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Tweens and Teens Party Ideas

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It can be hard planning a party for your tween or teen. They have outgrown the fairy and super hero themes but still want a fun and special party with their friends.

For this age group it is best to find games and activities which are quick to play and involve a competition of some sort.

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Teen Treasure Hunt Party Games

They are never too old for a treasure hunt and this can be played either individually or in teams. The clues in these Teen Treasure Hunts are made up of fun riddles for teens to solve to find their next clue which make the game more challenging. The clues are a little tricky so your teens will need to really think to solve them.

Teen Treasure Hunt and Tween Treasure Hunt Clues and Riddles

Tween – Teen Photo Scavenger Hunt

How about a twist on the standard scavenger hunt with a photo or selfie scavenger hunt. Most teens love to pose for photos and always have their phone handy to snap a quick shot. First one to complete their sheet of selfies or photos wins the game.

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Tik Tok Parties

Tik Tok Parties are great for tweens and teens with Tiktok being so popular. Your tween and or teen will most definitely want to have this hugely trending party. So many decorations you can buy to make this party on point, you can even get Tik Tok t-shirts. You will want to make a few Tik Toks that you can post online at this party.

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Emoji Party

Emoji’s are used everyday by millions of people and I think the tweens and teens are the ones that use them more than anyone. What a really great idea to have an emoji party. You can dress up as your favorite emoji or wear T-shirts with an emoji on it.

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Outdoor Backyard Night Party

Or throw a night party as there is something exciting about your party in the dark. Get your teen to make a music playlist and set up a small speaker outside. Decorate your yard and have plenty of glowsticks on hand. You could set up a drinks station with different flavors of soda, little umbrellas and fancy glasses. Be sure to have plenty of snack food on hand.

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Outdoor Backyard party for teens

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Teens Who Love Glitter and Sparkles

For teens who love glitter and sparkles, try the popular pink and gold theme. Tie this theme together by using lots of glitter in your decorations. From the invitations to the cake make sure everything is sprinkled in glitter. This color theme also works well with a Spa Party. They can have fun painting nails, putting on facemasks, spin the nail polish game.

Color Powder Fight Party

Looking for something a bit different? A Color Fight Party would be perfect. This can be messy so much fun. For this colorful party be sure to add as much color to your decorations, invitations and cake as you can. This party theme is perfect for both boys and girls. While the colored powder is usually washable, ask you guest to come in old clothes and a white tee shirt.

Provide plastic glasses to help keep the colored powder from their eyes and let them go wild throwing color at each other.

Color Powder Fight Party

Easy Party Themes

Looking for an easy party theme? You can’t go wrong with a Candy Themed party. Decorating is easy as you can choose either a bright or pastel color scheme. Or personalize this by decorating in the colors of your teens favorite candy. Choose games to play which relate to candy such as Candy Dice Game or use Candy as prizes for games.

Sleepover Party

An all time favorite is the Slumber or Sleepover Party. There are lots of games and activities for a Slumber Party. These printable games will keep them busy. There could also be a mini pampering station with manicures, facemasks, hairstyling. Spin the Nail Polish Game. Or how about a movie night? Put on your teens favorite movie, have some blankets and pillows handy and don’t forget the popcorn. Pizza is an obvious choice for dinner but you could get the kids involved in making their own pizzas. Or set up an ice-cream station with plenty of toppings and they can make their own yummy creations. Another option is a chocolate fountain with cut up fruit and marshmallows.

Don’t forget the pancakes in the morning for breakfast.

Teen sleepover spa party

Summer Parties for Tweens

If you are lucky enough to be able to have a birthday party in Summer then a pool party or water party can be so much fun. Parties that involve keeping cool are so much fun and teens and tweens love them.

Summer Parties for tweens

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🌞 please be responsible around water, adult supervision is recommended

If you are planning a tween/teen birthday party then you might want to check out these gift ideas.

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