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5 Things to Do on New Year’s Eve with Kids

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate! Staying home to celebrate this year? We’ve got a few things you can do to make it special and fun (for everyone).

Check out some of our favorite kid-friendly ways to ring in the new year:

Party Hats It’s not a party unless you have your party hat on! Use this hat template to create the perfect party hat. Add some glitter or pom poms to dress it up for the occasion. Download the template here.

Bubble Wrap Fire Works Put all that bubble wrap from holiday shipping to good use! Reuse for some fun. Before your countdown roll out your bubble wrap on the floor and everyone can stomp and dance on it after the countdown. Not sure what we mean? Check out this video.

Kid-Friendly Toasts You can’t ring in the new year without some bubbly to go around! Buy some sparkling cider, ginger-ale, or even plain old juice to put in plastic glasses and make a toast once the clock hits midnight. You might even want to make a different time your midnight. Countdown to 8 p.m. together so your little ones are joining in on the fun with you without staying up until midnight.

Slumber Party Nothing is better than spending some quality time together especially in your pajamas. Drag some pillows, blankets, stuffed animals into the living room and set up a fort for the night. You can play some board games, watch a movie, or karaoke your hearts out to your favorite tunes from the year! If you need some family-friendly game inspiration, check out some other fun party games here.

Join in on our Noon Year’s Eve Party We’re having an epic end to 2021 at Monkey Joe’s, and we’d love for you to join us! We’ll be counting down to noon together with lots of climbing and jumping on our inflatables and obstacle courses. This family-friendly event is the perfect way for your little ones to burn off some energy and make new friends to ring in the new year with. Plus, by the time the party’s over, your kids will be ready for a serious snooze. Find your local Monkey Joe’s here to start planning the perfect new year’s eve celebration today.