So you decided to have a kid-friendly wedding! Your guests with kids will be forever grateful, but now it’s time to figure out how to incorporate kid activities into your elegant white wedding. You don’t want to break theme or color palette, but you also don’t want your tiny guests running around with nothing better to do. Forget the finger painting and off-scheme kid’s table. We’ve found 12 ways to keep it chic while entertaining kids at a wedding!
1. Kool Kids corner
No adults allowed! Stick to your overall theme and color scheme while creating a spot for your little guests to gather.
2. Make Your Own Sundae
Dessert + DIY? Now that’s a party we’d attend. This activity is sure to keep the kids busy, and maybe just a little sugared up…
3. Milk & Cookies
It’s all about presentation! You want your wedding to look cohesive and elegant, so why not serve a classic kiddie treat the adult way?
Catch My Party
Mixing Bowl Kids
4. Unicorn ice cream
No one really knows why or how, but unicorns have worked their way into just about everything from fraps to macaroons and now ice cream! While the adults cut cake, let the kids bask in unicorn magic.
5. Subtly Childish
It’s the little things, isn’t it? A little bit of kid-worthy décor won’t hurt your overall look.
Oh Happy Day
6. Color Me Chic
Now this isn’t Friendly’s, so kids will not be drawing on tables. They can, however, draw a sweet picture to give to the happy couple!
Natalie Watson Photography
7. Tee Pee Chillin'
If you’re having an outdoor or beach wedding, give the kids a sense of adventure with a kids-only tee pee lounge!
Aly Carroll Photography
8. “Champagne” Toast
The best way to keep kids entertained is to make them feel like they’re a part of something. Create special mocktail champagne glasses with fruit juice or candy so they can toast the newlyweds too.
9. Scavenger Hunt
Who doesn’t love a little iSpy? A scavenger hunt is sure to keep the little ones happy and minimizes the need for bulky toys.
10. Goodie Bags
If kids love something more than presents, it’s news to us. Place a bag on each seat, and fill it up with puzzles, a coloring book and even a little table DIY project.
Corbin Gurkin Photography
Ensure that your color scheme is uninterrupted with easy to clean-up, non-staining chalk!
12.Yard Games For All
Whether your reception is in your backyard or a venue with a lawn, yard games are a surefire way to get everyone involved: young and old.