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30 Kids Party Favors for Pennies

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. August 11, 2013 920 Views Leave a comment Go to comments

Party favors do not need to be expensive, they are just a simple way for your guests to remember the good time they had at your child's birthday party. Each of these party favors cost under $1.00 per person, some only pennies apiece.


Shop dollar stores and discount outlets to find these great party favorites. Use individually or mix and match, using your chosen party theme as a guide.

  • Craft stick picture frames (decorated by party guests of course) with a picture of the party child with each guest!
  • Small plastic toys, stickers, stringed beads, candy coins, etc. inside an inflated balloon!!
  • Glow necklaces, rings and bracelets
  • Small pack of crayons with a coloring book
  • Books matching the party theme
  • Frisbee
  • Bubble Bottles. Preferably to match your theme.
  • Assorted sidewalk chalk
  • Puzzle (again great if you can have the picture in the puzzle match your theme)
  • Beach balls. Sometimes you can get them in the shapes of animals!
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Balloons
  • Decorative Pencils
  • Hair ornaments, scrunchies, barrettes
  • Watercolor paint set
  • Address book
  • Tiny Notebook / Journal
  • Plastic Rhinestone Tiara
  • Lollipops
  • Pez Dispensers
  • Seed packets to plant
  • Unused fast food toys
  • Fast food coupons worth $1
  • Homemade modeling clay and a cookie cutter

Make and Take Party Favors:

Kids love to make crafts and these double as party favors when kids get to take them home...

  • Personalized and decorated foam sun visors
  • Hand painted and decorated sunglasses
  • Personalized and decorated bookmark
  • Handmade potpourri sachet
  • Handmade refrigerator magnet
  • Hand painted sun catcher
  • Handmade beaded jewelry
  • Homemade soap

Party favors do not need to be expensive just fun! Keep it small, simple, and easy on your wallet.

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Cindy Merrill April 25, 2014 at 12:21 AM Reply
Need a good activity that's inexpensive for a boy's birthday party? Making popcorn balls with molasses: Boys LOVE to get their hands into the stickiness. Molasses taffy is another option, requires a lot of wax paper, butter and some adult assistance.