Budgets are the hardest things to face and work with when it comes to things you care about. So when it is your kid’s birthday you would want to spend as much as you can to get as many wishes/ hopes of your kid’s come true. Sadly, as the reality of the world is much different, you will have a limited amount of time and money and you will have to cram in as much effort as possible to get many things done. But it is not the end of the world if your budget is a little tight; there are always improvisations and innovative ideas to try out to get the best of the situation, as follows.
Plan months ahead in time
Just like a plane ticket is much more expensive when it is closer to the departure gate, the prices for unique birthday items get more expensive the close to the birthday it is. So if you want to get some professional clowns, trampolines and other entertainments and games for the party then you should probably book ahead. Prices tend to be much lower when you book more than three or four months ahead for the day. Even supplies for decorations, custom car stickers and other purposes of the party can be bought off for cheap during the sales.
Time the party correctly
If you cannot feed the whole lot of guests who are invited for the party, then decide to have it after a full course meal during the (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Ideally, parties held at 2pm or 3pm do not need to have meals during the party and only need to have appetizers and such as the guest would have had their lunch before coming to the party.
Go for the modern e-cards
Rather than printing cards and distributing them, get the email addresses of the invitees and send a digital birthday invitation. You can even use social media to this end by going for digital custom vinyl stickers and such. You will cut back on the costs of designing, good printing services and delivering the cards, and save that money for something more worthwhile to spend on the party.
It is highly recommended to ask from your friends and family for getting entertainment for the party. Using personal contacts will allow you to negotiate for a discount and it will open up pathways for finding more contacts who can lend or or allow you to rent equipment and other specialized items. Also make sure to check with your kid first for cutting back costs, and they will be more understanding than you think.