Planning Your Church Summer Picnic

Planning Your Church Summer Picnic

Summer is the season for picnics, and many churches are busy planning picnics and events in order to bring together the congregation and the community. However, if your church doesn’t have a designated event coordinator, volunteers might be struggling to coordinate the details. New Joy Farm has some suggestions on how church members that are volunteering their time can host a successful picnic or summer…

Planning a First Birthday Party for Your Baby

Planning a First Birthday Party for Your Baby

If your baby is celebrating their first birthday this year, it’s time to start planning a bash with your family and friends! Your loved ones are looking forward to celebrating the one year anniversary of the new addition to your family. Choosing a party theme for a one year old can be difficult because they are too young to have strong preferences towards animals, colors,…

Party Essentials for Children’s Birthdays

Party Essentials for Children’s Birthdays

Children love to celebrate and who can blame them? For many families, children’s birthday parties are the biggest celebration of all. There are several party essentials that you’ll need in order to throw a fun-filled and memorable children’s birthday party. Several Snack Options Every good party has good food, and that goes for children’s birthday parties as well. It can be difficult to serve a…

Best Games for Animal Themed Parties

Best Games for Animal Themed Parties

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, throwing a community picnic, or hosting an event to simply celebrate the summer, throwing an animal-themed party will delight both children and adults. There are many games that are fitting for an animal-themed party, perfect for kids and the kids-at-heart. Variations of “Pin the Tail” Pin the tail on the donkey may seem like a common children’s game, but there…

Set Your Party Invitations Apart

Set Your Party Invitations Apart

An important part of throwing a party is mailing out invitations to family and friends. Whether you are looking to throw a birthday bash or a summer soiree, it’s important to set your invitations apart. There are plenty of ways to create and develop unique party invitations that are guaranteed to get the attention of your potential guests, making them eager to RSVP. Create Your…

Popular Pony Parties: My Little Pony

Popular Pony Parties: My Little Pony

“My Little Pony” is a group of popular pony characters that started as a TV show in 2010 that quickly grew into something much larger. My Little Pony is very popular among children, especially little girls. Parents are also typically My Little Pony fans because the characters focus on kindness, loyalty, honesty, generosity, laughter, and magic. After many years of success, My Little Pony is…

Encourage Fitness-Themed Activities for Summer Events

Encourage Fitness-Themed Activities for Summer Events

With the amount of technology available to children now, encouraging physical fitness can be difficult. Getting children outside when school is out for the summer is a challenge for many parents. Luckily, you can make sure that your summer event is packed with opportunities for children to stay active. If your summer event is full of sweet treats and you’re looking for a way to…

Hold a Mini-Carnival for Your Next Event

Hold a Mini-Carnival for Your Next Event

If you’re a fan of soft pretzels, kettle popcorn, giant slides, and ring toss, you probably love a good carnival. Carnivals typically appear to adults and children, (cotton candy, anyone?) and if you’re planning an event for your organization, a carnival theme is guaranteed to impress. If you’re planning a summer event and you’ve been searching for a theme that will impress guests of all…

Make Magic with a Unicorn Birthday Party

Make Magic with a Unicorn Birthday Party

Unicorn parties are becoming increasingly popular among children. If you’re little one is begging for a unicorn birthday party, we came up with a few party ideas to help you get started. Delight with Decorations You can typically purchase a variety of basic party supplies such as plates, cups, and napkins with unicorns pre-printed onto them. If you’re sticking to a color theme, such as…

Why Horses are Therapeutic for Children

Why Horses are Therapeutic for Children

Many young children often express wanting a pony for their birthday, which for most parents, is an unrealistic request. However, giving your child the gift of pony rides as a birthday gift is a bit more reasonable. Horses and ponies actually offer various therapeutic benefits for children, and luckily, you don’t actually have to buy your child a pony to take advantage of them. The…