So your little boy or girl wants to have a tea party… Great! A childhood pastime, the tea party is an easy way to introduce some sophistication into your tiny tots’ life. If you want to get a little fancy with this affair, we’re here to help. We’ve sourced some great options for you to take this kids’ tea party from basic to bangin’. Get ready for cuteness overload:
Set the tone for a cute tea party with the invites. Consider these adorable invitations:
1) Easy Fill In Invitations
These colorful invitations from M&H Invites come in a pack of 20. Each is 4×6 and made from heavy weight matte card stock, and the fill-in-the-blank option makes it customizable for anyone.
2) Victorian High Tea Party Invitation
If you want to keep it cute and classy, opt for these Victorian saucer-shaped invites. The front teases “You’re Invited” and the back features details for your soiree.
3) Teapot-Shaped Invites
These invitations from Tea For You will get guests in the mood for a tea-party the second they open the envelope.
DECOR & ACCESSORIES
1) Tea Party Decals
Decorate your walls temporarily with these tea-themed decals from Art Appeel. Your kids will love getting to stick things on the walls, and you’ll love that they can come right off!
2) Teapot Centerpiece
Stay on-theme with this sweet Tea Time Honeycomb centerpiece from Target.
3) Tea Party Flower Hats
Help the children get in the tea party spirit by donning these fun hats from Cutie Collections. Available in matching colors or a variety, they’ll bring color and class to the event. If your child likes to get really fancy, consider adding white gloves to the outfit.
4) Mad Tea Party Photobooth Props
Have a little photo fun with these Alice in Wonderland-inspired tea party props. This set includes 13 cardstock and plastic props, including teapots, top hats, and clocks. Perfect for the Instagram-loving parents in attendance.
While grown-ups may be content to sip tea and talk for hours, a kids’ tea party will be a disaster if you don’t have some funtivities to keep the children occupied. Consider these activities for some structured fun:
1) Personalized Coloring Books
These coloring books from Frecklebox are personalized to include the host and guests’ names. 20 pages each, children will enjoy sipping on tea while coloring in rhyming pages about the event.
Keep things interesting—and cute!—by offering children these teapot-shaped crayons from Red Elm Designs to go with their coloring books:
2) Activity Placemats
Keep kids engaged with these placemats. They’ll have fun playing tic-tac-toe with each other, decorating a tea party scene, and showing off their matching skills, all in one convenient place.
3) DIY Party Cups
Kids will love decorating these paper cups from Creative Converting. Added grown-up bonus: no dishes to wash!
And last but not least…
Choose a tea that tastes great and has no caffeine to keep your kids’ taste buds happy and their bodies healthy:
1) Chocolate Peppermint Tea
A wonderful combination for palates young and old, chocolate and mint go together like PB&J. This herbal dessert tea from Stash Tea will delight young party-goers and their chaperones.
2) Cinnamon Apple Spice
Kids will love this tea from Celestial Seasons that tastes like apple pie. Caffeine-free, it’s a safe, tasty treat that’s perfect for any tea party.
3) Orange & Spice
This herbal tea from Bigelow will satisfy children with its notes of orange and roasted hickory.