The Low down on a childrens disco
Children especially those of the age ranging between 10-11 years are a playful lot: kids at this age are an active and energetic lot, they need their imaginations firing up and plenty of movement to keep them entertained. If you want kids to have a good time you must ensure that they have a perfect childrens disco; here are a few tips on children’s disco for kids to celebrate the fact that they are going on to secondary schools;
1. Children might want to have interactive entertainment
Children may want a children s comedian who will properly engage with them. This performer should be able to take to the dance floor so that he can throw down the latest dance moves and routines and get the kids to join in. Children will always be happy with a charming person who engages on their level.
2. Party games can be used to involve the children
Elimination games are a no-no for kids; they don’t like them. If any of the kids gets knocked out of a game, they will always get upset, bored and can walk off leading to a distraction of that event. Here are a few games that kids love while on the dance floor
* Musical statues
Any time the music stops, children need to be allowed to act like animals e.g. doing the snappy crocodile or even a swishing elephant. It’s always a good thing for parents when they see their children participate in doing imitations. The games can also be themed depending on the occasion e.g. during Halloween or Christmas parties.
This is amongst the most loved games by children. Instead of children just walking under the pole, they must be asked to do some comical action. This game ensures interaction apart from adding fun to event.
* Pass the parcel
This is a lengthy game that produces one winner in the end. A coloured parcel box is passed around between the children while the music is being played in the background. Each kid picks a present from that box but in the end, the one that is celebrating his/her birthday will pick more presents.
3. Using a DJ who knows how to keep the kids entertained
Picking a good DJ goes a long way in ensuring that kids have a good time. Pick a boring DJ for a childrens disco and the party is only going to end one way…. in tears for all concerned, kids and teachers alike!