New Years Eve Party Ideas for Kids

By Smitha Katti

Difficulty level

Beginner

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Tools used

  • Seal of Approval Squeeze Punch (Medium)
  • Amplify® Mixed Media Shears (8")
  • Round 'n Round Squeeze Punch (Large)
  • Scallop Tag Maker with Built-in Eyelet Setter
  • Cutting Mat (18" x 24")
  • Designer Non-stick Pointed-tip Kids Scissors (5")

Supply list

  • Construction paper

    Glue

    Glitter

    Alphabet stickers

NYE mini cupcake toppers

Mini cupcake toppers

Punching shapes from construction paper using the Seal of Approval Squeeze Punch

Step 1: Have kids punch scalloped circles using the Seal of Approval Squeeze Punch (medium) from different colored pieces of construction paper. (Each cupcake topper will need two punched scalloped circles.)

Child holding cupcake toppers

Step 2: Have the kids glue these shapes together, sandwiching a toothpick in between.

Step 3: Add a number sticker onto each topper to complete.

NYE Happy banner
The Banner

Step 1: Have an adult draw an outline of shapes onto a piece of cardboard.

Cutting banner shapes from cardboard using the Amplify Mixed Media Shears

Step 2: Use the 8” Amplify® Mixed Media Shears to have an adult cut out the shapes.

Step 3: Have kids cut the construction paper using the cardboard shapes as a guide/template.

Punch circle shapes using the Round ‘n Round Squeeze Punch (Large)

Step 4: Punch circle shapes using the Round ‘n Round Squeeze Punch (Large).

Step 5: Once the shapes have been cut, layer them as seen and add letter stickers onto each to spell "happy new year.”

Step 6: Form the banner by stapling the shapes onto a ribbon.

Jar labeled with straw tag

Labels

Step 1: Punch tag shapes from different colored pieces of construction paper using the Scallop Tag Maker shape.

Step 2: Adhere alphabet stickers to spell each item.

Step 3: Adhere these tags onto jars using a temporary removable adhesive.

Punching out labels using the Scallop Tag Maker

2015 New Years Eve banner

2015 numbers

Step 1: Have an adult print outlines of the numbers 2, 0, 1, and 5 onto regular printer paper.

Sprinkling glitter to paper

Step 2: Have kids paint the numbers with glue and then cover with glitter.

Step 3: Let the numbers dry thoroughly.

Step 4:Then have your child cut out each number carefully using Fiskars Designer Non-stick Scissors.

Step 5: Adhere glittered numbers onto the pieces of construction paper.